Before winter rears its frosty head, you need a pair of the best snow boots of the year. Weatherproof footwear can be the crucial factor between a healthy winter and month-long sniffles. Snow boots are designed to keep you warm, safe, and dry. They can escape being clunky and thick because we know what their function is and would rather have the warmest boots than the prettiest. A quick glance at Amazon’s best sellers and you’ll see that 2017 winter fashion is changing the myth that snow boots are fashion disasters. You can find cheap, stylish winter boots with ease if you know where to look. To assure you as you search for quality winter boots, here are some flattering options you won’t be ashamed to wear.
TIVOLI II HIGH HERRINGBONE BOOT
This knee-high snow boot utilizes the Herringbone design to create a breathable waterproof boot with solid insulation and micro-fleece lining for extra comfort.
THE ORIGINAL HUNTER RAIN BOOT
This is the iconic rubber boot first introduced in 1956. These stylish winter boots won’t be the warmest for your wardrobe, but they’re the perfect weatherproof footwear for a sunny day of melting snow.
LOEFFLER RANDALL FENTON BOOTIES
Stylish winter boots with three straps and gold clasps sound like footwear right out of Dickens or Austen. Try these sophisticated booties to meetings and dates this winter for weatherproof footwear so cute the world won’t be able to resist.
CHUCK TAYLOR RUBBER RAIN BOOT SNEAKER
Are you a casual dude looking for something cool in the 2017 winter fashion line-up? These sneaker-boots will keep your feet snug and dry for all but the fiercest snowstorms.
ILSE JACOBSEN HORNBÆK RUBBER BOOT
Lined with cotton fleece and reached up to mid-calf, these stylish winter boots work for shoveling snow and caroling through a snowfall. Try a black pair for a less seasonal look, or, if you need some holiday boots, go with jolly Santa red.
FRYE ENGINEER 12R
The rustic country look of these snow boots is deceiving. These are some of the warmest boots you can find due to their thick leather exterior. With wool socks, your feet will be indestructible.
Waterproof and sophisticated, this boot’s pattern and buckle translate into a sturdy yet feminine look. You’ll be warm, dry, and most importantly, cute. Try it in black if you’re looking for formal footwear or grey for something more casual.
The holiday session is a good time to seek out Amazon best sellers and this little Eskimo boot is a great example. It’s cute and furry. Rarely do you find stylish winter boots this comfortable. Don’t brave a snowstorm in this shearling lining, but after the winds die down, you’ll be nice and cozy.
These sneaker-boots make better weatherproof footwear than the Chuck Taylors. You can be casual and dry in heavy snow with these furry black lace-ups. Their masculine design echoes the 2017 winter fashion work wear fad. If you want to go tough instead of dainty, these snow boots are perfect for you.
— Julie Grossman