Whether city slicker or mountaineer, we've rounded up the best boots to invest in this winter
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There's one undeniable fact: winter is coming and with it, the season brings rain, ice, slush, and snowy city streets – maybe even a blizzard or two. In the Nordics we know the value of a good sturdy boots with a slip-proof sole. Retiring our boots and white leather sneakers (to save them from those ghastly annoying salt-stains), we look to replace our current shoe-drobe with more sleet friendly styles – a task that in the past could only have been describes as lacklustre with the limited selection of sartorially satisfying shoes on the market.
However, now more than ever, we're thankful for the turn towards function in fashion. After all, we're in luck that today's stylish snow boots are equally weatherproof as they are enviable, making sure we make it from point A to point B without slipping on the ice.
To avoid the usual slip and slide, below are the best winter boots to invest in now:
Shearling-lined winter boots
On a frost-bitten day, there can be no better feeling then slipping your foot into a pocket of shearling. Superpower your socks with these 8 fuzzy footwear options.
Chike shearling-lined leather boots
Peka trek leather hiking boots
Hiking boots in suede and sheepskin
Edelvizir shearling and leather boots
Arosa shearling-trimmed textured-leather hiking boots
Liv coated leather
Shearling-trimmed leather ankle boots
City hiking boots
You may only be tackling inner-city roads and pavements, but Scandinavian sleet and snow make hiking boots a must. Our selection is sleek yet sturdy.
Timberland heritage waterproof rubber-toe hiking boot for women in black/blue
Guard ankle boots
Journey suede trekking boots
40mm zuma hiker nappa & wool boots
Acerra black leather/suede/nappa hiking shoes
Merrell moab speed thermo mid hikers
Inverno vet black suede
Don't stop at shearling lining. Introduce even more warm texture to your boot rotation with suede and faux fur possibilities – furry on the inside and outside.
Icon ankle boots
Teddy shearling ankle boots
Shearling-lined suede eskimo boots
Shearling-trim leather snow boots
Snap shearling ankle boots
Aspa hybrid low waterproof boot
Frieze shearling ankle boots
Curly Rock shearling-lined leather snow boots
Wellies-style winter boots
One word: waterproof. Tackle sloppy, puddle-ridden days with rubber boots – ankle length is always easiest to style with your winter wardrobe.
Hunter x Kenzo rain boots
Women's classic brellah mini
Misty rain boots
Snow runner curling boot
Boots niseko 2.0 low
Patrol boot shaft suede
Puddle rubber ankle boots
Women's gamvik waterproof winter boots
Padded and quilted boots
Embrace your snow bunny side with all the padding and quilting your heart desires. Look for toggles at the top to keep the warmth in.
Trace puffy snow boots
Shearling-lined padded leather boots
Quilted nylon snow boots
Padded leather ankle boots
Logo snow boots
Gaia quilted snow boots
Wmns nuptse apres bootie
The North Face
Padded winter boots
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Maintain your grip on slippery surfaces with a classic lug-sole boot. The raised, textured tread will make treacherous, ice-covered walkways a breeze.
Leila zipped boots
Sponge rain boots
Pablo leather chelsea boots
Leather platform ankle boots
Kinetic impact conquest suede ankle boots
Raven II boots
Mid chelsea boots
Chelsea boots with track soles