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    30 Winter Boots That'll Actually Keep Your Feet Warm

    There's honestly NOTHING worse than cold toes in the winter.

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    1. Slim winter boots made with a waterproof nylon upper and seam0sealed construction, preventing moisture from seeping into your shoes.

    reviewer image of the tall boots with tie-up front, rubber soles, and footbed and faux fur on the top

    Promising review: "I am SO happy with these boots. I wear an 8 normally, so I got an 8. Even having a little bit of a wider-than-normal foot and wide calves, they are perfect and SO comfortable. We took our daughter sledding Sunday (we live in Michigan), and we were in the snow for about 4 hours straight, and with 1 thin normal pair of socks on, my feet stayed warm and dry! I'm so happy. I don’t have any issues with the liners coming out when I take them off. These are my new favorites!" —Emilymaslanik

    Get them from Amazon for $112.50+ (available in sizes 5-12 and in 12 colors).

    2. A pair of slip-on snow boots that are very lightweight, but have enough grip so you won't slip if there's ice on the ground.


    Promising review: "These are the best boots we have ever owned. I purchased this pair for my son. After wearing them just one time, I knew I had to have a pair of my own. We get lots and lots of snow. I wanted something quick to be able to throw on when headed out the door. One day, I had no socks on and went outside to shovel. I couldn't believe that my feet didn't get wet or cold the whole time. I LOVE THESE BOOTS!" —Angela Drain

    Get them from Amazon for $38.99+ (available in women's sizes 5.5-12, men's sizes 4.5-14 and in five colors and heights).

    3. A lace-up hiker-inspired style with a faux fur ankle cuff for an extra dose of warmth, keeping both your feet and ankles warm, even if there's a harsh wind.

    The lace-up boot with white tennis-shoe like sole in tan with faux fur around the ankle

    Promising review: "These are great boots! I sized up a half size to ensure room for thicker socks. I’ve worn these multiple times with no issues. Even went walking in the snow (~1) in them and had no problems. The toe is a bit stiff when you first get them, but they bend easier as you wear them more. They’re very soft on the inside and keep your feet warm." —Kelsey

    Get them from DSW for $59.99 (available in sizes 6-11 and in light brown and black).

    4. A pair of mid-calf winter boots made with "Thermolite" insulation, which means you can wear them in up to -25 degree weather. (This may seem like a wild temperature, but let me tell as a person growing up in Wisconsin, yes, it does get this cold.)

    reviewer wearing the boots in black

    Promising review: "I needed snow boots in a pinch and wanted to give these a shot. I just got them today, and I love them!! They are super warm. The fur lining goes all the way through the boots. I like how they have both a zipper and laces to tie. The thinsulate and waterproof is definitely a plus. I think they fit true to size. I purchased an 8 (my usual size), and they fit perfectly. I love the tweed material and fur at the top. It's super cute. And for the price, you can’t go wrong!"—Marisa

    Get them from Amazon for $61.99 (available in whole sizes 5-12 and in 12 colors).

    5. A pair of leather booties that'll have you actually wishing for chilly temps and snow just so you can wear them more.

    five of the short bootie with laces and rubber soles in black, brown, green, black, and silver
    Sorel / Via

    Promising review: "I purchased these boots a few months go, and they are amazing! They're warm, comfortable, and go with everything. I wear them almost every day. They have great structure for hiking on rough terrain with the dog and keep my feet dry. They are not as heavy as taller winter boots, so you can wear them all day long, and they are so universal that I wear them with both jeans and leggings. Absolutely love." —LM

    Get them from Sorel for $90+ (available in sizes 5-12 and in 10 colors).

    6. A pair of Timberland heeled boots to give your winter style a little ~lift~ while also ensuring that you won't slip if you run into a patch of black ice.

    the heeled lace-up boot in dark brown

    Promising review: "I love that this has some height but not too much, so that it stays comfortable and can wear for a while throughout the day. I hope they come out with different styles and colors." —reviewer

    Get them from Target for $89.99 (originally $130; available in sizes 6-10 and in dark brown, tan, and black).

    7. A pair of waterproof boots with "Omni-Tech" breathable seams to keep your toes comfy, but not overheated.


    Promising review: "I love these boots. They keep my feet extremely warm, and they have great traction for walking on icy, crunchy snow. I highly recommend these boots. As per other reviews that mentioned these run big, I originally ordered a half size up. I had to return them and buy my regular size, though, because they do not run big." —Margaret

    Get them from Amazon for $89.90 (available in sizes 5-12 and in black, grey, and white).

    8. A pair of low-cut Timbs with seam-sealed soles and made of waterproof leather so you can comfortably wear them in all weather and inside all day.

    The low-cut lace-up shoes with thick rubber bottoms in tan

    Promising review: "These boots are awesome! I was expecting them to be totally uncomfortable and necessary for the winter weather where I live. But, with the exception of rubbing a little above my right ankle, they are very comfortable. I usually wear a 7.5 medium width but ordered these in wide so there would be room for wool socks, and they fit perfectly with good support. They also keep my feet warm. Haven't gotten them wet as yet, but based on other reviews, they are waterproof. I am very pleased and highly recommend them." —Lavella Medford

    Get them from Amazon for $69.90+ (available in sizes 5-11, 5-11 wide and in 22 colors).

    9. A knee-high boot that might have you thinking, "Hmmm, this doesn't look like a winter boot", but that's actually the point. It's a secret snow boot with faux-fur lining and traction.

    the knee-high boots in brown with two buckles around the ankles and black soles

    Promising review: "I am very happy with these boots. I bought two pairs of them: black and brown. They both look very good. I walked in the brown ones today for many miles, and they were very comfortable and didn’t give me any problems at all. The lining is pretty cool because it goes all the way in the foot and really keeps you warm. :)" —Victoria

    Get them from Amazon for $36.99 (available in sizes 5-11 and in eight colors).

    10. Sorel sneaker boots combining the warmth and protection of a boot with the sleek design of a sneaker for a chic shoe you can wear without feeling like you're a giant clomping down the street as you walk.

    The sneaker-style shoe with white sole, olive green sides, light grey front, and blue laces

    I can't be the only one that hates winter boots because of that feeling, right???

    Promising review: "I was looking for a sneaker/boot combo to walk my dog twice/day in cold winter weather. My Sorel sneaker/boots are comfy, warm, and one of my best DSW purchases ever! Sorel is a fierce brand!!!! I can't wait to add more to my collection." —Esha

    Get them from DSW for $159.99 (available in sizes 6-10) or from Amazon for $159.95 (available in sizes 5-12 and in grey, tan, and black).

    11. A hiker bootie to help you conquer the mountain that is everyday life when you would rather go back to bed and hide under the covers until it's summer.

    model wearing the ankle-length booties with black sole, grey shoe, and blue and black striped laces

    Promising review: "I love these boots! They keep my feet warm and stylish during these winter months." —Kristin

    Get them from Sorel for $132 (originally $220; available in sizes 5-12 and in three colors).

    12. A pair of Doc Marten combat boots so reliable you'll be wearing them for years.

    reviewer pic of the lace-up Docs in black with yellow stitching around the sole

    Promising review: "I'm in love. I'm never buying another brand of combat boots again. I'd been hesitant to buy Docs because of the price, but these were absolutely worth it. They have excellent support (comfortable enough to wear for eight-hour shifts on my feet), and they're grippy enough to handle snow, sleet, and New England winters. I tend to wear my shoes to death, but I've been wearing these pretty much daily for four months, and they're holding up well." —R

    Get them from Amazon for $149.95 (available in whole sizes 5-14 and in seven colors).

    13. A pair of foldable flap boots with a knitted sock lining to add some extra warmth around your ankles.

    Black lace-up boots with a foldable flap that shows a shearling inside and knit second layer

    Promising review: "These are super comfy, very sturdy, and really cute with leggings and an oversized sweater! The sweater cuff on the boots can kind of interfere with socks, but it's not a big deal. I love that they included extra laces so you have color options. The laces are ridiculously long, so I just wrap them around the top once, and they're perfect. I wish they had a little more padding on the inside, but they're still very comfortable. I'm disappointed this freakishly short winter means I have less time to wear them." —H. Katz

    Get them from Amazon for $25+ (available in whole sizes 5-10 and in five colors).

    14. A pair of Uggs so toasty that you won't care if people think they're "basic" because that just means that lots of people like them, and that's a good thing.

    Ugg / Via

    Promising review: "After many years of wanting to purchase a pair of Ugg boots, I finally got them. They are the softest, warmest and most comfortable shoes you can own. And they're stylish. You won't regret splurging on these." —Emma

    Get them from Amazon for $149.95+ (available in whole sizes 5-12 and in 10 colors) or Ugg for $150 (available in sizes 5-12 and in six colors).

    15. A pair of faux suede ankle booties so cute and so cheap you might as well buy two different colors!

    the faux suede lace-up boots with faux shearling inside in red, brown, black, grey, and blue

    Promising review: "These boots are so warm and stylish. I love that they keep my feet warm when it's cold, and they also have fantastic tread on them for the snow." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes 6–11 and in 11 colors and styles).

    16. A mid-calf waterproof boot just in case there's a huge snowstorm and you have to scrape the ice off your car.

    reviewer wearing the mid-thigh length lace-up boots in brown with a zipper along the inner side

    Promising review: "These are awesome winter boots for shopping, running errands, or work. They keep my feet warm and are snug. I like that they are not clunky and have a lace-up style. They are also stylish so I don't need to bring other shoes to change into." —Linds

    Get them from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in whole sizes 6-11 and in 18 colors).

    17. A pair of "Omni-Heat" boots that reflect your own body heat so your feet are always the perfect temperature.

    the boots in white

    Promising review: "These are excellent boots! These boots are A+A+A+ FIVE STARS. I hardly leave reviews, so when I receive something that is real nice, I like to leave nice feedback. I have a problem with my one foot from having surgery. I've had a hell of a time finding a warm, comfortable, lightweight boot this season. But I have to say, these Columbias take the cake. They are warm, comfy, easy to slip on and off, and true to size. I absolutely love them. Thank YOU, Columbia, for making such a great boot! They keep my feet dry and warm. I am really satisfied with purchase! Finally!" —Rae Rae

    Get them from Amazon for $69.94+ (available in sizes 5-12 and in white and black).

    18. A pair of duck boots you can wear in the snow but also as things start to melt and you have to slosh through puddles.

    the duck boots in brown and olive green with yellow laces
    American Eagle

    Get them from American Eagle for $69.95 (available in whole size 5-11 and in olive and red).

    19. These floral winter boots to remind you that even on the worst of winter days, the sun will come out tomorrow and eventually bring some good weather along with it., Amazon

    Promising review: "These boots are fantastic! I have to walk my dogs in the mornings, sometimes in fresh snow. These boots keep my feet warm, are sturdy, and have a secure fit. (My feet don’t move around like in my Moon Boots.) And they look cute, too! I’m happy with my purchase." —E. Kooman

    Get them from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes 5.5-11 and in nine colors and patterns).

    20. A mid-calf waterproof boot you can wear despite the elements and then all day at work because nobody has time or energy to bring shoes to change into.

    the black boot with buckle around the ankle

    Promising review: "This is my second pair of Blondo boots. They are sturdy, well made, and very stylish. They do not leak and are very warm. My first pair are tall and have had for three years. I've never had a leak in them. I wanted a shorter pair and knew exactly what brand I wanted. You won't be disappointed." —loveblondo

    Get them from Nordstrom for $139.90 (available in sizes 5.5-12).

    21. A pair of boots with the fur that will have the whole club looking at you!

    faux suede brown boot with zippers on the side and white shearling inner
    American Eagle

    Promising review: "I love these! They are very cute and comfortable. I normally wear a 7.5 or 8 but the 7 fit me perfectly!" —ALYY

    Get them from American Eagle for $59.95 (available in whole sizes 5-11 and in gray, black, and tan).

    22. A short insulated pair you'll wear the heck out of when the temperature gets merlot than you can handle.

    chunky boot with black bottom and red top

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these boots! They keep my feet nice and warm, and they are actually super comfortable to wear when I'm walking long distances to my classes! This is my best buy for shoes on Amazon yet!" —Lexi Cornwell

    Get them from Amazon for $89.95+ (available in sizes 5-11 and in six colors).

    23. A pair of Chelsea slip-ons that have a sheepskin-lined insole so you get the warmth of a winter boot with the look of a regular one.

    The chunky boot with elastic on the top sides in black

    Promising review: "I bought a size 6, and I'm usually an 8. I chose these to help me keep warm in Connecticut, and I'm so happy I did. My feet are always super toasty, which keeps the rest of my body warmer. They're incredibly durable too. They weigh a little more than an average shoe, and they're a bit bulkier of course. So be prepared when you're looking in the mirror. But if you're ok with a decently fashionable shoe and toasty warm feet, you wont be disappointed." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $209.95+ (available in sizes 5-13).

    24. An insulated Moon Boot ready to keep your feet warm in up to -20 degrees and give you a super-retro look.

    the boot in red with string and white "Moon boot" written in a circle about mid calf

    Promising review: "I love these boots! They are amazing, waterproof, snowproof, and so damn CUTE! <3 <3 A few reviews suggested getting them one size bigger than your original shoe size; I did that and turned out that they were big, so I returned them and got one of my size. I still wear double socks that are really thick, and they fit comfortably! My suggestion: Choose your original shoe size, it's more than enough. I love these boots. They are light and easy to walk with. There's no snow hill big enough to stop me from walking!" —HHH8209

    Get it from Amazon for $50.68+ (available in European sizes 35-47 and in 17 colors).

    25. A pair of wedge booties because winter boots don't have to be big and clunky to be practical. These babies are cute and functional!

    the wedge bootie with elastic on the sides in light brown
    Sorel Footware / Via

    Promising review: "This is the perfect stylish winter boot! It doesn’t feel like you're walking on a wedge at all, and you feel very supported. I wear them with jeans cuffed and with black dress pants to trek to work in inclement weather. They're not clunky like regular snow boots." —Babsjh

    Get them from Nordstrom for $200 (available in sizes 5-12).

    26. Some waterproof boots you can wear during all your cold-weather activities — from sledding to checking out holiday lights to building a snowman.

    reviewer pic of the boots in black and brown

    Promising review: "I love these boots! I fee like they look much more expensive and nicer than the $40 I paid for them. The fleece lining is warm and the zipper side is awesome because I can just slip them on without tying the laces. I have slim calves, but I can absolutely see these fitting any calf size since you can lace and size that part yourself. They aren't heavy or bulky and keep my toes toasty warm." —Alissa

    Get them from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes 5.5-11 and in 22 colors).

    27. A pair of tan winter booties with slip-resistant soles and faux shearling to handle every little thing winter throws your way.

    the lace-up bootie in brown

    Promising review: "These were more than I had hoped for. They're easy on and off. They look like they will hold up in rain and snow. They have a great non-slip tread on the bottom. Nice-looking boot. I bought narrow width, and they fit perfect and are true to size. I love that they have a variety of widths and sizes." —Luckey

    Get them from Amazon for $62.97+ (available in sizes 5-12, in narrow and wide, and in five colors and styles).

    28. A chunky mid-heel boot that will give your winter boot style a fashionable ~lift~.


    Promising review: "I love this shoe soooooo much! They fit me perfectly. When I tried them on, I did not want to take them off. I even sent a picture to my husband. The shoes are a little hard to get into but once they are on your feet, you feel great. There is also a little smell when you open the package, but that goes away after a while. I LOVE MY SHOES!!!! I'm so happy that I bought them!!!" —Deverley

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes 4-11 and in five colors).

    29. A pair of knee-high boots to protect you even more when it snows 3 feet and you have to shovel your way out of your house. (I've been there, it's not great.)

    the knee-high boots in brown

    Promising review: "I love these boots. The only drawback is they are a little hard to get on because the ankle part is a little small, and there's not a lot to grab onto to pull them up. They are still super cute!! Plus, they're warm and waterproof. Once they are on, they fit really well." —BChild

    Get them from Amazon for $139.72+ (available in sizes 5-12 and in light brown, dark brown, and black).

    30. A pair of these wool-lined boots, because your feet truly deserve to shine always, but especially in the winter.

    the sneaker boots in brown metallic

    Promising review: "This are the cutest boots! I really love them, and they are super comfortable and warm. They fit great and are true to size! Super smooth." —CCCZ

    Get them from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes 6-11 and in four colors and styles).

    And now with these boots, just like Elsa, the cold will never bother you again!

    Walt Disney Studios

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