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28 Winter Shoes You Won't Be Embarrassed To Wear

What to wear to keep those little piggies from feeling like they'll fall off every time you step outside.

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1. Update your OG pair with these faux-fur high-top Chucks that are so pretty they'll seem impractical for the cold.

shop.nordstrom.com

Promising review: "These shoes are comfortable, warm, and look even better in person! And shipping was quick. These shoes are perfect for winter." —Ashmariemgr

Get them from Nordstrom for $74.95. / Available in sizes 5-11. / Also available in Parchment.

2. Pull on these everyday fringe moccasin boots that are a convincing dupe for pricier Minnetonkas.

target.com

Promising review: "I love these boots. They are comfortable and warm. They are made very well. I usually wear a 8.5 but the 8 fits great. If I got a 9 it probably would have too much room. Unless you wear thick socks, I wouldn't size up." —Nichelle

Get them from Target for $39.99. / Available in whole sizes 6-11.

3. Walk the line between a sneaker and boot (while you walk the dog) with these insulated, waterproof numbers topped off with Sherpa fleece.

sorel.com

Promising review: "Purchased these several months ago. Had opportunity to wear them over a long weekend in a cooler climate. So comfortable! Waterproof in rain and eventually snow. I think they'll become my 'go-to' shoes or boots this winter." —LISHOPPER

Get them from Sorel for $97.50. / Available in women's sizes 5-12, five colors.

4. Put these sleeping bag-ish boots on when you're actually camping in a sleeping bag -- or just going outside in the Michigan winter for activities like jumping on a trampoline.

zappos.com

Promising review: "I bought four pairs of these for my teenage children to use when jumping on the trampoline in the Michigan winter. They arrived lightning fast. They do run small, so I had to make one exchange but the kids love them and wear them all the time. Warm and comfy, water resistant for the quick jaunt outside and the price was right. Much less expensive than their North Face counterparts." —Julia - customer

Get them from Zappos for $36. / Available in sizes S-3XL, eight colors.

5. Kick it in a pair of faux fur-lined combat boots that'll fit snugly over skinny jeans or leggings.

amazon.com

Promising review: "For as cheap as they were, I was honestly expecting something much less than what I got. They are very warm so make sure it's pretty cold out if you're planning on wearing them. I wore them on a fall evening that didn't get too cold and my feet were pretty hot. I have very slender calves and these fit great." —Rose L

Get them from Amazon for $39.99. / Available in sizes 5-12, nine colors.

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6. Snuggle up with these durable rubber booties that are safe to wear in temps as low as -40 degrees F and -- therefore -- kinda a big deal in Alaska.

zappos.com

Promising review: "In Alaska this boot is incredibly popular because of its durability, warmth, and waterproof features; plus they are just cute! I wear a 9 1/2 in my sneakers, got a 10 in the Bogs, which gives me a little extra room in the toe (they don't come in half sizes). But the extra room is good as it helps to keep your toes warmer. All in all, an excellent boot! And to get them off, just grab the heel and pull off. Or if you can't do that, use a boot jack. That is what a boot jack is for. Enjoy!" —Laura E - customer

Get them from Zappos for $120. / Available in sizes 6-12, two colors.

7. Slip into the classic Wicked Good Moccasins for fooling passersby into thinking you have a lifestyle that lets you own a fancy boat... and a wardrobe to match.

llbean.com

Promising review: "These slippers are so durable and super comfy! I've had them for over a year now and they're still the best! When you get them, it's like walking on a cloud! Perfect for indoors and outdoors keeping your feet warm and comfortable!" —RebeccaK13

Get them from L.L.Bean for $69. / Available in sizes 5-11, six colors.

8. Pull on these water-resistant UGG boots that even UGG haters publicly admit to wearing for the sake of warm toes.

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Promising review: "I bought these boots because I've been cold when working from home and I swore, before buying them, that I wasn't going to wear them out of the house. Well I was wrong! These boots are so comfortable that I took them on a trip to Vegas, where they kept my toes nice and toasty at night.

They are cuter than the original wide UGGS but they are still UGGS, so not the cutest shoes but the comfort and warmth are worth it." —Abernacky

Get them from Nordstrom for $149.95. / Available in sizes 5-12, five colors.

9. Trudge through ice, snow, and more with these short snow boots that'll easily fit into your budget.

amazon.com

Promising review: "I bought these boots as a gift for my mom. She was visiting me in Chicago during the winter from a significantly warmer climate and I wanted to make sure she had a reliable pair of warm, waterproof boots that also looked stylish for her stay here during the winter. She got a lot of compliments on the boots and they fit the job perfectly, keeping her feet warm and dry while out in the snow." —P Shukla

Get them from Amazon for $34.99+. / Available in whole sizes 5-11, 26 varieties.

10. Scoot over kinda-hardy terrain with these furry pink boots that have an anti-skid rubber sole.

amazon.com

Promising review: "I ordered these one size up due to other reviews and I'm glad I did, they do run small. I got a pair for me and my daughter and she wore hers this weekend and got many compliments on them. They are warm and slip-resistant. I'm ordering the pink next." —M.J

Get them from Amazon for $9.99+. / Available in sizes 5-9, seven styles.

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11. Run errands in these snow sneakers that are roomy enough for your thickest, comfiest socks.

amazon.com

Promising review: "These are a tad larger than I would like, but it actually kind of works because thick socks make a perfect fit. They are actually extremely warm and one of my favorite boots. They are 'fat' boots so if you are looking for something slim to wear these are not going to work. They have an, almost, odd look to them, like they are fake...but they are very warm and I like to wear them when I am out and about grocery shopping or running errands. Have not yet had an issue with my feet becoming wet or anything and I do have to tread through snow from time to time." —Tony&Rhonda

Get them from Amazon for $15.55+. / Available in sizes 4.5-11, nine colors.

12. Get a few inches up from chilly sidewalks with these stacked wedge booties that'll slide right into your reg shoe rotation.

amazon.com

Promising review: "These shoes are great, and I like them so much I'm on my second generation of them. They are not $150 shoes, they are cheap shoes. So you have to deal with wearing of the swede, (making it bald in patches over time), and not great arch support. That being said, they are true to size, (I always half size up with boots because I like thick socks and these are perfect for half sizing up), they are warm, and they are cute! The arch support missing doesn't mean they aren't also plenty comfortable for wearing all day, even with the height of the heel. And I'm very picky about shoes, too." —Marie

Get them from Amazon for $30.19+. / Available in sizes 6-11, nine colors.

13. Wear these cable-knit slippers on days when it's cold, but dry. (Or just indoors.)

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Promising review: "I like the comfort and warmth of these slippers. I've washed them once already and they seem to hold up very well and are durable. The fit was bigger than expected, but they stay on fine." —Patty

Get them from Amazon for $12.99. / Available in sizes M-XL.

15. Take a break from ~real~ shoes with these USB foot warmers that are downright delicious.

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Promising review: "I have insanely poor circulation, so these suckers have been a lifesaver up here an hour and a half from the border of Canada. They're cute as the dickens. I was a little nervous when I got them because they feel a bit cheap, but they've held up quite well thus far. My only comment is that there's only one heat coil in each slipper, so the arch area of your feet will get nice and warm. If you're like me and have appallingly poor circulation, this will leave you moving your feet around in the slipper a bit to warm dem toesies. First world problems, suck it up loser." —Nessy Arbour

Get them from Amazon for $34.99. / Available in one size.

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16. Trot around in these high-top suede sneakers that'll keep your feet toasty.

amazon.com

Promising review: "They arrived as pictured on Amazon. I am wearing them for the first time today and it is raining. So far they are water resistant. My toes are dry and toasty. The only issue I had when ordering these boots was that the U.S. size 11 was a little big. The size 10.5 was tight. Not enough room for winter socks. I settled on the size 11 and will put an insert. Returning the shoes was easy and no hassle." —chenzen

Get them from Amazon for $34.99. / Available in sizes 5.5-12, two colors.

17. Conquer outdoor tasks with these waterproof pull-on boots that keep out the cold and wet with seam-sealed construction.

sorel.com

Promising review: "I've worn these almost daily for a month and a half and really like them. Fit true to size and are incredibly comfortable out of the box. I live in a mountainous area, wet and cold. The new style with insulation keep the feet warm and dry as designed. I have the older, uninsulated style from May 2014 and loved them except my feet would get wet. Love the new insulated style and new more aggressive tread. I really like the slip-on for convenience and go on easier with wear." —ncmountie

Get them from Sorel for $105. / Available in sizes 7-15. / Available in three colors.

18. Trade in your slip-ons for these sharp Vans sneakerboots that are equipped with a fleece lining, heat-retension layer, and Scotchguard-treated canvas.

urbanoutfitters.com

Promising review: "I've already taken these through snow and puddles and my feet have stayed happily warm and dry. I just hope they don't fall apart on me." —Ted

Get them from Vans for $95 or Urban Outfitters for $90. / Available in men's sizes 8-13. / Also available in black.

19. Shovel snow in these knee-high boots that are safe to wear in temps as low as -40 degrees F.

amazon.com

Promising review: "Had a chance to test these out during the Blizzard of '16. I put them on right out of the box and wore them for hours clearing snow. There was no break-in period needed. My feet are on the flat side and the arch support was good. They kept my feet warm and dry. Granted, it was a deep powder so they didn't see much slush or water so I can't attest to their waterproof capabilities yet. The cuff is just big enough to be worn with pants tucked in and small enough to pull pant legs over the top of the boot if desired." —Cagg

Get them from Amazon for $27.81+. / Available in sizes 7-11, four color combos.

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20. Live in this classic Vans skate shoe with a suede upper that won't fall apart from exposure to the elements.

vans.com

Promising review: "Love these! Awesome update to the Old Skool with the waterproofing and better traction sole. Keep my feet warm, too." —Dorkmusicguy

Get them from 6pm for $40.99 or Vans for $75. / Available in 19 unisex sizes, four colors.

21. Wear these full-grain leather, waterproof winter boots for working hard and playing hard (preferably outdoors).

timberland.com

Promising review: "I love this boot. I got it to wear on a building consulting job I have this winter in Montana. They kept my feet dry and warm in the constant cold and snow. They are comfortable and require no break-in period. I would love the same boot without insulation for warmer weather." —jm

Get them from Timberland for $179.99. / Available in sizes 7-13, two colors.

22. Go about casual activities in these Sanuk chill slip-ons when it's frigid, but dry.

amazon.com

Promising review: "I wore these on days where the high temp was in the single digits, and my feet stayed nice and toasty warm! They won't stay dry in the snow, but provided there is no or minimal precipitation, it is great! They are very wide and look a lot like a house shoe, but they are hands down the most comfortable pair of shoes I own." —Autumn

Get them from Amazon for $49+. / Available in sizes 6-14, four colors.

23. Gain some major traction with these tundra boots that feature a side-zip and are built wide for easy wearing.

zappos.com

Promising review: "I looked long and hard for a side-zip waterproof leather boot. These are perfect! The are designed wide, which worried me, but in the end they are perfect. I wear an insole for arch support, so the size ended up working just fine. Fleece lined, warm, and very comfortable!" —Dennis C - customer

Get them from Zappos for $59. / Available in sizes 8-13.

24. Opt for these UGG ankle boots when you don't want to plan your outfit around a pair of taller ones.

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Promising review: "I wear this shoe almost everyday and it keeps my feet warm, and a very comfortable, easy to put on shoe." —Bam

Get them from Bloomingdale's for $130. / Available in full sizes 8-13, also in black.

25. Live in these Clark beauts for an all-around solid winter footwear choice.

amazon.com

Promising review: "Great boot for the price. Warm and comfortable, although you do need to be mindful you need a boot cut for trousers." —B Reidy

Get them from Amazon for $77.19+. / Available in sizes 7-13, two colors.

26. Pack these insulated Columbia boots for hiking that glacier on your bucket-list Iceland trip.

amazon.com

Promising review: "I put these boots to the extreme test of two days of hiking on Iceland's second largest glacier. I must say these boots provided me with not only dry, warm feet but also great comfort as I trekked up the glacier! Therefore, I highly recommend this boots to any traveler heading out on any extreme cold weather vacation!" —harm

Get them from Amazon for $79.30+. / Available in sizes 7-17, five colors.

27. Sacrifice form for function in these cushy The North Face booties that will give you lightweight warmth while keeping snow out as you deal with icy sidewalks and other nuisances.

amazon.com

Promising review: "I love the boot and the warmth. I am a 10 1/2, so I ordered an 11. I'm swimming in the bootie. I just sent it in for return and am ordering the size 10. I've had other booties, but couldn't find the right bottoms to take my dog out for a walk in the snow and sleet -- they all were too soft on the bottom. This bootie fixes that without adding much weight." —David Waite

Get them from Amazon for $77.95+. / Available in sizes 7-14.

28. And then rest up from dealing with all the winter weather in these extremely warm Woolrich slippers.

amazon.com

Promising review: "The inside is nice, but I feel like my feet sweat even more in them. I tend to wear these when I want fluffier comfort. I do love the look, they're sturdy, and they're so soft. I would definitely recommend these to others. I'm just a sweaty-sensitive-foot person. I know, gross. Haha. Buy these if you're thinking about it. The company makes quality products." —Geisele V.

Get them from Amazon for $27.90+. / Available in sizes 8-13, six colors.

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