December is here so unfortunately that means it’s time to retire our mules and slides and slip into something a little more seasonal like a winter boot. Even though it’s boot season, that doesn’t mean we have to look basic and boring because helloooo – we like to slay all year round! If you think your winter boot options are just fugly snow boots, think again because we have 15 options that are functional, super fun and will brighten up any dreary winter day but also keep your toes warm and toasty!
Keep reading for 15 super stylish (and functional) winter boots!
These Sorel shortie boots are much more than meets the eye. They’re waterproof, insulated and also look cool AF with the trendy rugged sole for maximum traction so there’s no slippage here. We love that these babies are not only functional for snowy and icy days ahead but also with that sporty streetwear vibe, they don’t look like your typical clunky winter boot. The Sorel Kinetic Insulated Waterproof Short Boots retail for $190, click HERE to shop!
On those really slushy winter days, we all know wearing suede or leather boots is a major no-no so why not snatch up a pair of rubber boots that won’t get ruined in a little wet? Enter these practical Hunter biker boots that are fully waterproof and don’t skimp on detail with studs and buckles that will get you major style points. These boots are so chic and edgy that you’ll even want to rock ’em on sunny days without a cloud in sight. The Hunter Refined Studded Biker Boots retail for $215, click HERE to shop!
Looking for a boot that you can wear more than one way? These JSlides are right up your alley. Unzip for a cool relaxed look or zip up all the way, you choose but regardless, you’re toesies will stay hella cozy in these faux-fur lined boots. Plus with a removable gel insole, you’ll be able to stand or stroll for hours and feel like you’re in your slippers! The JSlides Henley Faux Fur Lined Bootie retails for $231, click HERE to shop!
Need a quality boot but not willing to sacrifice height? Yeah, we feel you. Get your paws on a pair of these Marc Fisher cuties that incorporate all the traction and functionality you need in a winter boot but will bump you up a few inches to boot! We know you’re worried about taking a spill in heeled winter boots but a lug sole means extra grip so no face planting for you! Plus your tootsies will be warm and toasty with the addition of genuine leather + shearling. The Marc Fisher Daven Genuine Shearling Lace Up Boots retail for $223, click HERE to shop!
When those crazy cold and frigid days hit, it seems like no amount of layers of socks and scarves can keep us warm enough but if anyone knows warmth, it’s UGG. These boots are insulated like there’s no tomorrow and best of all, they look like a classic Chelsea boot that you can wear with literally anything! The best part is that they’re built with a rubber outsole so you won’t take a tumble if you get yourself into a slippery situation. The UGG Hillhurst Boot retails for $190 but is ON SALE for $132, click HERE to shop!
In search of a boot that’s off the beaten path? Why not try a trendy Western style? These wild west inspired Topshop stunners are def more of a fashion boot and not the most practical for blustery winter days but if it’s dry out, why not take ’em for a spin? With a leather upper, these babies will do you proud and last you a few seasons at the least. It’s time to have some fun because after all, these boots were made for walkin’! The Topshop Bingo Boots retail for $160, click HERE to shop!
Looking for a boot that gives back? Opt for TOMS for not only a kick-ass look but also because for every purchase, they help someone in need. These super sweet booties are made of genuine leather so they’re super soft and comfy but also have a touch of faux-shearling at the back for an updated look. These are the perf option for any city gal on the go because they’ll keep your toes warm but don’t sacrifice fashion! The TOMS Honey Leather Faux Shearling Women’s Ella Booties retail for $155, click HERE to shop!
MICHAEL Michael Kors
Who says your boots need to be boring? Not us. Zip into these tall MICHAEL Michael Kors showstoppers and we guarantee you’ll be complimented everywhere you turn. The smooth wedge heel promises a comfy ride no matter how much running around you do plus who doesn’t love a sporty vibe? These over-the-knee babies can also double as a rain boot as they have a synthetic sole so a little rain won’t get you down. These MICHAEL Michael Kors Tipton Wedge Over the Knee Rain Boots retail for $311 but are ON SALE for $186, click HERE to shop!
Call It Spring
Most boots are brown and black so why not opt for winter white? These Call It Spring cuties are a break from the mold with that bone white hue and studs that add a touch of edge. Super sleek and chic, these slip on Chelsea boots will work with whatever you’ve got hanging in your closet but will also make sure your toesies stay dry AF this winter. The Call It Spring Chovia Boots retail for $79 but are ON SALE for $32, click HERE to shop!
Looking for the perf boot to pair with your puffer jacket? These Jeffrey Campbell puffer boots are exactly what you need. Outrageous and so freakin’ cool, you’ll not only look flaming hot but because of the quilted upper, it’ll keep you feelin’ flaming hot too! These babes are perhaps a little extra but we think that worn the right way, they’ll add the perfect touch of caliente to any #ootd. The Jeffrey Campbell Apris Knee High Puffer Boot retails for $242, click HERE to shop!
We live for a Chelsea boot moment but these updated Free People Chelsea’s are so unique and different that we couldn’t not add them into our round up. How cool is it that there’s tufts of shearling woven into jacquard – it creates such a exquisite look that we can’t resist. The Free People Atlas Chelsea Boot retails for $204, click HERE to shop!
Get a little wild this winter with these super fun Moncler ankle boots. These guys may be short but don’t think they’re any less than mighty because these Italian crafted gems were expertly constructed to keep your feet warm and dry. Did we mention that they’ve got no-slip grip with rubber soles that’ll keep you safe from tumbles all winter long. The Moncler Blanche Shearling Ankle Boots retail for $1,286, click HERE to shop!
Feeling a little extra this winter? Then these super sparkly and furry Chiara Ferragni snow boots are just the ticket. With a rubber sole you won’t slide on ice and a calf leather outer, these glittery boots will stay in shape and have your toes super toasty. Plus, these boots are so bright that you’ll brighten up any gloomy winters day. The Chiara Ferragni Flirting Snow Boot retails for $656 but are on sale for $459, click HERE to shop!
Can’t get enough colour? How about these Camper Lab bright pink ankle boots? These super fun boots are a fashion girls dream as they’ll punch up any lewk plus, with a leather and neoprene outer, they can handle whatever winter throws at ’em. Did you see that neat circle heel – yeah, we’re obsessing too, a low heel is perfect because it gives you height without feeling unstable. The Camper Lab Alright Mid-Calf Boots retail for $240, click HERE to shop!
Another tall drink of water, these almost over the knee Zara boots provide a great bit of edge to any outfit plus they’re practical for days when the more traction you’ve got, the better. We’re loving the round-toe because it’s a little more different and with a polyurethane upper, it’ll stretch and not get ruined by slush. The Zara Lug Soled Boots retail for $79, click HERE to shop!
(Story by Assistant Editor, Blair Stutz)