If you’re in New York City, you’re experiencing this season’s first frigid days after months of unseasonably warm weather.
As winter becomes more of a reality, it’s important to have footwear to match the season. From outdoor brands like Sorel, Ugg and Sperry to affordable boot options like Kate Spade and Sam Edelman, Footwear News scoured the market for the best and most practical looks to buy now.
Shearling liners offer warmer options, while many waterproof and rainboot styles will protect you from getting wet. And even with the sturdiest styles, you don’t have to sacrifice fashion.
For a full look at the best cold-weather boots to buy before drop further, click through the gallery.
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