The Northeast is being blasted with a winter storm today. While it’s cold outside, there are lots of fashionable ways to tackle those foot-high snow drifts.
Keep it cozy with shearling and wool touches, for some natural warmth. Then, add some technical touches such as Gore-tex and Thinsulate linings for maximum protection from the elements.
Bootmakers haven’t sacrificed on style, so there are a lot of snow-bunny options to choose from whether you’re in Aspen or trudging through the streets of New York or Boston.
Blondo does duck-inspired, knee-high boot lined with polar fleece. It laces up quickly, making it easy to get into for a quick run to Starbucks or for snowblowing the driveway.
Blondo waterproof snow boots, $109.90; nordstrom.com
Ugg keeps it real with a mid-calf shearling style that picks up a snow-friendly rubber lug outsole for added traction on slippery streets.
Ugg Blayre boots, $200; lordandtaylor.com
Legendary outdoor brand L.L. Bean keeps it classic with a signature wool plaid boot lined with shearling. Water-repellent leather keeps feet dry.
For outdoor enthusiasts, Columbia’s quilted short boot features an Omni-Tech waterproof and breathable bootie, Omni-Heat reflective lining and Omni-Grip rubber outsole for traction.
Looking for something to complement a puffer jacket? Spring Step and Aldo quilted waterproof knee-high styles are lightweight and waterproof.
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