As the weather gets cooler and preparations for winter weather begins, especially for people on the East Coast, the time to update shoe selections for the season is now. And for sneakerheads uninterested in wearing anything but their favorite kicks, today’s top athletic brands have styles that could withstand inclement weather.
Here are five models you could pick up and wear now.
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Waterproof Nubuck Boot
The updated iteration of the classic Chuck Taylor All Star gets a waterproof update. The style boasts a clean nubuck upper and inner bootie construction for a snug fit and warmth.
Nike Lunar Force 1 ’18
This sneakerboot boasts a the eye-catching aesthetics of the Lunar Force 1 silhouette but features tech to keep you warm and dry in the winter, including a water-repellent synthetic upper. It is also executed with upgraded traction.
Vans Sk8-Hi MTE Boa
The newest shoe in the brand’s All-Weather MTE franchise boot is built with the Boa Closure System that Vans uses in snowboots, premium weather-resistant leather uppers and warm linings.
Puma Tsugi Apex Winterized
This shoe is made for you to run the streets in the winter, executed with slip-on construction made to fit like a sock.
New Balance 990v4 Made in USA
The Boston-based brand takes its distinctive low-cut 990v4 sneaker and turns it into a mid, giving it the look of a sneakerboot. The style features premium materials on its clean upper paired with a rugged upper.
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