Insulated rain boots are not your typical pair: They include added soft lining and heat-retaining properties that keep the feet as warm as they do dry. Brands like Ugg and WTW have their own takes on this style of shoe, coming in a variety of heights from short booties to knee-high boots. These rain boots are waterproof and incorporate features that enhance protection with thicker uppers and slip-resistant outsoles. Style these over jeans or leggings for those colder days when the rain or snow just will not let up and you don’t want to ruin your non-waterproof suede and shearling pairs.
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1. Ugg Shelby Matte Rain Boots
Ugg’s rain boots hit knee-high and feature a matte finish.
Pros: With a full rubber upper and a sheepskin-lined insole for coziness, these boots will keep you dry and warm throughout the heaviest of rains.
Cons: The opening may be too small for wider calves.
2. WTW Insulated Rain Boots
Wander the World (WTW) makes these rain boots for the outdoor adventurer with a slip-resistant outsole and easy on-off pull handles.
Pros: Hitting mid-calf, these boots mix neoprene and rubber for optimal insulation inside the boot.
Cons: These may run narrow.
3. Bogs Amanda Rain Boot
While these boots are small, they are mighty with their rebound cushioning in the insole DuraFresh technology to fight odor.
Pros: Bogs’ Chelsea-style boot is lined with sweat-wicking material to avoid moisture in the interior as the plush fuzzy lining brings your feet ideal comfort and warmth.
Cons: These won’t keep your legs as protected from splashes and puddles as a higher pair.