How to survive winter weather and look great in stylish snow boots too!
Hit by that first blast of winter snow, freezing weather, gusting winds, and your sense of style can be on a slippery slope. You don’t have to dress one part fashion darling and one part Ethan Frome to bear the elements, there are certainly enough stylish snow boots to keep your feet waterproof and toasty too.
There are those style sisters who trudge ahead mindless of the bad winter weather in delicate, flimsy footwear thinking they look chic—but we consider them to look pretty dumb! A smart and stylish fashionista knows that looking great means dressing appropriately for the weather. You don’t have to dress one part fashion darling and one part Ethan Frome to bear the elements, there are certainly enough stylish boots to keep your feet waterproof and toasty too.
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Who knew snow boots could be sexy?! We love the look of La Canadienne boots that are guaranteed waterproof and have a very stylish high-ish heel- you’ll look gorgeous from your front door right to a business meeting, and all the out to dinner without getting your tootsies wet. For more casual days, go chalet chic and pair a groovy looking apres ski boot with a pair of dark leggings and big, cuddly sweater dress–add a structured jacket to keep to a more urban feel.
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Those sheepskin boots have been hanging around for awhile, this season they are updated with prints and textures—we love the faux cable knit pattern on the sheepskin boots with a gekko grip sole from Warmbat Australia that still look cute when worn with a pair of tucked in skinny jeans.
Once the ground is a bit slushy, you need a winter boot with great traction but not necessarily a heavy-duty snow boot. Nothing beats a few spritzes of waterproof spray to turn any boot into a winter-savvy boot in no time. UGG Australia have a great line of winter leather boots with sheepskin sock liners that keep to urban aesthetics while still letting you put up with the elements—we love the rugged UGG Liberty boot for its slightly western, tad motorcycle feel.
Sometimes ordinary snow boots are not enough. When the weather is out of control, the Sorrel Glacier is the smartest extreme weather boots Sorel rated for 100°F/-74°C—ouch! Style Update- Kate Hudson was spotted wearing these Sorel Boots in Aspen!
–December 2, 2007