Snow Doesn’t Stand a Chance Against the Best Winter Boots for Men

best winter boots m gemi featured image

To us, it’s pretty simple: Tough winter weather calls for tough winter boots. Not just any old pair will do, though. No, you surely need a pair of the best winter boots. From brands big and small, expected and unexpected, we’ve got you covered.

The right winter boots often blend handsome, classic style with the snow-fighting capabilities that the season calls for. Some even look great with a navy flannel suit (trust us). When it comes to the best winter boots, the right style is out there for you, you’ve just got to seek it out.

The Best Winter Boots for Men to Shop Now

Sorel Cheyanne Lace II Duck Boots – $155
best winter boots sorel

The best men’s winter boots often do more than one thing well. In the case of the sturdy-yet-lightweight Cheyanne Duck Boots from Sorel, that duality comes in the form of a waterproof, full-grain leather upper and a vulcanized rubber shell to go along with design details that are a touch more stylish than your average duck boots. That makes this pair a relatively easy choice for any list of the best winter boots for men.

Shop Now

Danner Raptor 650 Boots – $240
best winter boots winer danner raptor

We always appreciate a great pair of stylish leather boots, particularly from the Northwest-based style purveyors at Danner. But y’know what we appreciate even more? A pair of stylish leather boots that outperform the rest, like the Raptor 650. Featuring Primaloft insulation and Danner Dry waterproof technology, these are adventure-tested, yet they wouldn’t look out of place when worn with navy chinos and a shawl cardigan to your favorite brewery.

Shop Now

Nisolo Mateo Moc Toe Boots in Brandy – $288
Nisolo Mateo Moc Toe Boots in Brandy

As Nisolo so fittingly says, the Mateo is a modern take on the classic moc toe, with a slim silhouette and a handsome brandy colorway to prove it. We’d wear these with broken-in blue jeans, a thermal henley, and a navy bomber jacket for straightforward-yet-cool style this fall and winter.

Shop Now

Red Wing Heritage Iron Ranger Boots – $320
best winter boots red wing

To put it simply, the Iron Ranger Boots are a stone-cold classic, and the rich black color here is badass enough to wear with slim black jeans and a moto jacket, or else as an edgy way to cap off a grey flannel suit. Yes, you heard that right.

Shop Now

Rancourt & Co.  Harrison Boots – $285
best winter boots rancourt  amp co harrison

What is it we love so much about these gorgeous, handcrafted boots? Is it the timeless attention to detail or the American-made quality? Maybe it’s the outstanding Horween vegetable-tanned leather? Or perhaps it’s the fact that these classic boots were made for winter weekends aplenty? OK, let’s be honest — it’s a little bit of all of those.

Shop Now

Thursday Boots Commander Boots – $249
best winter boots thursday commander

Thursday Boots knows how to make rugged hiking boots as well as it does sharp, dressy Chelsea boots and chukkas. The fact that these classically inspired hiking boots are made with Colorado Rugged and Resilient Leather tells you all you need to know.

Shop Now

M.Gemi Zolla Boots – $328
best winter boots m gemi

Take a page out of the playbooks of our neighbors across the pond with these refined hiking boots. A worthwhile investment at more than $300, the Zolla gets all the details of the classic hiking boot right, with none of the chunky silhouette. To us, that means you should wear them with everything from faded denim and a classic crewneck sweater to a tan herringbone suit.

Shop Now

Looking for a winter boot with a little more flair? Check out the Clarks and Pendelton Ottowa Peak Boot.

Outdoors

From the Office to the Trail, Here’s the Best Dual-Purpose Work Gear

Suits are tough to hike in and fast-drying nylon hiking pants don’t usually fly at the office. So what do you wear to be ready for a day of work, adventure, and a dinner out?
Fashion & Style

The Absolute Best Places to Buy Men’s Clothes Online

You'll never have to walk into a brick and mortar again.
Fashion & Style

What to Wear for Thanksgiving This Year

For the guy who's getting ready for turkey dinners, backyard football, and pumpkin pie.
Fashion & Style

Burn Your Snuggie and Get Yourself One of the Best Men’s Bathrobes Instead

Pick between styles loved by mountain men, island-hopping billionaires, and modern minimalists.
Fashion & Style

The Best Men’s Parkas for Braving the Cold

The parka is the undisputed heavy hitter of any winter outerwear lineup.
Fashion & Style

Stay Dry in Style with the Best Rain Jackets for Men

There's a rain jacket for every style and budget.
Fashion & Style

Hugh Hefner’s Iconic Silk Smoking Jacket Is Up for Auction

Worn everywhere from the Playboy Mansion to press and media events, Hef's jacket has been around the block in more ways than one.
Fashion & Style

Keep Your Digits Warm with the Coolest Men’s Winter Gloves

Never lose feeling in your fingers again.
Podcast

Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Leather-Working Episode

Levi Martinez of Orox Leather educates us on the basics of leather-working, tips for spotting quality leather, and how to keep good leather looking great.
Culture

The Best Gifts for Men Who Have Everything

It’s hard enough to buy the right gift for any person in your life, but it’s especially challenging to find that special thing for the guy who seems to have it all.
Fashion & Style

Cop these Men’s Peacoats and Stand Out from the Puffer Jacket Crowd

The coat became popularized for streetwear by the dapper Prince of Wales in 1869 and has been a mainstay of men’s style ever since.
Fashion & Style

Best Black Friday Deals On Footwear and Apparel: Nike, Adidas, and More

Brands like Nike, Adidas, and Under Armour know how to combine a classic silhouette with real, everyday function, which is the kind of versatility the modern man needs in his wardrobe.
Fashion & Style

A Preview of the Best Black Friday Deals On Men’s Clothes You Can Buy Online

We've found discounts on everything from full suits to sneakers to outerwear — hell, there are even deals on socks and underwear.
Fashion & Style

The 5 Best Sneakers for Men to Cop Right Now

Whether you're running, walking, playing basketball, or — dare we say it — sneaking, you're going to need a pair.