Step Out in This Season’s Best Winter Boots for Men

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The time has come — the time to shop the best winter boots, that is. The season is upon us, and we’re not talking about the holiday season. No, we’re talking instead about the chill of winter and the accompanying snow drifts and blustery winds. While there are plenty of menswear essentials you need for the season, a pair of winter boots is definitely up there on the list. Start your shopping our list below.

Huckberry x Original Chippewa Six-Inch Service Boots – $280

Huckberry x Original Chippewa Six-Inch Service Boots

Want boots that can work to kick in snow drifts, take a stroll through a holiday market, and cap it all off with a pint at your favorite pub? Then the durable Huckberry x Original Chippewa 6-Inch Service Boots are the ones you need.

L.L. Bean Snow Boots with Tumbled Leather – $159

Bean Snow Boots with Tumbled Leather

Now, we’d be remiss if we didn’t include L.L. Bean on this list of the best winter boots. We like these snow boots for their tumbled leather finish and more refined styling. Wear ‘em with chinos, a navy crewneck, and a classic wool vest.

L.L. Bean Eight-Inch Bean Boots – $129

Bean Eight-Inch Bean Boots

For about $30 less than the Tumbled Leather counterpart, you can get a hefty eight-inch set of Bean Boots packed with all the reliable performance one would expect from the brand.

Mark Albert Traveler Boots – $345

Mark Albert Traveler Boots

We’ll keep this list rolling with boots that merge fashion and function quite splendidly. The Traveler Boot — available exclusively at Huckberry — features rich Horween leather atop a contrasting Vibram sole for plenty of grip and toughness. This pair of boots is as ready for a holiday party as they are for weekend errands tromping through the snow.

Land’s End Mountaineer Boots – $139

Lands End Mountaineer Boots

Looking for a mighty affordable pair of boots that can handle the snow? Then you’re looking for the handsome Mountaineer Boots from Land’s End, a classic pair of alpine hikers with traction that comes from a slip-resistant rubber lug outsole — an exceedingly wise winter purchase.

Danner Mountain Pass Boots – $345

Danner Mountain Pass Boots

In keeping with the theme that style and durability go hand-in-hand, the Danner Mountain Pass Boots harness that classic hiking silhouette alongside handsome construction, unique versatility, and the chops to take on snow.

First published by Brad Bourque on November 10, 2015. Last updated by Beau Hayhoe on December 4, 2017.