11 Stylish Snow Boots You'll Actually Want to Wear This Winter

Duck boots have had their fun, and while Ugg boots are warm and fuzzy, they're not quite office appropriate—it's time snow boots got a chic update. As a recently new New Yorker, I've been on the hunt for equal parts stylish and super warm cold weather boots for my morning commute. And guess what? I found the best winter boots for women without sacrificing my sartorial splendor. Whether it's date night, an important meeting, or your daily schelp to work, these snow boots will keep your toes cozy through the snowy season.

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Timberland Shearling-Lined Hiking Boots

If there's anything better than sturdy, industrial-grade Timberlands, it's these uber trendy winter hiking boots. The soft nubuck leather and cozy shearling lining give snow boots the chic upgrade we've been looking for. ($175)

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UGG Quilted Waterproof Boots

We all know and love our admittedly ugly UGG boots. But the Australian brand has come a long way since our middle school days with stylish winter boots you'll be begging to slip into, like these sleek quilted boots that were made for heavy snow days. ($180)

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Sorel Kinetic Waterproof Ankle Boots

Sorel makes the best winter boots for women who live in sneakers year-round, and we are here for it. The wavy rubber sole gives these hygge-esqe ankle boots a streetwear edge all while keeping your feet warm with a cozy microfleece lining. Plus, these under-$200 boots are a good dupe for a similar Chloé pair. ($160)

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Baffin Tall Waterproof Snow Boots

These Baffin boots were made for the coldest Canadian weather, so you know they'll keep your toes toasty in the snow-filled streets. Advanced cold-weather technology is the cherry on top of these super cute puffer boots. Plus, the icy grey is an unexpected addition to your mostly-black winter uniform. ($70-$160)

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Frye Winter Hiking Boots

The Samantha hiker boots are a practical yet stylish solution for the wet snowy streets. Don't let the lush nubuck leather fool you—this pair is made for trudging through unshoveled sidewalks thanks to a sturdy rubber sole and shearling collar that will keep the cold out without question. ($398)

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Muck Boots Liberty Alpine Waterproof Casual Boots

Muck Boots read our minds and gave us the dreamiest cold weather boots, complete with a durable one-inch heel and a striking red plaid lace-up front. Throw on a chunky sweater and your favorite pair of jeans and you're ready to brace the cold. ($155)

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Cougar Chelsea Rain Boot

As snow turns to sludge, your first priority is avoiding any embarrassing falls (and protecting your shoes from water stains). The sleek, splash-proof outer and anti-slip treads on this Cougar pair makes trudging through the slush an easy task. Not to mention the classic Chelsea silhouette never gets tired. ($70)

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MUK LUK Lace-Up Fur Trim Snow Boots

Utility meets fashion in these burgundy winter boots. Between the plush faux-fur collar and the chunky lug sole, these boots are the perfect way to cheer up a cold morning commute. Plus, have you seen those red and black plaid laces? ($115)

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Sorel Explorer Snow Boot

Take on dreary winter days with tasteful splash of color. This hunter green pair of Sorel boots is the perfect way to tackle form and function with a colorful twist. The fluffy fleece trim is just an added bonus. ($130)

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H&M Fur-Lined Suede Platform Boots

Platforms? Check. Warm interior lining? Check. All that's missing is a waterproof spray to protect this gorgeous suede from unsightly salt stains. We can always rely on H&M to outfit our winter wardrobe, and these cute cold weather boots are just another example. ($70)

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L.L.Bean Original 8

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The Original L.L.Bean Boot

We have to pay homage to the original go-to snow shoe because we can't deny it's one of the best winter boots for women out there: the Bean Boot. Duck boots have a gained a rep for being quite basic, but they've kept their cult status for good reason—they keep your feet dry and warm without overheating. Just ask this editor why she's had the same pair for almost 10 years. ($135)

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