The 18 Best, Editor-Approved Snow Boots to Tackle Winter Weather

They'll keep you warm in style.

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Even if you love winter weather, there's no denying how difficult it can be to find cute snow boots that keep your feet dry and warm amidst treacherous conditions. Many designs prioritize function while neglecting style, making it quite a challenge to track down snow boots that are actually fashionable. Not to mention, unlike other types of boots, snow boots tend to come with complex-sounding technology that can be hard to parse. (What is "Gore-Tex" or "Thermoball insulation," anyway?)

With all of this in mind, Marie Claire editors are sharing their winter boot recommendations to ease your shopping experience. Although the season is winding down, we're not quite in the clear from slushy sidewalks and low temperatures yet. Whether you need a pair of cute ankle boots that can work for your icy morning commute into the office, or you're in the market for a high-performance pair of snow boots that will keep your toes warm when temperatures dip into the negatives, the following list tackles every winter weather need.

What to Look For in Snow Boots

This might sound basic, but the best snow boots are entirely waterproof and should keep your feet protected against rain or snow. Look for snow boots that are designed with an impermeable outer layer made of materials like nylon or leather. You should also consider a pair of boots that are equipped with proper insulation (boots lined with sherpa or faux fur offer extra warmth).

Ahead, you'll find a variety of specs including materials as well as a pros and cons list, so you can compare all of your cute snow boot options at a glance. 

The Best Snow Boots

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Julia Marzovilla
Fashion E-Commerce Editor

Julia Marzovilla is the Fashion E-Commerce Editor at Marie Claire, where she reviews the latest launches from fashion and beauty brands, finds the best on-sale items around the internet, and interviews experts to find the best products in any category to share with her readers. She also creates shopping guides that span every vertical on the site as an expert in everything from the best laptop bags to the best laser hair removal devices.

In her near decade of experience, Julia has both written for several top outlets in the E-Commerce space and worked at major fashion labels. Prior to joining the Marie Claire team, she contributed similar shopping stories to sites such as Bustle, InStyle, The Zoe Report, Who What Wear, and worked as the Trending Fashion and News Writer STYLECASTER. You can find her across the internet at @JuliaMarzovilla. In real life, you can find her creating shopping guides for her friends, cooking or baking in her too-small kitchen, or buying tickets for the next time Harry Styles is in town.

Julia has a Bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Journalism from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. She lives in New York City, her hometown.

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