16 Early Winter Boots That You Will Want To Wear Right Now

Look cute, slip less

As the rain starts to freeze into flurries and wet pavement turns into slick, black ice, we need to find stylish boots that will help us deal with early winter weather—and, obviously, still look cute.

Since we probably won’t expect a full-on blizzard for another few months (though, with climate change, who knows?), it’s not yet time for us to bust out the industrial-strength snow boots we keep hidden in the very depths of our closets. So what is one to do? Or, rather, wear?

To help you solve your wardrobe dilemmas, we rounded up 16 weather-appropriate boots that’ll get you through winter’s earliest days. Bonus? They’ll still pair well with a sweater dress and tights, thanks to heavy-traction soles and (semi-) indestructible materials. We’ll be slipping less, and arrive at our offices with dry feet. What's not to like?

Click through the gallery below to check ‘em out.

Photo courtesy of Zara

Zara, Chain Detail Leather Ankle Boots, $159, available at Zara.

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Eric Michael, Norfolk, $160, available at Shoe Market NYC.

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Urban Outfitters, Eve Hiker Boot, $89, available at Urban Outfitters.

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ASOS, Rue Chunky Lace Up Boots, $53, available at ASOS.

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Dr. Martens, Fur Lined 1460 Mono, $140, available at Dr. Martens.

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Jeffrey Campbell, Stormy Rain Boot, $54.95, available at Nordstrom.

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River Island, Chunky Sole Zip Front Boot, $83, available at ASOS.

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Vagabond, Nubuck Grace Double Zip Ankle Boot, $150, available at Urban Outfitters.

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Acne Studios, Tinne Boots, $620, available at Opening Ceremony.

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Barneys New York, Neoprene-Insert Rain Boots, $145, available at Barneys.

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Timberland, Women’s 6-Inch Premium Waterproof Boots, $170, available at Timberland.

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Rag & Bone, Compass Boot, $695, available at Rag & Bone.

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Schutz, Suleni Leather Boot, $320, available at Nasty Gal.

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T.U.K., Silver 3-Buckle Pointed Boots, $100, available at NYLONshop.

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Missguided, Black Lace Up Studded Sole Boots, $59.50, available at Missguided.

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Tabitha Simmons, Bexley Lave Up Boots, $701.21, available at Farfetch.