winter boots

Like it or not, the cold weather is back... but we've got you covered

We live in glorious times when high-tech has finally caught up with high-street fashion. In fact, winter boots these days are so stylish and on-trend that Vancouverites might actually be wishing we had longer, colder winters. Thank goodness for Whistler and our extended rainy season to give us more reasons to put on these adorable, weatherproof boots.

Here are 10 of our favourite winter boots to keep you dry and stylish all winter long...


1. Logan by Cougar, $200

Cougar boot

This waterproof boot by Cougar will keep you warm down to -30 C and features a faux fur trim and hidden 2-inch wedge. Two zips on either side of the ankle make it a cinch to pop these on and off, so there's no more struggling when you're wearing all those bulky winter layers.
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2. Original Refined High Heel Chelsea by Hunter, $210

Original Refined High Heel Chelsea by HunterFor those truly committed to style, the heeled rubber Chelsea boots are a knockout. Balance out your wet-weather gear with these cheery boots to keep your spirits up while splashing through puddles.
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3. Faylyn by Aquatalia, $247

Faylyn by AquataliaThese are the quintessential basic black winter bootiesthe kind of wardrobe staple that you can rely on to complete any outfit. And you'll never have to worry about what the weather is outside. Snow? Rain? Hail? Pffft. These weatherproof beauties are undeniably practical, yet so effortlessly chic.
Available at Nordstrom


4. Racelet II by London Fog Plus, $65

Racelet II, London Fog PlusThese adorable boots are fully waterproof and feature a contrasting colour grosgrain ribbon in the back to prettify this everyday workhorse.
Available at Hudson’s Bay


5. Lancaster by Cougar, $240

Lancaster, CougarThese tall, lace-up boots are for those who fully embrace their cold, snowy environs (or for those who want to look like they've conquered cold, snowy environs). Fully waterproof and lined with polar plush fleece, these will keep you cozy down to -30 C.
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6. Original Tall Gloss Rain Boots by Hunter, $165

Original Tall Gloss Rain Boots, HunterThe classic Hunter boot gets a wintry makeover in glossy silver. These are so, so pretty, absolutely waterproof and versatile due to their iconic status. What more can you ask for?
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7. Weslyn Cuffed Suede Boots by Aquatalia, $650

Weslyn Cuffed Suede Boots, AquataliaThese weatherproof boots are full of style with textured suede, a faux fur cuff and buckles in the back. Like all of Aquatalia's fall/winter boots, the exterior is bathed in a special sealant and every seam is injected with a liquid sealant, making this collection one of the best fashion-forward and weatherproof brands on the market.
Available at Hudson’s Bay


8. Wellesley Rubber Riding Boots by Hunter, $495

Wellesley Rubber Riding Boots by HunterThis handsome pair of iconic riding boots from Hunter is handcrafted from natural rubber and lined with breathable neoprene to keep you warm and dry. And if you decide to take these city staples into the stable, you'll fit right in with their classic riding shape and all-purpose equestrian sole.
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9. Wagu by Cougar, $160

Wagu, CougarThese sporty ankle boots offer contrasting polar fleece lining that can be flipped down. With grippy rubber soles and a waterproof nylon exterior that will keep you dry and warm to -24 C, these are the perfect cheery city boot for those dark, wet days.
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10. Fianna by Aquatalia, $525

Fianna, AquataliaAquatalia's signature weatherproof finishes and stylish designs make this brand a winter essential. We love the pointy toe and architectural stacked heel on this dressy boot. The easy back-zip ensures this Italian-made winter boot stays sleek and slim.
Available at Nordstrom