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Winter is on its way. In most parts of the country, winter weather comes with plunging temperatures, rain, snow, and ice. These can wreak havoc on your shoes. While the suede Chelsea boots look great with your outfit, they’re just not going to cut it when the weather turns ugly. When Jack Frost comes calling, you’ll need men’s boots that are sturdy enough to see you through the most brutal weather conditions.

Most people will agree that fashion goes out the window once the weather turns really lousy. This is especially true in terms of footwear. Men would opt for something that would help keep them dry and warm. A stylish man, however, wouldn’t want to be seen wearing bulky winter boots. Rather, they’ll choose something that will not only kick winter’s ass, but will also have enduring appeal and quality. Luckily, there are boot styles that will readily slip into casual, smart, and somewhere-in-between ensembles with ease.

In this blog post, we’ll give you a list of stylish boot styles that you can wear in fall and winter. These men’s boots can kick winter’s ass while still looking great. Here are 6 hardworking boot styles that will see you through the season with pure, unadulterated flair.

Dress boots

dress boots

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Dress boots dominated in the heyday of the menswear trend. The world’s most stylish men were seen wearing these boots, from the streets of Milan to New York subway.

Dress boots are actually a useful piece of cold-weather gear. They feature the utilitarian function of a durable, ankle supporting boots while still looking trendy. These formal-focused boots are designed to mimic the dress shoes from the ankle down. They are also made from fashion-friendly materials such as exotic leathers, thin laces, and decorative broquing.

With dress boots, you can stay sharp-looking even when the people around you have given up style in exchange of staying warm and dry.

Brogue boots

Brogue boots

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If you usually wear brogue shoes as a part of your casual or smart outfit, the arrival of the cold months probably has you wondering what to wear on your feet. Brogues are hardly known for their winterproof properties. With low rise silhouette and leather soles, you need to step up your footwear game. In this case, you may want to try the brogue boots.

These men’s boots are quite versatile. They can be the backbone of both your casual and formal wardrobe. Unlike the brogue shoes, these cold-weather iteration features heftier, rubberized soles and reaches higher up the ankle. They covet the benefits of a robust pair of boots while retaining an element of sartorial tradition.

Chelsea boots

Chelsea boots

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Suede Chelsea boots are having a moment right now. We’ve seen lots of celebrities sporting them, and a lot of men are taking inspiration from them. Unfortunately, suede is a delicate material, and can be difficult to maintain, especially in winter. In order to keep them looking pristine, you need to clean them, brush them, and apply protector spray. If you can’t be bothered with this, opt for leather Chelsea boots instead.

Chelsea boots for men are the most versatile pair of boots. You can pair them with skinny jeans and a leather jacket on casual days, and even pair them with a suit when you’re headed for work. They are built for a variety of weather conditions while still being elegant enough for formal environments.

Work boots

Work boots

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Work boots feature insulated uppers, waterproof liners, and treaded outsoles. They are weatherproof, chunky, and built for function. These men’s boots are just what you need when there’s a job to be done. Whether you’re standing on mud or snow, these boots do a great job of keeping what’s outside, outside.

Most men choose to wear work boots to keep their feet protected while still staying comfortable. The style is there, it’s not just too attractive. Thanks to brands like Timberland, people started seeing them as a fashion piece. Later on, celebrities, fashion designers, and musicians started wearing them. They have proven to us that you can wear a pair of boots that are both functional and stylish at the same time.

Hiking boots

Hiking boots

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Over the past few years, the hardy hiking boots have established themselves as a foul-weather winter essential. These type of boots are usually lined with a waterproof membrane, so they are resistant to the elements. They got a nice heft, but don’t feel overly heavy. They have cushioned footbeds, full-leather linings, ankle support, and untold levels of comfort. Not only will they be able to stand up to old man winter, they’ll also keep your feet comfortable throughout the day.

Hiking boots are especially designed for men who chop down trees and climb mountains. Although we don’t recommend wearing these boots for seriously tough terrain, they will work well for occasional trips to the pub, heavy dog walking sessions and navigating city streets. These men’s boots are ideal for men who prize a shoe’s ability to face down all manner of meteorological nasties in style.

Chukka boots

Chukka boots

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With their mid-weight construction, most people think that these pair of men’s boots are only cut out for spring and summer. There may be some instances wherein wearing chukka boots isn’t a good idea, but they are actually a viable option for winter.

Chukka boots are typically thin and short. Because of the shorter ankle style and unstructured nature, you should avoid wearing them once the mercury drops and the snow falls. But they’d be the perfect to have when the leaves start falling.

As with Chelsea boots, Chukka boots are perfect for most office environments. They can be a great complement to your casual or business suit. Plus, they work well when paired with casual clothes such as dark denim and sweatshirt.

5 Great Pairs of Boots for Men

William —  January 4, 2014

Boots. Whether you’re a cowboy, motorcycle rider or just an urban living gentleman, boots can be made to fit any style, whether practical or pure fashion statement. There’s nothing quite as comfortable as a pair of well heeled and broken in leather boots. Here’s a handful of some fantastic brands of boot, made to last and made for all tastes.

 

1. RM Williams

This Australian owned company has been making boots since 1932, and with that history has come a reputation for quality craftsmanship in footwear. Built to last while looking good from the day you buy them, RM Williams boots are practical for work wear and for dress wear. Quality abounds in these boots.

 

2. Frye Boots

From cavalry style boots, western style cowboy boots, harness motorcycle boots or the humble work boot; Frye makes them all, and makes them well. Made in the USA, these boots come in an amazing array of colour, styles and finishes. They make shoes as well, for the stylist looking for a toned down piece of footwear (hey, you probably can’t wear boots ALL the time… right?). Whatever your personal style, you can find a pair of Frye boots to match.

 

3. Kenneth Cole

Now these shoes make statements. Kenneth Cole is known in fashion circles for dress wear mostly, at the very least; smart casual. You can find the colour you want, the style you want and the finish of leather you want here. Need a pair of boots with a crocodile style embossing to match that crocodile skin hat? Well, Mr. Ted Nugent, we have the pair perfect for you here at Kenneth Cole.

 

4. Double H Boots

You’re a cowboy at heart, right? Sure you are, we all are. Well cowboys are still around, in spirit and in life, and those cowboys, whether corralling cattle on the range, or mustering spreadsheets in an office somewhere, they need footwear. Double H Boots have a really great range of western style boots in a multitude of colours, match that work suit; they’ll just think you’re wearing shoes, but you’ll know you’re a cowpoke at heart.

 

5. Steve Madden

Make a #@%&! statement. The boots Steve Madden offers hit both ends of the fashion statement spectrum: they have a clean and slick oxford-style boot, but most of their range is a collection of pre-distressed and steel-stud-covered utility boots. Taking heavy inspiration from the punk rock fashion scene, you can buy two pairs; one pair to wear to your day job, and another to change into and get down the pub for a raucous night of action, Steve Madden has you covered.