Not all winter boots are made equal. Finding the perfect pair that’s stylish, comfortable and able to stand up to extreme winter conditions can feel like an impossible task. We’ve done the legwork for you and rounded up our six favourite pairs that’ll turn any slushy sidewalk into a cakewalk!

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Sleek and sexy

Long, sleek and made with buttery soft leather, these boots are a classic and pair well with any outfit. Its deep grooves provide solid traction, keeping you from slipping in the slush.

Jewel Boot, Geox

Fringe affair

Braided detailing along the topline and fringe-lined sides makes this a sophisticated statement. We especially love the bootie’s soft taupe colour!

Sam Edelman Paige Fringed Ankle Bootie, Nordstrom, $239

Modern combat

These Michael Kors bootie updates the typical combat boot with a three-inch heel that screams attitude. It’s grippy soles keep your feet planted firmly on the ground despite snow or the raised heel.

Kim Lace Up Bootie, Browns Shoes, $220

Bling It On

Silver concha buckles give these boots some stylish bling! Details like its soft faux suede exterior and stacked heel are just icing on the cake.

Buckled Faux Suede Booties, Forever 21, $53

Wonderfully Whimsical

High contrast white and black leather gives this shoe a polished look and playful bunny ears adds a whimsical touch. The best part? The side zipper means you won’t have to fuss with the laces!

Minna Parikka Buster Spades, Browns Shoes, $598