The 14 Best Winter Boots for Under $200

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You can try putting it off as long as you want, but the day will eventually come when winter wins the footwear battle. Piles of snow and ice and slush mean that heavy-duty winter boots are your only options. Sure your favorite sneakers or brogues may be what you’re feeling aesthetically, but winter is unforgiving, and you need something that will keep your feet warm and dry. Luckily, there are plenty of winter boot options that will do exactly that, and that won’t sacrifice on style. Even better, are these boots that all ring in at $200 or less.

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Sperry

Brewster Duck Boot

That rubber shell serves a purpose: It stops rain and snow from seeping into your socks.

$99.99, dsw.com

SHOP

Vans

Sk8-Hi MTE

OK, maybe not exactly a boot. But if you’re not planning on stomping through any deep puddles of melted snow, these waterproof Vans are key.

$90, vans.com

SHOP

Converse

Crafted Boot Chuck Taylor

A cross between winter boots and your favorite pair of Chucks.

$120, converse.com

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L.L. Bean

Limited Edition L.L. Bean Boot

If you’re guarding against more rain than snow, L.L. Bean’s classic duck boot with flannel/Thinsulate lining will keep your feet warm and dry.

$169, llbean.com

SHOP

Adidas

Terrex Heron Mid CW CP Boots

These boots were made to be worn hiking or in the snow, so you know they’ll keep your feet protected on any street.

$165, adidas.com

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Hunter

Chelsea Boots

For when you need some protection, but don’t want to disrupt a great outfit with clunky shoes.

$155, hunterboots.com

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Sorel

1964 CVS Boot

Sorel reigns supreme in reliable winter boots. The higher leg will keep your calves warm, too.

$150, sorel.com

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Clarks

Batcombe Lord

When you need something sturdier than a dress shoe, but less intense than a snow boot.

$150, clarksusa.com

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The North Face

Thermoball Lifty Winter Boots

For those in need of something heavy duty, The North Face’s winter boots can take on all kinds of foul weather.

$160, thenorthface.com

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Toms

Ashland Waterproof Boots

Toms boots give you the best of two worlds: a waterproof shell and a wool-lined interior. You’ll stay warm and dry.

$170, toms.com

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Columbia

Fairbanks Omni Heat Boot

Not only are these boots made to keep your feet insulated (down to -25 degrees Fahrenheit), but they also have some mean tread on the bottom that will keep your feet from slipping.

$130, columbia.com

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Danner

Bull Run Moc Toe Boot

There’s something about a moc toe that always feels right in the winter.

$180, danner.com

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Timberland

Six Inch Classic Boots

You can’t go wrong with a classic pair of Timbs.

$198, nordstrom.com

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Ugg

Harkley Waterproof Boot

There is really nothing better than slipping your foot into a sherpa-lined boot.

$190, nordstrom.com

SHOP

Christine Flammia writes about style, grooming, and more; she is the former associate style editor of Esquire and is currently pursuing a PhD in communications at Columbia.

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Source : Esquire