We might not get a lot of snow, but there’s one thing you can be certain of when it comes to winter in Toronto: slush. That pesky grey sludge that’s constantly splashing over curbs and seeping through the soles of our impractical footwear. Wet feet are a sure way to stay cold all day long. Luckily winter boots no longer have to be reminiscent of cloakrooms in the third grade. If you’re looking for a stylish pair, check out the best that Toronto has to offer.
Whether you’re looking for authentic Aboriginal mukluks or a sleek, fleece-lined leather style, Get Outside has a stylish option to keep your feet warm and dry this winter. Plus, they got both a downtown and an uptown location to serve Torontonians across the city.
Heel Boy is on a mission to make wearing winter boots beloved rather than cringe-worthy. They handpick a selection for both men and women from brands like Ugg, Cougar, and Kodiak. Think that those options sound clunky? Pop in and find out, because I think you might be surprised.
The Shoe Floor at The Bay’s flagship store on Queen Street boasts a whopping 50,000 feet of footwear nirvana. With everything from Uggs to Louboutins, there really is something for everyone. And luckily that means winter boots in every shape and style. Check out the Christmas windows on your way and consider grabbing a hot chocolate; it might take you a while to see all of the options.
Whether you want your winter boots to look a bit rugged or you prefer something more classic, Little Burgundy is a great place to look. From Sorel to Michael Kors, they stock a wide selection for both men and women.
Has anyone told you that Dr. Martens has been reinvented? They’ve retained their traditional silhouette, but these classic stompers aren’t just for punk rockers anymore. They’ve branched out with a wide selection of colours, a few new silhouettes, and some thermal-lined options. Check out their flagship store on Queen West and find out what all the fuss is about.