These 27 Lug-Sole Boots Are as Functional as They Are Stylish

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There’s no denying that the chunky boot trend of 2020 is still going strong for 2022. However, of all the clunkier varieties of boots one can buy, lug-sole boots are the one style that holds a special place in our hearts. Equal parts, stylish and functional, it is the one footwear option we think everyone should have in their closet come fall and winter.

Think about it: What boot style is better equipped for trudging through winter’s impending snow, slush, and ice? Designed with better grip than average boots, their hefty soles help keep your feet nice and dry and provide a bit of protection against slipping and sliding. While practical, it doesn’t hurt that this season’s styles are cute enough to pair with practically any outfit, whether you opt for knee-high boots, heeled combat boots, or something in between.

Ahead, we rounded up 27 of the best pairs of lug-sole boots for stomping around in. Trust that there’s a pair (or two) for you, no matter your sartorial taste, from flat to heeled, ankle to knee-high. Keep scrolling to shop our favorites, starting at just $46.

Flat Lug-Sole Boots

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Style these with leather shorts á la the outfit inspiration above. 

You can do some serious stomping in these.

This neutral brown tint lends a subtle pop of color without overpowering the rest of your outfit.

This green suede is a fresh take on fall neutrals.

We’ll be pairing these with all of our plaid miniskirts.

We’re picturing this pair with a boho floral maxi dress.

The topstitching on these is a nice touch.

Hurry: These are selling out quickly. 

Mid-Heel Lug-Sole Boots

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These come in six different great hues. 

The extra-large block heels on this pair make for comfortable, everyday boots.

You can’t go wrong with heeled Chelsea boots. These will never go out of style.

Not only is this color amazing, but the subtle lugged sole will also keep you from slipping.

If we’re on the subject of lug-sole boots, we can’t fail to mention Bottega Veneta. These block-heel boots are a dream.

High-Heel Lug-Sole Boots

High-heel lug-sole boots

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These platforms are giving us Olivia Rodrigo vibes. 

We’ll be dreaming about these later.

Winter slush is no match for these booties.

You can always rely on these to keep your feet warm in the dead of winter. 

Practical winter boots for the tall boot fanatic.

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This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated by Jasmine Fox-Suliaman.