If there’s one time of the year when expanding your shoe wardrobe is a must, it’s winter. While you can get away with wearing shoes like sandals and heels in most months, the cold temps and onset of snow days mean that seasonally appropriate styles are essential. So, which will be big this year?
While there are, naturally, plenty of boots in your future, there are also the sneakers all over the streetwear scene of late and this year’s version of cool party shoes. Take it from me: These are all at the top of my wish list at the moment—or have already landed in my closet. Case in point: the faux-croc boots I recently added to my wardrobe.
Scroll down to see how fashion girls are wearing the six biggest winter shoe trends for the season ahead, and then shop our edit of the best styles to add to your shopping cart.
This year marks the return of mid-height slouchy boots. It's a silhouette we haven't seen in recent years but looks cooler than ever. I think they look best styled with a midi dress or coat that falls over the top of the boots.