The Boot Styles That Are In and Out, According to Experts

It's impossible to get through winter—whether you're in a region that gets mounds of snow each year or somewhere like California (hey there!) that gets much cooler—without a proper pair of boots. While you may have a go-to pair already in your closet, there's no better time to give your footwear game a refresh than right now, before winter really hits.

To give you a sense of what boot styles you should try this season, we tapped several footwear experts—including Steve Madden and Kenneth Cole—to share the silhouettes that are in and out for winter, including all-purpose snow boots and more fashionable options.

Keep scrolling to peep (and shop!) the boot styles you need to step into as the temperatures start to dip!