Twelve pairs of winterized sneakers, for never wearing boots again
In the fashion world, running shoes have gone from fitness accessory to essential style statement. And there’s no need to bypass the trend just because it’s winter. Clever cold-weather designs have turned the sneaker into a suitable year-round option, even in cold, slushy climates. This cozy footwear collab between The North Face and Vans made our annual guide to surviving winter. Here, 12 more ways to shelve the Sorels for good.
Proving Converse aren’t just for carefree summers, these high-rise chucks have a sturdy build and snug fit. $120. Converse.com.
For the high-end sneaker wearer, Saint Laurent’s shearling-lined shoes are the best in boot-free luxury. $1,509. Net-a-porter.com.
Nike’s new Air Max 1 sneakerboot is a slightly tougher version of its stylish predecessor. $155. Nike.com.
Finished with durable rubber neoprene, these men’s Adidas shoes lock in every last bit of warmth. $160. Getoutsideshoes.com.
In addition to being water-resistant and shock-absorbent, these Native Shoes are also extremely lightweight. $135. Nativeshoes.com.
Casual New Balances are made winter-ready with an extra-thick fur lining and higher top. $120. Newbalance.ca.
For the ultimate winter protection, these Adidas sneakers are lined with Goretex and boast a grip that was inspired by mountaineering boots. $180. Adidas.ca.
With a sleek running shoe silhouette, this pair of Pumas is subtly outfitted for freezing temperatures. $94. Puma.com.
Fans of The Game can now sport their Air Max 95s safely through winter without getting chilly. $260. Capsuletoronto.com.
Faux fur adds a cozy, insulating layer to these Pumas. $120. Puma.com.
It may look like a cool basketball sneaker, but an extra-thick rubber outsole and wool lining mean it’ll stand up to slush. $210. Capsuletoronto.com.
Skaters can trade in their Vans for a fleece-lined version when the frost hits. $100. Vans.ca.