Winter sneakers are a thing you need in your life.
If sneakers are your shoe of choice in spring and summer, but then disappear into the back of your closet when boot season rolls around, here's some happy news: The latest styles were designed with chilly temps in mind. Whether it's warmer materials (think suede, leather, and shearling) to keep feet snug, or extra traction on the sole to combat slippery streets, these sneakers are ideal for those cold, chilly days ahead.
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Via Spiga Sayer Boiled Wool Sneakers
These boiled wool shoes are a cross between a chic, understated Chelsea boot and comfy sneaker. Pair with jogger pants for an elevated look.
Superga 2750 Suede Lace Up Sneakers
A neutral sneaker will go with everything in your closet. Plus, the sherpa lining and cowhide upper of these toasty lace-ups will insulate your feet, even if you wear them without socks.
Steve Madden Found Sock Sneaker
Are these the next best thing to leaving the house in a pair of cozy socks? We think yes. The knit upper keeps feet warm, while the fun silhouette gives them more personality than your basic tennies.
Tretorn Nylite Plus Sneakers in Camo Faux Shearling
We are legit obsessed with these on-trend, camo sneakers. The faux shearling suede upper keeps feet extra cozy, while the environmentally friendly EcoOrtholite insole provides all-day comfort.
Nike Blazer Mid Top Sneaker
With its lace-up style and substantial sole, the classic Nike basketball sneaker is ideal for colder temps. This deep red shade is a totally unexpected color that go with leggings and a comfy sweatshirt.
Cole Haan Women's 3.ZEROGRAND Chelsea Boot
A splurge, yes—but how amazing are these calf hair Cole Haan sneaker boots? Leopard print is an easy way to edge up your athleisure so that it works for a night on the town. Bonus: The sole boasts extra traction pods making them perfect for icy, snowy sidewalks.
SeaVees Legend Sneaker Platform
Corduroy was made for cold days! These adorable sneakers have a cushioned sole perfect for running around on the weekend, plus on-trend platforms.
Allbirds Wool Runner
Not only does the merino wool keep your feet warm, but the material is also moisture-wicking, so you can rock them when temps warm up, too. Also cool: the laces are made from 100% post-consumer recycled polyester.
Caslon Alden Slip-On Sneaker
If slip-ons were your go-to summer shoe, you'll want these cute sneaks in winter's trendy check print (trust us). They'll keep feet warmer than the canvas alternatives, and the bumper sole provides good traction.