For our latest Buyer’s Guide, we’ve collected a grip of the best winter-appropriate sneakers out there, from luxurious Rick Owens high-tops to rubberized Chuck Taylors. Whether they’re pared-back leather basics or crafted from high tech performance fabrics, we’ve lined up a selection of sneakers that will serve you will for the coming colder months. Obviously we do not recommend wearing $500 snakeskin sneakers in three-foot snowdrifts, but the choices here will keep your feet dry and stylish should the weather takes a turn for the worse.
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Rubber
There is nothing worse than wearing Chucks in the rain. This rubberized version allows the more intrepid fan to wear his well into Fall without getting trench foot.Buy At Converse ($65)
Nike SB x Poler Trainerendor 'ACG'
Nike's skateboarding division muscles into the picture with an ACG-inspired sneaker that combines myriad earthy, khaki tones. Who knew brown could be such a versatile color?Buy At UBIQ ($95)
adidas Originals x Opening Ceremony ZX500 Trail
Opening Ceremony and adidas Originals step out once again to bring another avant-garde take on an adidas silhouette, rendered in neoprene and leather.Buy At Opening Ceremony ($177)
Common Projects x Robert Geller High Tops
Gold and navy suede are expertly framed in grey textile and black leather in this collaborative sneaker/boot hybrid from Common Projects and the American designer.Buy At SSENSE ($504)
Balenciaga Debossed Leather Sneakers
Balenciaga bring their high fashion aesthetic to the streets with this hard wearing leather sneaker, equipped with chevron-patterned embosses and a robust leather sole.Buy At Mr Porter ($615)
Givenchy Tyson High Top
Givenchy went all out on this high-top sneaker, embellished as it is with star-studded straps and luxe leather panelling that subtly nods to one of Jordan's all time classic colorways.Buy At Mr Porter ($975)
Rick Owens Geobasket
Rick Owens's signature leather sneaker features zip closure on the inner sider, an oversized tongue, and a perforated toe, typical of the designer's idiosyncratic style.Buy At SSENSE ($1250)
Eytys Odyssey Leather
Refined white high tops from the upstart Scandinavian label, replete with chunky rubber sole, flat waxed laces and leather lining. Finished with a neat pull heel tab.Buy At Tres Bien ($290)
Reebok x Garbstore Pump Running Dual
Reebok's ongoing collaboration with Garbstore continues with a Pump Running Dual outfitted with a plush suede upper and signature pump-action sole, executed in tonal shades of carbon.Buy At size? ($180)
PUMA x size? Blaze of Glory "Wilderness"
PUMA's wilderness-inspired Blaze of Glory offers some much-needed respite from the all-black and all-white sneakers that have been dominating the world of late. Perfect for those who need an injection of flash in their footwear.Buy At CNCPTS ($145)