Where most people see the ethereal beauty of falling snowflakes and frosty ground during winter, a shoe lover sees wet, stained uppers and slippy soles. That’s why we think that the right pair of boots can really change your whole outlook on winter. Not having to worry about the potential challenges that winter terrains might pose allows you to take in the good stuff: fresh winter air and blue skies. Sounds good, right? The problem is that the perfect pair of boots isn’t so easy to come by.

Of course, you want a pair of chunky shoes or winter boots that stands up to winter conditions, but if you’ve got an eye on the world of style, and we assume that you do, then function alone is not enough. We’ve enlisted the help of luxury specialist Browns to round up some of the best winter boots on the market this season.

Shop our favorite winter boots below.

Salomon Quest 4D GTX Advanced Hiking Boots

Quest 4D GTX Advanced Hiking Boots

Quest 4D GTX Advanced Hiking Boots

$259

Salomon

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Salomon has had a year for the ages, so it's only right that we salute it in its purest hiking form. This pair of Quest 4D GTX advanced hiking boots boasts a durable Goodgrip sole unit and a smooth earth-tone overall aesthetic.

Rick Owens Creeper Leather Boots

Creeper Leather Boots

Creeper Leather Boots

$1500

Rick Owens

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Ridged soles set the rugged precedent for this pair of Rick Owens Creeper boots, which feature premium leather uppers, elasticated gussets, and sit just above the ankle, making them the ideal luxury choice for the colder months.

Diemme Everest Suede Hiking Boots

Everest Suede Hiking Boots

Everest Suede Hiking Boots

$409

Diemme

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Diemme has come a long way since making cowboy boots, but it hasn't lost the unflinching commitment to quality as well as style. This pair of Everest boots features suede uppers, which contrast with an engineered black mudguard for protection.

ROA Lakke Andreas Leather Boots

Lakke Andreas Leather Boots

Lakke Andreas Leather Boots

$463

ROA

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ROA continues to find ways to chisel a luxury-fashion space into the hiking world, and with understated pieces like this premium leather take on the signature Andreas boot, it's not hard to see why.

Grenson Rocco Suede Boots

Rocco Suede Boots

Rocco Suede Boots

$349

Grenson

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Grenson has been making high-quality winter boots since 1866, and it shows. Rocco is outfitted in beautiful suede for a traditional finish.

Fendi Force Chunky Chelsea Boots

Force Chunky Chelsea Boots

Force Chunky Chelsea Boots

$1100

Fendi

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This is a pair of Chelsea boots made for more. An unmissably chunky sole unit characterizes Fendi's Force Chelsea boots, and you'll find the Fendi logo hidden amongst the motifs.

Our Legacy Worn-In Centre Leather Boots

Worn-In Centre Leather Boots

Worn-In Centre Leather Boots

$541

Our Legacy

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Okay, they might not be made for hikes, but Our Legacy's Centre leather boots have got so much attitude that we couldn't not include them.

Burberry Jeffery Leather Chelsea Boots

Jeffery Leather Chelsea Boots

Jeffery Leather Chelsea Boots

$920

Burberry

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A platform sole anchors the Burberry Jeffery Chelsea boots, which celebrate the brand's British roots with a Union Jack heel tab, plus blue and red topstitching throughout.

New Balance Niobium Hiking Boots

Niobium Hiking Boots

Niobium Hiking Boots

$301

New Balance

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You get three shoes for the price of one with New Balance's Niobium hiking boots, which unzip to become a pair of mules, or go one step further to become a slipper for the home.

Balenciaga Tractor 20 Leather Boots

Tractor 20 Leather Boots

Tractor 20 Leather Boots

$995

Balenciaga

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Polished leather uppers contrast with the heavy-duty ridged sole unit of Balenciaga's Tractor 20 Boots. The contrast makes this pair a versatile choice.

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