With temperatures steadily decreasing, if you haven’t already invested in weather-appropriate gear such as jackets, hoodies, and essential layering pieces, they should at least be front of mind on your shopping list. That said, many forget about one of the most important elements of winter-proofing your outfit — your sneakers. And while canvas low-tops may go with every ’fit, your toes won’t be thanking you when temperatures go sub-zero.

In light of this, we’ve deep-dived the web to bring you a selection of 13 failsafe winter sneakers that bost on-trend styles while also protecting your feet from the cold weather to come.

Departing from canvas and mesh summer styles, our picks include essential winter kicks such as a weatherized The North Face x Vans Sk8-Hi that’s designed to retain heat, and Nike’s Air Footscape Mid Utility DM, a more weatherproof version of the original Footscape that boasts an internal nylon boot for extra weather resistance.

So, without further ado, browse the rest of our picks below and click through to shop these hyper-insulated rotation additions

Slip Resistant 626v2

New Balance


Air Footscape Mid Utility DM



S/Lab XT-6 Softground ADV



Poseidon Midnight Dancer

Our Legacy



Our Legacy


Trailfox Sneaker



Terrex Swift R2 GTX

adidas Outdoor


Sk8 Hi 46 MTEDX

The North Face x Vans


Snowcross ADV LTD



990v4 Made in US

New Balance





Marathon Trail Low



Ruckle Ridge

Nike ACG


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Words by Adam Mark
Weekend Editor

Adam is Highsnobiety’s Weekend Editor and splits his time between overseeing all weekend content and studying Economic and Social Communication at Berlin’s University of the Arts.

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