With the winter season now in full swing for many around the world, the time has come to take precautionary measures against the elements. If the thought of sludge and muck scares you, fear not, as we have tips on how to prep your kicks for the coming cold. Keep Mother Nature at bay with any number of the following items.

Laces

While they can easily be replaced, the shelf life of any given pair of laces becomes compromised when the icy weather sets in. Here are some durable options to help you keep any impending decay at bay.

Round Laces

Round Laces

$9

Miscly

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Waxed Round Shoelaces

Waxed Round Shoelaces

$7

Orthostep

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Lace caps

If the thought of decayed plastic lace caps dragging down the overall aesthetic of your favorite sneakers wasn't enough reason to invest in something more durable, these gold-finish alternatives will definitely change your mind.

Metal Shoelace Tips

$8

Modern Elements

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Crease protectors

With the colder months promising to ravage any sort of leather kicks, these innovative toe-cap protectors will help ward off any untimely cracking or misshaping. And at just $11, this interesting accessory is a worthy investment.

Toebox Crease Protector

$11

Force Field

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Insoles

Because who wouldn't want sheep skin insoles for the winter? Aptly titled, “Bear Soles”, these cost-effective add-ons will not only keep your feet at an optimum temperature, but offer extra support for all those inclined to rock sneakers with minimal arch support.

Sheep Skin Insoles

Sheep Skin Insoles

$40

Bear + Honey

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Dry Steppers

As the name implies, these sneaker accessories promise to pacify even the most frightened of sneaker lovers. Despite not being the most discreet of after-market goods, they sure do get the job done and promise almost complete protection against the elements.

DS 750

DS 750

$20

Dry Steppers

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DS Concord

DS Concord

$20

Dry Steppers

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