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    Best Women's Apres Boots

    Performance plus style equals happy feet.

    Whitney Dreier

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    Patagonia Activist Fleece Waterproof

    If your favorite sneaker and hiking boot had a love child, it would be the Activist Fleece ($165). It fits like a tennis shoe on the bottom, but the waterproof suede upper keeps out moisture, just like any good boot. The spun-wool, fold-over collar adds warmth and a touch of flair.

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    Bogs Classic High Secret Garden

    This wellie looks like it would be perfect for summer gardening, but with seven millimeters of waterproof insulation and a moisture-wicking liner, it performs best in a polar vortex. A roomy toe box and supportive arch ensure all-day comfort. $120,

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    Columbia Minx Shorty Omni-Heat Print

    Below freezing? No problem. The Minx ($90) is rated to minus 25 degrees, with 200 grams of insulation and Columbia’s Omni-Heat reflective lining. That means you can roast s’mores to your heart’s content without wanting to stick your feet in the campfire.

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    Helly Hansen Alstad

    Crafted to withstand winter’s worst, this leather boot has a faux-fur lining to keep your piggies warm and a rugged outsole to keep you upright on frozen surfaces. The quilted upper and thoughtfully placed buckle above the ankle make the Alstad ($160) a go-to choice for urban outings.

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    Keen Bern Baby Bern Lace

    There is nothing crotchety about the way this old-school-looking Keen performs. The full-grain leather upper offers both support and warmth—although the mesh lining isn’t super thick, so wear heavier socks. Sage green laces and knit panels on each side add a Southwest vibe. $140,

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    OluKai Haleakala Suede

    Haleakala ($225) translates to “scenic national park,” though we really prefer these boots for in-town duty. The wool-blend lining and suede uppers insulate well over skinny jeans, while the full-grain leather upper and rugged outsole protect your feet. Nice: the moisture-wicking footbed is easily removable and washable.