Sorel Chipahko Felt Boots

Warm and winterized footwear doesn’t have to be frumpy.

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BEST FOR: DRY URBAN ENVIRONS

We wore this water-resistant wool-and-leather boot nonstop around town, especially in shoulder seasons, because it was warm and cozy and offered just enough traction on leftover ice. Unfortunately, there’s no easy way to get it on or off—the buckles are just for show.

Brand: Sorel $200
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