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Women are picky when it comes to winter boots, as they come in different shapes, sizes, colors, and designs. When choosing winter boots, think about what style fits you, where you’d like to wear your winter boots, and your budget. More than fashion, if you want your outdoor boots to survive harsh hiking conditions in the snow and other winter activities, then there are other things you need to look for when getting winter boots.

The most basic is they should provide the needed warmth that can keep out as much cold as possible during your winter escapades. Fur and shearling linings can be costly, but there are cheaper boots that has almost the same effect and quality because they used lightweight synthetic substitutes but can still provide insulation.

Comfort is also necessary as you don’t want to struggle in boots you can barely walk in. The feel of the material inside, fit, support and some wiggle room for your toes are worth considering. Not all outdoor boots are waterproof, so choose the one that can protect your feet from splashes and melting ice especially in winter. There are certain grips of soles that are ideal for snow and wet surfaces. You want your boots to provide traction on slippery tracks.

Closures such as laces, zippers, and elastic panels affect how women’s boots will fit. The laces adjust to the shape of your leg while walking longer distances, zippers are easy to zip up and down and remove, and pull-on boots with stretchable elastic panels are much faster to wear. Be sure to check reviews and get the quality ones.

Sorel Women's Snow Angel Lace Boot

Compliments  Complaints
  • Amazon's Choice based on high ratings and price
  • Made of soft and comfortable interior material
  • Keeps feet warm and dry
  • Perfect for when there's just a couple inches or less of snow on the ground
  • Well insulated and sturdy construction
  • Half size too large
  • Boot laces don't tighten boot enough
  • Does not come with a liner

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CLPP'LI Women's Twin Button Fully Fur Lined Waterproof Winter Snow Boots

Compliments Complaints
  • Amazon's Choice based on high ratings and price
  • Fur lining is very soft and comfortable
  • Cute button design on the side; tops can be rolled down for a whole different style
  • Casual boots that will go with almost any outfit
  • Good, sturdy boots at a low price
  • Less arch support compared to other boots
  • Wide width; issues with feet sliding forward and toes getting crunched
  • Sizing run a bit small; order about half a size up

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Globalwin Women's 1632 Black Grey Snow Boots

Compliments Complaints
  • Cute, stylish design matches any outfit
  • Waterproof, snow proof and keeps feet warm and dry
  • Side zipper makes taking the boots on/off a breeze
  • Fits perfectly with enough room to wear thicker socks
  • Lightweight and not bulky
  • Short laces; aren't long enough to tie into a bow
  • Size runs small; recommended to order half a size up
  • Not warm enough in extreme cold

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Globalwin Women's Fashion Winter Boots

Compliments Complaints
  • Stylish design; looks more like fashion boots than winter boots
  • Very roomy in the foot for thick socks and insoles
  • Warm and waterproof
  • Breathable; does not make feet sweat too bad
  • Soles are high quality and very sturdy
  • Less cushion or arch support
  • A little big around the ankle
  • Run a half size larger

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Globalwin Women's 1731 Winter Snow Boots

Compliments Complaints
  • Amazon's Choice based on high ratings and price
  • Warm and comfortable boots
  • Non-slip bottoms
  • Fits great with various degrees of sock thickness
  • Slip the boots on without having to undo the laces every time
  • No arch support
  • Size runs small; order a half size up
  • Buckling behind the ankle rubs and is uncomfortable

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Kingshow Women’s Globalwin Waterproof Winter Boots

Compliments Complaints
  • Bottoms have soft rubber with excellent grip; does not slip on icy surface 
  • Calf of the boot is wide enough and snug to wear with thick socks
  • Side zipper makes it easy to put on and take off
  • Absolute steal for the price
  • Good cushion when walking
  • Not completely waterproof as advertised
  • You need to line the sole of the boot with warmers if you're out in the biting cold

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Columbia Women's Minx Mid II Omni-Heat Winter Boot

Compliments Complaints
  • Waterproof and zero drop without the liners
  • Lightweight and flexible material
  • Good traction on icy surfaces
  • Excellent cushioned interior
  • Very comfortable if you’re standing or walking for long periods of time
  • Elevated heel toe liner
  • A tad narrow
  • Has a toe spring

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Sorel Women's Joan Of Arctic Boot

Compliments Complaints
  • Amazon #1 Best Seller in "Women's Knee-High Boots"
  • Durable and extremely warm and comfortable
  • Great traction
  • Bottom is sturdy, one-piece rubber and holds up well to puddles and slush
  • Practical looking and look casual when worn with jeans
  • Tough to get on and off 
  • Order at least a half size up from what your shoe size is
  • Heavier than other boots

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Bearpaw Women's Emma Short Snow Boot

Compliments Complaints
  • Inside of these boots is so soft, fluffy and silky
  • Shearling lining is decently thick
  • Bottom of the boots is made of sturdy but flexible rubber that holds up to snow
  • Plush lining in boots will keep your feet warm
  • Fur lining does not rub off on your clothes/socks
  • Don't come waterproof; recommended to spray to protect the suede leather from water stains
  • No insole support; sole is flat

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Columbia Women's Ice Maiden II Insulated Snow Boot

Compliments Complaints
  • Warm and cozy; keeps feet insulated in the harsh snowy weather
  • Great stability along the ankle and calf
  • Stylish, and have a rich color that looks good with most coats and winter wear
  • Super easy to get on and off, and laces stay securely tied
  • Truly waterproof
  • Can have better grip on ice
  • Slightly itchy inner fabric
  • Lack of any sort of support or padding

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