Looking for sneaker boots that can easily crossover from fall to winter, and winter into summer? Look no further, here's a list of winter sneaker boots for a holiday gift -- or for you. There's something here to satisfy every tastebud. For kids, go here
The Back to Berkeley Boot from The North Face, a huge hit last winter, has an awesome style along with technical capabilities that make it a popular everyday winter boot. Fashioned after the classic hiking boots of the 1970's, the Back to Berkeley has the right styling keep you cool, while the 100 gram PrimaLoft Eco insulation and HydroSeal exterior keep you warm and dry. The North Face has given this boot a TNF Winter Grip sole for traction on icy sidewalks, and comes in an array of colorways for both men and women.
A perfect selection for the outdoors this winter is the Nike Caldera ACG. A 1994 vintage release, and rarely re-released over the years, this trail and climbing classic is a must-have if you can track a pair down for this season. Your best bet is finding these on auction sites like Ebay or sneaker vendors in Japan.
You can explore the great outdoors in the Scramble hiking boots by Timberland. Featuring a waterproof leather upper, hiking ankle boot style with a round toe, lace-up front, and Gripstick Green Rubber lugged outsoles
. These will give you the traction you need when running away from bears.
They DO still make trail shoes like they used to! The New Balance
Heritage 710 is a mid-cut trail shoe with a tough outsole and a sturdy upper, built with rugged attitude, comfort and durability from top to bottom. You can find these here
or elsewhere online.
5. Asics Onitsuka Tiger Sunotore
Tiger Sunotore is also available with an upper made from Gore-Tex, a warm breathable and waterproof material, for maximum shock absorption and comfort. To cope with the Japanese winter, a special compound rubber is used for the outside which remains flexible at low temperatures to reduce slipping making this a high performance snow shoe. You can find these online now. In the meantime, check out more sneaker boots from Asics right here
Very cool solid leather uppers highlight this very well-constructed warm and cozy silhouette from Adidas
. You can find these in dark brown or navy, but they'll cost you over a bill. If you're looking for comfy sneakers for winter, go here
Here's a tip: always look both ways before crossing the street, and when crossing said street, make sure you're rockin' a pair of these Tipton GTX shoes from PUMA
! Tumbled-leather upper with quilted mesh collar that's elegant yet comfortable, the Tipton GTX features a GORE-TEX waterproof and highly breathable membrane that protects you from the cold and and maintains warmth during extreme conditions. It also offers a breathable mesh lining and an eco-OrthoLite sockliner for environmental-friendliness, comfort, material regeneration and air circulation with antimicrobial properties. Central lacing closure with metallic D-rings and hiking-inspired laces make it a boot that feels like a sneaker
These Eddie Bauer Wilson boots tie together any look. Featuring a suede upper, these men's boots ensure lasting quality and style. Plus, the padded tongue, collar and footbed offer superior comfort throughout the day. You can find these in brown at your nearest Eddie Bauer or Kohl's store.
Good luck if you can find these on Ebay! The Nike Snow Waffle CL is a very slick high top sneaker found in metallic silver leather and a red rubber trim. They feature a velcro strap closure at ankle, padded heel collar, cozy shearling lining and logo patch at tongue, and signature logo prints at back. They also have a durable waffle textured outsole
for added non-slip support. You can find more Nike boots for men here
and women here
10. Adidas Originals JS Snow
The Jeremy Scott x Adidas
Originals Snow Boot pictured here is the most literal translation of ‘moon boot’ we’ve seen on a sneaker. This ultra-hightop variation on the classic Forum basketballer adds NASA-style branding to the mid-shin strap and will become something like a black hole for onlookers’ eyes the moment you walk out the door. The Adidas Originals JS Snow is available now at very select retailers. Check out more of Jeremy Scott's wild creations for Adidas here