4 Styles Of Waterproof Shoes / by Emmi Sorokin

Every year as the Northeast gets served up heaps of slush and muck my inbox overflows with requests for waterproof shoe recommendations that are specifically appropriate for city wear.  Since bulky winter boots can be hard to stomach for those wanting to stay stylish in inclement weather I've lovingly put together this quick list with for a variety of tastes.

1. The Basic Staple - Cole Haan Adrian Chelsea

Waterproof Boots
Waterproof Boots

Served with - Clean lines, versatility and classic styling.

Delicious paired alongside  - Straight or slim cut chinos, denim of any wash, or wool slacks.

2. The Rocker - Harely Davidson Hustin Waterproof

Waterproof Boots
Waterproof Boots

Served with - Metal hardware, side zip for easy pull on/off, and a side of badass.

Delicious paired alongside - Dark wash and distressed denim.

Allergy warning - Do not wear with sport themed clothing, windbreakers, or dad jeans.

3. The Techie Trainer - Asolo Asimut Gore-Tex Suede

Waterproof Shoes
Waterproof Shoes

Served with - Plenty of heal cushion and casual comfort.

Delicious paired alongside - Well cut chinos, lighter and medium wash denim.

Allergy warning - Pleated khakis, gym socks, dress pants.

4. The Executive - Cole Haan Air Winslow Cap Toe

Waterproof Dress Shoe
Waterproof Dress Shoe

Served with - Traditional business stylings, classic cap toe, extra tread to stay upright when slippery (or running from angry shareholders).

Delicious paired alongside - Suiting or dress slacks.

Allergy warning - Do not wear with casual denim.