It was strangely warm this season (at least in New York), but let’s be honest: muddy roads and icy temperatures are in our near future. Why hesitate? Now plan the bad weather so you do not trudge through the cold, gray mud in your beloved (water-soluble) sneakers.
If experience has taught us everything, it is that snowshoes are absolutely necessary (of course, repulsive, though they may seem). Trust us, you do not want to end up like Leandra Medine, who was in the following nasty situation before many Fashion Weeks: “Honestly, I could have coped with the lush snow until yesterday, when it became slush, which inevitably turned into one transformed by these violent puddles one squirts so often in pedestrian coats and faces, and that injects also yesterday inevitably into mine. And that was not some slush, it was frozen slush! Frozen, pissarmer slush. I had no choice but to put the knit sneaker into a three-foot puddle first, because I will not, I repeat, buy snowshoes. ”
Spoiler warning: She finally climbed and bought snowshoes.
Sure, heavy winter boots are not everyone’s favorite look, but there are actually a variety of stylish options available. (It helps that some silly-looking, oversized, and shearling-accented pieces are very up to date.) Need visual proof? Click through the slideshow above for 10 of the best women’s snowshoes so you can style dry this winter.