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The first snowfall of the year is always so beautiful, with delicate snowflakes drifting through the sky and a blanket of pure white covering the ground. And then you remember that someone needs to go shovel that cold blanket off the driveway. Ugh. We say, if you’re going to have to trudge through the snow, you might as well do it in style. Here are 13 pairs of winter boots that might actually make you excited to brave the cold.

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baretraps cute winter boots

The Wool-Lined Mid-Calf

These waterproof and insulated stunners are cute enough to wear all day long, even once you’ve gone indoors.

Baretraps ($90)

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The Waterproof Chelsea

Wear them with striped socks to really amp up the sporty vibe.

Bernardo ($155)

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The Northeastern Classic

If there is anyone who truly understands snow, it’s the people of New England, including Maine-based L.L.Bean.

L.L.Bean ($219)

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The Fur-Lined Pair

So good, Flo Rida even wrote a song about them. #Winning

Sorel ($180)

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The “Wild”-Inspired Hiker

So you can channel your inner Cheryl Strayed without actually going on a months-long backpacking trip.

Kodiak ($170)

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The Stylish Ankle

For the lady who always goes for style over function, these super-chic moto boots are deceptively warm…and waterproof.

Rockport ($170)

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The Super-Tall Puffer

This over-the-knee option is perfect for those of us who continue to choose skirts and tights over pants—against our better judgment.

Tretorn ($165)

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The Sleek Lace-Up

Bonus: Roma is donating one pair of boots to Hurricane relief efforts for every pair purchased.

Roma ($39)

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The Fuzzy Favorite

These guys are practically begging to be worn with leggings and an oversize sweater on the weekend.

Marc Fisher ($250)

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The Unexpected Colorway

Stand out from the sea of black with a pair in navy blue.

Propet ($80)

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La Canadienne

The Sneakily Snow-Proof

These stunning suede boots are waterproof, snow proof and super warm. Oh, yeah, and they also happen to be pretty much the most gorgeous boots we’ve ever seen.

La Canadienne ($595)

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The Plaid Wedges

To match your favorite flannel shirt.

Sorel ($200)

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The No-Fuss Classic

Sleek, warm and they go with just about every outfit in your closet. What more could a gal need?

The North Face ($110)

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