5 of the Best Waterproof Sneakers on the Market


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Wearing the same winter boots day in and day out can get old quickly. Unfortunately, it’s often necessary to wear them in the winter  who wants to ruin a good pair of shoes when there’s slush and sleet everywhere you step? Sure, you can switch it up and wear another pair of winter boots, or you could try something different and more sartorially savvy. Enter the waterproof sneaker that you can wear right now to protect your feet against the elements. To help liven up your winter wardrobe, here are 5 of the best waterproof sneakers around.

1. Converse Jack Purcell Signature Jungle Cloth Canvas Sneakers


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If you’re a man who’s dedicated to his Converse and has spent the majority of the winter freezing your toes off because you just can’t give up your canvas loves, then you’re in luck. Converse’s old school sneaker silhouette is now ready for the weather. This version of Converse’s “Jack Purcell Signature” sneakers are made from a water-repellent cloth canvas inspired by 1940s U.S. Navy Jackets, ensuring your feet stay warm and dry during inclement weather. Made with OrthoLite core footbeds and Nike Zoom Air Technology for ultimate comfort, this pair is ideal for all day wear.

2. Vans Vault X The North Face SK8-HI MTE LX


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Vans and The North Face teamed up to create a Van’s classic high-top skater silhouette with progressive weatherized features and technologies. This is a seven piece collection that offers three installments of Sk8-Hi MTE LX and Desert Chukka MTE LX, as well as a collaborative execution of the iconic North Face Nuptse Jacket.

For upgraded support and waterproof protection this hybrid sneaker has a HydroSeal membrane integrated into it’s build along with Cosmo Comfort for heat retention. To finish off the style’s functionality, the sneaker is finished with TNF-embossed heel strikes, Vans Off The Wall heel scab markers, and co-branded footbed logos. You won’t take these off for the rest of the winter.

3. Timberland Newmarket 6 Inch Boot


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These Newmarket 6 Inch Boots from Timberland come in a slick dark brown leather that brings effortless style to one of the biggest names in the footwear game. Built with 100% leather upper for supreme durability, a soft cupsole keeps the foot cushioned, while eco-friendly lining allows for ventilated wear wherever the winter slush and snow may take you. This sneaker/boot hybrid is finished off with the legendary Timberland logo on the sides.

4. UGG Austraila Freamon


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It’s hard to ever go wrong with a pair or Ugg boots, even when they’re sneakers. Crafted from a soft, water-resistant suede, this bestseller combines two of UGG Austrailia’s best innovations: The remarkably lightweight Treadlite by UGG, which is an outsole that offers increased traction and more durable cushioning, and Twinsole, which is an interchangeable insole that allows you to choose between traditional support or the comfort of plush wool.

5. Adidas Boost Urban Hiker Climawarm Boots


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Since we’re kind of partial to adidas sneakers, we’re loving this urban sneaker meets classic hiking boot, packed with the energy return of boost. This black lace-up reminds us of our old snow boots but only much cooler. Constructed with PrimaLoft insulation and a Continental Rubber outsole for a grip on everything from icy trails and sidewalks to dry, cold ground. This boot is finished with an EVA frame and PRO-MODERATOR medial support for stability, which you need when moshing through the snow.

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