If there’s one thing Canadians know about, it’s cold weather. And not just any kind of frigid, we mean the bone-chilling, slushy, freezing rain, salted streets kind of brrrr. The first day of winter (December 21) is weeks away, but we’re getting ready. This is the time to tuck your well-shined, supple leather boots away and invest in a pair of cold-weather kickers sure to bust through your walk to and from work. Here’s six sleek yet sturdy boots from Canadian brands, known and new, that will not only keep you warm, but watertight, too.
Glynnis Mapp is a Toronto-born journalist. She's interviewed fashion and beauty experts and industry names while covering Fashion Weeks in New York, London and Paris. Her work has appeared in Good Housekeeping, Refinery29, The Huffington Post Canada and many other print and digital publications. She's been featured as an expert by French Connection, Racked, and Beauty High. A lipstick girl at heart, a swipe of one in a bold color makes her feel like she can do just about anything.