Whether you're prowling for fashion or function, you'll be the prettiest puss in these winter boots The Ugg and the mukluk welcome their new cousin the Moon Boot ($150, Aritzia , 50 Bloor West, 416-934-0935, www.aritzia.com) to the trendy-yet-oddly-practical branch of the shoe tree.
It's okay to be slouchy in the style department when you're pounding the salted pavement in these Bos & Co. green gathered microsuede Holly boots ($70, Shoon , 760 Bathurst, 416-531-4211).
The horsy set will rear up with envy when they see you in these hot-to-trot brown leather riding boots ($200, Town Shoes , 131 Bloor West, 416-928-5062).
Frye fandemonium hit Toronto hard this fall, but the classic style and wheaty colour of its Campus boot ($395, Over the Rainbow , 101 Yorkville, 416-967-7448, www.rainbowjeans.com) is enough to keep you swooning long after the fad groupies have moved on.
We're not preaching practicality with these pink tweed booties ($29.99 on sale, Payless Shoes , 237 Yonge, 416-362-6415, and others), but on those rare warm winter days they'll be the walk of the town.