Take a walk in style with these boots

Shoes are how we navigate the world from the board room to the boardwalk. Boots add a degree of flair to any outfit, show off your personality, and can be an excellent addition to any wardrobe. Whether you need a practical everyday boot, something to survive the winter, or the perfect pair of ankle boots for your next date, there is something here you.

Best Overall

Dr. Martens Women's 1460

Staff Pick

Doc Martens are about as well known as it gets for a boot brand. These boots come in a wide variety of styles and colors and offer a great everyday boot that will last you for years and years. The Women's 1460 version offers up 100% smooth leather built to ensure that you won't need another pair of boots anytime soon and features eight eyelet laces. You can opt for the classic black boot or one of 25 other colors.

From $99 at Amazon

Best Snow Boots

Columbia Women's Ice Maiden II Insulated Snow Boot

In the depths of winter, most shoes aren't going to keep your feet warm. Columbia's Ice Maiden II Insulated Snow Boot is an option that will keep you warm, and save your toes from ice, snow, and anything else that the winter might try to throw at them. These boots feature a high top, rubber soles, an insulated lining, and are built to grip even icy surfaces. You can snag them in six different colors.

From $60 at Amazon

Best Ankle Boot

Timberland Women's Camdale 6in Boot

Ankle boots might be most popular during the autumn months, but this style can easily be worn almost all year round. If you want a stylish ankle boot, then the best out there are Timberland's Camdale 6in Boots. It comes in three different colors and rocks a 16 eyelet closure for laces instead of a zipper. They are made from suede and feature a rubber sole running in sizes from a 5.5 to 11.

From $90 at Amazon

Best Knee High Boot

DREAM PAIRS Women's Flat Knee High Boots

If you have a long day of walking ahead of you and want to wear boots, then you'll want an option that is as flat as possible. Heels can wear on anyone after a while, and if you plan on walking around a city or museum, the last thing you want is a foot cramp. The DREAM PAIRS Flat Knee High Boots offer up a classy boot with almost no heel that is an excellent option for days where you're going to be on your feet for several hours. They come in 15 different colors with a slouch style and instep zipper, so they're easy to get on and off.

From $26 at Amazon

Best Hiking Boots

Columbia Women's Newton Ridge Plus Waterproof Hiking Boot

When you're outside hiking, you need the right footwear to get the job done, or you're going to have a bad time. Columbia's Newton Ridge Plus Waterproof Hiking Boot delivers a high-quality product that will keep you safe and secure while you explore the great outdoors. You can count on these boots to keep your feet dry and keep you from losing your footing even on unsteady ground. They come in six different colors and feature a breathable tongue, rubber soles, and durable midsole for all of your adventures.

From $58 at Amazon

Best Rain Boots

Kamik Women's Heidi Rain Boot

The last thing you want to deal with on a rainy day is wet socks or shoes that soak you through to the skin when you have to cross a puddle. Kami's Heidi Rain Boots offer up a solution that will keep you dry and looking fashionable along the way. These high gloss rubber rain boots are 11 inches tall to protect you from even the deepest of puddles during rainstorms and come in fourteen different sizes.

$37 at Amazon

These boots are made for walking

Boots are an excellent addition to every woman's wardrobe, whether you like something flat and practical, or want a cute heeled ankle boot to make a statement. While there are tons of great boots out there, our absolute favorite is the Doc Marten Women's 1460. They come in a large variety of colors, and they're built to last the test of years so you can invest in them as an everyday boot.

If what you want is something cuter to show off on your next date, then Timberland's Camdale 6in Boot looks super cute and has a heel that will get the job done. For women who hate the cold and want to stay warm then check out Columbia Ice Maiden II Insulated Snow Boots. They provide traction on icy surfaces, and since they're insulated you don't need to worry about frozen toes, even if it's frigid outside!