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We asked TFG readers for their favorite rain and snow shoes and they voted – find out what they chose as the best womens waterproof leather boots!
Womens Waterproof Leather Boots
Written By: Annie Jarvis
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Whether you’re going on an outdoor hiking adventure or exploring a rainy city, waterproof shoes are a fantastic addition to any travel capsule wardrobe.
There is nothing worse than having to head back to your hotel or simply remain uncomfortable because you have soggy feet! Pack one of these womens waterproof leather boots so you can carry on exploring no matter how much it rains!
Best Waterproof Leather Boots For Fall and Spring
The Emelie is a casually refined bootie in soft leather that is a great pick when you need a durable shoe to keep you going during the rainy seasons. As a waterproof leather boot with a memory EVA footbed, sculpted rubber outsole, and block heel, your feet will stay dry and comfy throughout your travels.
The short-shaft height makes these great for pairing with ankle-length pants in fall or skirts and dresses in spring. Buy it here!
Looking for some extra support? Check out our readers tried and tested recommendations for the best insoles for a day spent on your feet!
Best Waterproof Leather Boots For Snow Adventures
If you’re traveling in the snow, Columbia Ice Maiden II winter boot might be just what you need. Stay warm in the extreme cold and walk with confidence in icy weather conditions.
These non-slip womens waterproof leather boots are also really popular for anyone traveling in icy conditions as they have quick-dry technology, a traction rubber sole, and 200g of insulating material to keep your feet warm and dry all day long. Buy it here!
Treat boots with a waterproof spray to prolong their benefits!
Best Waterproof Leather Boots For Black Ankle Bootie
So many of our readers mentioned Blondo Villa Waterproof Bootie as one of their favorite travel shoes for cold and rainy trips that I had to test them out for myself – and they’re fantastic! Not only are they comfortable and practical when it rains but they also look good, too.
One reader says, “These were perfect walking in snow and on wet surfaces. I used them on my trip to Iceland and Ireland”.
For those who love to spend their vacations wandering through cities and exploring the sites, come rain or shine, this is a popular choice for womens waterproof leather boots. They’re comfortable and practical but also stylish, too. Black is the most classic option, but the “Mushroom suede” is also a versatile choice. Buy it here!
Black ankle boots are the best shoes for Europe. Find out why!
Best Waterproof Leather Boots For Heavy Rain and Snow
Sorel is an easy outdoor favorite here at TFG. There are many different variations and colors to select from, all of which assure both functionality and style.
The heeled tall Cate Lace Boots is perfect for warmth, durability, and style! They have an insulated footbed and a sturdy rubber sole that’s rated for rain and snow, too. Highly waterproof and secure, these will let you enjoy the outdoors in fashion. Buy it here!
If you’d rather go with a pull on style, a popular reader choice is the Sorel Cate Chelsea pull on boots. They look similar to the lace up style but can breeze through airport security that much faster!
Best Waterproof Leather Boots For A Fun City Break
Blondo Women’s Dagger Boots are another more stylish option perfect for exploring different cities throughout the rainy season.
With a sturdy log sole, these are slightly dressy waterproof boots that could go with a range of different outfits. They are a really popular choice for female travelers because they’re warm, comfortable, and good for rain, navigating puddles, and slush that collects on the road or streets. Buy it here!
Check out our collection of the best waterproof boots for winter. They’ll help you keep your feet warm and dry!
Best Waterproof Leather Boots For A Stylish Traveler
Cougar Boots are a really popular choice of shoe for female travelers exploring different cities throughout fall and winter.
While many consider them to be the best womens waterproof leather boots, the shoes aren’t advertised as “waterproof”. They can be treated with a waterproof spray allowing you to carry on your adventure without getting wet feet. They also have a good rib with a rubber sole with a durable construction.
TFG readers love them because they’re both stylish and comfortable, making them perfect for a trip to a trendy European city where there would be plenty of walking and rain, too.
The Cougar Dayton style shown above is a great option for trips with multi-climates or trips with mostly warm weather but some cold days. Buy it here!
Best Waterproof Leather Boots For Wide Calf
Looking for a wide calf boot? Look no further. The Rockport Copley is a gorgeous tall leather boot that’s available in black and brown in both their regular and wide width sizes, too.
This boot isn’t just looks, it has Hydro-shield waterproofing technology that will keep your feet nice and dry on all your cold weather adventures. It also has a treaded rubber sole, which provides traction in the rain to keep you secure on slippery surfaces such as wet cobblestone streets.
Dress it up or down, this versatile boot is a great choice when traveling in cold weather. Buy it here!
The Copley is available in limited sizes. Take a look at this similar!
If you’re searching for wider knee high boots to accommodate a specific leg circumference, these boots are for you!
UGG Women’s Lorna Leather Boot (Similar to mine above)
Best Waterproof Leather Boots for Cold Climates
Ugg has several styles we love. In fact, we think they have some of the best womens waterproof leather boots and we’re not talking about their original design.
While the Ugg Simmens was a long time favorite of ours, it is no longer available. A similar style is the Lorna Uggs are known to be unbelievably warm and comfortable, making them some of the best womens waterproof leather boots for any cold climate travel. As part of the sold weather collection, these boots have a replaceable sheep skin liner that keeps your feet toasty and dry.
It’s no surprise that these boots are hugely popular for TFG readers who like to explore the outdoors in winter. Buy it here!
The Lorna is available in limited sizes. Take a look at this similar!
Best Waterproof Leather Boots for Outdoor Adventures
If you’re in the market for a new leather hiking boot option, look no further than the Ugg Lakesider Ankle Boot. These comfortable boots are lightweight and practical.
They have a solid grip that means you feel stable through a range of different landscapes and climates including rain and snow, keeping your feet dry. Plus they look good, too! Buy it here!
Best Waterproof Leather Boots For Hiking
Adventurous travelers that enjoy the great outdoors love the Columbia Newton Ridge Plus women’s waterproof hiking boot. While these aren’t boots you can dress up for a day in the city, they’ll be your best friend on hikes.
A durable option for rugged or wet terrain, this boot’s waterproof construction protects against early morning dew, streams, and showers. A breathable mesh helps ventilate the interior, while Omni-Grip tread tackles rugged terrain with confidence. Buy it here!
Read these general tips on packing for winter travel:
- Capsule Wardrobe for Winter
- How to Pack for Cold Weather
- How to Stay Warm in Cold Weather (without the bulk)
- The Best Travel Shoes for Winter
Watch this video on how to choose the best waterproof boots for travel
Here’s a quick overview for each of the best womens waterproof leather boots:
|BRAND / MODEL||REVIEW||RATINGS | PRICE|
|Sorel Emelie Chelasea Waterproof Boots||The Emelie is a casually refined bootie in soft leather that is a great pick when you need a durable shoe to keep you going during the rainy seasons.||Check Price|
|Columbia Ice Maiden II Insulated Snow Boot||“If you’re traveling in the snow, Columbia Ice Maiden II winter boot might be just what you need. Stay warm in the extreme cold and walk with confidence in icy weather conditions.”||Check Price|
|Blondo Villa Waterproof Ankle Bootie||“Popular choice for womens waterproof leather boots for those who love to spend their vacations wandering through cities and exploring the sites, come rain or shine.”||Check Price|
|Sorel Women's Cate Lace Up Boots||Sorel is an easy outdoor favorite here at TFG. There are many different variations and colors to select from, all of which assure both functionality and style.||Check Price|
|Blondo Dagger Waterproof Boot||Blondo Women’s Dagger Boots are another more stylish option perfect for exploring different cities throughout the rainy season.||Check Price|
|Cougar Dayton Women's Boot||The Cougar Dayton style shown above is a great option for trips with multi-climates or trips with mostly warm weather but some cold days.||Check Price|
|Rockport Copley Tall Bt Knee High Boot||“For a trendy take on the classic lace up hiking boot, we love the Rockport Copley. This fuss-free style is always ready to take on a rain cloud thanks to the fact that it’s a waterproof leather boot.”||Check Price|
|UGG Women's Lorna Leather Boot||“Lorna Uggs are known to be unbelievably warm and comfortable, making them some of the best womens waterproof leather boots for any cold climate travel.”||Check Price|
|UGG Lakesider Ankle Boot||If you’re in the market for a new leather hiking boot option, look no further than the Ugg Lakesider Ankle Boot. These comfortable boots are lightweight and practical.||Check Price|
|Newton Ridge Plus Hiking Boot||“Adventurous travelers that enjoy the great outdoors love the Newton Ridge Plus Hiking Boot women’s waterproof hiking boot. These comfortable boots are lightweight and practical.”||Check Price|
Wondering what are the best shoes for walking, hiking, and trekking on a RTW Trip? We compare four of the best styles!
What do you think are the best women’s waterproof leather boots? Comment below!
For more ideas on boots for travel, please read:
- The Best Waterproof Boots for Travel this Winter
- Women’s Waterproof Boots you Won’t be Embarrassed to Wear this Winter
- Chelsea Boots: Our Latest Travel Shoe Obsession
- Gotta Have Boots for Fall
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Author Bio: Annie Jarvis is relatively new to the traveling world and has just completed a five month journey around South East Asia, India and the US. She loves diving, skiing, cooking and hiking and in particular she loves to write about her adventures on her Refreshing the Page blog.