Boot Up! 12 Knee-High Numbers To Kick The Cold To The Curb

For the last few weeks, we've been faced with some serious arctic chill (literally) here at R29's NYC headquarters. Fortunately, though, we can't seem to get enough of winter-dressing essentials, which is why we've brought you snow boots, all-weather parkas, and tons more blizzard-appropriate buys. Clearly, we're more than prepared to take on any snowfall in the coming weeks.
But, in the interim — you know, those icy-cold yet perfectly sunny days — we still think our wardrobe should get a little reprieve. And, a trusty, knee-high boot makes for a stylish, practical look that'll keep our bottom halves warm — even when subzero temps strike. Ahead, we rounded up 12 rad pairs of these cold-weather staples, including lace-ups, zippers, buckles, and pull-ons. After all, we can't let winter completely cramp our style.