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When looking to stock up on shoes for winter, our options have traditionally left us with an option of boots or, well, boots. But thanks to brands like Prada, Gucci and Tod's, we've noticed that the fastidious loafer has gotten an edgy, chunky rewrite in fashion, answering our calls for boot-alternative shoes that still pack a punch.
Ask anyone and they'll tell you, there is something tangibly powerful about wearing thick-soled shoes. Maybe it's the inches they add, or their ability to stomp through puddles unscathed, but it's a feeling that we're ready to ride straight through the chilly season.