The Best Boots for Transitional Weather

Best spring leather boots for men

The Best Boots for Transitional Weather

Comfortable and durable footwear that can withstand any forecast

Every year, nature teases us with a select few warm days as winter comes to a close. We pray they're not during the week when we're busy, knowing that summer (and its consistently warm weather) is still a number of calendar flips away.

During these transitional months, your wardrobe may not change much, but the weather surely will. Cool mornings and sun-soaked afternoons will battle with day-long mists or scattered showers. As often as you check your favorite weather app, clouds can turn and leave you dodging puddles.

On the bright side, spring's unpredictability provides an opportunity to pull on some sturdy yet casual boots. After all, such hardy footwear has become a closet staple because of how versatile they are and how they can elevate any look (just google "Justin Theroux boots"). Black boots with your favorite jeans work as the foundation of any outfit as the layers come and go. For warmer days, brown boots with chinos and a jacket are office-approved from 9-to-5, and can work overtime even better at Happy Hour or on the weekend. We've pulled together a few of our favorite boots to face any forecast.

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For
Rain ...

Andres all-weather boots,
$288 by Nisolo

Yuketen Angler Boots

Angler boots,
$590 by Yuketen

R.M. Williams Gardener Whole-Cut Chelsea Boots

Gardener whole-cut Chelsea boots,
$495 by R.M. Williams

... or
Shine

Dean cap-toe boots,
$220 by Rhodes

Thursday Boot Co. Diplomat Suede Boots

Diplomat suede boots,
$199 by Thursday Boot Co.

Complete the Look

The Brits basically invented the rain. Fight it looking like one. Nobody will be laughing when your work bag has an umbrella big enough to keep you dry, but small enough to not make sidewalk enemies.

$50 by Barbour

NOTE: Items featured in this story are independently selected by the editorial team. Purchasing via our links may earn Valet. a portion of the sale, which helps fund our editorial mission.

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