Stylish shoe stores for winter boots in Toronto

You probably just started fueling up on all things pumpkin spice, basking in the glow of fall, but don’t forget – winter is coming. Soon those knock-off combat boots won’t be cutting it against the Toronto snow. Check out these shops that carry luxurious and long-lasting winter boots. [Photo courtesy of Heel Boy]

Gravity Pope Company

1
1010 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1H6

This independently owned Queen Street West boutique carries some top-notch brands that you aren’t likely to find elsewhere (Florentini + Baker, Church’s, Repetto, Frye). It’s a definitely on the pricey side, but if you’re a true shoe-lover, this place is the stuff your dreams are made of.

Getoutside Shoes

2
437 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2A5

With 100% Canadian roots, Getoutside provides a fantastic selection of both classic and up-and-coming brand names in the shoe world, featuring probably the most extensive collection of Frye in the 6. Spoil yourself at their Queen West location or at their 3456 Yonge Street location.

Bootmaster Inc

3
609 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4Y 1Z5

If cowboy boots and leather is your thing, Bootmaster is right up your alley. Channel your inner Taylor Swift or Keith Urban as you gaze on row upon row of Western-style footwear. Don’t forget to check out their signature collection of Bootmaster kicks.

Heel Boy

4
773 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1G1

Originally a boutique in downtown Kingston, this shoe haven has expanded to greet us in Toronto – and we’re glad they did. Heel Boy offers a more affordable array of designer boots (David Tyler, Camper), making it the perfect destination for the shoe connoisseur on a budget.

Village Shoe Boutique

5
898 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6H 1L1

If you’re looking to find that hole-in-the-wall gem, Village Shoe Boutique is it. They carry the likes of Sorel, Kamik (the Canadian Hunter-style boot), and Franco Sarto, all at reasonable prices. And since this boutique is cozy and compact, you’re bound to get excellent customer service.

Sole Survivor Dundas

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1426 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1Y5

This place isn’t exactly a shoe boutique, but if you have a quality pair of winter boots that just need some revitalizing, you should bring them here. Whether you need the heels built up, zippers fixed, or want your kicks waterproofed, they’ll make sure your boots last all winter. Locations in Kensington Market and at Dundas and Gladstone make the spot even more accessible for Toronto’s trendiest shoe-bearers.

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