Trending Lug-Sole Shoes

The Lug-Sole Shoe Is Both Practical And Stylish—Here Are 20 Pairs To Shop Now

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Lug-sole shoes are some of the trendiest around right now, but they're great for more than just looking good. Warm and heavy-duty, they protect against the chill of fall and winter while ensuring you keep your footing on even the snowiest of terrains. And style-wise, the chunky shoes can toughen up a look like no other.

Whether you prefer boots, loafers, or something else entirely, lug-sole shoes come in every shape and height imaginable. So you can find a pair for yourself, we compiled a collection of the best lug-sole shoes around for every budget and taste. From loafers to knee-high boots, scroll on for 20 of the internet's favorite styles and grab your own.

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December 8, 2022

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Madewell The Bradley Loafer


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Thanks to the MWL Cloudlift Lite padding, these lug-sole shoes can be worn all day long with no discomfort.

Open Edit Mya Chelsea Boot


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These lug-sole boots add a twist to the classic Chelsea style.

J.Crew Lug-Sole Heeled Chelsea Boots


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The extra tread on these heeled Chelsea boots makes them perfect for a winter stroll.

Steve Madden Hayle Platform Chelsea Boot


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With the convenient sock-like ribbed inset, this boot is insanely easy to slip on.

Madewell The Poppy Tall Boot


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Everyone needs a pair of tall leather boots in their closet, and this modernized version is a great choice.

Reformation Agathea Chunky Loafer


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Dolce Vita Moana H2O Waterproof Chelsea Boot


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Think of these Chelsea boots as the rain boot's cool older sister—they're just as waterproof with much more traction (and street cred).

Free People Lyra Loafer


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You can style these classic loafers in a million different ways thanks to their timeless design.

Madewell The Bradley Mule


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Not only do these mules feel like walking on a dream, but their unique construction adds cool-girl style to any outfit. 

Sam Edelman Laguna Waterproof Chelsea Boot


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One reviewer said these waterproof boots make her "feel like a million bucks" with each wear.

Sam Edelman Laurs Loafers


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Bold and bright, this contrast welt loafer shines with a slick hint of gloss.

Franco Sarto Balin


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If you think these are ordinary lug-sole loafers, then look a little closer—there's a subtle crinkle finish that makes them feel so elevated.

A New Day Corene Tall Boots


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At less than $50, these memory-foam tall boots are a total steal.

Blondo Dahlia Waterproof Bootie


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According to reviewers, the best thing about these boots is the stretchy gore on the sides, which molds to the feet for a custom fit.

Madewell The Freya Platform Mary Jane


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These edgy but sweet platform Mary Janes combine the best of cute and cool.

The Drop Ryan Loafer


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You'll have to resist wearing this classy loafer every day because it matches so many looks.

Dr. Martens Quad Platform Chelsea Boots


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Would any collection be complete without a pair of classic and high-quality Dr. Martens? We don't think so.

Dolce Vita Hawk H2O Waterproof Chelsea Boot


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If you're worried about how a chunky shoe will flatter your feet, fret not. These refined boots look even better on. 

Mango High Boot With Track Sole


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Perfect for sleek winter fashion, these faux leather boots are as trendy as they come.

The Drop Sparta Chunky Sole Lace Up Combat Boot


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These lug-sole combat boots also come in chocolate brown and white, so there's something for every personal style.

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