When you hit the street, you’ve got to cover your feet, right? All rhyming aside, men’s boots — ranging from slick leather to playful canvas with splashes of strategic color — are a great way to keep your feet warm and comfortable. And you can even show off your good taste at the same time.

A person with a complete sense of style will judge you from head to toe. A solid, tasteful or funky boot can help keep the fashion critics at bay, while also adding to your winter, spring and fall wardrobes. And who knows, with the whackadoo global temperatures we’ve been experiencing of late, a few extra pairs of boots strewn about could come in handy all year round. Here are five stylish boots for the current cold weather that you won't have to shove into the closet when things warm up.