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Shoes that are actually practical in Vancouver


If you haven’t heard, October 2016 was the rainiest month in Vancouver history. The 28 days of rain we experienced was kind of a bummer, but lets face it – wet weather is the norm here for fall/winter. It looks like that rain is here to stay for awhile, so now is the time to think about investing in a pair of shoes that will actually keep your feet dry. Nothing is as miserable as having wet socks all day, so check out our list of shoes that are actually practical in Vancouver:


Waterproof Heels


These waterproof suede heels from Arvida seem too good to be true, but they’re guaranteed!

Work Boots

work boot kodiak

These Kodiak waterproof work boots come in a variety of colours and will keep your feet toasty with a Thinsulate lining.


classic sorel boots

Get that classic Canadian look or go for something a little more subtle.



These are really just more fashionable, waterproof Uggs. You’re welcome.



The classic rain boot is always a popular choice in Vancouver. Try the original tall version or a short Chelsea boot.

Shoe Spray

best shoe spray

If you happen to reject all practical footwear in the name of fashion, at least do yourself (and your shoes) a favor by going for the best shoe spray around.

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