Don't be fooled by this lace-up's gentlemanly made-in-Italy demeanor – it's a worker, too. With its heavy-duty lug sole, it stood up to rough stomping on the snowy trail. Above the rubber layer, a rich vachetta leather outer, rawhide laces, austere leather lining, and metal grommets make this Ralph Lauren specimen an old-world boot in many ways. [$695; ralphlauren.com]