The Lug Sole

The rubber sole is not new to the fashion world but it is back with a vengeance this fall. Known for its durability and comfort, shoe designers are taking lug soles to new heights. We are seeing everything from tall boots to oxford style and everything in between at our retailers this season. An added bonus is that lug soles add interest to any outfit. We picked out 10 of our favorite styles at retailers like Steve Madden and Journeys.

Steve Madden

Sebastian Navy Multi– $89.95

Lug sole and tweed fabric- what’s not to love? This cute oxford-style shoe is perfect to pair with jeans or a preppy miniskirt.


Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star Lugged Winter 2.0 Boot– $109.99

These winterized Chucks feature a sneaker-boot silhouette made with waterproof leather uppers, fleece linings, memory foam footbeds, and rubber lug soles with opposing lug directions for premium traction


Circus by Sam Edelman Darielle Lug Sole Chelsea Booties– $69.30

An eye-catching lug sole adds an edgy touch to these trendy Darielle Chelsea booties from Circus by Sam Edelman. Trendy and functional and will keep your look on-point all season long.

Steve Madden

Wayde Tan Leather Boot– $189.95

Equipped with a chunky treaded sole and elastic goring, the WAYDE boot tackles any terrain with ease while offering a flexible fit. Utility footwear has never been chicer!


Timberland Lana Point Boot– $139.99

Raise the bar on chic style this season with the new Lana Point Boot by Timberland!

Forever 21

Lug-Sole Combat Boots– $34.99

A pair of faux leather combat boots featuring lace-up closure through burnished grommets, round toe, low platform, and a lug sole. These boots look adorable when paired with a plaid mini-skirt!

Steve Madden

Lando Pink Leather– $99.95

The traditional loafer has gotten chunky this season. And we mean chunky in a positive sense! Take your fashion to new heights with these preppy pink loafers that look great and make walking a dream.

Lizard Thicket

Remi Sock Boots– $54.50

Comfortable and ready for everyday wear. The Remi Sock Boots are fall’s perfect accessory!

Steve Madden

Jamisyn Brown Nubuck– $99.95

The Jamisyn boot’s prototypical proportions and time-tested details make for a style with endless appeal. Look no further than this lug-soled leather lace-up for footwear that’ll pair perfectly with military, punk, and grunge looks alike.  

Steve Madden

Pieper Black– $129.95

The Pieper Black boot is your go-to boot this fall. Simply put- it goes with everything. An added bonus is that it is water-resistant!

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