The weather in D.C. is truly terrible. It’s that spitting, wet, not-quite-rain/not-quite-snow that defines Washington winters. And one of the questions that I always receive when the weather turns like this is “What kind of shoes do you wear on your morning commute?”
Sometimes, I wear Wellies, but if I can’t be seen carrying rubber boots around, I give my leather tall boots a good coat of Frye weatherproof spray and wear those with wool socks. I can usually get away with it if I’m wearing very opaque black tights and a structured dress. Here are a few options.