A pair of snow boots is amongst the 'must haves' in your winter wardrobe. Yes, while you add all that warm and waterproof winter gear to the wardrobe, these boots can't be missed out, right? These are specially designed to be used in snow and most often in wet conditions as well. Remember that the use of this footwear is not restricted till walking, but you can find specially designed ones for various other activities, such as playing and hiking as well. Well, let's know more about what are these and how to find best ones for kids, toddlers, men, and women.
Boots for Snow
Firstly, let us tell you that snow and winter boots are not the same. Even though the latter have insulation for coldest weather conditions, they are not suitable to be used in snow. Using one can surely lead to cold feet, no matter how great an insulation it has. So, a pair is specially designed for use in snow as well as wet conditions. Well, here wet means, deep piles of slushy snow along with the fresh snow fall.
Features to Look For
These boots must basically have 100% rubber, thicker, and rugged soles offering complete waterproof base. Well, that also adds to the ease of cleaning them. Any other waterproof material might also be used instead of rubber for the soles.
The upper part of these boots is usually made of leather or a mix of nylon and leather. Suede ones which are made of treated suede can be commonly found in this section. The seams on all the sides of boots are sealed to offer perfect insulation. Some might have taped seams that too help proper insulation and protection from moisture. It can also consist of velcro belts, trendy lace, or cool zips to offer the best fit. Drawstring closure or trendy horizontal belts at the top of boots, that help keep snow out and add warmth, are also popularly seen in such boots.
Another feature is the height of boots. The height must be good so that snow does not come over your boots. Basically, the ones for men must at least be extended above the hem of their pants. While shopping for toddlers, men, or women you must check out the knee-high ones or at least those of a height up to the mid-calf. We are sure that you will find a wide variety in such boots.
You can find these boots in almost all colors. Yes, the designer pieces that you would like to flaunt are also available in these. Variety in prints are huge and the outer material is often given a trendy touch. Most of them have a fleece collar or cuff at the top that adds a style element to them.
Well, if you are still wondering whether you can find a perfect mix of 'comfort ' and 'style' in these boots, then we are sure that you have not yet browsed through the images available in the market. No matter how stylish your outfit is, you can definitely find a complimenting pair to rightly spice up your attire. So, while you rework your wardrobe to add in the latest winter wear, make sure you do pick a pair or two of the boots from the shelves.