ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Men's Guide to Women's Fashion: Boots Edition

Updated on February 15, 2015
Jeannieinabottle profile image

Jeannie has been writing online for over 8 years. She covers a wide variety of topics—anything from hamsters to office work.

Source

Boots and the Women That Love Them

You may have noticed boots are the "in" thing going and have been for quite some time. This is especially the case during the colder seasons. I've even seen a few women break out the boots even when it is too hot. I file that in the same category as people wearing shorts and t-shirts out in public when it is 10 degrees outside. Just stick to the season, people!

For you guys, you may be wondering why some women go crazy over boots. Perhaps you even have a wife or girlfriend that obsesses over having the perfect boots for any moment. Since I am a female that loves boots, I am here to help you understand the reasons why women love boots and what us gals are talking about when we use certain terms.

Reasons Why Boots Are So Loved

Mind you, I realize all women are different and we enjoy boots for different reasons. However, there are some pretty basic reasons why many women do love boots. For you guys that are tired of shoe shopping for boots, please have a little patience. Here are some reasons women love them:

A) It's cold outside. It is a pretty basic need. Some gals are just freezing and need to stay warm.

B) It is fashionable. Now, I've never been one to do something just to be in style, but if you like something that is in style, why not embrace it?

C) Some boots are comfortable. Have you ever worn Uggs or a low-budget version of them? It is like having a bunch of small, warm, furry animals snuggling your feet all day. Yeah, I know you are jealous now.

D) Some boots are sexy. It has been my experience for every woman that loves boots, there is a man that is equally in love with watching women wear boots.

Source

Most Popular Boots You See Women Wearing

So now that we've established most women enjoy wearing boots, let's talk about the type of boots you are likely to see women wearing.

Riding Boots

Riding boots - they are not just for riding horses anymore! Riding boots are tall, tight boots that go to your knees. Typically they do not have high heels, which is what makes them so comfortable. In general, they are worn best with leggings, skirts, or dresses. There was a time when women did not wear that type of thing to work, but I've seen some women manage to dress up their riding boots with a nice skirt and blazer. As long as the whole thing matches, it usually works out OK.

Uggs or "Fuggs" (fake Uggs)

Uggs are technically a brand, but people often use that term to describe the sheepskin, fuzzy boots that you often see women wearing. There was a time when we were told Uggs were out of style. Funny thing is, women revolted and we all refused to listen to it. Uggs are warm, fuzzy, and wonderful. They are like walking on clouds. You can't expect women just to give that up without a fight. So here we are years later... everyone I know that ever wore Uggs or fake version of them are STILL wearing them. Good luck prying those things off our feet... even if guys and trendy folks hate them.

Cowboy (or Cowgirl) Boots

Even if you don't live in Texas, you can still wear cowgirl boots. Women like to wear them with skinny jeans. They are even more delightful if you find a pair with some cute patterns stitched into them. Guys, don't judge the ladies when they wear cowgirl boots to the mall and not the ranch. The cowgirl look is in style right now and many gals from a variety of backgrounds are enjoying the look.

Rain Boots

Yeah, who would have guessed a practical look like rain boots would be stylish, but they are cool in a big way now. When it comes to rain boots, the brighter and more ridiculous, the better! I currently have leopard print rain boots, but in the past, I did have white and black plaid. As far as I can tell, there is no such thing as too outrageous when it comes to rain boots. So don't worry, guys. Just because our boots might look a little outlandish does not mean it is not a good look. Look around at some other gals, and you might find that many women are wearing rain boots, not just to keep our feet dry, but to look stylish as well.

Source

I hope this hub helps you guys that are walking through a sea of discarded boots in your living room or bedroom. Sure, you may be married or dating a gal that has one pair of boots and she is perfectly content with them. But if your lady has 20 pairs, I hope you have a better understanding why she does. There are just so many styles, colors, and uses I have not even been able to cover in this hub.

If you still can't get on board with the look, maybe one day when no one is around, check out some of the larger sizes of Uggs at a store and try a pair on. Once you do, you will completely understand.


Copyright ©2015 Jeannieinabottle


Comments

Submit a Comment

No comments yet.

working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)