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Keep Feet Dry And Warm With Waterproof Winter Boots

Updated on November 16, 2009

Furry Winter Boots

A great winter boot to stay dry and warm!
A great winter boot to stay dry and warm!

Waterproof winter boots

Winter is can be cold and wet. Sometimes it's just cold, sometimes wet, and other times both. This time of year calls for a whole new wardrobe to deal with these conditions. Lucky for us we have just that.

Waterproof winter boots are specially made boots meant to do exactly what the name suggests, keep water out. They are also designed with the winter climate in mind so they have a good level of insulation to keep your feet warm. All of this is made possible with great evolutions in materials used to make the boots and shoes.

Why do we need winter boots? The first step is to consider your location and its climate. Perhaps you don't need them. Maybe you just need boots to keep your feet warm, or just dry? Some people need both. The need to keep dry is important for health reasons. If your feet get wet and stay that way for a long time mold or fungus can grow. Yeah, its gross. One thing to keep in mind is the difference between waterproof and water resistant. Waterproof means most, if not all, water can be kept out, while water resistant means that a little moisture will be repelled but excessive amounts will eventually penetrate.

Not all winter boots are made the same. Depending on where you live and the weather conditions there you may make different purchase choices. Rain boots and snow boots are not the same. They both serve a different function and are made with different materials and concepts in mind. And both of these will be different then comfort boots simply meant to keep your feet warm and give you comfort while you walk.

Function and purpose aside, the fun part when buying is going for what looks good. No one buys based on function alone. They look at color, design, style, size, construction, and other variables. This is where the modern world has really benefited fashion. Thanks to new ideas and inventions we now have a plethora of colors, feels, designs, and all that to choose from. Almost anything you can imagine as a boot, and they've got it, within practical reason of course. There is no better time to go boot shopping!


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      Kristen 6 years ago

      What brand and style of boot is that in the picture?? I love them!