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Pokeboo Packable Rain Boots

Pokeboo Packable Rain Boots

Form and function rule with the Good Design Award-winning Packable Rubber Rain Boots by Japan’s Pokeboo. Made from flexible natural rubber, the boots are thin and lightweight with a durable synthetic rubber sole and drawstring top to keep out rain and bugs. They neatly fit into/onto a backpack with its carabiner pouch.

LaCrosse Aero Timber Top Duck Boots

LaCrosse Aero Timber Top Duck Boots

How do you improve the original duck boot? Make it warmer and more flexible by replacing the traditional rubber shell with waterproof AeroForm polyurethane so it doesn’t transfer cold. Coupled with a water-resistant, full-grain leather upper and heavy-traction soles, the LaCrosse Aero Timber Top is built for slushy, muddy tasks.

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Danner Arctic 600 Side-Zip

Danner Arctic 600 Side-Zip

Snow and ice have met their match with Danner’s gorgeous suede hiking boot. Built for men and women, it outfits the popular Mountain 600 collection with a high top and cold-weather tech: Vibram’s Arctic Grip and Ice Trek rubber compounds for traction, plus Primaloft Gold insulation, a waterproof zipper, and a Danner Dry waterproof membrane.

Chrome Storm 415 Workboot

Chrome Storm 415 Workboot

Chrome’s understated and comfortable workboot is designed to keep your feet dry when stormy weather hits. It’s got a full-grain leather upper, a vulcanized rubber sole, an impact-resistant footbed, and a waterproof membrane to keep the wet stuff out all day long.

Timberland x Spongebob WP Boot

Timberland x Spongebob WP Boot

Following on the heels of Nike’s SpongeBob x Kyrie team-up, Timberland’s limited edition salutes 20 years of SpongeBob SquarePants. Available in black and bright blue, the boots feature a bespeckled SpongeBob, Patrick Star, and the evil Plankton, with leather uppers, PrimaLoft insulation, and rubber lug outsoles.

How Dr. Martens Are Made

How Dr. Martens Are Made

Insider visited Dr. Martens’ only shoe factory in the UK to give us a peek at how the company makes its famously tough-as-nails shoes and boots. The factory employs 50 people, who make about 100,000 pairs every year.

Bòtann Waterproof Boots

Bòtann Waterproof Boots

The Bòtann is a stylish and comfortable take on wellies, or waterproof boots. It has a mid-cut silhouette, a neoprene lining for warmth, a heel seal and loop for quick access and removal, a chunky outsole, and a rubber shell that makes it waterproof from top to bottom.

Sanuk Puff N Chill Boots

Sanuk Puff N Chill Boots

Sanuk’s soft and low boots will your feet warm and comfortable after a long day at work or for a long day of chilling. They have a puffy jacket upper, faux shearling liners, foam footbeds, sawtooth sole and an easy entry heel. Also available in women’s and youth sizes.

Nike ACG Ruckel Ridge

Nike ACG Ruckel Ridge

Nike ACG’s upcoming sneaker boot combines modern tech with ’90s color. It has a Flyknit collar for comfort, a speed-lacing system for ease of use, as well as a debris guard on the midsole and an outsole designed to improve traction on various terrain.

Maharishi Maha Tabi Boots

Maharishi Maha Tabi Boots

Maharishi’s take on the jika-tabi, which are traditional Japanese boots that have a split toe. They hug the feet and provide a barefoot feel. The Maha Tabi has adjustable hook fasteners and come with a Jason Markk cleaning kit. Available in white or black.

Ecco Exostrike Boots

Ecco Exostrike Boots

Ecco’s upcoming Exostrike sneaker boots are made from a combination of Dyneema fiber and leather. The result is an upper that’s thin, soft, and smooth yet is five times more resistant to tearing than normal leather. The shoe drops 4/11/18.

Duke & Dexter Chelsea Boots 2.0

Duke & Dexter Chelsea Boots 2.0

Duke & Dexter’s new boots add a twist to the classic silhouette by adding camouflage patterns on the elastic side panels. The boots are handmade in England using Northampton suede. Available in two colors, and another one with plain white side panels.

Cole Haan Zerogrand Hiker Boot

Cole Haan Zerogrand Hiker Boot

Cole Haan applies its light and cushy Zerogrand outsole to the traditional hiking boot. The Zerogrand Hiker Boot has a water-resistant leather upper and an EVA midsole. Available in seven colorways.

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Forsake Driggs Winter Sneaker

Forsake Driggs Winter Sneaker

Can’t bear to give up your high tops when there’s snow and ice on the ground? This urbane suede offering from Forsake offers a lightweight, athletic fit with seam sealed waterproof construction, so you don’t have to wear your heavy, stanky boots. You’re welcome.

Danner x Filson Grouse Boot

Danner x Filson Grouse Boot

Danner teamed up with fellow outdoor gear maker Filson to make an even tougher version of its Grouse hunting boot. The shoe’s upper is made of leather and Filson’s oil-coated canvas, with Gore-Tex lining to ensure maximum waterproofing and abrasion-resistance.

Nike Special Field Air Force 1 High

Nike Special Field Air Force 1 High

Nike celebrates the Air Force 1’s 35th anniversary with a continuation of the silhouette’s Special Field Boot mashup. The casual military shoe takes an even more street wear turn, with a high cut profile and laces that can be arranged in a variety of ways.

Heavy Wool Survival Moccasin

Heavy Wool Survival Moccasin

As they say on Game of Thrones, “winter is coming.” Always be prepared for the cold with The Hill-Side’s handmade boots, based on the design of a 1950’s US Air Force survival kit mocc boot. Made from warm wool felt, with a rubber outsole, and a versatile rope lace system.

Red Wing Irish Setter Boots

Red Wing Irish Setter Boots

Red Wing Heritage’s Irish Setter series are based on the 954, the predecessor of Red Wing’s 877 signature boot. The Moc and the Pecos bear the 954’s distinctive color, and have been constructed partly with materials, machines and methods from the 1950’s.

Best Boots for Commuters

Best Boots for Commuters

Boots are almost certainly the most useful footwear. They protect your feet and ankles from dirt, mud, and water, and can provide the traction and support you need for varied terrain. If you’re looking for boots you can wear on a daily basis, check out Everyday Carry’s picks.

Hender Scheme Not Army Boots

Hender Scheme Not Army Boots

We’re not soldiers, and there’s no reason for war. As part of its 2017 fall/winter collection, avant garde leather shoe maker Hender Scheme started with the combat boot and stripped away much of its functionality.

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Ridgemont Outback II Boot

Ridgemont Outback II Boot

A versatile boot that goes from everyday shoe to rugged hiker. It’s made from waxed full-grain, waterproofed leather, waxed cotton canvas, and has a durable 100% rubber vulcanized lug outsole. Available in auburn/red, black/grey, black/burgundy, and brown/olive colorways.

Nike SF-AF1 Mid QS

Nike SF-AF1 Mid QS

The latest version of the Special Field and Air Force 1 mashup is a mid-cut shoe with an upper that’s partly made of ballistic nylon with a tiger camo pattern and military type print. It also has heel zippers to make it easier to take off.

Under Armour Newell Ridge Boots

Under Armour Newell Ridge Boots

Under Armour’s new hiking boots are handsome enough to wear on level ground. But they’re not all bark. They’ve got a lightweight textile upper with a Gore-Tex membrane, a foam overlay for a snug fit, a foam insole, dual density EVA midsole, and a Michelin outsole.

Dr. Martens x Beavis & Butthead

Dr. Martens x Beavis & Butthead

Mike Judge’s heavy metal doofuses grace Doc Marten’s signature Pascal 8-eye boot. One pair has a white and black colorway, while the other one is in blue and black. A leather backpack and a t-shirt round out the collection.

Po-Zu x Star Wars Shoes

Po-Zu x Star Wars Shoes

Ethical shoemaker Po-Zu will be releasing a line of officially licensed replicas of Star Wars character footwear. And at least one pair of feet. Dropping 8/2017, the first batch consists of Rey’s boots, Finn’s boots, Poe Dameron’s boots, Resistance sneakers and Wookiee feet.

Bluprint Laguna Boot

Bluprint Laguna Boot

Satisfied customers swear that Bluprint’s all around boots are as comfortable as modern running shoes. Like other Bluprint footwear, the Laguna has a memory foam cushions, EVA midsole and a shape that gently hugs your feet.

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