Tips of choosing winter boots just for you
19 Sep

Tips of choosing winter boots just for you

When it is time for winter again, it means it's time to start thinking about buying some warm clothes. If you are anything like me, shopping is more of a chore than a fun experience so any advice is welcome. Buying clothes for winter is also more difficult than for summer, simply because you need more clothes to keep you warm.

Quality winter boots are definitely the need of every person. They are timeless pieces, don't get out of the fashion easily and can be combined in many different ways. More than anything, the quality boot will keep you from the cold and damp in the winter months as an indispensable guardian of your health. While fashion experts allow wearing peep toe booties during the winter, warm and reliable boots will keep you from colds or even pneumonia, without taking anything from your charm. More than anything else, I seem to have a hard time picking shoes. In the winter time this usually means that I have to buy some warm shoes — or more likely boots. Because I didn't grow up in a cold climate I'm not well educated on which are the best boots to buy and why. So this article is a little guide I’ve prepared if you find yourself in the same shoes as me. No pun intended.

1). First of all, before considering the fashion statement you want to make, consider the practical aspects. What exactly do you need the boots for? Are you going hiking this winter? Perhaps you're going snow skiing. Or maybe you just need some nice, warm boots for getting around town in.

2). If you need something for hiking, skiing etc. This should be your priority over and above fashion. Hiking boots will need spikes and will have to be tough and durable. You don't want to slip and fall while you're in the middle of nowhere and you don't want your boots to start falling apart while you're on wet terrain. Get the right pair of boots and they could last for years. A good pair of hiking boots can take you a long way, although they might require a hefty initial outlay.

3). If you’re just looking for boots for getting around town, then you have more options. Your boots need not to be expensive or look like hiking boots, but it is still a good idea to find something waterproof and durable. It is also a good idea to get some boots with a grip built for icy conditions. Many times I’ve seen people slip over on city streets because their shoes couldn’t grip the ice on the pavement. This can end in disaster, although I’ve never seen anyone hurt themselves too badly slipping over on ice.

4). You should also consider what clothes you want to wear the boots with. Will you just need them for getting around in your smart casual weekend clothes? Or are you planning on wearing your boots to work in an office environment? Winter boots usually come in black and brown colours, so you shouldn't have too much trouble finding a pair that can be worn with almost anything. It is worth keeping in mind though as you don't want to end up with a pair of boots that don't match your winter wardrobe. Mou boots can meet your choice.

 

I hope these tips help you to select the right pair of boots for this winter. Remember — consider the practical and safety aspects first, and then focus on fashion.