The 40 Best Boots for Men

“These boots are made for walking“ sang Nancy Sinatra. But, the world of boots is vast, with many different types and styles. You can easily get lost if you don’t know what you are looking for exactly. We are here to help you with that.

This is a list of the top 40 best boots that are currently on the market. It is Curated and reviewed specifically for men in mind. Depending on your needs, we will go through various styles so that, by the end of the list, you’ll be ready to make a choice about what you need, what style you like, and what boot you like best. It’s also a great way to see the different styles of boots.

Chelsea Boots

Chelsea boots were born in England in the mid-19th century. These boots were incredibly popular during the ’60s in the mod scene, and even the Beatles wore them. Recently, they are making a much-needed comeback. They are easily recognized by the fact they are very slim, can be easily slipped on, and feature elastic side panels.

Crevo Men's Denham Chelsea Boot
Crevo Men’s Denham Chelsea Boot

We will start this list with the Chelsea boots model from Crevo. These 100% leather boots are available in 4 colors: black, and various shades of brown. The Denham model features a synthetic sole with a shaft that’s 5.75 inches from the arch. The boot’s opening is approximately 10.25 inches. For comfort, it has a rear pull loop , goring side panels, and a memory foam sock. The outsole is flexible and doesn’t slip. These boots are for men with a sense of style.

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Steve Madden Men's Highline
Steve Madden Men’s Highline

These boots will make you stand out like no other. Made out of high-quality suede, they plead for your attention and offer much in return. They are an interesting combination of modern and classic styles. The sole is synthetic with a shaft that measures 5 inches from the arch. The boot opening is set to the standard of 10.25 inches. These boots are available in 5 colors: gray, taupe, black, navy, and sand suede. If you are looking for an interesting new look, these boots are something to consider.

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Calvin Klein Men's Alixander Chelsea Boot
Calvin Klein Men’s Alixander Chelsea Boot

These extremely stylish looking boots are made out of leather. They feature double stretch gore and a synthetic sole. The measurements are 9.75 inches for the boot opening and the shaft is 5 inches from the arch. You can choose between these colors: black, brown, and dark blue. They offer the perfect combination of style and substance and are ideal for a more formal setting, such as a banquet.

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Santimon Chelsea Boots Men Suede
Santimon Chelsea Boots Men Suede

Santimon’s Chelsea boots are made out of suede leather, which guarantees that they will be comfortable and keep their shape while also being quite soft. The boots are also breathable and feature a Cork footbed and an Eva comfort strip, which is something like memory foam. The sole is made out of rubber with a heel that measures 1 inch. They’re the Ideal boots for gentlemen. The colors available include brown, black, and gray.

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GM GOLAIMAN Chelsea Boots Slip On
GM GOLAIMAN Chelsea Boots Slip On

With a fairly low price, these handmade slip-on boots are among the least expensive, but still well worth considering. Comfort is provided with high-quality suede leather that is also soft and breathable. Your feet will be grateful to you thanks to the memory foam insole that also has arch support. The outsole is skid-proof, which gives you a high level of stability. You can choose from 10 different colors, so you’re sure find one you like.

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Steve Madden Men's Native
Steve Madden Men’s Native

Steve Madden’s Native model looks very classy and is made out of 100% leather. The sole is synthetic and has a shaft that measures 4.5 inches from the arch. The boot opening is around 9.75 inches. The Native is available in black and tan colors, and are guaranteed to draw positive attention to you. These boots are for fine gentlemen only.

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Calvin Klein Men's Christoff Epi Leather
Calvin Klein Men’s Christoff Epi Leather

If you are looking for all-out badass boots, look no further than Calvin Klein’s Christoff Epi. These boots are made out of high-quality leather that is textured, which makes them more durable and easier to clean. They also feature a synthetic sole and double gore. The shaft measures 5.25 inches and the boot opening is 9.5 inches. You can often find these boots on sale at a 40% discount, which, at that reduced price, makes them as an offer you can’t refuse.

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La Milano Men’s Leather Strap Chelsea Boots
La Milano Men’s Leather Strap Chelsea Boots

La Milano offers stylish Chelsea boots at an affordable price. These men’s dress shoes offer Comfort Tech+ technology, a 3-layer insole that is guaranteed to bring comfort. Layer 1 is a memory foam in-sock, layer 2 is a latex in-sock, and layer 3 is a latex heel cushion. These boots are designed to slip-on easily and to fit perfectly, thanks to the side zipper and elastic goring. The stylish look is achieved with genuine leather that is of premium quality along with a twin buckle design. These boots are also very durable. They provide a classic and comfortable look that will never let you down.

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Ankle Boots

Think of Ankle boots as Chelsea boots’ cooler cousin. Ankle boots have been in style since the beginning of the 19th century, and they are not going anywhere anytime soon. These are the most popular fashion boots that are a beloved trademark of many rock stars. Instead of elastic panels, these boots ensure a secure fit through the use of straps or zippers.

Skechers USA Men's Blaine Orsen
Skechers USA Men’s Blaine Orsen

The Skechers brand is famous for making boots that look unlike anything you have ever seen, and this model is no exception. The Blaine Orsen boots have an appealing, rugged look. They are 100% made out of leather and have a high-quality rubber sole. They also feature concealed goring panels, so you won’t have trouble putting them on. They’re available in dark brown and black. These boots are for those who dare to be different.

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Ferro Aldo Sterling MFA606325
Ferro Aldo Sterling MFA606325

Here we have another pair of classy boots. They are handcrafted with top tier synthetic leather that adds to durability, breathability, water-resistance. For reinforcement, this model also has elastic fibers and a heel spine. The interior is padded with a 3-layered sole that gives you additional comfort and flexibility. The Sterlings are available in black, brown, and gray. At their low price, these are excellent budget-friendly ankle boots.

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Calvin Klein Men's Beck Leather Boot
Calvin Klein Men’s Beck Leather Boot

Calvin Klein strikes again with yet another top-tier amazing product. The men’s Beck boots are 100% made out of leather and have a synthetic sole. The boot opening is measured at 10 inches, and the shaft stands at 5. This visually stunning model comes only in black and will help you command the respect of the crowd without even uttering a word.

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PARTY Men’s Ankle Casual
PARTY Men’s Ankle Casual

At such a low price, the PARTY men’s ankle boots are the least expensive one on the list. Premium leather is used to achieve solid durability and breathability. For easy slip-in, they have an elastic side panel. These boots offer versatility and can be worn at both formal and casual gatherings. For comfort, they have a lightly padded insole and a rubber outsole. They’re available in black, brown, and dark brown. You will be impressed by how good they are.

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Wingtip Boots

The roots to these boots can be traced back to Scotland and Ireland, where they were designed using untanned hide. The wingtip style of boots is easily identifiable by the stunning decorative perforations they feature. They can also be successfully worn in a formal and casual context, which is one of their biggest strength.

Men's Chukka Wingtip Oxford Boot
Men’s Chukka Wingtip Oxford Boot

With its classical look, GM GOLAIMAN’s chukka boots are designed for people who appreciate a retro style. These ankle boots are made with animal-friendly leather that is both breathable and soft. For comfort, the insole is made out of memory foam that also offers arc support. These boots are extremely durable thanks to the skid-proof TPR+ outsole, which is also quite soft to the touch. They are handmade and high-quality. They’re great for anything from motorcycling to hiking to combat training.

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Thursday Boot Company Captain Men's
Thursday Boot Company Captain Men’s

These sharp-looking wingtip boots are for those of us with deeper pockets. Rest assured, you will be protected from the weather thanks to the WeatherSafe suede. The rubber soles are studded with high-quality material, which gives them extra grip on whatever surface you stand. These boots also feature speed-hook eyelets, lace-up vamp, and wax laces.

Day-to-day comfort is easily achieved thanks to the EVA comfort strips that shape according to your foot. These boots are available in the following colors: black, dark olive, brown, and Thursday Brandy. Being fully handcrafted, these boots combine sophistication with style.

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Allen Edmonds Men's Dalton
Allen Edmonds Men’s Dalton

Allen Edmonds Men’s Dalton wingtip boots are among the finest boots available. Designed like a piece of art, they feature a medallion and brogue perforations. They are made of premium calfskin leather and orange lining. The sole is double leathered, with a heel that stands at 1.25 inches from the ground. For reinforcement, they have a strengthened pull tab.

These boots are extremely durable and offer 360-degree welted construction. They’re available in black, dark brown, and light brown. With these boots, Allen Edmonds firmly cemented themselves as a top-of-the-line boot-producing company.

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Thursday Boot Company President Men’s
Thursday Boot Company President Men’s

The first thing you notice on the President boots is that they have a true-and-tested design that will never go out of style. They are handcrafted, which means that total attention is put on every single pair to bring you a boot of the highest quality. These are 100% leather boots with a beautiful finish, soft interior lining, and premium cotton laces that are also flat waxed.

The EVA comfort strip is designed to form to your feet over time, guaranteeing your comfort. The Goodyear welt construction means that they will be re-soleable and completely weather-resistant. You cannot go wrong with these Thursday boots.

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Metrocharm ML-1003
Metrocharm ML-1003

Metrocharm’s wingtip boots offer you style and good quality at a fairly reasonable price. They are made from cow leather and have a standard rubber outsole. The stacked heel is 1.25 inches high. They come in navy blue and cognac brown. They’re great for both parties and formal occasions.

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STACY ADAMS Men's Madison II
STACY ADAMS Men’s Madison II

For stability, the boots feature a lace-up front with hook clasps. They will make you the center of attention thanks to the mixed cognac multicolor finish and the fact they are filled with classic brogue details. These wingtip boots are made fully from leather, including the insole and linings. For comfort, the insole is cushioned. You will be safe from wet weather thanks to the Goodyear welted construction, which won’t let even a droplet of water pass through it. Overall, the Madison II is a solid choice.

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Massimo Matteo Men’s Perf Wing Boot
Massimo Matteo Men’s Perf Wing Boot

These Perf Wing boot will make you feel like a gentleman. The outside is made out of soft, pebbled leather. The boots are durable and have cord laces that are reinforced with a hook clasp. The insole offers a footbed that is lightly padded and a soft lining made out of leather that provides a high-level of comfort. They’re available in dark brown, light brown, and black.

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STACY ADAMS Men's Iverson
STACY ADAMS Men’s Iverson

Wear Stacy Adams boots, and people will know you mean business. Visually, the Iverson boots look sharp thanks to the black color that also commands respect. The classic style means these boots have perf detail and are very easy to put on. Their high-level comfort is achieved with a footbed that is fully cushioned and features shock absorption. The sole is synthetic. The distance from shaft to arch is 5 inches, and the boot opening is 10.5 inches. The Iverson Wingtips will fit you well, and when you get home, you will contemplate not taking them off.

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Chukka (Desert) Boots

These casual, fully leathered boots were first worn by British soldiers in Africa (hence, the name). During the second part of the 20th century, they became famous outside of the military and are still held in high regard. These are versatile boots that can be worn in various contexts.

Clarks Men's Bushacre 2
Clarks Men’s Bushacre 2

The Bushacre 2 is actually a collection of various chukka boot finishes. You can choose between boots made out of suede, waxy, and soft leather. The sole is made out of crepe. The shaft to arch distance is 4.5 inches, and the heel measures 1 inch with a 0.25-inch platform. The Bushacre 2 is available in more than 30 colors, so you will definitely find one that suits you. They’re ideal for the everyday look.

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BRUNO MARC NEW YORK Men’s Classic

The guys at Bruno Marc don’t mess with a formula that is working, so these boots reflect a classic style. They’re made out of a rougher suede leather and have a manmade sole. They feature a midsole stripe and a front, lace-up closure. The heel measures 1 inch, including a platform that stands at 0.5 inches. The elastic panel design is there for easy slip-on convenience. The outsole is non-skid, which gives you more stability. The footbed is cushioned and adds to your comfort.

Some of the colors you can choose from are black, camel, navy, gray, tan, and brown. These boots are proof that elegance can also be achieved on a budget price.

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Kenneth Cole REACTION
Kenneth Cole REACTION

Designed for men on the go, these boots will make you look as sharp as possible. The Reaction by Kenneth Cole features a flex rubber sole for quick slip-in ease. These are durable shoes that are 100% made out of suede. A rubber sole is there to give you extra grip while walking. The profile is low-cut and features 3 eyelets and a lace-up closure to ensure a good fit. The insole is cushioned and gives decent comfort to your feet.

The high-quality stitch-out construction brings an extra level of support to the boot. The midsole has a contrast stripe. With over 10 colors on the pallete, there’s a good chance you will find one that suits your style.

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Dr. Martens Men's Cabrillo
Dr. Martens Men’s Cabrillo

Dr. Martens are famous for giving a new spin to their models, mixing old-school with modern urban style. Here. we have a hip looking chukka boot that will appeal even to younger generations. The desert boot has a 2-eye design and is made out of leather with a synthetic sole that is slip-resistant. The air cushion will make your feet feel happy and secured. Another plus is that these boots are easy to clean. The Cabrillos are available in black and brown.

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UGG Men's Leighton Waterproof
UGG Men’s Leighton Waterproof

The UGG men’s Leighton chukka boots are 100% made out of leather. This is a new version of their most popular desert boot, updated to be waterproof. The trademarked enerG Comfort System brings supreme cushioning and a flexible, additional insole layer. The rubber outsole is finished with crepe, making it street-ready. You can choose the Leightons in one of these 4 colors: chestnut, black, slate, and grizzly.

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Steve Madden Men's Harken
Steve Madden Men’s Harken

This classy model is 100% made out of leather with a synthetic sole. The textile lining finely complements the distressed finish and blind-eyelet lacing to produce a solid, casual chukka boot. The shaft to arch measures 3.5 inches with a heel set at 1 inch. The Steve Madden’s Harken boots are available in black, cognac, gray, and tan. We recommend them  for more formal occasions.

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Timberland Men's EK Brook Park
Timberland Men’s EK Brook Park

The EK Brook is one of the more conservative models on our list. It comes from Timberland, which has an excellent reputation for their footwear. This is a premium model, completely made out of premium leather. The laces are made out of high-quality cotton, the lining from recycled plastic bottles, and the outsole from recycled rubber, making this boot very environmentally friendly. The outsole also has a unique design for superior traction, and anti-fatigue technology brings all-day comfort. This high-end model is available in smooth black and brown.

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12 Best Chukka Boots for Men

Hiking Boots

For those of us with a more adventurous spirit, here is a list of the best hiking boots currently on the market. They will protect you from the weather and give you confidence in the otherwise unpredictable world of nature.

Salomon Men's X Ultra 3 Hiking Boot

Salomon Men’s X Ultra Hiking Boot

If you are an experienced and regular hiker, you might invest your money in a high-end model, such as Salomon’s X Ultra 3. This is a top-of-the-line hiking shoe that utilizes Descent Control technology for easier descents. The combination of mesh and leather with a GORE-TEX technology will completely protect you from all weather conditions while also letting your feet breathe.

The sensifit feature is there to give you comfort with a customized fit. The Advanced Chassis with foam cushion connects to the sole and helps stabilize your heel. The sole has a combination of two strategically placed types of rubber that give you more control with an intense surface grip. They also have a heel cap for additional protection. These are top-of-the-line boots that will bring you the best hiking experience currently possible.

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KEEN Men's Targhee II
KEEN Men’s Targhee II

KEEN’s Targhee 2 is made out of 100% waterproof nubuck leather that is also breathable. Your comfort is achieved with arch support and quality cushioning. A stability shank is placed outside in case you encounter uneven terrain, and the easy-on heel pull keeps your heel secure. The tongue and collar are both padded, and the outsole features a lug pattern for higher traction. Overall, these are high-quality hiking boots that deliver on all accounts.

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Merrell Men's Moab 2
Merrell Men’s Moab 2

The Moab 2 (standing for mother of all boots) is built as a combination of suede leather and mesh, which makes them both breathable and durable. The Vibram TC5 outsole is synthetic and designed to provide great grip. The Merrell air cushion, located in the heel, absorbs shock, and the boots are also waterproof. Stability and comfort are easily achieved with an EVA midsole and a contoured footbed. The Moab 2 also features a protective rubber toe cap, so go ahead, kick the rocks while you hike.

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Timberland Men's Mt. Maddsen
Timberland Men’s Mt. Maddsen

The Mt. Maddsen boots are another high-quality product from Timberland. They are designed with a combination of 100% full-grain leather and TFabric. As expected, these boots are completely waterproof, so there won’t be surprises walking through puddles. The tongue is fully gusseted and keeps out debris.

Comfort remains high all throughout the day with the B.S.F.P. Motion Efficiency system. This model also features torsional rigidity and an internal TPU shank. The EVA midsole provides lightweight cushioning as well as shock absorption.

The Mt. Maddsen boot is a combination of trail-ready performance and style that will leave you completely satisfied.

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Merrell Men's Moab 2 Vent
Merrell Men’s Moab 2 Vent

Just like the other Moab 2 model, these boots are a combination of suede leather and breathable mesh lining. The Vibram sole, however, provides you extra grip compared to the regular model. For stability, they have a molded nylon arch shank. These waterproof boots also have a foam tongue that keeps debris and moisture out.

The Merrell air cushion in the heel fulfills an important shock-absorbent function. The insole is comfortable and can be removed. These boots also have a rubber toe cap so that you don’t stub your digits. An EVA contoured footbed provides heel support and zonal arch.

The Moab 2 Vent is available in walnut, black night, and castle. They’re the perfect boots for the experienced hiker.

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Hi-Tec Men's Logan Waterproof
Hi-Tec Men’s Logan Waterproof

With the Logan model, Hi-Tec offers solid, lightweight hiking boots at an affordable price. The combination of suede leather and mesh fabric guarantees durability, breathability, and weather protection. The shaft to arch distance is 4.5 inches.

To ensure a good fit, this model uses ghillie-style lacing and rustproof hardware. The rubber sole offers multi-directional traction for higher stability, and the resistant sock liner gives you high comfort and compression.

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Columbia Men’s Newton Ridge Plus II
Columbia Men’s Newton Ridge Plus II

Columbia’s Ridge Plus 2 have a premium feel due to their high-quality full-grain leather and synthetic material. The boot is completely waterproof and has a durable tongue for breathability. The Techlite lightweight midsole gives you everlasting comfort with superior cushioning, and the rubber sole features Omni-Grip traction, helping you not to slip and hurt yourself on the trail.

All of this, along with the lace-up closure that gives you an adjustable fit, makes it easy to see why this lightweight model is such a best seller.

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Looking for our full list? See here:
27 Best Waterproof Hiking Boots for Men

Hunting Boots

You love hunting but don’t have adequate boots? The following entries will acquaint you with the top-of-the-line, technically advanced models that will help get you ready for all your hunting expeditions.

LaCrosse Men's Alphaburly
LaCrosse Men’s Alphaburly

These premium hunting boots are a combination of 100% neoprene and hand-laid quality rubber. This combination brings you waterproof, flexible, and scent-free comfort. For increased air circulation, they have an embossed liner, which is also quick to dry and wicks moisture.

A Neoprene core wraps the calf and foot, giving you additional comfort. The shaft to arch distance is set to 16 inches. Rest assured the boots will fit perfectly, thanks to the adjustable rear gusset. A shank is included under the arch for better support. The footbed has extra cushioning and can be removed.

You can choose between an insulated and non-insulated outsole, each of which is designed to perform the best in different conditions. The bottom tread pattern helps with stability and gives you traction to move safely through demanding terrain. No matter the conditions, these hunting boots will offer you the best protection.

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Irish Setter Men's Vaprtrek
Irish Setter Men’s Vaprtrek

Irish Setter’s Vaprtrek is another high-end hiking boot. This is a full-grain leather model with a shaft that is 7 inches from the arch. The weight of the boot is significantly reduced thanks to the RPM technology, while comfort, durability, and endurance remain intact.

Enhanced protection is achieved with the Armatec heel, and ScentBan is added to the material, killing bacteria that cause odors. This model also utilizes UltraDry construction, a combination of waterproof components, and an anti-moisture lining that will keep you safe from the elements.

The Vaprtrek is for those who don’t view hunting as a hobby but as a way of life.

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Muck Boots Woody Arctic Ice Extreme Conditions
Muck Boots Woody Arctic Ice Extreme Conditions

As the name suggests, these boots are designed to give you great performance on wet ice. They feature a top-of-the-line Vibram outsole that will give you an amazing grip and traction. The lug design is multi-directional and provides good stability on various terrains.

These boots are made out of 8-millimeter heavy-duty Neoprene, which is 100% waterproof and has a fantastic heat-retention property that is a must-have feature for extreme conditions. The Neoprene adjusts to your foot shape as well, guaranteeing your comfort. And speaking of extreme conditions, the thermal foam under the footbed will keep your feet nice and warm. These boots also come with a rear pull for easy slip-on action.

This is an excellent model for hikers who enjoy battling extreme conditions.

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LaCrosse Men’s Grange
LaCrosse Men’s Grange

These non-insulated rubber boots were originally introduced in 1957 and still hold up to this day, which is a testament to their quality. The Grange boots are made out of the ZXT rubber, which is famous for being scent-free and resistant to cracking. The rubber on the toe is multilayered, and there is also a ribbed vamp to add to the durability.

Your heel will be locked in place thanks to the Ankle-Fit, while top strap can be adjusted for comfort. The EVA insole guarantees that your feet will not grow tired after a hard day’s work.

The Grange is a classic hunting boot that will never go out of style.

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Work Boots

It is the unwritten rule that work boots should focus on durability and disregard style. The entries below are here to disprove that theory. These working boots will protect your feet with the utmost care, and do it with style.

Caterpillar Men's Second Shift
Caterpillar Men’s Second Shift

CAT’s Steel Toe work boot combines style with durability. This steel-toe boot is 100% made out of rugged leather and features a tongue with logos and a plush collar. They are breathable and offer a high level of comfort. For quick slip-on convenience, there is a speed lacing located at the shaft. For protection purposes, the outsole is slip-resistant. Support and stability are achieved with a steel shank. The PU sock liner is removable and makes your feet cozy.

The Second Shift boots are available in black, dark brown, tan, and honey colors. Visually stunning, these boots are proof that work boots can also be stylish without sacrificing durability.

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EVER BOOTS Tank
EVER BOOTS Tank

The TANK work boots are designed with 2-millimeter premium Nubuck leather. It provides a comfortable fit and plenty of durability. Your feet are kept warm and comfortable thanks to the insulated mesh lining. The shaft measures 7 inches from the arch and the Goodyear Welt Construction guarantees that you will be protected from bad weather.

The rubber sole is slip-resistant, and the Tank comes with a cushioned insole that can also be removed. Speed hooks are also included for easy wearing.

The Tank is available in dark brown and tan. This is an excellent and affordable work boot that you will be glad to own.

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