I hadn’t had my Hunter boots for very long when I noticed a white, powder-looking coating. A quick Google search told me this phenomenon is called “blooming” and caused by the natural wax in the boot coming to the surface. Seems the two most popular methods to get rid of the bloom are olive oil… Continue reading TRY: Wax On, Wax Off
I love my Hunter boots but those suckers are a bit challenging to pull on and off. Great for rainy days in the city but for stomping around in the garden I found myself looking for something else. I found them in BOG boots. With a four-way stretch inner bootie these boots are comfort rated… Continue reading BOGS
Timberland Gavie Chukka
I’ve been on a two-month quest to find the perfect lace-up boot. I initially was looking for styles that were mid-calf without a zipper. After an exhausting search that didn’t yield the results I was looking for, I decided to reassess: was a mid-calf boot right for me? When I considered that an ankle length… Continue reading Timberland Gavie Chukka
Rain, Rain, Come Again!
I cannot over-emphasize how obsessed I am with these boots from L.L. Bean Signature. I have wanted a pair of these since my friend, J., showed up with them on a rainy day back in 1990. Classic. And, now available in limited quantities as part of their Fall preview. L.L. BEAN SIGNATURE Boot $149
Depressed (boots, that is)
Summer’s barely off to a start and we’re already looking towards Fall. One collection on our radar is the new Timberland Boot Company’s “Depression-chic” collection inspired by women who shaped and defined post-industrial America. Each shoe is handcrafted to look “well worn,” much like their counterparts in the acclaimed men’s collection. Post-applied details like a… Continue reading Depressed (boots, that is)