The Best Boots for Christmas Gifts

The Best Boots for Christmas Gifts

Many people love Christmas as it is the perfect time of year to gift footwear that people wouldn’t normally buy for themselves, such as boots.


At Hirst Footwear, we have a variety of different boots to choose from this Christmas, ideal for a range of different recipients.


Are boots a good gift?

Yes, boots make a great gift for Christmas as they can practically be worn all year round, and they are extremely functional as well as being fashionable.


Boots don’t tend to be a common gift, meaning there’s little chance of accidentally giving a duplicate gift.


What styles of boots are trending right now?

There are a variety of different style of boots that are trending right now, including:


  • Western/Cowboy boots

  • Ankle boots

  • Knee high boots

  • Heeled boots

  • Fur lined boots

  • Leather boots


What to look for in a good quality pair of boots

One of the most important things to look for in a good quality pair of boots is comfort. You should look for quality materials such as leather and suede, as well as soft linings to help prevent blisters and keep your recipients feet comfortable all day.


The type of material is also important when it comes to choosing the specific style of boot. For example, if you are buying a walking boot, then you should look for waterproof or water resistant materials to help keep feet dry.


You should also be looking at the heels and sole of the boots. If they’re too small and thin, they’re unlikely to keep feet comfortable and supported.


Best boots for women

The Ladies Lotus Moyle Roll Down Leather Boots Warm Fur Lined Wide Fit Ankle Boots are a warm and comfortable pair of boots that are ideal for the British weather. These boots will keep their feet warm thanks to the faux shearling lining, as well as nice and dry due to the full leather uppers.

 

They also feature fashionable buckle detailing on the outside of the boot and half zip fastenings on the inside of the boots for easy on/off.

For the women in your life who love walking, the Hi-tec Ladies V-Lite Psych WP Dark Turquoise/Blue/Pink Waterproof Hiking Boots are a great choice. These boots are made with lightweight, waterproof recycled polyester uppers with breathable membranes to ensure feet stay dry.

 

The lightweight compression moulded EVA midsole provides great support and long term cushioning, while the rubber outsole reduces weight and provides excellent traction.

The Free Spirit Colorado Brown Leather Pull On Chelsea Dealer Ankle Boots are the perfect boots for Autumn and Winter fashion thanks to the tan coloured leather uppers and rounded toe.

 

These boots also come with a chunky neutral sole unit that is ideal for keeping feet lifted off the ground and preventing any slips or trips. They also feature double gusset sides, making them ideal for pairing with thicker socks.

The Muck Boot Women's Original Ankle Boot Green is a great choice for the women who love a bit of gardening, walking the dog or simply being out and about outdoors. These boots are 100% waterproof thanks to the soft hand laid rubber outers, and they are also incredibly comfortable thanks to the moulded PU footbed with a layer of memory foam.

 

They also feature rubber outsoles with innovative Lug design that provides traction while releasing mud and other debris. The bioDEWIX™ Footed inserts are ideal for odour control and moisture management.

For the men in your life who love a country walk, the BOGS Mens Mesa Adjustable Calf Black Waterproof Insulated Wellies Boots will provide them with everything they need from a wellie.

 

These wellies are 100% waterproof and are constructed from 5mm Neo-Tech waterproof insulation. The DuraFresh natural technology helps to fight odours, while the BOGS max-wick evaporates sweat to keep feet dry. They are also ideal for weather conditions up to -15°C.

Best boots for men

For the fashion conscious men in your life, the Mens Wrangler Tex Hi Black Leather Cowboy Western Boots will have them feeling stylish and comfortable. Made from premium leather, these boots will not only look great but they’ll keep their feet incredibly comfortable.

 

These boots also feature comfortable side textile linings, pull loops for ease when putting on and rubber outsoles that provide support and comfort.

For those who prefer a more relaxed style, the Skechers Mens Bellinger 2.0 Trembo Brown Suede Leather Boots are a great choice. They feature smooth, soft suede uppers and a lace up design for comfort and ease of on/off.

 

They also feature a fabric tongue for additional comfort, as well as a low ankle height to prevent any blisters from forming.

 

For the men who are looking for a walking boot but want a more casual design, the Rieker Revolution Brown Water Resistant Boots make the perfect boot. The Rieker-Tex infused uppers offer a water resistant finish and the textile lined inners provide comfort and warmth.

 

In terms of design, the brown waxy leather uppers are complemented by a cushion black collar and lace fastening with the added convenience of an easy on/off zip.

 

By Vicky

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