Since ancient times, humans have covered their feet to protect them, provide warmth, and later to indicate status. For example, the rank of Roman soldiers could be discerned by looking at their shoes. Soldiers with a higher level had shoes that came up higher on their legs. In addition to protecting our feet, shoes today also make a fashion statement, thanks to their availability in an endless variety of colors, styles and materials.
Here are the hottest trends in comfortable and stylish shoes and boots:
1. Ugg Boot
In Australia, a boot made of sheepskin is called “ugg.” The Ugg boot is a timeless wardrobe staple found in closets around the world. The boot upper, lining, and insole are made from sheepskin. Soft and warm, it has a lightweight, cushioned sole for comfort and traction. These boots look fashionable with legging, jeans, sweatpants, and skirts.
2. Women’s ICE Maiden Snow Boot
Despite the whimsical name, this boot is made for challenging winter weather. Your feet will be warm and dry, whether you’re window shopping or walking through snow and icy puddles. Rated to -25 degrees Fahrenheit and waterproof, the boot provides protection and comfort in cold and wet environments. With cushioning to absorb impact and a rubber sole for traction, you can easily walk in snow and on ice.
3. Everlane Boss Boot
This is a durable boot. Made from Italian Tuscan leather, it is well-made and classy. The look complements your dressy and casual outfits. The side zipper adds a design element to the boot while making it easy to put on. Two-inch heels give you height and are comfortable enough to walk around all day.
4. Dansko Women’s Deni Mule
The Dansko Women’s Deni Mule is comfortable and fashionable. Made from leather, these chunky shoes with a fringe are ideal for strolling around town. They have a leather liner to help keep your foot comfortable throughout the day. The EVA footbed that provides support for your arch and cushions your feet for the day’s activities.
5. Allbirds running shoes
These shoes are both comfortable and good-looking. Made from renewable materials, they are gentle on your feet and the planet. They provide support for your feet. The one-piece upper is manufactured from eucalyptus trees. The heel counter of the show has merino wool to support your foot. Castor beans are used to make the sock liner. These machine-washable shoes are available in a variety of colors to match your wardrobe and your mood. Both men and women enjoy the comfort and style of these shoes.