Tips to Follow When Buying Women’s Boots
Date Posted: 30 April 2018
Women’s boots come in many sizes, shapes, color, and make. In buying a pair, one can get overwhelmed with the choices in any boot store’s display. It can also be very tempting to get the pair (or pairs!) that you think would match perfectly with your wardrobe or make you feel super good wearing, at first sight. To make sure you’d end up with a pair you’d love long term, we came up with a couple of stuff to consider before buying those boots.
Check the material. Boots usually come in leather, faux leather, and suede. Some brands and designers have been testing the waters in making boots with other materials like fur, although those kinds come in go as trends. In choosing your pair, decide on a material that is well put together to make the shoes and would meet your standards in comfort, durability, style and cost. Leather has always been the most reliable when in comes to durability and versatility to style and trends although when compared to synthetics, it’s more expensive and it takes longer to break in.
Consider the season. Like clothes, some women’s boot styles are only advisable to be worn on particular seasons. Boots are typically warm and are therefore preferable during cold seasons, but nowadays, brands have been making boots you can use all year round. If you are thinking of purchasing a pair for a particular season, find a pair that accomodate your needs like warmth and sole traction.
Make sure the fit is perfect. Shoes that don’t fit right cause blisters and imbalance and they put unnecessary strain to your feet, legs, and back. Check the right fit before buying a pair of boots by testing it, wearing the same style of socks you think you’d be wearing with them. Look into ankle fit first before you check on the toes and walk around the store to observe any slips. If you’re buying from an online boot store, see if they have a size guide & conversion table and use it against your feet’s measurement. Since one foot is larger than the other, measure both feet and choose the shoe size for the bigger foot. Wear socks too while doing so and do it later in the day.
Take a look at your wardrobe. Boots are generally versatile and they can go very nicely with a well thought ensemble. Take a quick inventory of your wardrobe to help decide what style boots works best with what you already have. Since boots now come in more colors aside from black and brown and in more varied lengths, mixing and matching before purchase (even only in your head) is a great idea.
Making sure you’re getting women’s boots that are comfortable, of high quality, of perfect fit, and match your style ensures a pair that will serve you well long term. For top quality brands from the USA and Europe, you may always take a look at Western Boot Barn’s extensive list of available options and great deals.