Boots are usually made of leather and belong to the classic shoe fashion. They are available for ladies as well as for men in many different variants and shapes and some have a zipper for easier entry.
Classification of the category boots
The boot, also called boat in English, is a shoe whose shaft extends at least over the ankle.
Types of boots
How long the shaft is depends on the fashion and purpose of the boot. There are boots with shafts reaching to the ankle, mid calf, knee, and even over the knee. There are the following types of boots:
Boots models for men and women often differ only by the shape of the strips on which the boot is made, but also by the length and shape of the shaft, such as the cropping stem or the stocking cut shaft. Especially popular were boots in the 19th century, where it was available in many forms.
Fit and possible features
For a boot to fit well to its wearer and give it a comfortable ride, it must be close to the instep of the foot. Customers should pay attention to this when trying on the shoe store, because if the shoe sits too far in this area, it can cause unpleasant chafing. Many boot models have on the shaft a closure consisting of a
When buying, you should make sure that this area is lined so that the underwear such as tights are not damaged.
The material used to make the boots is very much related to their later use. This is how boots for everyday life usually look like
- tanned smooth leather
- Fabric or
- synthetic material
manufactured. Boots with a certain application such as rubber boots, marching boots or fishing boots are usually made of materials that are particularly suitable for specific use, such as