Boots are a well-known and very popular form of footwear that, unlike the conventional shoe, must have a shaft length of at least 80 percent of the shoe sole to be called boot or boot. Be boots worn by men, women and children and may, depending on the purpose, also go beyond the function of being a mere piece of clothing, such as part of sports equipment, such as ski boots, hiking boots or riding boots, or as safety equipment, such as motorcycle boots. Long boots are characterized by their special shaft length and are among the classic boot designs.
Elegant shaft height for great effect
In addition to long boots, often by name equated with boots or boots Become even more shaft lengths, such as Half-shaft boots and over-knee boots distinguished. Long boots count, as the name suggests, to the boot types with a higher shaft. In long boots, the shaft extends over the calves, but not beyond the knee and is thus very similar to the boots in the rider look, which should reach exactly to the knee of the wearer.
This long boots meet as Medium between half-boots and overknee boots not only aesthetical demands, but have been worn for many centuries exactly this length to effectively protect feet and tibia from dirt, moisture and cold.
Even today, the Langschaft boots are used in particular as a functional shoes of various kinds, whether in motorsport, outdoor sports, as part of uniforms or protection or as working clothes,