How to choose a pair of boots

Choose your pair of boots according to the use you want to make it (gardening, walk …), for intensive use or for leisure. It is also important to opt for boots according to the qualities you are looking for: a light boot, a soft boot, a warm boot … Depending on the activities you will be practicing, choose the boot that suits you best.

Gardening boots

If you garden quite frequently, it is advisable to choose natural rubber boots. Made from latex (natural material from the latex tree such as Hevea) the rubber boot provides flexibility and flexibility. It allows you to garden or stroll in comfort and prolonged. PVC garden boots are also suitable for intensive use. Very resistant to abrasion and tearing, PVC boots are stiffer than natural rubber.


Sizing it up

When you put on a boot, the footwear is not quite the same as for a city shoe. You must always leave enough space between your toes and the boot. Your heel should also peel off slightly when you walk. If you feel that your foot is going to leave the boot, the size is too big, then opt for a smaller size.

Boots for winter

Boots/booties are sold in gardening and DIY shops especially for cold periods. Featuring a synthetic fur, fleece, or neoprene, provide great warmth and comfort in winter. Neoprene, also used for diving suits, is an isothermal material (which keeps a constant temperature). You will no longer need to put socks on your boots! Tactical boots are commonly used during the winter, seen here.

Boots for snow

You can use your rubber boots, your PVC boots, or EVA to go in the snow, but it is better to walk in the snow with apr├Ęs ski. If you put on your garden boots , prefer ones that are neoprene or filled. Another option available to you, put a sock (usually in fleece) in your boots classic (not filled).