Footwear that rises to the ankle or higher; can be casual or dressy, practical or fashionable. Boots that are designed for protection from the elements may be made of a single, closely-stitched piece of leather, rubber, or other material to prevent the entry of water, mud or dirt. Other types of boots are sturdy in nature, intended for protection in wilderness or industrial settings. Fashionable boots for men and women may have all the variations seen in other shoe styles, including high heels, platforms, and lacings.
About Western Boots:
Western boots are cowboy-style boots with a shaft that extends to mid calf and have no laces. The features of the classic design of Western Boots often include a narrow vamp, pointed toe or tapered square toe, angled heels, elaborate stitching and pull straps at each side of the collar. Western boots are made from a wide variety of leathers ranging from the traditional cowhide to the more exotic ostrich, alligator or eel.