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.
Furry refers to any item of clothing or footwear that is lined, covered, or adorned with a dense coat of fine silky hairs. Items lined with fur tend to be very breathable as well as warm, which makes them very suitable for winter wear.