Cowboy boots are a specific style of boot, historically worn by cowboys. Cowboy boots have a high heel, rounded to pointed toe, high shaft, and no lacing. Cowboy boots are normally made from cowhide leather but are also sometimes made from exotic skins such as alligator, snake, ostrich, lizard, eel, elephant, sting ray, elk, or buffalo.
Waterproof materials deflect water, and cause the article to not become bogged or soaked with water. Waterproof material is common in outerwear, footwear, and bags.