The official low-down on the freshest winter footwear, so hot that they may just melt the ice.
As we wave so long to the summer, a change in season requires a change in wardrobe. For our fellow outdoor-loving customers, we want to make the transition a breeze and help you prepare for the increasingly colder temperatures. Below we have put together a brief buying guide, showcasing the crème de la crème of our extensive range of weather-appropriate footwear. Say goodbye to the flip flops and hello to a new pair of boots, specially selected by us to get you through this winter.
Pajar Galaxy Boots
If you love to keep up with the latest trends, you will know that the noughties style revival is well and truly here. Worn on the feet of many fashionistas of the time, platform snow boots are the perfect choice for anyone with a taste for early 2000 nostalgia. However, these waterproof boots are far from style over substance, with an extensive list of characteristics that will get you prepared for the temperature plummet. Offering a durable seam-sealed construction, plush wool blend insole and a comfort rating of up to -30°C, your feet will stay frost free and ready to take on the harshest conditions.
Peakfreak Columbia Walking Boots
Looking for something that isn’t going to slow you down on those challenging winter walks? Check out the high-performance Peakfreak™ hiking boots, developed to easily conquer various terrains. An exceptional product by Columbia, the OutDry™ waterproof and breathable construction ensures maximum weatherproofing and prevents excess heat build-up whilst the NAVIC FIT SYSTEM™ supports and secures your foot in place. Fear of the damp, sleet and cold is sure to become a thing of the past, as the Adapt Trax™ outsole will keep you steady and sure-footed when tackling the trail.
Blundstone 1308 Boots
Sometimes the classics really are the best. The beauty of a timeless design such as the 1308 Chelsea boot means that the styling options are easy and endless, resulting in more bang for your buck! To deliver well-needed water resistance, the premium leather uppers have been bonded to the sole units to keep your feet dry and sheltered from the worst of the weather. To save your feet from dreaded discomfort, the boot has impact resistant Poron®XRD™ Technology, providing cushioning and long-lasting support. No longer will you have to worry about what to wear for all your yuletide occasions as these boots are sure to become a staple of your footwear collection for years to come.
KEEN Nxis Evo Mid WP Walking Boots
Here is a boot for all you get-up-and-goers, ready to face the elements and take you from A to B. Designed to overcome the off-road, the KEEN.DRY waterproof, breathable membrane protects your feet when passing over running streams, through icy fields and down the beaten track. The generously padded tongue, collar and PU insole increase overall comfort whilst the KonnectFit heel-capture system and lace fastening with top collar hooks ensure your foot stays locked in and supported every step of the way. To improve this boot even further, the DWR finish used on this product is PFC-free, meaning no harmful chemicals will be released into the environment when you’re taking them for a spin.
Xtratuf Ankle Deck Boot Wellies
Ready to dive headfirst into the extreme? You are going to require footwear that will rise to the challenge. Designed and developed to cater to the demanding needs of Alaskan anglers, there is no denying these wellington boots will overcome whatever this winter throws at them. They are handcrafted from 100% waterproof rubber with an XpressCool™ lining, which wicks away moisture to keep your feet cool and fresh feeling. Worried about skidding on the ice? Worry no longer, as the boot features a slip-resistant, high-traction chevron outsole that gives you the confidence to keep moving forward. Considered the “Alaskan Sneaker”, these rugged and reliable wellies come with a recommendation from one of the most formidable habitats on the planet.
Dr Martens 1460 Boots
Join the ever-growing army of devoted Dr Martens wearers taking over the fashion game. Not just a fad, Dr Martens has been part of rebellious youth culture since the 1960s, becoming a symbol of self-expression throughout the decades. The 1460 is at the heart of Dr Martens, the head honcho of the collection, instantly recognisable and a favourite amongst the brand’s followers. Famously tough, the smooth leather upper is paired with the signature Goodyear-welted construction, heat-sealed at 700°c and reinforced with the iconic yellow welt stitch. Practical, fashionable and effortlessly stylish, the Dr Martens 1460 gets our stamp of approval.
UGG Classic Mini Boots
From the sunny shores of Southern California to the rest of the world, UGG boots are a fashion phenomenon that isn’t going anywhere. A snuggly sheepskin shoe that annually reinvents itself, it is no wonder why UGG boots continue to be so popular when the snow begins to fall. The soft suede construction delivers great durability and the faux fur lining traps heat to ensure your feet stay warm, cosy and comfortable. Great for throwing on after an ice-cold surfing session, we can understand why UGG is an icon of beach culture; forever cool, forever ours.
Vans Ultrarange Exo Hi Gore Tex Mte-3 Boots
This boot really does have it all. Unafraid of adventure and enthusiastic for life on the road. Combining the advantages of a traditional snow boot with the signature skate style of Vans, this winter boot is just as at home stomping the streets as it is gliding across frosty landscapes. The winning combination of GORE-TEX™ and Thinsulate™ guarantees to repel water whilst trapping heat, promising to keep your feet feeling like they haven’t left the comfort of home. With this first-rate piece of footwear, tackling tough terrains is nothing to be afraid of, as the UltraRange EXO MTE-3 All-Trac™ outsole grips to the ground in all weather conditions. Regardless of what journey you plan to take this winter, consider Vans to be your closest companion.
You’ve read it here first, the inside scoop on this season’s footwear must-haves. Whatever you have planned for this winter, we hope to supply you with the best boots to see you through until the spring. Whether enjoying an alpine adventure, exploring windy coastlines or just relishing in the festive fun, we hope you choose Surfdome to prepare for the good times ahead.
If you would like to explore more of what Surfdome has to offer, check out our wide variety of footwear here.