Top 5 Boot Brands Every Man Needs this Winter

Written by  Marv Valladares
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winter bootsTsubo

Tsubo is designed for the fashion conscious, comfort-driven individual
who wants the highest-quality materials along with the highest-quality product.
They infuse a mix of interesting elements and details from athletic and casual
influences to create something new and inspired, which they call: “CASLETIC”. This brand is perfect for men looking to dress up their outfits with casual sneakers this winter.

Tsubo winter bootThe Kenson Mid Sneaker ($155) is a modern interpretation of the
classic lace up sneaker. Supple, full-grain leather uppers combined with waxed
canvas piecing, elevate this shoe way beyond the traditional sneaker. The
signature, lightweight foam midsole provides ample cushioning and shock
absorption. The Kenson comes in two color-ways.

winter bootAlso available from Tsubo is our favorite the Yobo Lace Up ($130), a lightweight, soft leather
lace-up sneaker with suede accents. The foam mid-sole and rubber outsole
provide extra comfort and traction. The Yobo Lace Up comes in two color-ways.


California based, yet Brooklyn inspired, BED|STU handcrafts the finest products in its footwear, belt and accessory collections. Founded in 1995, Bed|Stu has capitalized on a love for working with materials in nature and has used the inspiration of Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn’s tough, resilient streets to design rugged, fierce and diverse pieces for an independent, liberated community of individuals. Each and every piece is embedded with Bed|Stu’s theme of originality and autonomy that simultaneously is possessed by its proud and prideful wearer.

The outback calls with this handsome boot that is both rugged and rustic. PROTEGE boasts a special hand distressed finish, a Goodyear welt construction outsole, heavy traction plate and back zipper for easy on and off. These boots scream Californian Bad Ass but don’t stop with the PROTEGE since Bed|Stu has a range of favorites.


Crafted with the same attention to detail found in the original first crafted in 1914, the Wolverine’s 1000 Mile Boot is the cornerstone of the collection. Made in America with classic Goodyear welt construction, the 1000 Mile Boot has been meticulously designed to replicate the original’s aesthetic and is hand crafted to last. The boots feature timeless pattern recreated from the first Wolverine 1000 Mile shoe introduced in 1914. Upper is made from premium leather from Horween Leather Company or suede from Charles F. Stead. Suede ages beautifully and gains character with wear and boots have classic leather outsole with a Vibram heel. These boots are definitely an all American Winter necessity.

Hood Rubber Co

You should’ve seen Hood Rubber in the early 20th century — they were huge, with the biggest vulcanized rubber factory in the world, contracts to supply our troops in WWII, and even ads drawn by Norman Rockwell. So it’s a blessing to all us boot obsessives that they’ve been brought back, in a way that stays true to the brand’s original style-meets-function heritage. The prime example: The Wayland Sneakerboot. Its hybrid duckboot look and rubberized leather materials seem ripped from the design sketchbooks of today — but actually, they’re from a forgotten chapter of history. Good save, Hood.

Thursday Boot Co.

The Duke, a classic chelsea boot for the modern man. It took more than 20 re-designs to optimize the slope for comfort and aesthetics. Easy to dress up or down, this boot is as versatile as the man who wears it. This winter show up to every holiday party in style with this Honey Suede, full glove leather lining boot so people know who has class.