By Laura Medina
Medina Tall Rain Boot, http://www.sorel.com/womens-medina-rain-tall-boot-NL1996.html
The Arriviste is really ahead of the curve when it comes to stylish weather boots. A year ago, this scribe raved about the comfort, the stylish compliments, and the all-terrain high heeled Sorel's Media Tall Rain Boots booties, "Surviving New York Fashion Week, in February, in Style & Comfort" http://luxurist.blogspot.com/search?q=Sorel. This scribe had also tried, tested, and trudge through Manhattan's bumpy mean streets in ECCO Sculptured 75 Ankle Boot,"Comfort Meets Style for Shopping in Ecco Sculpture 75 Bootie. This Boot is Made for Walking & Strutting."http://luxurist.blogspot.com/2013/12/comfort-meets-style-for-shopping-in.html
This past Sunday's New York Times Fashion and Style article, "What the Elite Wear to Meet the Sleet", http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/16/fashion/winter-snow-New-York-Fashion-Week.html?ref=fashion&_r=0, vouched the virtues of these stealth, deceptively stylish but tough and comfortable all-weather booties.
Sorel Boots were the most coveted footwear during this recent snow-bound, ironically Spring 2014 New York Fashion Week. Eva Chen, the editor in chief of Lucky. “Everyone’s wearing Sorels today. Snow makes Fashion Week democratic.”
Almost a month ago, Laurie Trott, the Los Angeles-based fashion director of the website Who What Wear, was lecturing on sex and fashion on a sunny, balmy L.A. Sunday. Next, she's trudging thru the snow banks in her treasured vintage Sorel Boots she got on Ebay because the Sorel boots she wanted were cleared, retail-wise, during the traditional January clearance sales.
Why so hot for Sorel during a blizzard? Stylish, not slip-sliding, Sorel Medina Tall Boot has
Waterproof vulcanized rubber and patent leather upper heel, ...
- Molded EVA footbed
- Arch support
- Pigskin leather topcover
- Rubber sole
- Stacked leather heel
- 4” heel with 1” platform
No wonder serious fashionistas were clinging to their Sorel Boots.
ECCO Sculptured 75 Ankle Boot, http://us.shop.ecco.com/ECCO-Sculptured-75-Ankle-Boot/242663,default,pd.html?dwvar_242663_color=01001#start=12&sz=12&cgid=women-bootsNot forgotten, Ecco ECCO Sculptured 75 Ankle Boot are also tough but chic. More importantly, weather-proof and comfortable...
- Uppers made of soft rich leather
- Leather lining
- Leather covered inlay sole with ECCO Comfort Fibre System (ECFS)
- Direct injected, one-component PU sole with comfort shank
- The ultimate pump in high heel comfort
- Heel height is 75 mm (2.6 in)