Autumn weather in New England is unpredictable, sometimes it is nearly impossible to know what to wear. It could be warm and sunny in the morning then chilly and rainy, or unexpected snow or sleet. The versatile Hotter York Boots offer enough traction to walk through inclement weather but are stylish and comfortable enough to wear all day.
York is an attractive, sleek line boot that comes in leather or nubuck. It has a stretchy elastic V-shaped wrap panel along the side of the vamp along the arch for ease in slipping on the shoes, and for comfortable wear when walking or standing. This panel makes a leather boot feel much less stiff and constricting, especially when walking on inclines or stairs. I like that the boots are designed with this panel, as it does not chafe my ankles as some booties can. It also keeps my feet warm without feeling stifled.
If you are familiar with Hotter boots, the York is a similar but improved version of the Chelsea boot. It is ideal for everyday wear. The sleek silhouette has a trim zipper for an easy slip-on fastening style.
DESIGN & FUNCTION FEATURES
- HEEL HEIGHT: At one inch high, it is Just a bit height for comfort. It also gives a longer-legged look with pants, chinos, leggings, yoga pants or jeans.
- SOLE & TREAD: The treads give support walking on uneven terrains such as parks, inclines, areas covered with wet leaves, slush, or on wet slate walkways or steps, gravel or cement. The Polyurethane soles are both flexible and lightweight. It is quite sturdy without looking overly utilitarian like hiking or construction work boots.
- INNER LINING of sock-like material keeps feet extra warm. The insoles are removable.
- They have a rounded toe for extra wiggle room or if you like to wear thick socks in the winter.
York Boot is ideal for casual clothing including leggings, jeans or chinos. It comes in versatile colors that match autumnal and winter wardrobes.
The Gunmetal Metallic gives color, texture, and depth to a basic outfit without being “blingy”. The metallic pairs well with grays, blacks, jeans, and colorful brights.
We chose the Maroon color Nubuck. It pairs well with chinos, khakis, and fall shades of loden green, maroon, russets, and oranges. It also goes with basic neutrals such as beige, navy, and black.
YORK BOOT STYLE OPTIONS
- COLORS/MATERIALS: Black leather, Maroon Nubuck, and Gunmetal Metallic leather
- SIZING: Comes in women’s US standard and wide fit sizing, full and half sizes 5 to 11
The materials are highly durable. They are comfortable to wear with good support when standing or walking. The stitching is solid with no loose or frayed thread.
The zipper and pull are sturdy and it’s easy to slip the boots on and off without tugging or pulling.
I find the Hotter York Boot ideal for a day of shopping, traveling, visiting a museum, taking a walk on a trail or park, visiting the farmer’s market or local fairs, or other activities with lots of walking and standing.
The York Boots keep feet warm for outdoor fall activities such as tailgating, stargazing, picnics, foliage trips, and other autumnal and winter events. The leather is especially versatile for wearing with pants even on casual days at the office, or for a day of errands or appointments you wish to look more polished without looking overdressed.
Hotter footwear is made in England. This UK company offers a full line of stylish shoes that are classic yet on trend. They feature flattering lines with notable detailing. These boots are well-made of sturdy, attractive materials and well-crafted. The fit is comfortable while still being suitable for casual and some work environments. They are all stylish yet sturdy. Each pair of Hotter shoes and boots I own have endured lots of walking outdoors without looking worse for wear.
I also appreciate that Hotter has a “100% Happy Guarantee Promise”. If you are not completely happy for any reason, send your order back within 90 days for a refund or exchange.
Hotter York Boots help pull together an outfit with minimal effort. Hotter York Boots have quality stitching, materials, and workmanship. The colors are versatile and tie in well with autumn and fall sweaters, coats and woolens.
WHERE TO BUY IT
Find all three colors of the Hotter York Boots at https://www.hotter.com/us/en/york-boots?searchterm=york
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