A good pair of water-resistant boots is a must in every woman’s wardrobe especially in a country like the Philippines where it suddenly rains in the middle of a hot and humid afternoon. And we’re not just talking getting a high-heeled fasyon pair that will only give you superficial protection (and painful toes)—we’re talking about legit boots that can stand whatever the weather throws at it. They may be expensive, but they will definitely last you a long time. Here are a few pairs you may want to consider investing in:
Palladium Pampa Nue Tactic WP
P6,650, available in Palladium BGC
Get that officer sass on as these military-inspired boots will prove to be your secret weapon against the elements. It’s made of “waterproof aniline full grain leather” with waterproof stitching to ensure that those sudden downpours won’t be an issue.
Doc Martens 1460 with Airwair
P7,990, available in Doc Martens Glorietta, Megamall, and The Block
You can never go wrong with a classic brand. It comes with Airwair technology so you won’t feel like your feet are lifting bricks while running after that FX.
Cole Haan ZERØGRAND Waterproof Hiker Boots
Inquire about availability in Cole Haan Shangri-La Plaza, or get it on sale online for $149.95 or approx. P7,990.84 (exclusive of shipping fees)
Talk about walking in style. No matter how wet and messy the weather gets, your foot game will always be on point with this comfortable waterproof pair.
P10,299, available in all Timberland branches
Timberland shoes are known to be hardy and comfy on all terrains. Pick a pair in their iconic camel color and pair it with everything from a pair of slim jeans to a wrap-around dress.
Aigle Macadames Mid in Bronze
P10,990, available in AIGLE at The Podium
Don’t think that these are just ordinary rain boots. Meticulously handmade, this rubber pair almost looks like leather—you can even wear it to the office!