It’s time to face facts. While the long-awaited summer season has just kicked off, before you know it, fall will have arrived. So while you’re still contemplating buying that new bikini, consider adding a pair of cozy boots to your shopping list — especially when you grab a pair at deep discounts of 30% to more than 50%.
Yes, there’s still plenty of boot inventory around from the fall ’18 season. And while trends are ever-changing, many key looks from last year will still be relevant this coming fall and winter.
Chelsea boots, Western-inspired looks, combat and shearling styles are just some of those available that will continue into next season. There are also plenty of cold-weather waterproof looks that are not as driven by fashion trends and include puffer to duck boot styles. So why pay top dollar come fall when you can snag a deal right now? And most websites maintain the same return and shipping policies for sale merchandise, so there’s no risk involved.
Just where can you find a pair of boots in May? The internet is not just about convenience, it’s also about availability. Since etailers don’t typically have the same space constraints as a brick-and-mortar stores, inventories are often deeper, leaving many with excess stock at sale prices.
This buy now, wear later strategy can also work on a pair of summer sandals. Start scouting around for styles that you’d like to add to your wardrobe, bookmark them, then check back in with the online retailer in the fall. You’d be surprised what might still be available.
1. Ugg Viki Waterproof
This ultrastylish boot from Ugg comes complete with a waterproof leather upper and a full lace up-design with shearling accents that extend to the inside of the boot for added warmth.
2. Zerogrand Waterproof Hiker Boot
Designed to give you the comfort of a sneaker, this Cole Haan hiker features the brand’s signature Zerogrand technology for ultimate support and flexibility.
3. Salomon Ellipse Freeze CS WP Boot
This low-profile design from Salomon offers lightweight insulation and a soft lining to keep you cozy.
4. Ecco Sport Exostrike Gore-Tex Tall Boot
Perfect for all sorts of winter play, this tall pull-on style offers a puffy nylon exterior, adjustable drawstring closure and plush Gore-Tex lining.
5. Frye Sabrina Double Buckle Boot
Frye interprets this block-heeled bootie in supple suede, then adds bold buckle accents and handy side zip for easy on and off access.
6. Sorel Tivoli III Boot
A Kate Middleton favorite, the Sorel Tivoli III — complete with faux-fur trim and EVA footbed for added comfort — is now a steal at 50 percent off.
7. The North Face Shellista II Mid Boot
Make your winter morning commutes bearable with The North Face Shellista II, featuring a protective TPU toe, stylish nubuck leather upper and temperature-sensitive soles designed to insulate against chilly terrain.
8. Merrell Thermo Rogue 6IN Gore-Tex Boot
Also complete with Gore-Tex, this mesh Merrell style is warm, moisture-wicking and ultradurable via a grippy outsole.
9. Pajar Canada Caline
This genuine sheepskin boot is lined with a waterproof membrane and picks up a chunky platform outsole with enhanced grip design to keep you surefooted on slippery surfaces.
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