In search of the perfect pair of lace-up boots? You’re in luck. We took it upon ourselves to peruse the endless options for men on the market and made a list featuring some of the best of the best. When doing our research, we considered factors like comfort, style and durability. This led us to boots from well-respected brands like Sorel, Thursday Boot Co. and more. Each boot we included is made with genuine leather and is either water-resistant or completely waterproof to ensure your feet stay dry, even when it’s wet outside.
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1. Sorel Madson Boot
Sorel’s Madson has a waterproof leather upper and seam-sealed waterproof construction to ensure your feet stay warm and dry.
Pros: A removable molded EVA footbed and full-length EVA insert enhances comfort. They come in three colors.
Cons: The color may be somewhat different from what is portrayed in the photo.
2. Thursday Boot Company President Boot
This black leather boot features a Goodyear welt construction for added support and durability, and comes with a water-resistant seal.
Pros: Cork footbeds and EVA comfort strips conform to your feet over time for all-day comfort. Studded rubber outsoles supply top-notch grip on all surfaces.
Cons: Some may find them a bit difficult to break in.
3. Golden Fox Boondocker Service Boot Pro
These unlined leather boots are equipped with a Bontex footboard and Goodyear welt construction so they’ll last longer than others.
Pros: A steel shank helps alleviate fatigue and reduce pressure on the feet when standing on uneven surfaces. They have slip-resistant crepe soles and come in three colors and finishes.
Cons: They may accumulate scuffs easily.