Yes actually I have been… I bought a great pair for the Hells Kitchen Street market well over a year ago and they are NO WHERE to be found in my apartment… where did they disappear too?!?! I’ve been searching high and low with no such luck… I guess back to the market I go to buy a new pair… sigh’
love’m they are a great statement in the slush… and just the winter blues!
I like them too, but I’ve never seen them before. Are they really called duck boots? I would really much want to buy a pair, but I don’t we have them here in Finland. Is there a certain brand I could check out? PLEASE help me someone who knows? Thank you! xxx
Of course we have them here in Finland as well! CanÂ´t believe youÂ´ve missed them – they are standard winter uniform for every stay at home -mum. :) The biggest brand here is probably Sorel, sold by Stockmann for example. Or check out brandos.fi to order on-line.
I have to agree with both points you make; perhaps it’s looked at as “just one more style,” yet that is how some pretty horrific elements of appearance have made it into the history books (I’m thinking of symbols, etc). Critical thinking needs to be applied to all the various ways we present ourselves to others…
On a similar train of thought, this reminds me of the “uniforms” portrayed in “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood, in book and movie forms.
in fact, i am thinking about duck boots!!!! the thigh-high ones are stunning from ll. but i’m going to settle for the midcalf. they are an ugly beautiful classic that has stood the test of time for good reason!
As I was telling my husband regarding fashion week & its collision with snowy weather, next year there will be a deluge of chic snow boots offered. But until then, duck boots are the most practical in the snow. I found it comical seeing the die-hards walking in the snow with their heels!
As hard as one might try to be stylish when a storm of Nemo’s strength hits, you can’t. The only alternative is to be practical (duck boots of course) and be creative with the rest of your WARM ensemble. Practical can be quite stylish with an open mind.
Living in Nova Scotia means you need a good pair of boots for most of the year.. I bought a pair of Bean boots last year and love them; dressed up or down. I’d rather rock them with a nice outfit than freeze my toes off in any other shoe. I can’t say enough about them!!!
Undoubtedly, they are not the must attractive boots in the book. But as far as function, hands (and feet) down, they deliver. It’s also worthy to note, I was given a pair for Christmas from my parents my junior year in high school. That was 27 years ago. I still wear them to slosh around in the rain. Pure quality.