As winter edges closer, it’s now time to seriously swap out your loafers and sneaker for a pair of rugged boots. No matter if you’re trekking through the woods or traversing a city street, having a pair that is ready for any environment is a must. And there’s also no rule that they can’t look great either. We’ve picked out three lace-up boots that would satisfy all that would look great for any occasion.
Ralph Lauren Purple Label Fidel II Burnished-Leather Boots
Ralph Lauren understands both quality and style very well. These Italian made burnished-leather boots are have the perfect balance of ruggedness, quality, and style. You'll appreciate the hefty rubber lug soles ability to provide traction and durability.
The leather strap that sits across these Berluti boots is what sets it apart from the rest. Like the Ralph Lauren boot, this was made in Italy by expert hands from brown hand-polished Venezia leather.
John Lobb is a British brand with years of heritage behind them. Even today, the footwear brand still constructs their pieces according to its unique 190-step process. The black boots you see are fused with a smooth and grained-leather, which is then completed with durable Goodyear welted rubber soles.