Where To Buy Leather Shoes And Boots
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Where To Buy Leather Shoes And Boots

Published at 03/23/2012 00:27:56


Where To Buy Leather Shoes And Boots

Shoes are not just a means for protecting the soles of one’s feet, they are a fashion statement. The trend changes every season, sometimes even quicker. Leather shoes, boots and the different variety of designs available in these give one the liberty of choosing from a huge range of footwear available. Nowadays one can find boots for the summer season as readily as winter season. Shoes are available for people who give precedence to style and design to people whose primary concern is comfort. The whole array available gives one room to make plenty of different choices. Leather is one fabric that never goes out of fashion and leather shoes, boots are always in vogue.


Leather shoes, boots have a nearly 5000 year old history. The first leather shoes were filled with straw and served as protection against the jagged land and harsh weather of the Bronze Age. The Mesopotamians, in 3000 B.C., were the first designers of laced-up leather footwear; their boots came up to the calf and were made from goat skin. In the 17th century leather footwear was started to be used for normal every day wear and also as a fashion concept.


Today leather shoes, boots make up integral parts of every designers shoe collections. However some designers because of favoring animal rights do not use authentic leather as fabric. Christian Dior has leather shoes for both men and women. Their designer shoe range is available on their retail stores and online as well. Clarks shoes too makes leather footwear for both men and women. Their shoes are comfortable and durable and for both formal and casual wear. Prada too makes leather shoes and boots for men and women. Their leather footwear range is available in a number of different colors like white, grey and navy blue. Hush Puppies are a shoe brand that is world renowned for their casual leather shoes. They make products for both men and women and have branches all over the world. They even make children’s shoes in leather. They make a variety of designs including leather boots, walking shoes and even sandals.

Tips and comments

While going out to buy leather shoes, boots make sure that you don’t want to skimp on paying the price. Genuine leather is classy, durable and lasts one a long time so don’t shirk for the shoes if they seem too expensive at the time. Leather has three types these being full grain leather, corrected grain leather and suede. Full grain leather is natural leather made from the best of all the raw materials. There are a range of the types of leather and these are vegetable tanned leather, alum tanned leather (alum which is aluminum), rawhide, boiled leather and chrome tanned leather. Caring for your leather shoes, boots is also important; since leather is skin make sure that you use quality products to take care of it, for cleaning first use a soft cloth and soapy water to clean the shoes. Then use saddle soap on the inside and outside and wipe away all the excess. Then clean with shoe polish or wax.