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Unless you are a boot maker, you probably can’t name the complete anatomy of a rain, snow, or cowboy boot. It’s often hard enough to decide what size and color you want. This handy list of key terms, however, will help you understand exactly what the experts mean when they talk about men’s and women’s boots.

  • Welt – A line that travels down the sides of many leather cowboy boots.
  • Spur shelf – If you were to put a spur on a cowboy boot, this is the place you would put it to give your horse a little jolt. Most of today’s designs, of course, don’t have spurs. But this area still carries the name.
  • Counter – The part of the boot right above the spur shelf.
  • Crampon connection - Many hiking boots for sale have been designed to coordinate with other types of hiking gear. The crampon connection provides a reliable place for you to attach a crampon to your boot.
  • Lining – Material that lines the inside of a shoe to offer more comfort or waterproofing.
  • Upper – The top part of the shoe above your toes.
  • Scree collar – Some boots for sale at outdoor adventure stores have padded areas that rise above the ankle and cling to your calf. This is called a scree collar. It can provide extra waterproofing and help protect ankles while you are hiking or walking in the rain and snow.
  • Eyelet – These are the holes that allow you to put laces through your shoes. Leather cowboy boots do not have them, but many other designs for women and men do.
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    All Day COmfort Shoes
    14200 Industrial Center Dr, Shelby Township, MI 48315
    All Day Comfort Shoes sells sandals, shoes slippers and orthotic insoles to give your feet all day comfort. See our selection of insoles and footwear designed to alleviate plantar fasciitis foot pain
    (800) 309-0412
    Genco Boot Shop
    130 N Mechanic St, Jackson, MI 49201
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    (517) 789-6720
     
    User Review: "I took 3 pair of shoes in for service. The plastic tip on the bottom of one high heal shoe had worn off on 2 of the shoes...." - sonja (MI)
    Red Wing Shoes
    33289 Mound Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48310
    (586) 264-4500
    Utica Shoe Service
    45528 Van Dyke Ave, Utica, MI 48317
    (586) 731-0810
    Cole Haan
    2801 W Big Beaver Rd Ste G211, Troy, MI 48084
    (248) 816-6947
    Chester Boot Shop
    28037 Gratiot Ave, Roseville, MI 48066
    (586) 779-8460
    Arizona Saddlery of Rochester
    315 S Main St, Rochester, MI 48307
    (248) 651-1031
    Arizona Saddlery
    33374 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009
    (248) 646-6615
    Red Wing Shoes
    28271 Woodward Ave, Berkley, MI 48072
    (248) 399-4459
    Red Wing Shoes Roseville
    32476 Gratiot Ave, Roseville, MI 48066
    (586) 294-8060
    Shoe Prints
    32478 Gratiot Ave, Roseville, MI 48066
    (586) 436-3829
    Red Wing Shoes
    13989 Hall Rd, Utica, MI 48315
    (586) 566-9600
    Red Wing Shoes
    292 S Telegraph Rd, Pontiac, MI 48341
    (248) 738-4903
    Red Wing Shoes
    4189 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
    (248) 322-9300
    Uhan's Department Store
    1475 Baldwin Ave, Pontiac, MI 48340
    (248) 334-3348


    Boots cover the ankle, calf, or knee. The heel may be high or they can have a flat sole. Fashion items can go as high as the thigh. Rubber items for fishing go up to the hip. Some manufacturers use synthetic materials that look and feel like the real thing. Winter or ski items have foam, fur or man-made materials that insulates the foot from snow and rain. Waterproof items protect from mud or water created by rain or snow. They keep your feet dry, even in bad weather. Find them for sale in sports stores and shoe retailers. Throughout history, a variety of materials have been used to create this footwear. Ancient Greek sites revealed a pair of terracotta boots. Leather, suede, and rubber are commonly used due to their durability. Work footwear protects the toes and ankles from injury by incorporating steel coverings over the toes. Hiking, hunting, and military footwear have thick tread that grips in mud, wet grass, or rocks. The extra height supports the ankle better. Cowboys use the heel when riding. The heel grips the stirrup while the leather shaft protects the men's or women's skin from shrubs and trees. Plus, the design of the boot allows the attachment of spurs. Women wear colorful vintage and modern items for fashion. Usually, these items have high heels and the taller shaft offers ankle support. It's best to try shoes on before purchasing them. Distributors and manufacturers usually follow different size charts. Even the smallest difference can mean blisters and foot pain. Have the store measure your foot to get the accurate size and width. Before the cashier rings up the sale, try both shoes on. Walk the aisles for a few minutes to make sure the item fits your foot, ankle, and calf.
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