Even the icy plains of Hoth wouldn’t pose a challenge for the Nupste Fur IV by The North Face. Tootsies remain dry in a water-repellent sheath of down-insulated, recycled-polyester ripstop, while ankles stay extra-snug in a faux-fur swaddle of 100 percent recycled PET.
Note: May contain goose down.
Clad in a seam-sealed canvas-and-rubber shell—and lined with a removable “InnerBoot” made from recycled polyester felt—the 1964 Premium Canvas boot by Sorel is rated for temperatures as low as 40 degrees Fahrenheit below zero. Plus, the low-profile herringbone outsole is grippy enough for perilous icy patches that threaten to thwart your dignity at every turn.
HIGH AND MIGHTY
As bespoke as you can get—without the vertiginous prices, that is—Patagonia’s Fiona offers tough-as-nails recycled-nylon ripstop, a supportive arch shank, and stretchy neoprene at the rear for a custom fit. The knee-high boot also includes a recycled polyester lining and synthetic PrimaLoft Eco insulation for a one-two punch of warmth without sending feathers flying.