We’ll try not to judge. If UGG-style booties are your jam, take the animal hide out of the equation with the Neauara’s Robin which comprises waterproof synthetic suede (derived from recycled plastic bottles, natch) and the cushiest faux fur lining this side of the Tundra.
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Made in Canada, where people know cold, the Alexandra by Kamik features a quilted nylon upper, cushy fleece-and-foam insulation, and a molded felt insole for plush underfoot comfort. Bonus: You can send the boot back to Kamik for recycling when it’s ready to shuffle off the mortal coil.
Note: May contain fleece.
Sure, the Kelly Vinter by Tretorn may look like an old-fashioned rubber rain boot, but the faux-fur and post-industrial mesh lining would beg to differ. An EcoOrtholite insole, made from non-food bio-oil, completes the cushy setup.
Originally published Jan. 5, 2012