When boot comes from the French word botte, the concept refers to footwear that protects the foot, ankle and leg sector . Its height, however, varies according to model and to its function.
In some cases, the boots barely cover the ankle. In others, however, they can reach beyond the knee . The boots can also have Taco or heel . For example: “For my birthday I would like you to give me leather boots”, "Today I am going to have to go out with the rain boots: everything is flooded", “I think the red boots will match very well with your new pants”.
Usually, in the casual wardrobe, boots are a women's shoes . Many times the women They choose tight and tall boots that allow them to style their legs. Men, meanwhile, often choose boots as a coat .
There are also the work boots (made of resistant materials to protect workers), sport boots (like ski boots and ankle boots or football boots) and orthopedic boots (which immobilize the foot and are used as part of a therapeutic treatment).
In the same way, we cannot overlook another notable series of boot varieties, such as the following:
-Waterproof boots, which are those that are used, especially when it rains. It is the way that the feet do not get wet and can be used both for everyday use and, for example, to perform tasks in the field. These boots can be found in plain color or with drawings and color thinking of the little ones.
-Cowboy boots. Of these we can say that they were originally created to be able to work in agricultural and livestock tasks. However, with the passage of time they began to become fashionable and have become a regular footwear also for day to day. These can be used by both men and women. This type of footwear highlights, above all, its pointed toe and its heel is usually square and wide.
When buying boots as everyday shoes, you have to take into account a series of recommendations such as these:
-It is essential to buy the right size at the foot. They should neither be loose nor be too tight.
-You have to look at three aspects that are those that will grant comfort and comfort: the floor, the instep and the heel.
-It is important that when trying on the boots in the shoe store, they wear the type of socks with which they will be worn.
-You have to pay attention to seams that can be annoying.
Boot can also derive from late Latin buttis and refer to a drop or pear format container which is used to store came . These boots, made with leather, have a narrow part that allows the liquid to escape in fine jets. They also have a cap. It is possible to press the container so that the jet of drink is expelled with force and thus leave the boot at a certain distance from the mouth while drinking.