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Despite the chilly winter weather (and snow for some) we’ve been trying to get outdoors for a daily walk when possible during lockdown.
If, like us, you’ve finally given into the fact that you can no longer successfully dodge huge muddy puddles or walk through the marsh-like park in your less-than-waterproof trainers, it’s probably time to invest in a pair of wellington boots.
There has been a surge in shoppers buying the popular design, as Hunter states that sales of the reliable footwear increased by 89% from 2019 to 2020.
Luckily, the sell-out boots are now back in stock, although we expect they won’t be around for long.
Why we rate it:
Hunter’s original wellies are made from hand cut natural rubber. This means to boots are comfortable, waterproof and designed to last years.
The vegan shoes also feature a slight platform and a thick tread to help you stay upright on slippery surfaces.
The wellies also feature a stylish buckle strap on the side, which not only adds a chic finishing touch, but is also useful for tightening the top of your boot, or loosening it, for your comfort.
This design comes in a selection of colours, including matte black, an array of greens, white, navy, red and purple.
The boots are certainly an investment as they retail for £95, but they are made to last. Plus, with winter walks continuing to be our favourite lockdown hobby, the price per wear will quickly come down.
What the reviews say:
If selling out wasn’t enough proof these wellies are a must-have, they have also racked up nearly 2,000 five-star reviews from shoppers.
“Brought these for my wife for Christmas, she absolutely loves them 100% for comfort and most of all they are as waterproof as you would expect from a quality pair of Hunter’s.”
“You can't beat Hunter wellies for keeping your feet dry and for years of wear.”
“The fit were true to size and they’re so comfortable. I’ve been wearing them on mild days in the winter and they’re very warm with the socks. I would highly recommend.”
“It has been a lifesaver. The boots are so comfortable and I can revert to my childhood and splash through all the puddles and mud. How I wish I had purchased a pair of Hunter’s years ago.I love them.”
“These do the job and I like the way they look. These babies came just in time for a rather large snow and they have worked like a charm. Feet have been dry and warm.”
“I ordered the Hunter boot in navy and absolutely LOVE them. I am so happy with my purchase. Quality is excellent, colour is great and fit is perfect (I wear a size 8 shoe and ordered 8 boot). Comfy, waterproof and durable. Definitely recommend.”
Buy it: Women's Original Tall Wellington Boots | £95 from Hunter
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