Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Sorel Boots

After waiting for the adorable Sorel boots to go on sale at J Crew (sigh, they did not), I took the plunge this past weekend and added a pair to my winter wardrobe as a local ski shop had the line.  Who says you can't look stylish on the farm?  Here is a photo of the J Crew boots:

Sorel boots originated in Canada.  The Sorel line was introduced in 1962 by Kaufman Rubber Co. (later known as Kaufman Footwear), and became the world's best-selling cold weather boot.  In the summer of 2000, Kaufman Footwear went bankrupt and the Sorel trademark was bought by Columbia Sportswear. Following Columbia's purchase, the Sorel brand was expanded to other products, such as nylon outerwear and other work-related garments. Prior to Kaufman's bankruptcy, Sorel boots were made only in Canada. 

I found that they fit true to size and they have that Barbour look going on.  I am hoping that they are warm and functional too!  They also make slippers.

Time will tell and I suspect there's still a lot left to winter so there will be plenty of time to try them out!  You can see the entire line at 

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