Do you enjoy keeping your feet dry? Unless you are
swimming or taking a shower, it is generally a good idea to keep your feet dry.
Yes, we understand that it is not bad for you to get your feet wet, but it is
not the best idea for super long periods of time. There are better ideas
than to simply walk around in a pair of wet shoes.
is liquid water in the form of droplets that have condensed from atmospheric
water vapor and then precipitated (become heavy enough to fall under gravity
down to the earth). It would be pointless to get mad at the rain, because it is
clearly a major component of the water cycle and is responsible for depositing
most of the fresh water on the Earth. It provides suitable conditions for many
types of ecosystems, as well as water for hydroelectric power plants and crop
irrigation. More importantly, it provides the proper liquid for us to
continue our life on earth. With that said, it is fair to say that the
rain is sometimes a pain in the neck. Most definitely when it messes up
our clothing and footwear choices for the day.
What should we do on a rainy day?
Maybe putting on a pair of rain boots would be a good
boot is a type of
footwear and a specific type of shoe. Most boots mainly cover the foot and the
ankle, while some also cover some part of the lower calf. Some boots extend up
the leg, sometimes as far as the knee or even the hip. Most boots have a heel
that is clearly distinguishable from the rest of the sole, even if the two are
made of one piece. Traditionally made of leather or rubber, modern boots are
made from a variety of materials. Boots are worn both for their functionality
of protecting the foot and leg from water,
extreme cold, mud or hazards. Boots can also be worn simply because they
are stylish and balance off our outfit in certain circumstances.
are a type of boot specifically made for those annoying rainy days. They
are also beneficial for the days after the rain when everything is still wet &
mucky. Rainboots can be traditional in solid colors or with a wide variety
of printed patterns.
Who wears rain boots?
Parents seem to love putting their kids into rainboots.
This is probably because children have an uncanny enjoyment from jumping in
every puddle they can find.
The fashion savvy enjoy just about any type of shoe.
Why would rainwear be any different? If you ask any serious fashionista
about their boot collection, they will most likely inform you that they have at
minimum one pair of trendy rain boots.
Outdoor enthusiast are also huge fans of shoes that are
capable of handling wet conditions. An outdoor enthusiast is a person who
enjoys sports and activities in nature and wilderness areas. Interests
associated with outdoor enthusiasts include hiking, fishing, hunting,
cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, canoeing, climbing and camping. Much of
these activities will transpire in rainy or wet conditions. So, if you are
a backwoodsman, child, fashionista, or outdoorsman you will most likely at some
point have a need or desire to own a pair of rain boots.
Types of Rain Boots
(officially called Maine Hunting Shoes)
are a type of
manufactured by L.L.Bean. They are constructed from a rubber sole and a leather
upper. The boots were created in 1911 and were an instant success. In the
2010s, the boots experienced a resurgence in popularity. This style of
boot is now manufactured and sold by many different companies in the footwear
Wellington boot is a
type of boot based upon leather Hessian boots. They were worn and popularized
by Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. This novel "Wellington" boot
became a staple of hunting and outdoor wear for the British aristocracy in the
early 19th century.
have many of the same properties and benefits
of rain boots. Winter boots are often waterproof, and are typically made
for cold weather climates.
Rain boots can be designed and manufactured in multiple
versions. Some styles can be produced in ways so that they are specific
for warm, moderate or cold climates.
What should be worn with rain
It is not a requirement but
rainwear to cover other areas of your body would not be a bad idea when it is
raining or snowing. A raincoat or slicker is a waterproof or
water-resistant coat worn to protect the body from rain. The term rain jacket is
sometimes used to refer to raincoats that are waist length. A rain jacket may
be combined with a pair of rain pants to make a rain suit. Modern
raincoats are often constructed of
fabrics such as Gore-Tex or Tyvek and coated nylons. These fabrics allow some
air to pass through, allowing the garment to 'breathe' so that sweat vapour can
escape. The amount of pouring rain a raincoat can handle is sometimes measured
in the unit millimeters, water gauge.
Why are rain boots yellow?
Obviously not all rain boots are yellow. But the
reason that many are yellow is because when it is raining outside it is
generally hard to see (yes, they rain gets in the way of your line of sight).
So, if you are wearing yellow rain boots while walking down the street or riding
a bicycle, it is more likely that a driver will see you. Certainly it is
not a guarantee that yellow rain boots will protect you from getting hit by a
car, but it certainly can’t hurt to be more visible.
Rain boots of any color are exciting. Some people
may consider them the most intersting
types of shoe.
Can you think of a more interesting type of footwear?
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