WIN Adorable NAOT Shoes or Boots

With the weather outside quite frightening- and good grief, it’s freezing!- you want shoes that are warm and comfortable, but that doesn’t mean you don’t want to look cute as well.   NAOT makes some adorable shoes, boots, and warm-weather-wear like sandals ( I know, can you even remember warm weather right now?) for anything Mother Nature might throw your way, or what climate you might happen to live in or travel to.

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I’ve recently been sent the NAOT VISTOSO, and I have to say I really like them.  Here is what I had to say from my review-

“When you are ready to head indoors, and need something a little less “outdoorsy” but still ready for winter festivities, the NAOT VISTOSO will be your go to boot. Zipping up the side, this ankle boot is too cute with a little bow across it (ready for the holidays!) It is padded for extra comfort, and has a memory foam footbed. As you wear it, the bottom bed and microfiber molds to your foot, making it more and more comfortable as you go along. The heel is sturdy, the sole is flexible, and you won’t feel like you are doing a balancing act all evening. These are boots you won’t feel the need to kick off quickly. Get them at http://naot.com or Amazon for about $200.”
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When It Cools Down, These Will Warm You Up

Now that the weather outside has gotten a bit frightful, we will need to bundle up a little more.  But that doesn’t necessarily mean adding bulk or ugly, clodding boots- check out these lovely layers from some of our favorite brands (that last longer then a season, too!)

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When it’s cold enough to need a little more then just a shirt, check out the Craghoppers ‘Swainby’ half zip fleece for the man and teenager boys in your life.  Classic, comfortable, and nearly impossible to stain in my own personal experience (really, my guy has not been successful yet, and I could swear he’s trying), it also washes well without all the ugly pilling that some fleece get. Besides it’s good looks and great function, it’s really very warm and comfortable.  My son loves it because it’s soft (and it retains it’s softness after repeated washings), has a large pocket, and easy to pair with anything. It is made with a cotton fleece blend, and has insulating technology built in. With it’s high collar that can be folded down or left up for additional warmth, and elasticated cuffs and hem, it’s wearer keeps extra body heat in. Too warm?  No worries- just undo the half front zip for some air.  Get yours for $60 at http://www.us.craghoppers.com

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When you need a little more then a sweatshirt, put on the Skipton Jacket by Craghoppers.  Water resistant, so good for those days that are snowy or a bit rainy, it’s also soft, super insulated, and nowhere near as thick as you would think it needs to be.  It’s thin- as thin as your spring jacket- but it’s been doing the husband good in 3o degree weather with no complaints to be had.  Not only is it lightweight, but it’s also made of soft wool and has a satiny-smooth lining that feels great next to your skin.  It’s very smart-looking, great for work or going out, a compliment to any outfit.  It has both a zipper and buttons, and you can use either one or both together for added wind protection. To top it off (quite literally) is an attached hood.  There are two functioning side pockets, big enough for your hands, a pair of gloves, your keys, or a cell phone- yes, they really do function.  Get yours for about $180 at sites like http://www.backcountry.com/
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The Perfect Fall and Winter Boot

Disclosure- I received the below in order to facilitate this review.  All opinions are my own and honest.
I know that no one really wants to talk about it, but the reality is : Winter Is Coming Soon. In a matter of weeks I will battle with icy cold winds taking my breath away. I will curse the snow covered streets. I will whimper in dismay as I attempt to navigate the icy walks around town.
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Knowing that the season of sneezin’ is on the way, I have began to prepare myself with outdoor gear to make my life comfortable, keep my body warm, and to help me get around safely. The first item I knew I wanted to address was my winter footwear. Face it, a great pair of boots can make your life a lot easier and safer too.
Let me tell you about the Thomas Boot 200 from Hi-Tec Inspired by Life. This is the ultimate Lifestyle Winter Boot. With a durable textile upper, i-shield technology to repel water and dirt, and Thinsulate™ insulation for that winter warmth, this is the perfect apres boot for any condition. OrthoLite® sockliner provides cushioning and a durable, celated high abrasion EVA outsole absorbs impact. Stylish features. MSRP $80.00

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Sandgrens Philly Clogs

Disclosure: The Sandgrens Philly Clogs were provided to me to help facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines. Please see “Disclose” tab for more information.
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With this time of year around, I am definitely a big fan of boots. I love wearing boots to work, church, and even when I am out and about running errands. With these adorable clogs from Sandgrens, I could not be any happier.

About Sandgrens:

Sandgrens Clogs was originally founded as a leather tannery in the mid 1800s. Sandgrens is considered among the oldest clog – if not the oldest – brands in the world, if not thee oldest and was once also the largest.

 

The Sangrens mission is to create raving fans by making our customers’ day a little bit better – every time.

Today, the Sandgrens family is going back to their roots in restoring the brand to its former greatness. They many no longer be the biggest, but their clog masters are still using the same time-honored techniques in transforming the finest leather and wood into high-quality clogs for the whole family.

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