Buying Rubber Rain Boots

What do you need from your rainboots?

Pink Hunter Rain boots - Fun Bubble gum pink to cheer up a rainy day!Credit: Amazon


The following are features to look for in a rain boot.  Getting these right will save on returns, shipping costs and money


Selecting the correct features for you make for the most comfortable fitting rain boot, whether Hunter, Kamik, Chooka, Bogs or any other make!



Which do you need?

  • Orthopedic or wide-fitting foot bed - for good circulation and comfort
  • Cushioned sole - maximum comfort for hours
  • Adequate roomy calf width- for good circulation and warm feet
  • Adjustable calf width - boots used for different activities
  • Suitable shaft height - not pinching knee
  • Good sole traction - important for safety in foul conditions
  • Waterproof seamless design - keeping feet dry and comfortable
  • U/V proof - long-lasting materials saves money
  • Strong flexible materials  - for comfortable use
  • Attractive colour and finish - fashionable for years to come or buy a few colours!

Hunter Original Rain Boot

Also comes in Hunter Original Short

Hunter Green Original rain bootCredit: Amazon

The Original Hunter is built on an orthopaedic last for comfort and arch support often missing in cheaper brands of rain boot.   Additional comfort comes from the multiple layers of cushioning in the sole.  The Original Hunter also has a knitted nylon liner inside the rubber for fast drying.

  • Shaft  - 16 inch
  • Calf circumference  - 14 1/2 inch adjustable
  • Heel  - 1" Square
  • Sole - Calendered, best traction

The Original Hunter short is a 3/4 length shaft rain boot, handy for walking through Hunter rain boot galoshes Original shortCredit: Amazonshorter grass or every day rainwear.  A summary of Hunter Original short rain boots buyer reviews is really helpful.

Hunter Huntress Rain Boot

Wider Fit Maximum Comfort Women's Rain Boot

The Huntress field boot is built on a wider fit orthopedic last for arch support and comfort.   The cushioned footbed provides maximum comfort.   The latex rubber is extremely strong flexible and coated with a pHunter Huntress Rubber Rain bootsCredit: Amazonrotective wax that may bloom white at temperature extremes.  The wider calf give lots of room for good circulation.

The Huntress is the more comfortable longer wear type rain boot for outdoor activities.  

  • Shaft  - 14 inch
  • Calf circumference  - 16 1/2 inch with adjustable strap
  • Heel  - 1 1/4"
  • Sole - Calendered, best traction

Hunter Original Boa

Stylish Practical Hunter Rain boots

The Hunter Original Boa uses an orthopedic last for comfortable arch support.   The cushioned footbed has  multi-layered sponge insole for comfort.  The liner is knitted nylon lining for fast drying.  Warm socks areHunter Boa Rubber GaloshesCredit: Amazon recommended for fall and winter use.

These are a more stylish urban type design with a snake skin print and comes in black or pewter colours.

  • Shaft  - 15 inch
  • Calf circumference  - 15 inch with adjustable strap
  • Heel  - 3/4"
  • Sole - Calendered, best traction

Dressy Hunter Rain boots

Andora, Champery, Lapins

For the stylish individual the Andora, Champery, and Lapins provide a smart fashionable and comfortable rain boot.

HUNTER Champery - Black wedge rubber rain bootHunter Champery Rain BootCredit: Amazon
The Hun ter Champery is a wedge heeled texile lined rubber rain boot with removable cushioned insole.  This and the logo detail and trim make this an elegant comfortable rainboot. 
Dimensions 14" shaft, 13 1/2" circumference, 3.5" wedge heel.

HUNTER Andora - Black platform wedge rubber rain boot
Hunter Andora Rain BootCredit: AmazonThe Hunter Andora is a tall stylish wedge heeled rubber rain boot.  The logo accents and crossed buckled straps over the ankle add style, and the fabric lining adds comfort. 
Dimensions 16" shaft, 15" leg opening, 2.25" wedge and 1" platform heel.

HUNTER Lapins -
Lace Up Full Knee Rain Boot
The buckle detail and long lacing up the front of these unusual rubber rain boots makes  a fashion Hunter Rain Boot LapinsCredit: Amazonstatement.  The knitted nylon lining adds comfort and is fast drying.
Dimensions 15" shaft, 15" leg opening, adjustable with lacing, 4" wedge and 3/4" platform heel.

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Beautiful Rain Boot Colors and Bright Glossy finishes

Fashionable Glossy Violet Hunter BootsCredit: Amazon

The choice of colours from the traditional Hunter green welly or the staid black or original yellow has blossomed into fun colourful high-gloss Fuscia and Violet, Cobalto, Red, Grey, Purple, Navy, Bitter Chocolate, Turqoise, Pumpkin, Coral and Aubergine!

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