It’s not every day that we tell you about one — just one — standout new product to shop here at Effortless Gent.

But when it comes to the best new winter boots to buy now, well, we’ve found just the pair for you.

Courtesy of a partnership between San Francisco retailer Huckberry and heritage boot brand Danner (based in Portland), the Huckberry x Danner Vertigo 917 Goldrush Boots are perfect if you, like me, value high-quality men’s style essentials.

That’s particularly true when it comes to the boots you’re wearing.

Huckberry x Danner Boots

Just like your classic chambray shirt or your slim blue denim, you want to invest in a pair of rugged, stylish leather winter boots that work for multiple style scenarios.

Even though they lean more casual, these boots aren’t any less worthy of your consideration (or your hard-earned dollars).

Danner x Huckberry Vertigo 917 Goldrush Boots Price: $220 "...perfect for schleping around the city but with plenty of off-road detailing like 100% waterproof construction." –Huckberry Danner x Huckberry Vertigo 917 Goldrush Boots

Why These Are the Best New Winter Boots

  1. They’re limited edition! …meaning they won’t be around for long.
  2. They play off the classic Vertigo 917 silhouette from Danner, a boot that was built for the city.

The key here is the rich Golden Brown colorway (an homage to the West Coast gold rush), a new Huckberry-centric take on a classic from Danner.

The 917 construction means these best new winter boots should be supremely comfortable, lightweight, and winter weather ready. That’s thanks to the cushy OrthoLite footbed, the Vibram midsole, and the exterior gum sole.

Huckberry x Danner Boot

 

In addition to comfort and functionality, the Huckberry x Danner Vertigo 917 Goldrush Boots blend premium full-grain leather with rough, textured suede for a 100% waterproof design.

The details on these rugged boots are seriously thoughtful and well-considered — exactly what we appreciate here at Effortless Gent.

Plus, they’re easy to put on and should break in right away. Don’t underestimate these qualities when shopping for the best new winter boots.

The elastic ankle construction and waterproof Gore-Tex liner should provide all-day comfort. It seems Huckberry and Danner have thought of nearly everything in this boot — good news, because your money won’t be going to waste.

How to Wear Them

Think of of these best new winter boots like a long-term style investment for rugged adventures, laidback weekends, and casual weekday outings. On that note, let’s say you’re close to adding these boots to your cart (which, you should be, as they’ll sell out quickly)…

Once they show up at your doorstep… how will you style them?

The greatest strength of a richly-crafted pair of boots like these is versatility. These are hiking boots at heart, but they’ve got the fit, feel, and silhouette of high-top sneakers.

Huckberry x Danner Boots

That means you can wear them with timeless men’s style essentials: A white Oxford shirt, slim blue or broken-in denim, and a grey shawl cardigan. No sweat.

You can also go a bit bolder: Think slim black jeans, a belted grey cardigan, and a marled henley.

Fancy giving them a try at the office? Take those slim black jeans, pair them with a classic blue chambray shirt, and add a navy cotton blazer — easy as that.

The Huckberry x Danner Vertigo 917 Goldrush Boots will certainly catch the eye of passersby — in a great way.

We’ll leave you with this: It’s nearly February. It’s cold, it’s snowy… it’s no fun. At the very least, the Huckberry x Danner collab will help you shake up your Lean Wardrobe as you get through winter in style. Trust us, these best new winter boots are well worth it.

Danner x Huckberry Vertigo 917 Goldrush Boots Price: $220 "...perfect for schleping around the city but with plenty of off-road detailing like 100% waterproof construction." –Huckberry Danner x Huckberry Vertigo 917 Goldrush Boots

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