Somewhere Beyond Mere Footwear

A great pair of boots can be the best friend your feet ever had.
 
It was more than 135 years ago that Herman Joseph Justin moved to Texas and began crafting boots. Soon he was supplying rugged Justin boots for the men building railroads and herding cattle.
 
Over the years that have passed since H. J. founded the company, Justin Boots have become an iconic part of western culture. Today the company produces a variety of stylish and rugged footwear for men and women who work hard and play hard.
 
“At Justin Original Workboots, we are proud of our heritage,” said Josh Lizotte, divisional manager. “Since 1879, Justin has been dedicated to creating quality boots that are as functional and durable as they are stylish. Keeping up with industry trends and regulations, Justin Original Workboots takes pride in developing boots with the newest technology to support the comfort and safety needs of our customers.”
 
Active Americans know that a good pair of boots are your friend when days get long and the going gets tough. And if you’ve ever had a pair of boots that didn’t fit or leaked, you know that inferior footwear can be your worst enemy. With a Justin boot, you can be certain you’re buying the brand that sets a standard for both toughness and good looks.
 
Choose Your Justin Boot
 
Dunham’s carries several varieties of Justin Original Workboots. For example there’s the Men’s Rugged Tan Cowhide Stampede. An 11-inch tall, soft-toe waterproof boot in tan cowhide and 900 Denier Nylon, the Stampede can keep out the elements. With J-Flex Flexible Comfort System® insoles, it will work with you all day long. The outsole is of Stampede™ Rubber and EVA for durability and great traction.
 
Need toe protection? Check out Justin’s Men’s Rustic Barnwood Hybred® Waterproof Composition-Toe Workboot. The 11-inch tall boot keeps out the elements while protecting with a composition toe that exceeds ASTM safety standards. The J-Flex Flexible Comfort System® with Ortholite® Comfort Foam Insoles and a Dri-Lex® cover will keep you dry and comfortable from dawn to dusk.
 
Dunham’s customers tell us the Men’s Rugged Tan Cowhide Stampede Workboot is an excellent buy. This soft toe boot is built with a square toe and the J-Flex Flexible Comfort System® Insoles. Crafted of tan cowhide, the boot features the high-traction Stampede™ Rubber and EVA outsole.
 
Justin Boots were made for the men who built America. Since long before any of us walked this earth, they have been known for comfort, protection and durability. Made to stand up to the toughest jobs and the longest days, they’re the best boot for work and play.
 
-Your Friends at Dunham’s
 
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The Hot Setup

A great pair of high-tech winter boots can keep your tootsies toasty warm on the coldest winter days.
 
Cold, wet feet. What could be worse? Only the proverbial “sharp stick in the eye” could be more uncomfortable on a damp and frigid winter day.
 
For those of us who refuse to spend the colder months confined to our home, few things are as important as a great pair of boots. When I was a kid, eons ago, winter foot protection called for heavily oiled or waxed leather boots pulled on over multiple layers of woolen socks that my grandmother knitted or rubber boots over shoes. The first couldn’t be counted on to keep the water out while the latter provided minimal protection from frigid temperatures and were seemingly designed to make one stumble awkwardly to the accompaniment of thumping and squishing sounds.
 
Thankfully, modern technology has changed all that. Today’s best boots can keep the outdoor enthusiast warm and dry for hours on end. They’re far lighter in weight and more comfortable than the boots of old and the best of the lot don’t limit mobility.
 
Dunham’s carries a wide range of outdoor footwear including the latest winter boots from Under Armour, Columbia and Ranger.
 
The Under Armour Clackamas boot for men and women was first seen at the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Now this high-tech premium boot is in full production and available at Dunham’s. With 200 grams of PrimaLoft® insulation, the boot can ward off the worst of winter’s cold. According to Iiley Thompson, Senior Director, Outdoor Footwear for Under Armour, PrimaLoft insulates better over a longer period of time than other common insulating materials.
 
“We took a ton of weight out of these boots,” says Thompson. “They’re ideal for trekking around in the snow.”
 
Columbia Sportswear’s Bugaboot is a waterproof lightweight boot that’s available for men and women. Mark Waddle of Columbia, says the boots are temperature rated to -25°F. A Techlite™ lightweight midsole provides superior cushioning and high energy return. A full 200 grams of insulation helps ensure long-lasting cold-weather comfort.
 
The Apun winter boot from Ranger features a waterproof lower boot stitched to a flexible oiled-suede leather upper. A 3/4-inch removable foam liner provides insulation to keep feet warm even when temperatures reach -50°F. A steel shank supports the arch, and a ClawMax outsole provides superior traction in winter weather.
 
The great outdoors is a wonderful winter playground, but it’s no fun if you don’t have the right gear. Stop by Dunham’s today to try on some winter boots and see our full range of outdoor apparel. Your Dunham’s sales consultant can help you choose exactly what you need to stay warm and dry all winter long.
 
-Your Friends at Dunham’s
 
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Winter Wonder Playland

Playing or walking in a winter wonderland will be a lot more pleasant with a good pair of winter boots to keep feet warm and dry. Before you head out to stroll through the snow, check out some of the new features and technologies in this season’s boots.
 
There are plenty of options out there for men, women and children who want to stay outside as the weather cools down.
 
Itasca Snowstomper children’s boots come in multiple colors and have many features to keep little feet warm and dry so kids can enjoy outdoor winter activities all day. They feature a front-zip design and TPR shell to keep the bottom of the boot water-proof. The foam liner provides extra-lightweight insulation, so little ones can keep building snowmen or shoveling all season.
 
This technology from Itasca is not just available for children! The Itasca Chloe boots for women are easy to pull on with a bungee design, and the fleece lining blocks out the cold.
 
Thinsulate, a synthetic material used to insulate outdoor clothing, can be found in boots as well. Itasca’s Cascade and Big Buck Hunter 800 designs for men both contain the material. The Big Buck Hunter 800 is also completely waterproof with a bar-rier construction and TPR shell.
 
Anyone who is looking to enjoy the outdoors this winter needs to be sure they have footwear that will keep feet warm and dry, but hunters need extra features as well.
 
Rocky Brands’ Jasper Trac style features a durable rubber pac shell for durability. The boots are also water resistant and have a removable 200-gram 3-ply liner. The boots are perfect for hunters as they feature a Realtree AP camouflage print covering the nylon. The bottom of the boot has a PolarTrac outsole which makes it perfect for all terrains.
 
“Hunting is really about freedom,” said Dayne Hess, vice president of Rocky Outdoor Sales. “Getting into the field, escaping from the daily grind, testing your skills while one on one with nature – it’s that feeling of freedom that inspired this new system of apparel and footwear.”
 
Keep sledding, hiking, hunting and enjoying the cold weather with warm, dry feet with the variety of winter boots available this season. Is it snowing yet?
 
-Your Friends at Dunham’s
 
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