Jonathan Evans and the team at Esquire researched some of the Blundstone 500 series boots, taking them through the streets of Philadelphia, for walking and fighting all the winter elements. He notes the chelsea boots as comfortable, durable and even "life-proof" - as in no need to dodge puddles to protect your footwear - wearing the Blundstone 510's in classic black, no matter what the weather. And as he summarizes at the end of the article "Wear them once. I promise, your whole perspective will change—for the better."

And view our overall Chelsea Boot Style Guide here.