Thanks to the team at Gear Patrol for featuring us twice in recent days, first on their list of staff picks where Nick Caruso notes that he has “had these green-on-brown Blundstones for five years, and like a good watch or favorite jacket, I truly look forward to wearing them." As well as recommending them to anyone who asks, he talks about how the Blundstone 519's "slosh through New York puddles during rush hour just as well as open fields during a long-weekend camping excursion; they’re lightweight, comfortable enough to walk miles in and wear in fantastically."
But what truly makes a quality pair of boots? The Gear Patrol team examined this too, featuring the Blundstone Original 500 Boots: and how the "open
James Hills from Mantripping mentioned a few of our boots over at "Blundstone Super 550 Boots Are Ready For Adventure." He mentions that Blundstone's are "a great pair of boots that is stylish, rugged, and has a great story and deep heritage behind it."
The author takes the boots on an adventure along the California coast, exploring Big Sur and Carmel, and noting how the stitching, soles and materials were ready for the road trip, the dust and even the driving experience, along with beyond the road, such as while "walking in sand, rocks, and hiking up some hills." In addition to the Chelsea Boots, he takes a look at the work boot range also.
"I honestly can't say enough about how much I love these boots. They are the absolute perfect combination of comfort and style." Thanks for the mention, you can also read more at https://www.mantripping.com/style-and-fashion/blundstone-super-550-boots-are-ready-for-adventure.html
Blundstone's Original 500 Boots were featured in "34 Boots to Carry You Through Winter in Style" where GQ Magazine's Editors picked their top winter boots. With a mix of boot styles such as Chelsea Boots in there, the black 500's were mentioned in the list of top winter boots, as "the beefed-up Chelsea for puddly weekend strolls."
While Blundstone may be associated with Work Boots to some, Bon Appetit talks about how they've become a popular Chef Boot option, in the article "How 4 New York City Chefs Are Redefining Workwear" where they talk with Natasha Pickowicz, the pastry chef at Flora Bar and Altro Paradiso in NYC.
“Shoes are the most important item I consider when cooking. Blundstones make the best all-purpose, most comfortable work wear shoe I have yet to encounter. I have yet to replace my original pair."
Read the full article at - https://www.bonappetit.com/gallery/chefs-redefining-workwear
Business Insider's "Insider Picks" featured the new Women's Heel Boots from Blundstone in an article today titled "A cult-favorite Australian boot company just refreshed its classic Chelsea boots with a heel for women — and they're super comfortable." As part of our Fall 2018 collection, the Blundstone women's heel was cited for its comfort and flexibility, as well as our new design, with the modern woman in mind.
Lulu Chang from Business Insider notes that "What I love most about the new Blundstone Women's Heel boot is its dedication to classic design and expert craftsmanship.... (and) will draw compliments thanks to its versatility and ability to elevate just about any outfit."
While Steve Libonati, Blundstone's US distributor notes that "we pride ourselves on our heritage, but also understand the importance of evolving our styles, as the needs of consumers and their lifestyle continues to change."
Boot season is in full swing, and what better
Urban Daddy lists the "10 Best Warm Weather Boots to Get You Through the Summer" with Blundstone Summer Boots - featuring the Blundstone #1398 in Rustic Black.
Advising summer time boots aficionados to "kick these around in any weather, any climate, any dive bar." and to "Switch the Sneakers Up With Something a Little More Rugged."
Heavy.com featured a list of the 10 best Chelsea Boots for men. And while Chelsea boots work great all year, the article notes our Summer Series with a pair of Blundstone Men’s Summer Boots, that would work well with all outfits, even shorts or, certainly, jeans.
As noted in the article - "Besides being great looking men’s Chelsea boots, these are incredibly comfortable. For me, they’re the epitome of men’s summer boots because they’re so light."
View our full collection of lightweight summer boots for men, as well as for women and for kids - here: http://www.blundstone.com/lightweight-summer-boots
And view the full list from Heavy.com at https://heavy.com/fashion/2018/05/mens-chelsea-boots/
Mens Fitness featured Blundstone in the list of "11 office-friendly waterproof boots you can also wear on a date" just in time for the spring months, noting Blundstone 062's - a popular Men's Chelsea Boot option.
"A favorite boot of everyone from farmhands to hipsters, these brown Blundstones will stand up to even the nastiest slush puddle and keep your foot temperature regulated, too." Find out more and view the full list of boots at https://www.mensfitness.com/styleandgrooming/fashion/11-office-friendly-waterproof-boots-you-can-also-wear-date
View a pair of Blundstone 062 at http://www.blundstone.com/shop/stout-brown-premium-leather-chelsea-boots-mens-style-062
GQ asked some of the top NYC based fashion insiders about their favorite boots, only to find one similarity, the same shoes, or actually boots were on some of them, the Blundstone 500s. Citing Blundstone Mens 500's as "The Flyest Shoes in Fashion Right Now" and coming in at prices under $200, the GQ team talked about how Blundstone's handled the rough NYC winter it just experienced, but also how they work on nicer days too.
In the era of "teched-out sneakers" - Blundstones are a "go-to" for several of the commentators. Fashion Editor Jon Tietz mentions the Blundstone 500 as his shoe of choice, having worn them for many years, going back to the Blunnie days and noting that "you just slide in and rock ’n’ roll when you need to run out the door" along with the ability to wear them no matter what the weather.
Read the full article at: https://www.gq.com/story/fashion-insiders-favorite-regular-footwear
Thanks to Shane Roberts and the team at LifeHacker for the article about Blundstone's Chelsea Boots and how these lighter versions "shed the bulk without giving up the support."
Also noting that "they’re noticeably less cushy than their year-round counterparts" you can read the whole recap at - https://gear.lifehacker.com/summer-chelsea-boots-blundstone-thinks-so-1824195546
Seeking the right balance of form, function and comfort, GoAdventureMom's husband may have found the perfect match in the Blundstone 1306 Boots, a pair of Rustic Brown Chelsea Boots that are ideal for when "you’re out working hard all day, but need to head to dinner afterwards."
The review talks about how long the boots have lasted and the key features such as the shock absorption and removable footbed. Or as GoAdventureMom says herself "My husband will tell you that these are the only boots he will wear and he’s not lying."
Read the full article at https://www.goadventuremom.com/2018/03/blundstone-mens-dress-boot-review/
Thanks for Jonathan Evans and the team at Esquire Magazine for the research and vetting of various Blundstone Boots, featuring them as "The Bad-Weather Boots You Can Wear to the Office."
Not only something that can brave the winter elements and keep your feet (and socks) dry, Blundstones also compliment a great look in the office and in all cases, makes an ideal choice that covers all types of conditions and seasons.
Find out more about the boots they featured, such as our range of Chelsea Boots, how they break them in and ideas on what to wear them with at - http://www.esquire.com/style/mens-fashion/a13086518/blundstone-boots-endorsement/
Thanks to the the team from NY Times based Wirecutter for their hours of research along with active trials of 17 different pairs of winter boots to find the best winter boots for men and women. For the men's boots, they selected the Blundstone Men’s Thermal Boot as their choice.
Described as "attractive enough to use for chores and commuting in town without sacrificing an ounce of functionality, and both have surprisingly effective waterproofing given their good looks".
You can read the full review at https://thewirecutter.com/reviews/best-winter-boots-for-men-and-women/ and buy a pair of the featured Blundstone 566's at http://www.blundstone.com/shop/black-premium-waterproof-leather-chelsea-boots-mens-style-566
Travel and Leisure released a list of Winter Boots for 2017 going into 2018. They featured a pair of Blundstone Boots, the BL1316 Chelsea Boots in Black and Red in fact. These Blundstone boots "are made resist rain, snow, oil, and even acid. The red elastic gore and sole are a colorful detail that will make an otherwise gloomy day, brighter."
You can find them here for Men http://www.blundstone.com/shop/black-and-red-heritage-voltan-leather-chelsea-boots-mens-style-1316