“ Brand: Rocket Dog / Type: Boots „
I brought these boots in September 2009 at a cost of £65 from Viva La Diva. They are currently on sale in Schuh for £45 (grrr!). They are flat ankle boots with buckle detailing around the ankle and a round toe. The buckles are proper adjustable buckles but I have never felt the need to adjust them! They are available in black purple and brown (I got the black ones). The lining on the inside is a brown check patterned material and the outside is made of leather (so maybe not one for veggies and vegans).
What drew me to these boots is that they are very wearable while still being very slightly edgy. They are very versatile and can be worn with skinny jeans tucked in or with dresses and skirts. They are smart enough to wear to work (depending on your office dress code of course) and comfortable and study enough to be worn when walking longer distances. They have a decent amount of grip so you don't slip when it is icey.
I have worn them loads over the winter - not quite daily but certainly at least 4 or 5 days a week every week. I have worn them through mud, snow and rain and they still look good and only show a little bit of wear. The soles have barely worn at all and the rocket dog logo is still raised and visible on them. They don't leak at all even when it is very wet. I have looked after them well by polishing them and allowing them to dry out when they get wet which I'm sure has help but am very happy with the quality of these boots. They will definitely last me another winter and may even keep going beyond that!
I do have very wide feet and these boots fit me fine in my usual size so if your feet are narrow they might not be right for you.