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Wants & Desires | Amaort Boots

Dec 17th, 2008 | Categories: Footwear, Japan, Style | by Michael Williams

These Amaort boots would have come in handy yesterday as I attempted to navigate the sloppy, slushy New York night with my friend Johnnie Walker. Amaort is another one of those Japanese companies just doing its thing, turning out great looking boots without a care in the world. I would wear these with jeans or with a nice tweed suit from Freeman’s. As long as they are warm, they could be deployed all winter long.

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Comments: 17

17 Comments to “Wants & Desires | Amaort Boots”

  1. Oliver M.
    on Dec 17th, 2008
    @ 2:48 PM

    Love them, but where can I get a pair? I tried your link to their site but I unfortunately don’t read Japanese nor do I know anybody that does.

  2. Michael Williams
    on Dec 17th, 2008
    @ 2:52 PM

    I should add a disclaimer to things like this. “This post for inspirational purposes only. Do not attempt to purchase.”

    Those boots are Japan-only. Sadly. Unless someone knows of a U.S. retailer??

    ACL

  3. pete
    on Dec 17th, 2008
    @ 2:57 PM

    they are not boots they are wellies with laces

  4. Michael Williams
    on Dec 17th, 2008
    @ 3:01 PM

    If someone threw one at you, what would you say? They threw a wellie at me? I rest my case!

    ACL

  5. pete
    on Dec 17th, 2008
    @ 4:14 PM

    sorry i stand corrected in england they are welly boots

    certain types are seen with wellies in london town !!

  6. wayne pate
    on Dec 17th, 2008
    @ 4:36 PM

    Whatever you do, don’t call them Willies!
    They look like equesterian wellie boots. The
    thing about wellies is they take a long time to
    wear out so if your like me, it will be a while before
    you have an excuse to buy another pair. Bush was
    lucky these weren’t hurled at him.

  7. james fox
    on Dec 17th, 2008
    @ 4:37 PM

    not as droolworhty but def’ must have/know are LaCrosse rubber boots. peakin out from below the cuffs of your woolen pants… felt liners take you into winter. made in OR now i believe.

  8. jackson
    on Dec 17th, 2008
    @ 4:59 PM

    my girlfriend would love these; do they come in a men’s style?

  9. Michael Williams
    on Dec 17th, 2008
    @ 5:03 PM

    They are both men’s and women’s. That first link was to the wrong shop. Jackson, maybe you and your girl can wear them to a show at Terminal 5 sometime.

  10. Kevin
    on Dec 17th, 2008
    @ 5:23 PM

    I’ve been wanting some high lace up boots for hunting and had my eyes on these [url]http://www.llbean.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CategoryDisplay?categoryId=35480&storeId=1&catalogId=1&langId=-1&parentCategory=502770&feat=502770-tn&cat4=502767[/url]
    The ones you posted are way better though.

  11. jacob
    on Dec 17th, 2008
    @ 5:40 PM

    ZING!

  12. nick
    on Dec 17th, 2008
    @ 8:26 PM

    An answer to a lingering question in my mind. So you’re saying, these could propel me through Americana Week?

  13. r.
    on Dec 17th, 2008
    @ 11:42 PM

    Epic.

  14. matthew
    on Dec 18th, 2008
    @ 10:54 AM

    This is not on topic at all, but any fans of Woolrich Woolen Mills (I know a lot of ACL readers are), the News sale going on through Saturday is stocked with tons of stuff for below wholesale. Shirts at $60, outerwear at around $160-$300. The people there were very nice and they told me to tell my friends.

    Thu, Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—5pm.

    495 Broadway at Broome St, fifth floor (212-925-9700).

  15. Laguna Beach Trad
    on Dec 18th, 2008
    @ 4:32 PM

    I hope your friend Johnnie was a lot friendlier than my good chum Jack, who kept pushing me over on to the wet sidewalk.

  16. wayne pate
    on Dec 18th, 2008
    @ 5:45 PM

    You lushes! It’s nice to hear people talk about there
    tipsy escapades. It is the holidays after all.

  17. Jon Patrick
    on Dec 19th, 2008
    @ 10:38 AM

    Those are NUTS! But please stop it, you little tease! We can’t buy them. I am getting blue “billfold” over here from all the pent-up purchases that will never be.