Jump to content


Photo
* * * * * 1 votes

Heels In The Snow


  • This topic is locked This topic is locked
55 replies to this topic

#1 pumpcat

pumpcat
  • Members
  • 901 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Locationtoronto

Posted 05 September 2012 - 12:31 AM

Anybody wear heels in the snow. I would like to try but we don't get much snow in toronto anymore. But its real hot in the summer. Not too hot for 4" heel boots!

#2 SleekHeels

SleekHeels
  • Members
  • 1,267 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • LocationLondon, UK

Posted 05 September 2012 - 12:50 AM

I tried it once years ago wearing my 4" black patent stilleto courts. I was surprised how quickly the cold came through to my feet (it seemed so obvious afterwards) but seeing my footprints in the snow was a very lovely feeling.

#3 JeffB

JeffB
  • Members
  • 5,270 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • LocationSoutheastern Pennsylvania

Posted 05 September 2012 - 01:10 AM

Never! No heels in the snow, no heels in the rain, to paraphrase the late Johnny Cochran, "If the streets ain't dry, then my heels ain't high!" That's my motto and I live by it.

#4 Shafted

Shafted

    Website Team

  • Moderators
  • 5,926 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • LocationMaine, USA

Posted 05 September 2012 - 10:49 AM

Heels in snow, of course. I'm not hanging up my heels just because of a little snow.

#5 Rockpup

Rockpup

    Arf

  • Members
  • 1,415 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • LocationDriving around Florida

Posted 05 September 2012 - 01:24 PM

I'd say pumps or spikes would not be the best idea, but I have a couple pairs of wedges and a chunky heel pair of rubber boots that should be fine in the snow. Am hoping to find out this winter.

#6 Steve63130

Steve63130

    Steve

  • Members
  • 1,722 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • LocationCentral Ohio USA

Posted 05 September 2012 - 09:15 PM

Low heels yes - 3 inch stacked heels. Not in ice, though. Flat boots then. Steve

#7 Marion

Marion
  • Members
  • 176 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • LocationMontpellier, FRANCE

Posted 06 September 2012 - 09:35 AM

Not much snow here, but I had to when I was in holidays in Japan. I was wearing Skechers Mesa ankle boots and I had no issue at all.

#8 Thighbootguy

Thighbootguy

    Longtime Member

  • Members
  • 2,604 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • LocationKentucky, USA

Posted 06 September 2012 - 09:43 AM

Other then the fact that most snow in a parking lot or around a roadway is treated with salt which really messes up a leather shoe/boot, stiletto heeled boots in snow work fairly well. The stiletto heel punches through the show/ice to the pavement and gives a firm footing. Keep your shoes/boots well polished if your going out in wet conditions.

Never! No heels in the snow, no heels in the rain, to paraphrase the late Johnny Cochran, "If the streets ain't dry, then my heels ain't high!" That's my motto and I live by it.


This really isn't bad advice.

#9 pumpcat

pumpcat
  • Members
  • 901 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Locationtoronto

Posted 06 September 2012 - 05:50 PM

This reminds me of the movie: the holiday. Remember when Cameron Diaz was walking in the deep snow with tall stilletos and tight dress pants on. I would love to have that much high class attitude. Cool!!

#10 iibb

iibb
  • Members
  • 59 posts

Posted 07 September 2012 - 07:56 AM

Hi,, i like it....

Attached Files



#11 JeffB

JeffB
  • Members
  • 5,270 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • LocationSoutheastern Pennsylvania

Posted 07 September 2012 - 08:54 AM

This really isn't bad advice.


Hey! I'm all about dispensing quality advice! :silly:

#12 blueparrot

blueparrot
  • Members
  • 50 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • LocationArizona

Posted 09 September 2012 - 04:00 AM

These would be appropriate, as the snow won't ruin them:

Posted Image
Since it rarely snows anymore (nor rains much either) I think I will pass. I have a pair of regular wellies I haven't worn in ages.

#13 Rockpup

Rockpup

    Arf

  • Members
  • 1,415 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • LocationDriving around Florida

Posted 09 September 2012 - 12:34 PM

Blueparrot: Thats exactly what I had in mind :) They also work well down here in Florida, where currently things are a bit flooded due to Issac.

#14 JeffB

JeffB
  • Members
  • 5,270 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • LocationSoutheastern Pennsylvania

Posted 09 September 2012 - 12:54 PM

These would be appropriate, as the snow won't ruin them:

Posted Image


Now THOSE boots I'd wear in the snow, gladly! Especially with tight jeans tucked into them!

#15 Steve63130

Steve63130

    Steve

  • Members
  • 1,722 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • LocationCentral Ohio USA

Posted 09 September 2012 - 06:14 PM

I agree. What's the brand? Anybody know where to get them in the US? Do they come in US Women's 12M? Steve

#16 blueparrot

blueparrot
  • Members
  • 50 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • LocationArizona

Posted 10 September 2012 - 01:58 AM

I agree. What's the brand? Anybody know where to get them in the US? Do they come in US Women's 12M?

Steve


These boots are from Hunter, maker of the world famous "wellies". I have a pair of their regular wellies in womens' 10. Those boots are available in men's sizes as well but they would likely be too big on me. I got them on ebay for less than half price and since they fit perfectly I'm not complaining. Those run big, but with these heels I can't really say how big they will be. I wear 9.5 mens size athletic shoes and usually can wear womens' 11 boots/clogs. You might give the 10's a try, if they are in fact larger like their other boots.

#17 Rockpup

Rockpup

    Arf

  • Members
  • 1,415 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • LocationDriving around Florida

Posted 10 September 2012 - 09:09 AM

That model is from last season. My pair came from a Nordstrom Rack, but you can find them at 6pm still.
http://www.6pm.com/hunter-womens-shoes~9#!/hunter-women-boots/CK_XARCz1wFSAp4OwAEB4gIEGAEKAg.zso

They are not cheap, but they are comfortable. Spent a bit of time in mine while in Chicago. They only seem to come up to a womens 10, although the inside of the boot is marked mens 9.

#18 Steve63130

Steve63130

    Steve

  • Members
  • 1,722 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • LocationCentral Ohio USA

Posted 10 September 2012 - 09:37 PM

Thank you. Steve

#19 tightlevisandhhboots

tightlevisandhhboots
  • Members
  • 284 posts

Posted 29 September 2012 - 06:02 AM

Last winter I bought a pair of Payless boots that had a rather narrow (1"x1") heel. Wore the for a week in the snow in Anchorage Alaska. The only time I had issues was coming inside with still a bit of snow on the bottom of the boot then hitting a hard floor like tile, then I had to be very careful about slipping or twisting an ankle... But there is a certain amount of satisfaction when you can heel in snow! Tightlevisandhhboots

#20 mtnsofheels

mtnsofheels
  • Members
  • 945 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • LocationBritish Columbia

Posted 01 October 2012 - 04:14 AM

Yes of course I wear boots in snow, I have snow 5 months of the year where I am.
It really depends on the temprature as -15c / 3f is quite a different story than -1c / 30f.
Those Hunter rain boots are only in size 10 womens, I tried them but they were narrow.
However there are some new heeled boots in the Nordstroms winter boot selection, could be
some there to think about.
Again wearing a stilletto is not practical but a heeled boot like the new,
Sorel 'Medina' Rain Boot (Women)

on the womens winter boot menu of Nordstroms will be just right. They also have bigger sizes than
the Hunter rain boots. Hmm.....might be a good buy.....
There also a line of warm heeled boots by La Canadien from Montreal and Blondo. I have seen
Blondo in ski areas in the USA and they are fully heeled winter boots......like those are the ones I want for
tromping around in the snow!
Snow is just one more medium for wearing boots!
Mtnsofheels