Newsletter signup. My Chameaus (I did buy them in France but Zappos has the same thing/same price)? Does anyone have any other brand recommendations? 4.2 out of 5 stars 493. Hunters are not good. This has nothing to do with the quality, just excessive use. My last about 2 years with daily use. Price: £95 | Buy now from Hunter Boots. During the WWI, the British Army fought heavily in boots made by the North British Rubber Company (yep, today’s Hunter Boot Ltd) and by the end of the war, everyone was familiar with the Wellington boots. ditavonteesed Wed 03-Sep-14 07:28:43. As such, I normally turned to Hunter. Now ive got a dog decided to buy another pair they last 4 months and split. Left many people in the UK, Wales unemployed and in misery. do they keep your feet warmer? Another brand towards which Hunter wearers flocked is Le Chameau. This year, doubling my quest for the perfect pair of city casual boots, I wanted to buy a sturdy, reliable pair of rubber boots also for cold winters’ moist as well as quick errands across city puddles. So now I've narrowed down to Tretorn and Aigle (although I still count my kids' Aigle negative experience - just like your first pair of boots - they cracked with no reason and therefore they joined the junk pile). Never regretted it – the boots I bought back then are still going strong, and I have bought quite a few pairs. And all that because he was wearing rubber boots. Thanks and like you this is the third pair of hunters I have had that have again split and now leak. Definitely love them! ( the queen must be loving this. As gorgeous and as catchy their catalog images may be, I still have doubts regarding Aigle’s boots. “95% of Aigle’s collection is still handcrafted in France, benefiting from the company’s unsurpassed knowledge in the vulcanization process of natural rubber and its unconditional attention to detail.”, Which model did you order for your kids? Shame on Hunter as they will do nothing. I too have had hunter wellies completely crack and fail as well as leak from the bottom of the heel. I wore it for all of my college career and always came out with dry feet, as well as compliments from the guys because of the bright sunshine yellow color. I have fat wide calves so most boots are uncomfortable when I tuck my trousers in. Since then I have been caught in a London storm a couple of times,unprepared and bought another pair and then another . After some found that their Hunter Original boots (pictured on the left) weren't lasting as long as they hoped, Hunter had a rethink and have brought out a new design for 2014/15. I’ve been a satisfied wearer of Le Chameau wellies and waders since 2006 at least. Hunter wellington boots are the practical, comfortable and fashionable choice for royalty and festival goers alike. The best wellington boots to buy in 2018 1. Especially when I go by the philosophy: ‘buy less often but more quality’. I don’t know if anyone has had that happen to them too? YEARRRRRS. HUNTER Women's High Wellington Boots. (sad, sad face). Thanks for all comments – so helpful. I am fed up of faling to ieces wellies so have decided to invest. Hi All, a little late here lol Anyway, for Aigle boots, depending on model, they are made in China. I still use my trusty yellow rain boots when I am doing garden work, going on a quick walk, playing with my niece and nephews, etc. I’ve had the red one for almost 8 years – the only thing is that the sole squeaks. Thank you Carrie! Barbour is in the waxed jacket/country clothing business and for many decades it has had its Barbour brand wellies made by Hunter or its predecessor Gates. Love them as well! I’m in the same boat and I’m leaning towards Le Chameau. £3.99 delivery. All of their kids line are made in China. Hunters etc split as they are not natural rubber boots…more like a plasticky type of stiff rubber substitute. FREE Delivery by Amazon. The kids’ Boots are not same quality though (but still v good). I wish I could post pictures in my response here. These days the UK weather can often resemble monsoon conditions, and even at its best it's 'changeable', so a sturdy pair of wellington boots are an essential addition to the Great British shoe rack. Forgot to mention: Nokian also has cool, warm and comfortable boots for children. Aigle, Le Chameau, or a cheapie?? I’ve worn them at the horse ranch, for playing in the snow and of course rain. The muck boots look like they would be much warmer. are they easy to clean? I tried muck boots because of my fat calves, once on they are fine, but you have to sit down to get them on and off - not always practical when getting ready to walk fido. To replace the Hunters? If maintained will they last you a lifetime, Yes !! I have the leather lined and they are not only comfortable but indestructible. hunters don't last ,Aigle are much better. DH has the neoprene lined ones and doesn't need welly socks. Nope, that’s so not me! Dare To Try Comfortable And Fashionable Shoes! L.L. I suggest you try the Parcours model, you are going to love them! I did look at the French boots and Hunter but decided on the original Muck Boots. However, the kids had a pair of Aigle boots (each) and not even after a year, the rubber split inexplicably. I just couldn’t stand it if my only choice was those ugly, wide bogs!! And that’s the reason….ah, never mind…. Has it never dawned on these bottom feeders that some people may be willing to pay a premium for a premium product that will last at least ten years . His feet – dry and warm, though. : ). Those are the Hunters Evelyn! Prepare for sticker shock but if you live in the upper midwest they are a fashion work horse and quite stylish. I found muck boots weren't flexible enough around the ankle for me . Thank you Kathryn! Aigle Women's Aiglentine Rain Boots. I’ll preface this by saying,when I saw Hunter Wellingtons selling a boot that look liked something a p!mp would wear , I knew there was no hope for integrity left.

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