Review: Le Chameau Iris II Boots vs. Hunter Original Tall BootsDecember 05, 2012
Read part I here.
To the untrained eye, rain boots more or less look like carbon copies of each other. However, for the best boots, the devil is in the details. The Hunter Original Tall Boots and the Le Chameau Iris II Boots have a few minor differences that may make one the superior choice for you.
I'll quickly go over the similarities: both boots will accommodate people with wide or average feet. If you have especially narrow feet, you may have to double up on socks to fill out the shoe. The two boots are also almost identical in shaft length and share similarly-shaped toeboxes.
The most glaring difference between the two boots is the material. The rubber used to construct Hunter boots is both stiffer and glossier than the kind used to make Le Chameau boots, which is thinner and also a lot more flexible. If you find that the opening of Hunter boots chafes your shin, the Le Chameau may be a better solution.
|Hunter Original Tall in US7 | Le Chameau Iris II in size US7/EU38|
|Burberry trench, J. Crew sweater, Zara skirt (similar), H&M gloves (currently $15 in stores; was recommended by Extra Petite), Chanel bag, and Le Chameau boots|