Step Up Your Winter Boot Game With Bottega Veneta’s Stylish Hikers

The $1,500 designer boots are a testament to functional luxury.


The worlds of luxury fashion and hard-working hiking boots don’t often intersect, but the lines are blurred more than ever (in an appealing way) with Bottega Veneta’s new hiking boots.

Part of the famed fashion house’s Pre-Spring 2023 Collection, the hikers blend the overbuilt design of outdoor boots with all the luxe touches you might expected from the lauded atelier.

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Available in both Black and Fondant, the 100 percent glossy calfskin leather hiking boots toe the line between dressy and utilitarian in a runway-ready design.

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Think of the Bottega Veneta Lug Hiking Lace-Up Shoes as an unexpected winter footwear upgrade.

With a stacked sole, they’re the kind of boots that should sit handsomely beneath wool trousers while adding some serious bulk to any seasonally friendly ensemble.

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Traditional hiking boot details round out each pair nicely, from the contrasting, retro-colored lacing to the vintage silver finish hardware.

The platform sole in particular adds another fashionable dimension to typically outdoor-minded hiking boots, although how often one might actually wear these on the trail is likely a moot point.

The Bottega Veneta Lug Hiking Lace-up Shoes are more of a fashion statement than the sort of shoes one would typically wear away from town, on the trail–and they’ve got a price tag to match.

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Upgrading your footwear with these refined-meets-rugged hiking shoes will set you back $1,550, although those used to shopping for luxurious splurges from Matthieu Blazy’s Bottega Veneta collections might consider that price a bargain.

If that sounds like a pair of shoes you can’t live without, best be prepared to spend on your next winter footwear investment.