Lems Chelsea Boot Waterproof Espresso
A Closer Look
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An Attractive & Waterproof Minimalist Boot
The Lems Chelsea Boot Waterproof is a thoughtfully-designed and attractive minimalist boot that lets your foot function the way nature intended. This versatile and accommodating boot works great for a variety of activities—everything from neighborhood strolls to coffee shop dates with friends to light hikes on the trail—and can be dressed up or down depending on your needs. With a full-grain oiled leather upper, elastic side panels, and a built-in waterproof lining, this easy on, easy off boot keeps your feet cozy, comfortable, and dry at all times and will take you where you need to go in style.
Generous Toe Box, Lightweight Design, Flat & Flexible Sole
In terms of foot-healthy design features, the Lems Chelsea Boot Waterproof—a great example of how fashion and function can seamlessly coexist—really rises to the occasion. The Chelsea Boot’s generous toe box leaves ample room for your toes to wiggle and splay, which is the kind of foot freedom that’s crucial in attaining optimal musculoskeletal health. In addition to its wide, anatomical toe box, the low stack height Chelsea Boot incorporates a flexible and lightweight rubber outsole (to encourage your foot to become strong on its own) and a zero-drop platform (to promote natural arch support).
Works Great With a Variety of Helpful Natural Footgear
The Lems Chelsea Boot Waterproof works great in combination with other helpful natural footgear to address a variety of foot problems, improve foot form and function, and build a stronger, more robust foot. Use your Chelsea Boots in conjunction with Correct Toes toe spacers, Injinji toe socks, Pedag metatarsal pads, and Naboso insoles to help accelerate foot health gains. Also consider using your Chelsea Boots alongside BlackBoard training tools to enhance foot health and resiliency. To best accommodate the footgear mentioned above, we recommend removing the included (optional) insole.
Note: If you are new to using Lems footwear, we recommend that you start in slowly, gradually building up your wear-time and giving your body the chance to adapt to the thinner soles and the increased workload on your feet.
- Weight: ~10 oz.
- NF Certified Product
- Last: Lems Natural-Shape
- Lining: Waterproof membrane
- Upper: Full-grain oiled leather + elastic
- Drop: 0.0 mm (i.e., flat from heel to toe)
- Travel-Friendly: Collapsible and packable
- Outsole: 9.5 mm LemsRubber injection rubber
- Stack Height: 11.0 mm (without optional insole)
- Insole: 3.5 mm removable moisture-wicking PU
- Toe Box: Extra wide toe box for natural toe splay
- Works great alongside BlackBoard training tools
- Works great with Correct Toes and Injinji toe socks
- Works great with Pedag met pads and Naboso insoles
- Allows your foot and toes to function the way nature intended
To get the most out of your Lems Chelsea Boots (Waterproof), the manufacturer recommends that you order a half-size up from your normal US shoe size. For example, if you normally wear a men's US size 11 shoe, consider ordering an 11.5 in the Lems Chelsea Boot Waterproof. For additional consideration: If you plan to wear thick socks with these boots, then you might consider ordering a full size up from your usual size.
If you're on the fence about what size to order, consider ordering both sizes and then simply return the size that doesn't fit as well for a refund. If you have concerns about sizing, feel free to contact us or Lems customer service.
Sizing Tip #1: To create additional roominess within the boot, we suggest removing the included (optional) boot liner/insole; this action does not, in any way, affect the performance of the boot. Optionally, and to enhance balance, posture, agility, and general foot/body awareness, you might consider adding thin, flexible Naboso insoles instead.
Sizing Tip #2: Correct Toes toe spacers will often add width and length to the foot. If you’re planning to wear Correct Toes with your footwear, we recommend sizing up, especially if you are on the border between sizes.
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