For San Franciscans, the boot embodies the holy trinity of footwear—style, comfort, and durability.
1. Boogie Shoes
Hello, dancing shoes. The Say It Ain’t So boot by Joie is sexy and sophisticated, perfect for a night on the town.
$355; Smash Shoes, 2030 Chestnut St., 415-673-4736
2. The Workhorse
Never underestimate the durability of Frye’s Paige tall riding boot. It’s a solid choice that will hold up against San Francisco’s finicky weather, rain or shine.
$348; Azalea, 411 Hayes St., 415-861-9888