One of the many challenges posed by unsavory wintry weather is navigating the eternal struggle in striking a balance between stylistic sensibility, uncompromising comfort and weatherproofing in one's footwear, a problem that looks set to be well and truly consigned to the past thanks to the advent of the Neumel Gore-Tex chukka shoes.
Combining the soothingly soft, sheepskin-lined luxury that is synonymous with UGG with the revolutionary ruggedness and wondrously waterproof reliability of Gore-Tex, the Neumel Gore-Tex will make you feel like you're walking amongst fluffy springtime clouds while effortlessly repelling the harsh rains and heavy snows of their gloomier winter and autumnal cousins.
What's more, the supreme comfort and uncompromising utility and protection of the shoes is not achieved at the cost of style points, with the shoes maintaining the confidently understated and undeniably classy aesthetic that only suede can provide, with the emblazoning of the Gore-Tex and UGG branding serving to spread the message of one of the great footwear brand collaborations of our time.
The first feeling you get while slipping into these shoes is one of ethereal comfort thanks to UGG's signature plush sheepskin lining, which makes use of only premium quality sheepskin that will ensconce your feet in a state of soft bliss and make you want to plop down on the couch for the night. Once you're able to shake yourself out of the iconic dream-state that so many UGG wearers have enjoyed over the years, you can step outside into showy or rainy weather and experience the all-weather safeguarding that has made Gore-Tex the veritable gold standard for waterproofing.
The comfort level is further enhanced by the use of water-repelling coating on the gusseted tongue, while UGG's proprietary Treadlite outsole provides phenomenal comfort weather you're strolling on the sidewalk, walking through a puddle-pocketed park or ambling about in the snow.
The Neumel is a globally recognized heritage chukka that has adorned the feet of many a celebrity, athlete and fashion influencer with good reason, with the infusion of Gore-Tex taking this shoe to a completely different level. Available in chestnut, moss green and black variants for a price of $180, the Neumel Gore-Tex chukka shoes are a testament to what can be achieved with thoughtful brand collaborations, the complimentary traits of UGG and Gore-Tex coming together with stunning results.