Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Best Boot Buys

May 10, 2017

I'm a huge fan of boots in just about any form, and I think a good pair is worth the investment. You can blame it on my Stanwood roots, but I know I'm not alone in my obsession! Whether I'm working outside in the yard, camping in the mountains, walking to work in the rain or headed to a show, they're my preferred footwear of choice, and I have a few favorite places to pick up the best boots around.


When I was living in Bellingham, I loved shopping at Laurel Farm & Western Supply off The Guide. Of course they have all the supplies I needed for the labs and the chickens, but their boot selection is TO DIE FOR. They have boots for working or showing off, and their boot room will suck you in immediately. Just the smell of leather alone with draw you inside! I've snagged two killer pairs of cowboy boots at Laurel in recent years - Ariat and Ferrini - but I have an ongoing wish-list of other boots I need to bring home some day! 

Headed down the chairlift! Coolest wedding ceremony commute ever. #breauginswedding

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I went on a camping trip off Highway 20 a few years ago and one of the gals I was with literally walked through a river wearing these cool, heavy duty boots. I had never seen a pair quite like them, so I asked her what they were an instantly fell in love with Bogs. Because they have handles for pulling them up AND they fit snugly, they're great for all the work I do on our property, plus they're awesome in the rain, in the garden and trips to the beach with the pups! I love the selection they carry at Coastal Farm & Ranch, and you can find one in Sequim, Mt. Vernon or Auburn. 

Heart of winter, middle of the stream...bring it on. #outsidelonger with #bogsfootwear

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Don't be fooled - you don't have to be outside the big city to find rad boots. Gold Dogs in Ballard carries an unbelievable selection, and they have both new and gently used brands. When you visit their boot wall, it's hard not to lose track of time as you try on EVERY PAIR IN YOUR SIZE! I recently picked up a sweet pair of used Georgia Boots that are in great condition, not to mention they are super solid for all the running around I do and totally comfortable to boot - no pun intended. It's important to note that a perfect pair of boots don't have to break the bank! Shop vintage!

These might be my favorite boots ever. Found these @officialgeorgiaboot gems at @shopgolddogs in #Ballard and rarely take them off.

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Yes we carry boots ---- Showcasing mens size 11-15 #comeandgetit #cowboyboots #motorcycleboots #mensboots #vintageboots #seattle

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These are some great places to check out monster selections of boots for just about any occasion, and if you have another spot I need to see, send the details my way in an email! As you can see, I've been a boot connoisseur for many years. ;)


What the...??? #tbt

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Happy Adventuring,


Taryn Daly