How to wear hiking boots

How to wear hiking boots

Hiking shoes are of course perfect for hiking. In terms of features, they have a great grip that allows you to walk in wet and muddy conditions with ease. They are also made of rough and tough materials, so you can do a great job of protecting your feet. But hiking shoes are so beautifully designed that you will want to match them with your casual and work outfits. In this blog post I will compile a list of the best ways to wear hiking shoes. Some of the ideas are really for hiking, while others are for work and hangouts.

Brown hiking boots with a knit sweater and skinny jeans


I start the list with a gorgeous winter outfit to wear to work as well as casual hangouts. Wear a black and red plaid flannel shirt for the top. Wear a light gray knit sweater over it. Wear black skinny jeans with brown hiking boots to cover your butt. Don’t miss the little detail that is the gray crew socks. This outfit uses some clever layers and a great color combination that makes it look so adorable.

Wear it with a black cargo jacket and a denim shirt

black cargo jacket denim shirt hiking boots

For an elegant look, you can wear a denim shirt and a missing cargo shirt for the top. Similar to the previous idea, you can only wear black skinny jeans and brown hiking boots below. A knitted scarf would make this somewhat serious outfit more refreshing.

Wear it with a gray sweater with a black down vest

black down vest, gray sweater, black hiking boots

A more casual and sporty hiking shoe outfit is great for activities like light morning hikes. To achieve such a look, you can wear the hiking shoes with a gray sweater, black down vest and running shorts. This outfit also shows how well a down vest goes with hiking boots.

Hiking boots with a green sweater and leather trousers

Hiking boots green sweater leather pants

As mentioned before, hiking shoes are beautifully designed so that you can wear them with many of your casual or work attires. Wear a button-down shirt and a green sweater over it for this outfit that can be worn both casually and to work. Then pair them with black leather pants and hiking boots.

Dark gray hiking boots with a black top and skinny jeans

Hiking shoes all black outfit

A black sweater and black skinny jeans are a great pairing to have in your arsenal. When it comes to shoes, add charcoal hiking boots and a gray knit beanie to the equation.

Wear a hooded vest and hiking shorts

Hiking pants boots with hooded vest

Since this article is about hiking shoes, I won’t end the list without mentioning a typical hiking outfit. For the top, wear a long-sleeved t-shirt with a hooded vest. Then wear white hiking shorts, brown hiking boots and don’t forget the thick crew socks. This outfit is both beautiful and functional for hiking.

Wear it with a green bomber jacket and black leggings

brown hiking boots green bomber jacket outfit

For a very casual street look, you can simply wear a green bomber jacket over an oversized white t-shirt. Black leggings and brown hiking boots are a nice addition to this outfit. If you are interested in outfit ideas for similar jackets, read our blog post on styling a green bomber jacket.

Wear it with a white t-shirt and ripped skinny jeans

brown hiking shoe lace t-shirt skinny jeans

Hiking shoes are usually particularly rough to the touch. Let’s try to make a rough outfit out of it. For a good example of a rough outfit, wear a white t-shirt with heavily washed and ripped black skinny jeans. The outfit makes you look tough and stylish with the brown hiking shoes.

Wear it with a black windbreaker and skinny jeans

Sport zip jacket brown hiking boots

When it comes to causal outfits, sometimes I feel like I mention the windbreaker jacket enough as it has become a crucial part of the casual fashion trend. For a casual and sporty look, simply wear a black windbreaker with black skinny jeans and brown hiking boots. Tie a black and red plaid shirt around your waist to give the outfit some attention.

Brown hiking boots with gray knit sweater and floral skirt

floral skirt gray knit sweater hiking boots

There are times when you want to wear hiking shoes with feminine and elegant outfits. For example, you may want to do an outdoor photo shoot. You still want to look beautiful, but wearing something like heels wouldn’t really go with nature. As an example of a chic hiking shoe outfit, you can wear a gray knit sweater for the top. Pair it with a floral mini skirt, brown hiking boots and stockings. A felt hat gives the look the final feminine touch.

Cream knit sweater and beige wool coat

cream cable knit sweater, black hiking boots

Here is a good choice to work as a business casual outfit. Simply wear a cream knit sweater and a beige wool coat over it. Pair these pieces with black skinny jeans and black hiking boots. This outfit still looks smart but doesn’t look as serious and boring as some very typical work outfits.

Brown hiking boots with gray sweater and black wool coat

brown hiking boots black wool coat

For a casual hangout winter outfit idea, consider wearing a gray sweater, black wool coat, skinny jeans and brown hiking boots. This is a more demure outfit that will keep you warm without looking bulky.

Wear it with a long-sleeved t-shirt, a down vest and skinny jeans

Long sleeve hiking shoes with T-down vest

This outfit idea is intended to show you once again how the combination of down vest and hiking boots can be a recipe for success. Wear them simply with a long-sleeved t-shirt and skinny jeans. Thick crew socks and a knit hat complete the outfit perfectly while keeping you warm.

Wear yours with a military jacket and black skinny jeans

military jacket black skinny jeans hiking boots

Here’s another suggestion on which jacket to wear with hiking boots. You can easily wear them with a military jacket and skinny jeans as a casual and practical hiking outfit.

Here are some of the best ways to style hiking boots. I hope you enjoy it and I hope you find some of the ideas that suit you.

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