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Western Chief Rain Boots Make Oprah’s ‘Favorite Things’ Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the ultimate seal of gift-giving approval. Western Chief, a division of Washington Shoe Company, announced its Fritz the Frog, Lucy the Ladybug, Colbie the Cow and Khloe the Kitty character rain boots are included in 2022 Oprah’s Favorite Things holiday gifts list, featured on OprahDaily.com and in the winter issue of O Quarterly, on newsstands now. The annual list is a popular holiday shopping guide featuring desserts, gadgets and home, fashion and beauty items. This year’s list includes many items selected from small businesses.

As Oprah says on OprahDaily.com: “Keep your kids’ feet dry while they splash around in the rain. These all-natural, rubber rain boots come in fun designs and are lined in absorbent cotton. Plus, the handles at the top make them easy to pull on and off. Gayle has already nabbed a pair for Luca!”

As the original creators of the iconic rain boots, Western Chief has put smiles on kids’ faces for generations. These particular styles were created in the 1990s by Chairman Rob Moehring, the third generation to run the 131-year-old company, makers also of Chooka and Staheekum brands. The boots, which have become a childhood staple, blend whimsy with utilitarian practicality. Features include all-natural rubber, handmade waterproof construction, rubber traction lug outsole, easy on/off dual pull handles, removable EVA insoles, soft cotton blend lining and are easy to clean.

 

The December 2022 Issue

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