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Our iconic duck boots are made in Maine, one pair at a time. With light- or midweight socks: Whole sizes, order one size down. Half sizes, order one and a half sizes down. Example: 9 or 91/2, order a size 8. With heavyweight socks: Whole sizes, order your normal size. Half sizes, order the next whole size down. Example: 9 or 91/2, order a size 9. Waterproof protection of rubber-bottom boots with the supple comfort of full-grain leather. A uniquely shaped foot form offers comfort and stability, and a steel shank adds support. Footbed is lined with ThinsulateTM Insulation olefin/polyester for extra warmth during cold snaps. These boots - the "original antidote to wet feet" - were designed by L.L. Bean himself. Still crafted here in Maine from the highest quality materials. Made in Maine.
- L.L.Bean refers to the men's version