Updated 26 February 2019 by James
I think you’ll agree with me when I say:
It’s REALLY hard to choose the best men’s black work boots with all the choices available!
Or is it?
Well, it turns out, that after years and hundreds of hours of testing & reviewing, we have strong opinions about what makes the best black work boots: full-grain leather upper, comfort and safety functions, breathability.
The Thorogood American Heritage (On special until end April 2019) has all those features and beats it’s competition hands down. They are the most supportive work boots. They are also comfortable, insulated, breathable and cute. They also offer you excellent traction. The Thorogood Boots are built with extreme craftsmanship and expertise to give you a durable and reliable product. They have the ultra, rugged tobacco tanned leather; thus making them perfect for both working on concrete floors and hustling in the streets.
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#01. Thorogood American Heritage
The Thorogood Boots are built with extreme craftsmanship and expertise to give you a durable and reliable product. They have the ultra, rugged tobacco tanned leather; thus making them perfect for both working on concrete floors and hustling in the streets.
It gets better:
They also have the inbuilt systems, including the Dual Density Ultimate Shock Absorption Insole which offers maximum comfort. They also boast of possessing a Rubber Wedge Outsole Moc with high resistivity to any slips from oil spillage or wet grounds.
#02. Ariat Work Sierra
They are the leading performance footwear and apparel brand for equestrian athletes around the world. The boots incorporate the Dura tread sole for excellent slip-resistance and the full-grain leather upper for incredible durability.
They also have an impressive Goodyear welt construction for the best support and a sturdy boot. They provide you with the foundation upon which world-class athletes compete, work and ride.
#03. Timberland PRO Direct Attach Six-Inch
They are authentic, classic, unique, all-purpose work boots that have a mesh lining with anti-microbial treatment for odor control thus you can be confident even as you get them off your feet. They also have the steel safety toe for protection and a padded collar for superior comfort.
They do also incorporate a rugged rubber outsole that offers excellent traction. They also have an impressive arch support and help reduce foot fatigue while at the same time meeting the most rigorous worksite demands.
#04. Timberland PRO Pitboss 6”
The Timberland Pitboss Boots meet the ANSI safety standards and offer a roomier toe box. They assist in eliminating foot pain even after long hours of hard work. They have the rubber outsole that is oil, slip, and abrasive-resistant sole that gives you unsurpassed traction.
But here’s the kicker:
They also boast of a removable sock liner that goes to prove that blisters do not go hand-in-hand with hard work. They are for those that cherish memorable outdoor adventures and expeditions.
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#05. Skechers for Work Vostok
It is built with extreme craftsmanship and expertise, making them the most trusted work boot brand in the professional industry. They have a durable and flexible rubber outsole that provides you with season-after-season wear.
They also boast of the shock-absorbing midsole and waterproof leather upper that keeps the boot long-lasting.
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They are worn to protect your foot from water, extreme cold, mud puddles and hazards such as harsh chemicals. There are numerous varieties, from steel toe, composite, slip-on, loggers and rubber options. They ensure you are safe as you move through your working days.
They are mostly a part of a work uniform. Employers require their employees to have them on for their protection. A good example of such workplaces includes the military, agricultural farms, hiking and mountaineering organizations, and construction sites.
To come up with the best ones, we did consider durability features such as the leather upper and Dura tread soles. We have also examined safety, comfort and support features like the steel toe cap/TPU cap, padded collars, and the steel shank respectively.
Make sure to check our review on the Best Black Work Boots.
Our Top Choices For Men’s Black Work Boots
To come up with the detailed list of the best choices, we considered comfort, safety, durability and support features.
Our top picks are the Thorogood American Heritage. They are the most lightweight. They are also affordable and have the incredible rubber outsole that is oil and slip resistant to give you excellent traction.