For millennia, tennis shoes and boots have existed in separate worlds. Okay, perhaps it s simply been a couple of years, but the point remains that sneakers generally serve to display design, comfort, and brand name loyalty, whereas boots are generally more practical– indicated for hiking through snow without making your toes scorn. However over the previous few seasons, a hybrid of the 2– appropriately called the sneakerboot — has been stomping through style week and straight into our hearts. After all, with all the convenience of your preferred kicks and all the winter-readiness of shit-kicking boots, exactly what s not to enjoy? It s a match made in footwear heaven.