For waders, I like my Orvis Encounter waders.
I am a HUGE fan/proponent of Simms Riprap shoes for standing/wading Texas rivers. Pair them with Simms Guard socks and you've got as good a wetwading setup as you can buy. Pair them with a good set of stocking-foot waders and you've got the same thing for shallow water wading. I use Orvis Encounter boots (if rubber soles are called for) or Redington boots (if felt soles are called for) on my waders, but like most wading boots, they're bulky.