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It’s a Boot Time

Hi, I’m Nick! I spent weeks researching my first pair of boots, scouring Reddit and message boards and seemingly-paid-for magazine articles. But what I wanted was an authority, a resource where I could read the most in-depth reviews and stories about boots, a place that explored not only the manufacturing and the welting but also the culture and philosophy behind the boot.

What makes one pair different to another? What’s the story behind them? I don’t just want to know what they’re made from, I want to know what made them. Many years and endless new pairs later, I still couldn’t find the kind of content I wanted to read.

That’s why I created Stridewise.

I've Reviewed The Most Popular Brands On The Market

Our guides will teach you everything you should look for when shopping for a pair of boots.

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Do Dr Martens Run Big? How to Size a Punk Rock Icon

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How to Keep Stitching White on Boots: 3 Killer Tips

Cleaning the stitching on your cowboy boots goes together like rodeos and steers. The one thing you can count on with cowboy boots is the stitches; they are everywhere. Indeed, there’s stitching on the shaft, vamp, and welt. Cowboy boots are a work of art made of leather and white stitching. The good news Assuming

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How to Keep Your Feet Dry In Work Boots: 9 Essential Tips

In this unbelievably thorough article, we have compiled nine effective ways to combat excessive sweat and keep your feet healthy at the same time. (“I like sweating in work boots,” said no one ever.) If it’s warm out or you’re in thick socks, sweating in work boots can be inevitable. But there are ways to

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The 10 Best Fall Jackets for Men 2021

If you like clothes, you like fall. In fact, even if you don’t like clothes, you know that you look better in a jacket than a big puffy coat, right? Fall is simply the season, whether you’re a fashionista or a regular joe: you can wear boots, jeans, and a medium weight jacket and look

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