For many, finding a pair of boots that work with their style is an easy task. A majority of guys just want a black or brown boot that can carry them though a rainy day. But for those of us who are tired of the classics, finding that perfect boot can be a bit of
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.
Our guide will teach you everything you should look for when shopping for a pair of boots.
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What, you never considered buying green boots before? If you’re a guy whose boot collection is just dark brown, light brown, and maybe russet when you’re feeling really crazy, you might be turned off by the idea. But I adore these boots from Parkhurst, and not just because they’re green — they’re also made in
In the community of heritage wear, workwear, rugged wear, whichever name you would like to call it, socks appear almost as critical a garment as the boots they into which they slide. So what is the best boot sock? If you don’t understand the importance some people place in a pair of socks, allow me
I’m a guy who loves a pair of stylish boots. But here in New York City the winters can get seriously snowy, slushy and icy, prompting even lovers of old fashioned boots to retire them until Spring for fear that they’ll slip, spring a leak, or leave your toes cold. But the best winter boot