The perennial work boot question: Moc Toe Versus Plain Toe Boots. And what, if any, are the differences? There is a multitude of opinions on this question as there are work boots. For every cap toe boot in the world, someone is willing to expound on the subject of round toe vs cap toe vs
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.
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As a Canadian boot-wearer, lusting over White’s, Nicks Wesco, and other American bootmakers on Instagram is a dangerous and often costly endeavor. Even Indonesian boots come with added costs — after the exchange rate and the added $50-60 shipping costs, we are often subject to $50+ extra in duty charges no matter where the boot
The short answer, of course, is “Yes.” Well, maybe. But mostly “Yes.” Red Wing is the most iconic boot brand in the heritage sphere. So how did they get there? Is the price worth it for the quality? Or are you simply paying for the name on the box. Read on and we will walk
Waxed canvas jackets are tough as nails, last forever, and look great — I’d go as far to say that they rival leather jackets as the most rugged, stylish, and masculine item of clothing a guy can wear. They might not be quite as versatile as leather jackets, but canvas jackets pair perfectly with denim