How to Wear Chukka Boots | 8 Styles For Every Guy

Chukka boots are strange beasts. With their unstructured toes, low-cut uppers, and thin soles, at first glance they are more like a high-top sneaker than a burly boot. Many brands describe them as half boot, half shoe. And to many customers, that makes them the ultimate piece of footwear. When it comes to styling chukkas, … Read more

Why Hemp Is Better Than Cotton for Clothes

Despite its granola crunching image, hemp fabric is found in all sorts of clothes and textiles, and has been for centuries. Recently, while looking for a durable and casual jacket, I even stumbled upon an $860 hemp cotton-blend blazer from Drake’s. Yes, hemp is even used in high-end tailored menswear, which led me down a … Read more

The 5 Best Chelsea Boots for Work | Yes, You Can Work In Chelseas

Depending on your background, Chelsea boots might be stylish urban boots, rugged riding boots, or footwear for manual labor.  Variants of the Chelsea boot have gone from the feet of royalty — they were originally designed as Queen Victoria’s walking boots —  to the feet of Australian stockmen to the Beatles themselves, who popularized the … Read more

Can You Use Coconut Oil As a Leather Conditioner?

Nah. You’ll find just as many people who say that you can condition leather with coconut oil as say that you can’t. While some of the best leather conditioners contain small amounts of coconut oil, should you put coconut oil on leather? We don’t recommend using pure coconut oil to condition leather because it’s easy … Read more

The 5 Best Leather Backpacks for Men | Casual, Work, Best Value, Luxury, and More

We love leather backpacks and leather bags, but at such high prices, you have to be careful to pick a fantastic product and not, an overpriced, ho-hum book bag.  We’ve reviewed a wide range of leather bags, from those that cost a thousand bucks to some that cost a third of that, and what’s hardest … Read more

Do Boots Run Big or Small? Your Guide to the Perfect Fit

Well, do boots run big or small? It’s not a terrible question, especially if you mostly wear sneakers, because most boots run about a half to a whole size bigger than your average sneakers. Most companies recommend sizing down about a half size, but it can be more complicated than the “size down a half … Read more

Grant Stone Ottawa Boot Review | The Best Value Split Toe

As an Australian living in New York City, my home country has never been more relevant than it is for this review: kangaroo leather boots.  But the Grant Stone Ottawa boots I’m reviewing come in a variety of leathers, so I’ll try to make this review useful for you if you love the style and … Read more

Can You Take the Steel Toe Out of Boots?

Steel toe boots are not only eye-catching but they also protect your toes from a variety of hazardous conditions. However, one of the most common challenges of owning and wearing steel toes boots is that they can be quite uncomfortable if fit incorrectly. And that’s a shame. Steel toe boots should actually be just as … Read more

How Tight Should Steel Toe Boots Fit?

Looking to buy the best-fitting steel-toe boots? When it comes to assessing the fit of your new steel toe boots, there are a good number of factors to keep in mind. We’ll check out some techniques you can use to find your fit and ensure you don’t waste your hard-earned money. Generally, your steel toe … Read more

The 14 Best Vegan Boots For Men In 2022 | Cactus, Pineapple, PVC, and More

Looking for the best vegan boots for men in 2022? You’ve come to the right place. Today, I am going to share my top choices for cruelty-free vegan leather boots. If you’re a man seeking the best of the best, you’ll find it down below! Vegan leather may sound a bit oxymoronic, like vegan beef.  … Read more