A Belt Snob Reviews Anson – Invincibelt, Cordovan, and Saddle Tan

I’ve collected my fair share of boots over the years and developed an eye for the finest Goodyear-welted masterpieces available. A hobby (OK, obsession) that has evolved in tandem with my boot obsession is the search for the best leather apparel to complement my shoes. If I’m devoting all this time, energy, and attention to … Read more

The Best Men’s Boot Socks You Can Buy (CHUP vs Smartwool vs Darn Tough)

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 … Read more

Why Hamilton Makes the Best Field Watch on Earth

The category of ‘military inspired’ watches is about as broad and muddy as the trenches and battlefields in which the original issued watches were used. From digital sports models touting tacti-cool designs (like the G-Shock Rangeman) to vintage inspired reissues, there’s a lot to choose from. But what most of these watches lack is a … Read more

How to Pick the Best Leather for Your Watch Strap

It’s a curious thing, the impact that a strap or bracelet has on the aesthetics of a watch. A blingy yellow gold bracelet when worn on a Rolex Day-Date may conjure images of Tony Soprano and his crew idling in front of a Newark pork store. However, that very same watch paired with, say, a … Read more