How You Know Your Boots Are Too Big (And 4 Tips to Fix ‘Em)

When it comes to shoes, fit is everything. Shoes that are too big can cause a variety of problems, from blisters and foot pain to tripping and falling. On the other hand, shoes that are too small can be equally uncomfortable and can even lead to long-term foot problems. So how can you tell if … Read more

Koio Trento Boot Review | Why It’s the Best Chelsea Boot

Since the Big Work-From-Home Upset of 2020 our style and fashion choices have adapted to a more casual palette. Three-piece suits and oxford shoes are no longer a required part of daily life, replaced with more casual alternatives like polo shirts, khaki chinos, and even boots. But is there a boot that dresses up for … Read more

13 Best Chelsea Boots for Men | Casual, Office, Custom, Budget, and More

I love Chelsea boots. I’m Australian, sure, and they’re basically our national boot style but as a New Yorker who’s been living in the States for over ten years, I’ve expanded my horizons beyond the simple Aussie work boot to dozens and dozens of different Chelsea boot models. Some have a perception of the laceless … Read more

What Boots Did Indiana Jones Wear?

In retrospect, Indiana Jones’s actions and reputation as an archeologist do not age well when you consider all the artifacts and ancient tombs he’s destroyed, but the one aspect of the character that did age well is his style. From his 3-piece Brooks Brother suit to his signature Herbert Johnson fedora, many people look up … Read more

The Best 5 Alden Boots (From a Guy With 30 Pairs)

Famed Alden collector JD Sasso joined us for this journey through the best Alden boots on the market. New England was once home to numerous shoe manufacturers but today, there’s just one still standing: Alden. Being one of the last bastions of traditional American shoemaking, this company has a special and deservedly vaulted place in … Read more

How To Make Cheap Boots Look Expensive

In a world dominated by sneakers in an ever-growing casual workplace, many people, including yourself might not find the need to buy expensive leather boots or shoes. Quality, well-made footwear isn’t always easy on the wallet and it can be hard to justify the price tag for something that only sees a few wears a … Read more

Cheap vs Expensive Boots | 5 Areas to Consider When Buying

People looking for their first pair of boots often likens the process to an odyssey. They are consumed by their goal of finding their dream pair, and hours — days! — of their time are consumed with research, forums, and store visits. The most mind-boggling questions that first-time buyers have are: “Are expensive boots worth it” … Read more

How To Size Red Wing Boots | A Guide to Every Boot from Red Wing Themselves

Most people’s introduction to well-made footwear is usually going to be a pair of boots from Red Wing’s Heritage label. There isn’t really a mystery as to why: Red Wing just makes reliable boots that look good no matter what style you’re into. If you like a rugged look, you might buy a pair of … Read more

What’s Cork Nitrile and Why Is It a Great Shoe Sole?

Far from the sexiest boot topics covered on this site (fire-treated leather comes to mind), boots soles are overlooked by many. There isn’t much point in having 500 Horsepower if the tires on your car don’t transfer the power to the road. Slippin’ and slidin’ all over the place doesn’t make for a safe ride, … Read more

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