How Carmina Makes Their Luxury Chelsea Boots

On a recent trip to Europe, I was fortunate enough to swing by the Spanish island of Mallorca to visit Carmina Shoemaker, makers of what many consider to be the perfect luxury Chelsea boot.  The brand has tremendous stature in the industry of Goodyear welted shoes, and they deserve the hype. Their presence on Mallorca … Read more

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

The 5 Best Japanese Boot Brands

World renowned for their meticulous attention to detail, Japan makes some of the highest quality boots you’re ever likely to find. And it’s not just clothes — tanning, weaving, coffee, whiskey, watches, even Fender guitars are all known to be of exceptional quality when they come out of Japan, particularly when it comes to recreating, … Read more

What Is Vegan Leather? | Cactus, Mushroom, Pineapple, and Plastic

Vegan leather is just a fancy term used to market plastic, right? Cheap shoes being sold to hippies? Let’s find out.   Veganism is no joke. It’s a lifestyle choice that extends beyond diet and into makeup, habits, and yes, clothing. Does vegan leather live up to the ideals and beliefs inherent in the name? Or … Read more

VIDEO: How Thursday Boot Company Makes Their Boots

“How are Thursday boots made?” It’s a question we hear a lot, so I decided to fly down to León, Mexico, to find out. This is the same trip where I spent an extended period of time at Lefarc Tannery, the main supplier of Thursday’s leather — click that link if you’d like an inside … Read more

Do Timberland Boots Run Big?

Don’t buy Timberlands until you’ve read this guide, as many of their boots run big. I learned that the hard way when I bought my premium 6-inch waterproof boots. The only exceptions to this are the Timberland White Ledge and Mt Maddsen ranges which are true to size. Meanwhile, the original Timberland waterproof boot and … Read more