Red Wing 877 Boot Review – The Legendary 8-Inch Moc Toe

As I continue my noble quest to review every Red Wing heritage boot, I have finally arrived at the perhaps the most iconic American boot: the 8-inch tall 877 boot.  It also just so happens that the biggest boot ever made on planet Earth is a size 638 ½ replica of the 877, which you … 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

Is the Best Chelsea Boot Indonesian? Unboxing Benzein’s “Seventh” Boot

Could the world’s best Chelsea boot be Indonesian? I finally got my hands on one of the top contenders and filmed an unboxing for you — perhaps you could help me decide. Indonesia is an absolute hotbed of leather goods — even if most people don’t know it. Due in part to the nation’s history … Read more

The 9 Best Waterproof Boots for Men | Work Boots, Hiking Boots, Chelsea, Casual, Dressy

Finding waterproof boots that are truly waterproof — especially ones that look any good — is a challenge. They’re typically made with comically thick lugs, puffy insulation, and an outdoorsy design that’s more practical than stylish, but in this list we’re giving you a balance of the best waterproof boots that excel in form and … Read more

How I Got the Only Pair of Pink Red Wing Boots

Red Wing is a formidable institution in the world of rugged American boots, so let’s look at what many would consider the complete opposite of rugged: pink men’s boots. On a recent trip to Red Wing’s Minnesota headquarters I noticed their wall of women’s boots, many of which come in leathers that aren’t available on the … Read more

Benzein Engineer Boot Review: “The Keepers” Are Keepers

Engineer boots are having a moment in the sun. Anyone who’s anyone in the boot world is rocking these throwbacks from the civil war. 11 inch shafts, high heel stack with a woodsman heel, buckle on the vamp and collar and shit-ton of attitude. Where to begin? Or rather, where did I begin? It’s April … Read more

The 8 Most Criminally Underrated Boot Brands

While a lot of the world’s bootmakers are amazing craftspeople, they aren’t always great marketers or tech aficionados, so their amazing products languish in the shadows… until a couple of doofus shoe fans make a list like this one.   For this video (and article!) I needed help from someone with even more in-depth and niche … Read more

Introducing Red Wing’s New Hybrid Boot: The Iron Ranger Traction Tred

Last summer I had the greatest day of my life: I visited Red Wing, Minnesota, home of the most iconic American boot brand there is, Red Wing Heritage. I had the tremendous fortune of being invited there by the brand’s Design and Development Manager, Mike Larson, to preview their latest creation, a groundbreaking hybrid boot … Read more

The 5 Best Truman Boots Of All Time

Truman Boot Company are well-known for crafting rugged, American-made, ultra manly boots with some of the most unusual and daring leathers you’re likely to find. Don’t get us wrong; they’ve got spectacular offerings in all the classic black and brown tones you’ve come to love. But no one else will also offer these styles in bright blue, … Read more