Saddle Soap vs Mink Oil: What Should You Put On Your Boots?

You’ve got an impressive pair of beloved boots that have seen one too many winters, way too much oil and grease, and tons of miles of wear and tear. How do you get them looking halfway decent again? There are lots of methods and techniques for cleaning and conditioning your boots, saddle soap and mink … Read more

Thursday’s Captain vs President Boots: 5 Differences You Should Know

At a cursory glance, Thursday’s Captain and President boots seem like the same boot, with only toecap — an extra layer of leather over the end of the boot — to differentiate them. But there are actually multiple differences between these two boots you should know about. I’ve worn in multiple pairs of these boots … Read more

Denim vs Chambray – Which Fits Your Needs?

You might be familiar with denim and chambray as a pair because for just about 150 years, denim pants and chambray work shirts have been a popular outfit choice for many working men. Denim and chambray have a number of important similarities, especially that they both come from cotton. They are both typically made by … Read more

The 5 Best Lightweight Shorts for Men 2021 | Linen, Hemp, Stretch

If you’re wearing shorts, make it count: make them high quality, and if you wait until the last possible second to stop wearing jeans and start wearing shorts you probably want the lightest weight shorts you can get. Many of the shorts I’ve collected below are linen, or hemp, or really lightweight cotton — but … Read more

White’s Vs Viberg: The Service Boot Showdown

Whether you’re a history buff or you simply like an earth-toned wardrobe, a version of the military service boot is likely what comes to mind when you think “boot”. The term, “service boot” itself is used loosely to describe a particular style of boot commissioned by Allied forces for military personnel from World War 2 … Read more

Hiking Boots vs Work Boots: What You Should Know

Trying to decide if you can go for a hike with those trusty work boots? It might seem crazy to buy another pair of boots for a singular activity — boots are boots, right? But you’d be surprised how different they are. Luckily some companies make boots are that suitable for both. So if you’re … Read more

Venetian Shoe Cream vs Saphir Renovateur Comparison

The two most talked about conditioners for leather boots are Venetian Shoe Cream and Saphir’s Renovateur, so let’s compare the two so you can decide which one you want to use. Or,  to speak a little more honestly, if it’s worth spending three times more on Saphir, which costs about $9 per ounce. In today’s … Read more

American Giant vs Flint and Tinder: The World’s Best Hoodie?

It’s time to get a new hoodie and this time you want a good one — a really good one. You’ve graduated from the thirty-dollar polyester ones from Uniqlo and Champion and now you want quality and longevity. And if you’re Googling things like “best hoodie,” you’ve probably come across two big names: American Giant’s … Read more

Filson’s Dryden Backpack vs Journeyman: What’s the Better Bag?

Do you think Filson backpacks are too expensive, too old world-y, too old-fashioned, or don’t have enough compartments or functionality? Well, maybe you should try… Filson!  To counterbalance their classic, old fashioned, waxed canvas backpack the Journeyman, Filson released its more modern, functional, and cheaper nylon brother the Dryden. I’ve used both for months, and … Read more

Chukka vs Chelsea Boots: Which Are Right for You?

I wear a lot of boots and I’m often asked about specific styles, like what’s a Chukka boot or what’s a Chelsea Boot. Which is better for the office? Is one more comfy? Brother, you’re in the right place. Here, we’re comparing and contrasting two completely different styles of boots so you can know which … Read more