Red Wing Vs. Danner – Which Is America’s Favorite Boot?

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Reader, you’re in for a treat. This is one of the most commonly asked questions in the world of boots: which is better, Red Wing or Danner? They’re the two most beloved and longstanding icons in the world of American heritage footwear, and it was only a matter of time until these two monsters crossed … Read more

Red Wing Vs Thursday – Who Makes the Best Boot?

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This is it: the ultimate showdown between two flagship cap toe boots from two very different companies. In one corner, we have Red Wing, founded in 1905 and arguably the most popular heritage boot company in the US, with the Iron Ranger. The challenger is newcomer Thursday Boot Company, founded in 2014, and their critically … Read more

Timberlands Vs Doc Martens: The Most Iconic Boot Battle Ever

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This is it: the boot comparison. I’ve compared boots before, it’s true —  Wolverine Vs. Thursday, Viberg Vs. Alden, Alden Vs. Allen Edmonds Vs. Grant Stone — but this is different. Timberlands and Doc Martens aren’t just big in the world of boots, these two brands are probably the most popular boots outside this world. You know, in the … Read more

Thorogood Vs. Red Wing Vs. Chippewa – The Best American Work Boot?

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There’s a ton of interest on Reddit, YouTube, and everywhere else in comparing these three stalwart American boot companies and it’s not hard to see why. They all make great work boots, they’re all American owned, and they’re all under $300 a pair. (OK, Red Wing is a little tough to find for less than … Read more

Wolverine 1000 Mile Vs. Thursday Captain Boot – Which Boot Is Better?

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I’ve been surprised by how many people have asked for a comparison of these two boots, but not that surprised. To me, this comparison seems to embody the state of the industry: old versus new, tradition versus innovation. In one corner we have the old lion of the boot world: the iconic 1000 Mile from … Read more

Alden Vs. Allen Edmonds Vs. Grant Stone – The Great Debate

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Here are three brands that are compared and contrasted so often that boot fans on Reddit regularly accuse them of stealing from one another. That’s why today I wanted to try something different and compare three boots at once: Alden’s Indy 403, Allen Edmonds’ Higgins Mill, and Grant Stone’s Diesel. Alden makes the pricier shoes. … Read more

Viberg Vs. Alden: Which High-End Boot is Better?

Viberg Vs Alden

There are entry level boots, there are mid-range boots, there are upper tier boots, and these two brands sit firmly in the upper tier: the beloved but pricy Viberg Service Boot and the most popular boot from the Alden Shoe Company, the Indy 403. These two pairs of boots are real institutions in men’s footwear. … Read more

Red Wing Iron Ranger Vs. Wolverine 1000 Mile – Which Is the Best Men’s Boot?

Red Wing Vs Wolverine

It’s here: the ultimate boot showdown. The question of Red Wing versus Wolverine has been the most hotly debated since time immemorial (or at least since online message boards were invented) and with good cause. The two companies’ flagship boots — the Iron Ranger and the 1000 Mile — are true icons of American footwear. … Read more