Why Is Zimbabwe Cotton So Popular?

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Zimbabwe cotton is often touted as one of the best cotton types in the world. Often by people selling it, sure, so they’re not unbiased, but you’ll also hear this from fashion aficionados from Japanese denimheads to wearers of fine Italian dress shirts. But is there anything special about Zimbabwe cotton? Or this hype and … Read more

The Pros and Cons of Moose Leather Boots

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If you haven’t come across a pair of moose leather boots, you’re not alone. It’s an uncommon leather. That being said, moose leather has a long history as material used for boots. Moose leather boots started with Mukluks — a soft boot constructed for cold weather made from seal, moose, or walrus skin and worn … Read more

Oliver Cabell’s GAT vs The Original German Army Trainer

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Tinder bio: Male 27 | NY | Into Cold-War-Era Footwear hbu? Of all the things to get “into”, I didn’t think 40-year-old shoes from West Germany would do it for me. But these shoes are a classic and definitely worth a look. The crisp white shoe trend has been with us for a few years … Read more

The 1-year Department Store Belt Versus My Father

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My father is a self-made man through-and-through. Despite not attending college he has been a photographer, race-car driver, stable-hand at Belmont, moving truck driver, and now a small business owner. He can fix anything: be it a car, something on their house — which he built mind you — and even some electronics. But my … Read more

Just How Denim Jackets Became So Popular

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There is perhaps no article of clothing more evocative of the American aesthetic than the denim jacket. Cool, rebellious, rugged, and chic, this timeless garment is as stylish today as it was when it first popped on the scene in the early 20th century. As ubiquitous as blue jeans and leather boots, it’s easy to … Read more

4 Fun Ways to Personalize Your Boots

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In a recent interview Virgil Abloh, the man who founded Off-White and the artistic director of Louis Vuitton, said “streetwear is dead.” Now, what did he mean by this? Most people would agree that Virgil did not literally foresee the end to streetwear, but rather he realized that shopping habits will evolve as consumers realize … Read more

10 Instagram Accounts You Should Follow If You Love Boots or Denim

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Starting a separate Instagram account dedicated to my clothes has been a humbling experience. Prior to this, I didn’t think anyone was as obsessed with exquisite jeans and boots as I am. I saw myself as a Froot Loop in a bag of Cheerios. It also did not help that in my daily life, I … Read more

Why I’m In Love With the Leather Belts From Pigeon Tree Crafting

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After collecting my fair share of boots over the years, I began comparing and contrasting these quality wardrobe staples against other elements of my day to day wear. It’s the constant struggle of leveling up in one area, and then seeing room for improvement in other areas that have been neglected. The struggle of finding … Read more

How Getting Interested in Good Boots Made Me a Better Dresser

I do not necessarily consider myself a well dressed man (yet), however, I do pay attention to the clothes I wear and how I present myself. In a way, I always had. There was always a style that I wanted to capture or an aura that I wanted my clothing to emit. I cannot tell … Read more

Why Do All the Good Boots Have Dainite Soles?

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Some things — electronics, jewelry, cars, penthouse apartments, whatever — are expensive for obvious reasons. Rubber soles for shoes, the reasons aren’t always so clear. But there’s one name that constantly pops up when shopping for high end boots: Dainite. We’ve touched on these soles before with the 6 kinds of boot soles you should … Read more