The 6 Best Leather Sneakers For Wide Feet | Custom, Luxury, Lightweight, Budget, and More

Buying leather sneakers can be a daunting task for various reasons — it’s a financial step up from basic canvas kicks and you want to get this right — but it becomes even more challenging when you have wide feet. Unfortunately, most shoe brands cater to people with average foot width, leaving those with wider … Read more

The 12 Best Common Projects Alternatives | Minimalist Sneakers, Reasonable Prices

Minimalist, white-leather sneakers are like the black cap-toe oxfords of a casual wardrobe: it’s a shoe that will never go out of style and it pairs seamlessly with countless outfits. When money is no object and a guy wants the most legendary white sneaker money can buy, he usually winds up looking at the Achilles … Read more

Greats’ Royale Sneaker Review | Still Worth It, Post-Acquisition?

One of the sneaker models that Greats was founded on (and known for) is the world famous Royale. This is a classic, minimalist leather sneaker that’s distinguished by boasting a slightly more old-school 80s style, further elevated by using a full-grain leather uppers and a made-in-Europe label. In comparison, a similar shoe from Koio would … Read more

How to Make a $739 Sneaker | A Trip to Crown Northampton

Have you ever wondered why a luxury dress sneaker could command a price tag of $739? To find out, I ventured from New York City to the world-renowned shoemaking capital of England: Northampton. There, I had the privilege of meeting Chris Woodford, the managing director of Crown Northampton, who has given Crown the reputation of … Read more

Nothing New Sneaker Review | The World’s Most Eco-Friendly Sneaks?

Launched in 2019, Nothing New is a small but disruptive brand with an unwavering commitment to sustainability — but the shoes also have style in spades. Bearing a resemblance to classic basketball sneakers like the Converse Chuck Taylor and PF Flyers, the flagship “Better Canvas” sneaker is made from recycled plastic — but you’d have … Read more

Gustin Sneaker Review | Amazing Quality, If You’re Patient

Gustin is an online direct-to-consumer brand focusing on value and high quality use of materials and construction via a crowdfunding model. They make a prototype, receive orders for it, then start making them. It keeps things inexpensive and eco-friendly at the cost of convenience: you’ll wait months for your product. Goods such as clothes are shipped … Read more

Tom Sachs Nikecraft General Purpose Shoe Review | The Boot Guy’s Favorite Sneaker

If I told you what I was wearing was meant to be a boring tool, used and abused, and resoleable — you would assume I’m wearing a boot, right? But a Nike sneaker? Nope! Not in a million years. But that’s the ethos behind the General Purpose Shoe (GPS) by Nikecraft and Tom Sachs. From … Read more

The 10 Best Leather Sneakers for Men | Minimalist, Low Profile, Dressy Sneaks

Whether you’re a sneakerhead or not, there is no denying that sneakers have earned their place as staples in any wardrobe. They’re easy to walk in, come in every color, and have an ever-growing repertoire of styles. All of these factors make them extremely popular and relevant in fashion year after year. While it’s safe … Read more

Unboxing Huckberry’s 6 Best Sellers | Boots, Jackets, Hoodies, and More

Huckberry is an online store dedicated to all things outdoor and tough — apparel and footwear that look cool and are made with durable materials like waxed canvas, leather, and wool. They sell the kind of classic products that are built to last and look great while they’re at it, so there’s a lot that … Read more

Is Thursday’s Premier the Best Value White Sneaker?

Do we really need another minimalist white sneaker? If it’s this leather and this construction at this pricepoint, my answer is yes.  Continuing their apparent mission to disrupt the footwear market with high quality and direct-to-consumer prices, Thursday Boot Company has released a line of low profile sneakers that aim to stand toe to toe … Read more