The 14 Best American Made Boots You Should Be Buying (Made in USA!)

More and more American brands are outsourcing their production overseas, and look, that doesn’t necessarily mean their products are becoming lower quality. Good and bad products are made in every country, and the producers’ nationality has a lot less to do with it than their business practices. But that doesn’t mean there’s no reason to … Read more

What To Look For When Purchasing a Leather Backpack

The idea of purchasing a new leather backpack should be exciting and joyful; but no matter how you look at it; it can also be a daunting task. Where do you even start nowadays? Your mind probably wanders back to the days of carrying your first backpack when you were a kid heading off to … Read more

The 10 Best Winter Boots for Men That Actually Look Good

I’m a guy who loves a pair of stylish boots. But here in New York City the winters can get seriously snowy, slushy and icy, prompting even lovers of old fashioned boots to retire them until Spring for fear that they’ll slip, spring a leak, or leave your toes cold. But the best winter boot … Read more

Allen Edmonds Sullivan Street Review – Dressy With a Twist

Currently headquartered in Port Washington, Wisconsin, Allen Edmonds have been making boots in the United States since 1922 and when compared to other popular brands like Red Wing and Chippewa, they err more on the dressy side. The versatile but you-could-probably-wear-them-with-slacks Higgins Mill boot is an iconic entry in the world of Goodyear welted footwear, … Read more

The 5 Best Chukka Boots You Can Wear With Shorts

Snugly nestled in the spot between work boot and dress shoe, the chukka is the perfect shoe when you can’t decide between dressy or casual. Plus, it’s the only boot you can wear with shorts. (Never forget this. If I see another pair of Iron Rangers with denim cutoffs I’m going to lose it.) Because … Read more

Allen Edmonds Higgins Mill Review – Super Versatile, Iffy QC

Allen Edmonds have been making boots in the United States since 1922 and are currently headquartered in Port Washington, Wisconsin. While the brand started out making the formal and business footwear on which they built their brand — shoes like the 5th avenue, McAllister, and Macneil — they started churning out more rugged men’s boots … Read more