The 5 Best Leather Tanneries on Earth

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Everyone knows that a great boot starts with great leather. But where does that leather come from? It starts with the expertise of the tannery, where raw hides are transformed into the highest quality leather through the alchemy of the tanning process. There are countless of tanneries out there — really, we’ve reviewed everything from … Read more

Review: The Taft Dragon 2.0 Boot Nails the Balance of Weird and Stylish

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There’s a new Dragon boot in town. American bootmaker Taft has kicked their Dragon 1.0 to the curb — see my original Dragon review here — and upgraded to the Dragon 2.0. Founded in 2013 by Kory and Mallory Stevens, Taft has become extraordinarily successful — they were worth $15 million in 2017 — by … Read more

Taft Dragon Boot Review – Does It Live Up to the Hype?

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This boot has been discontinued — check out my review of its successor, the Taft Dragon 2.0! Taft is a direct-to-consumer footwear company that was founded in 2013 by Kory and Mallory Stevens. In less than three years, the two of them bootstrapped their company to considerable success — a 2017 Forbes profile put the … Read more