Review & Discount Code: Parkhurst’s Sleek But Roomy Delaware Boot

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Parkhurst is an brand new boot company that was established 2018, so while they don’t have a ton of history they do have some interesting aspects. Based in Buffalo, New York, the company makes everything in the United States with materials from the United States — except for the rubber outsoles, but even those are imported through a … Read more

Review: Helm’s Crazy Versatile Muller Boot (Plus a Discount Code!)

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For those coming from YouTube, the discount code is just beneath the video↓ Joshua Bingaman had a storied history in footwear before launching Helm. His career had included managing (then selling) a chain of footwear stores and by the time he started this Austin-based outfit, he had racked up twenty years in the footwear industry. … Read more

Oak Street Trench Boot Review – Does the Cost Match the Quality?

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Oak Street is a much talked about footwear company that was founded in 2009 by George Vlagos in Chicago. This company has the Windy City in its DNA: all of its boots are made with leather from Horween, one of America’s most beloved tanneries, and the company’s even named after a short street in the … Read more

Viberg Service Boot Review – Is It Seriously Worth This Much Money?

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Viberg is a Canadian company that was founded in 1931 by Edwin Viberg, and it remains family owned to this day. Like many older boot companies, they started out primarily making footwear for grimy labor and swashbuckling, primarily serving firefighters, lumberjacks, and farmers. In the 21st century they’ve expanded into some more fashion focused designs … Read more

How the Heck Do I Take Care of Chromexcel Leather?

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These days, it seems like every other boot on the market is made from Chromexcel® leather. It’s on everything from mid-range boots like the Wolverine 1000 Mile and the Allen Edmonds Higgins Mill to $600+ boots like the Alden Indy 403 and the brown Viberg Service boot. Low-end, mid-range, and high-end boot companies alike are … Read more

Allen Edmonds Higgins Mill Review – Super Versatile, Iffy QC

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Allen Edmonds have been making boots in the United States since 1922 and are currently headquarters 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