Oak Street Bootmakers Lakeshore Boot Review | Why Hand-Lasted Matters

I’m writing this review as a bit of an Oak Street novice. I owned a pair of their flagship Trench Boots years ago, but I bought them online without being properly fitted so the sizing was a bit of a shot in the dark. I was never entirely happy with them, so I sold them … Read more

The 16 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

Oak Street Trench Boot Review – Simple Yet Luxurious

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: most of its boots are made with leather from Horween, one of America’s most beloved tanneries that we’ve visited in Chicago, and the company’s even named after … Read more