Reviewing Thursday’s Chelsea Boots (Duke vs Cavalier)

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This is everything you could possibly want to know about the Chelsea boots from Thursday boots: the Cavalier and the Duke. Why would a company have two Chelsea boots? If you’re an impatient man, the answer is that the Cavalier is dressier and suitable for business casual outfits, the Duke is more rugged and casual, … Read more

What’s a DTC Business and Why Are They Meant to Be Better?

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You’ve probably seen them, the ads before your YouTube video promising to “cut out the middleman” and “offer premium products at an affordable price,” all while a witty narrator explains their company’s mission and values. Then you check your favorite news website or social media and the same company appears in banner ads and in … Read more

The 7 Best Men’s Boots for Under $200

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Full disclosure: I’m actually a massive cheapskate. I spent all of my 20s — it’s true, I’m not in my 20s anymore — as a student, intern, volunteer, or broke journalist, and at this point, penny pinching is just in my DNA. I own some expensive boots now, sure. But for a long time I … Read more

Red Wing Vs Thursday – Who Makes the Best Boot?

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This is it: the ultimate showdown between two flagship cap toe boots from two very different companies. In one corner, we have Red Wing, founded in 1905 and arguably the most popular heritage boot company in the US, with the Iron Ranger. The challenger is newcomer Thursday Boot Company, founded in 2014, and their critically … Read more

Thursday Boot Company Vanguard Review: Is American Made Better?

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Founded in 2014, Thursday Boot Company is one of the newest boot companies on the scene and they’ve been disruptive, to say the least. It was founded by Connor Wilson and Nolan Walsh who had a dream of making the perfect hybrid boot at a low mark-up. As the years passed the company exploded in … Read more

Wolverine 1000 Mile Vs. Thursday Captain Boot – Which Boot Is Better?

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I’ve been surprised by how many people have asked for a comparison of these two boots, but not that surprised. To me, this comparison seems to embody the state of the industry: old versus new, tradition versus innovation. In one corner we have the old lion of the boot world: the iconic 1000 Mile from … Read more

The 5 Best Chukka Boots You Can Wear With Shorts

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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

Thursday Captain Boot Review – The Best Value Boot on Earth

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Founded in 2014, Thursday Boot Company is one of the newest (and maybe most talked about) boot companies out there. When they were students, founders Connor Wilson and Nolan Walsh encountered a problem many of you have probably experienced: good boots are really expensive. And cheap boots fall apart too easily, and work boots are too … Read more