Sutro Charlton Review: Comfy Boots With Ugly Leather

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Sutro Footwear has been in business for over 35 years and they’re the San Francisco boot company. The company is named after a former mayor of the city and all of their shoes are named after streets and landmarks around town. The company is pretty well known for their low prices, Italian lasts, and the unusual … Read more

Review & Discount: Urban Shepherd’s Old Timey Portuguese Boots

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Urban Shepherd is a company that specializes in traditional Portuguese boots, and it’s a business that really leans heavily into storytelling, so much so that they have this funny tendency to make super artsy films about their bootmaking. (I’ve embedded one a little further down in this review.) A lot of companies use Portugal as … Read more

The 6 Kinds of Boot Soles You Should Know About

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If you’re dropping real money on your boots, you want to be sure that you’ve got the best from the sole up; we’ve got this quick and handy guide so you’re ready when the rubber (or leather, or cork) hits the road. The Frye Jones Lace-Up 1. Leather Soles Leather, usually considered the dressiest of … Read more