The idea of comfort is subjective and it often boils down to the idea of cushion vs support. In America, we are trained to believe that what has the most
The Do's and Don'ts of dress shoes are not as easily realized as one might think. And it greatly depends on your idea of the rules. Rules from 100 years ago are
Need some extra tightness in your jodhpur boots or monkstrap shoes? If you have skinny ankles with low insteps like I do, I bet you have felt the
How to tell a cheap shoe is not always easy. There are a lot of posers in the industry that try to pass off as a good quality product but is really just a cheap
How long do shoes last? Well, how long is a piece of string? There is no definite answer that anyone can give you. It can be 6 months, 2 years, 5 years, 10
How dress shoes should fit can be a complex question. Many men are wearing the wrong shoe size, especially those in the US. It is not a stab at American men, it
There is nothing worse than getting a bad return on investment. And a lot of time, when it comes to physical goods, that investment is cared for by ourselves.
As little as ten years ago, few people used toe taps. Like most myths created by people who do not know any better, the naive always shouted "they make so much
Time again, people have ruined their brand new shoes by being overzealous with their shoe care regimen when it was not necessary to even
When you are young, the thought of wearing dress shoes probably does not enter your mind too often, not at least in the sense that you will be
Fitting shoes can be a tricky thing. Especially when having to do it online only and not being able to first try something on. And on top of that, when you want
Most of us hate to wait for anything. We have been so spoiled with instant gratification that the idea of waiting for your special product to be made, no longer
The age-old debate that never gets tiring, mainly because there is no right or wrong answer despite what anyone tells you. Like all things that involve 'style'
There is no right or wrong when it comes to fit. There are objective concerns that should ultimately guide someone to a good fit but overall it is a subjective
Last shoe trees are a pain, for those not truly experienced with them. If you got triggered by the title of the post, calm down. I believe that if you could
Ever wonder why Wholecut oxfords cost more than other models of the oxford family? You might think to yourself that it is odd, assuming that because it is one
I have fit/measured thousands and thousands of people in my life looking to buy dress shoes. And in doing so discovered a lot about fit, the idea of it, how it
Neutral Wax is the cause of many issues in the shoe-care realm of the shoe industry. Namely by regular people (i.e. no professional shiners). You see, most
It is a myth that suede is not good for rain. This statement is only true when your suede is not of good quality. A good quality suede shoe is your ultimate
I have sold a lot of shoes to a lot of guys over the course of my time not only owning my own brand but also selling shoes at Nordstrom. And in that time, one
Breaking in your shoes is not always that easy. Yet, when you think about buying shoes, most people probably think about getting the most comfortable thing that
Restoring old shoes can be a tricking thing. But rewarding if you manage to achieve it. And even profitable if you can do so well. A blog reader, in light of
Knowing how to polish your shoes properly is an important skill for anyone that cares for their shoes. Especially if they see them as an investment.