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A Suggestion for Your First Good Pair of Shoes

March 18, 2019

A Suggestion For Your First Good Pair Of Shoes

On the subreddit Male Fashion Advice, which is dedicated to helping men dress better, newer members will occasionally come up…

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Take Me in and Dry the Rain: Weather-proofing Your Leather Shoes

October 4, 2018

Take Me In And Dry The Rain: Weather-proofing Your Leather Shoes

Have you ever marched 10 miles with cold, wet feet? “The ‘poor bloody infantry’ have had to trust their feet…

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Boots with an Edge: The Side Zip

May 17, 2017

Boots With An Edge: The Side Zip

We generally stick to the classics here at Put This On, but side zips aren’t terribly hard to wear. And…

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Happy Halloween!

October 30, 2016

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Here’s a spoooooooooky nightmare!

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Don’t Buy These Awful Kiwi Outdoor Boot Laces

January 13, 2016

Don’t Buy These Awful Kiwi Outdoor Boot Laces

The shoes I wear most all through the cooler months are a pair of Alden “Indy” boots. I bought them on…

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Travel Shoes: How To Pick ‘Em & What I Picked

September 28, 2015

Travel Shoes: How To Pick ‘Em & What I Picked

I’m never more vexed than when I’m trying to figure out what shoes to bring on a trip, and my…

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The (Still) Very Useful Work Boot

November 24, 2014

The (Still) Very Useful Work Boot

The craze for Americana/ workwear clothing seems to have died down, but the trend did leave us with some very…

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Sasha Frere-Jones, Worn Stories

August 25, 2014

Sasha Frere-Jones, Worn Stories

…some kids have a hard time in high school… and they need clothes to act as a force field around…

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That Time I Designed a Pair of Shoes

June 18, 2014

That Time I Designed A Pair Of Shoes

I designed a pair of shoes. Well, boots to be exact. Two years ago, I asked Meermin if they had…

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It’s On Sale: Wolverine 1000 Mile at Vente Privee

April 14, 2014

It’s On Sale: Wolverine 1000 Mile At Vente Privee

Vente-Privee continues to kill the flash sale game with a sale on Wolverine’s high-end 1000 Mile line. Discounts are typically…

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Which boots are best for snow?

December 16, 2013

Which Boots Are Best For Snow?

With most of the United States seeing some early flakeage this year, it’s time to break out the sleet-kickers. Some…

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Chelsea Boots

August 12, 2013

Chelsea Boots

For as long as I’ve been interested in shoes, I’ve always favored boots, and one of the first kinds of…

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Q & Answer: What Shoes Should I Bring On Vacation?

April 7, 2013

Q & Answer: What Shoes Should I Bring On Vacation?

Ben writes: This May, my wife and I are honeymooning in Europe for two weeks. I know that I will…

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Bean Boots with a Buckle

February 28, 2013

Bean Boots With A Buckle

Last weekend while heading out to meet friends for what would later prove to be an ill-considered attempt to capitalize…

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