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Freakonomics on Shoes

July 25, 2017

Freakonomics On Shoes

Freakonomics has a nice podcast episode today on shoes – everything from the social and economic history of footwear to…

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Leffot’s New Pre-Owned Footwear Program

July 25, 2017

Leffot’s New Pre-Owned Footwear Program

One of the things we try to push here at Put This On is getting readers to buy the best…

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Best Foot Forward

July 23, 2017

Best Foot Forward

Is there anything more consuming than footwear? Whether you fawn over Goodyear welts or a rerelease of classic Jordans, there’s…

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Better Fitting Shoes, Overnight

July 12, 2017

Better Fitting Shoes, Overnight

It looks like a medieval torture device, but if you’ve ever felt your shoes were just a little too tight…

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Are Tassel Loafers Only For Old Guys?

May 29, 2017

Are Tassel Loafers Only For Old Guys?

A few weeks ago, I saw my friend Agyesh, the owner and designer behind the Italian-inspired casualwear line Stoffa. Agyesh…

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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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Stop Wearing Tan Shoes with Dark Suits

May 10, 2017

Stop Wearing Tan Shoes With Dark Suits

We try to be fair-minded here at Put This On, but style is subjective and sometimes a style blog needs…

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Ten Great Sneakers for Spring

May 1, 2017

Ten Great Sneakers For Spring

Every year around this time, I get an itch to buy a new pair of sneakers. Warmer weather calls for…

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The Laziest Shoes Money Can Buy: Penny Loafers for Spring

April 19, 2017

The Laziest Shoes Money Can Buy: Penny Loafers For Spring

Writer George Plimpton was many things, including an occasional actor. Among his credits was a stint as an extra in…

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Always Be Prepared

April 10, 2017

Always Be Prepared

With the warmer months coming here’s hoping you get to spend some of your vacation days hitting the roads or…

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The Official List of Shoe Care Essentials

April 6, 2017

The Official List Of Shoe Care Essentials

1. Shoes. Hopefully nice ones.  2. Shoe polish or wax. Meltonian was discontinued last year, so if you’re looking for…

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Wheat Timbs: On Getting it Right the First Time

March 30, 2017

Wheat Timbs: On Getting It Right The First Time

An article from the New York Times that always stuck with me, especially since it came out shortly after I…

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New Arrivals in the Put This On Shop

March 6, 2017

New Arrivals In The Put This On Shop

We’ve been busy lately in the ole PTO Shop getting in a brand new wave of eclectic goodies. And, being…

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Reconsidering Black Shoes

February 15, 2017

Reconsidering Black Shoes

Black shoes have gotten a bum rap over the years. As Pete once noted, switching to brown footwear has become…

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