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New Option for (Relatively) Affordable Footwear

February 4, 2016

New Option For (Relatively) Affordable Footwear

The market keeps getting better for (relatively) affordable dress shoes. Swedish shoe store Skoaktiebolaget announced today that they’re now carrying…

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New Loake Export Restrictions

January 26, 2016

New Loake Export Restrictions

Bad news for guys who want to look good on a budget. UK shoemaker Loake is putting up new export…

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Make Your Own Moccasins (1937)

January 21, 2016

Make Your Own Moccasins (1937)

Maurice H. Decker, who served as Camping Editor for Outdoor Life, writes this amazing guide on how to make your own…

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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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Preventing Spotting on Shell Cordovan

December 7, 2015

Preventing Spotting On Shell Cordovan

I’m a big fan of wearing shell cordovan on rainy days. In addition to being a beautiful, lustrous leather, shell…

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Getting Tan in November

November 25, 2015

Getting Tan In November

Tan shoes can be tricky to wear, especially during the colder months. Most men rely on dark jackets with lighter-colored…

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Hyp-knot-ic How-To on Shoe Lacing

November 16, 2015

Hyp-knot-ic How-To On Shoe Lacing

I’ve watched this gif of a shoe slowly lacing itself over and over again. It’s mesmerizing. It’s part of a…

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You've basically got two choices.

November 8, 2015

You’ve Basically Got Two Choices.

Always wear shoes that are good for running or fighting. Joe Strummer

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Q & Answer: Fear and Clothing (aka How to Take Care of Your Suede Shoes)

October 22, 2015

Q & Answer: Fear And Clothing (aka How To Take Care Of Your Suede Shoes)

Nathan writes: I recently bought a pair of Alden unlined chukkas as a graduation present for myself. The process wasn’t…

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Stockholm: Skoaktiebolaget (Sp?)

October 2, 2015

Stockholm: Skoaktiebolaget (Sp?)

As I wandered around Stockholm in a jetlagged haze, I managed to throw open the door on a remarkable little…

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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 Science in Our Sneakers

September 26, 2015

The Science In Our Sneakers

PRI’s Science Friday explores the history of innovation and technology in our everyday sneakers. Interestingly, while sneakers today are more…

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The Wonderful World of Slip-On Shoes

September 10, 2015

The Wonderful World Of Slip-On Shoes

The weather has been so miserable lately. Everyone is waiting for fall to arrive, but with temperatures being in the…

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New and Emerging Workboot Options

September 3, 2015

New And Emerging Workboot Options

Although the craze for workwear and all things Americana seems to have died down, workboots remain one of the more…

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Q & Answer: Bringing The Right Shoes for a Trip

August 20, 2015

Q & Answer: Bringing The Right Shoes For A Trip

Terry asks: Do you have any recommendations for travel shoes? I’d like to find something that’s dressy enough to wear…

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