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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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Wearing Tan Shoes

July 29, 2015

Wearing Tan Shoes

Tan shoes can be a great option in the spring and summer months, but they’re not always the easiest to…

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How To Redesign A Classic: The Chuck II

July 23, 2015

How To Redesign A Classic: The Chuck II

Fast Co Design covers the recreation of the Converse All-Star, maybe the most iconic sneaker in the world. The goal…

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How to Raise a Shine on Shell Cordovan

July 20, 2015

How To Raise A Shine On Shell Cordovan

Want to know a dirty secret? Shell cordovan – that durable and robust leather known for its luster – doesn’t…

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Repairing Alden’s Shell Cordovan Boots

July 15, 2015

Repairing Alden’s Shell Cordovan Boots

Although we all know well-made shoes can last for decades with the occasional resoling, it’s always amazing to see the…

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For True Water Protection

July 9, 2015

For True Water Protection

For fun, here’s a shot of Chris’ Outdoorsman boots. They’re heavier than his C&Js, and come up higher on the…

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A Fisherman’s Approach to Shoe Care

July 9, 2015

A Fisherman’s Approach To Shoe Care

Workwear has been en vogue now for over a decade, and its rise in popularity is deeply tied to our…

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(More) Common Projects Alternatives

June 8, 2015

(More) Common Projects Alternatives

Since our roundup of alternative to Common Projects last year, a few more brands have popped up on our radars. Epaulet has…

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What’s In a Shoe?

June 1, 2015

What’s In A Shoe?

Given what shoes cost nowadays, it’s important to know whether you’re getting something of quality. Most of our readers will…

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A Little Bull

April 13, 2015

A Little Bull

Spit shines (otherwise known as bull polishing) can breathe new life into old shoes. The trick is to not overdo…

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Ten Great Sneakers for Spring

March 26, 2015

Ten Great Sneakers For Spring

I love hard bottom shoes, but spring is a great time to wear sneakers. You can pair them with most…

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Update: After inquiries to Campanile, these ain’t shell cordovan.

March 10, 2015

Update: After Inquiries To Campanile, These Ain’t Shell Cordovan.

Update: After inquiries to Campanile, these ain’t shell cordovan. What a bummer.  Per Aliotsy: “Although they refer to this leather on…

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