I’d been wanting some decent shoe trees for a long, long time. The problem was – being in Australia – the options were either overseas and expensive to import, or just plain expensive. So I went without decent wooden shoe trees for a long time. Until I found out about Trimly, who sell shoe trees at $34 a pop or in packages for a small discount. Continue reading Trimly Shoe Trees and Shoe Care Products: Unboxing and Review
RMW have released a rather bold looking new boot. It’s been dividing the community, and with good reason. Continue reading Has R.M. Williams Torpedoed Their Heritage with Their Latest Release?
Dr. Martens are one of the most iconic pieces of footwear, with an illustrious history. They’ve clad the feet of people all over the world, but they aren’t made like they used to be. Are they still worth the price? Continue reading Are Dr. Martens Boots Worth It? The D.M. 1460 8 Eye Boot Review
Black Oxfords are often considered a wardrobe staple. There is no doubting that – in the wardrobe of a regular suit wearer – the black Oxford should be.
However, many young men either are not suit wearers or they wear a suit in more casual settings. This begs a question: Do young men really need black dress shoes? If so, how soon should they land in your wardrobe? Continue reading Do Young Men NEED Black Dress Shoes?
mani Exchange (A|X) and Emporio Armani are – in my experience – the two most commonly found Armani product lines in thrift/vintage stores and from 3rd party sellers on sites such as eBay. As with any desirable luxury brand, there are bound to be counterfeits; here are some telltale signs to look for when trying to ascertain whether your possible purchase is the real deal. Continue reading Authentication Guide: Verifying Armani Exchange / Emporio Armani
Dress shoes are staple style which have been a must own in men’s wardrobes for centuries.They are timeless and a good dress shoe can be a wonder of aesthetics. It is a complex topic if you delve deeply into it, with a number of styles and a small library of terminology. Today, we will go through a crash course in dress shoes; covering the anatomy of a shoe, overall styles, toe styles, fastening systems and common materials used. Continue reading A Guide to Dress Shoes
Leather is a common choice for shoemakers and is often seen in jackets. It is a unique material with aesthetic appeal but there is a caveat; you must care for it in a specific way. No throwing it in the washing machine! Continue reading A Simple Leather Care Guide
Boots are fantastic footwear. There are styles to suit every occasion, from a hard day of manual work to a sophisticated, luxurious setting. The plethora of styles available can make it hard to choose, with so many appealing choices it can be hard to make a decision; especially if you are looking to buy your first pair. To make your next choice a little easier, let’s go through some common types of boots and how you can style them: Continue reading A Guide To Common Styles of Boots