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Cobbler Union, Taking on Footwear Giants

November 6, 2017

Cobbler Union, Taking On Footwear Giants

There’s never been a better time to buy a pair of shoes, but never a worse time to start a…

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Old School Cult Classic Sneakers

October 26, 2017

Old School Cult Classic Sneakers

There are three types of sneakers that get discussed in menswear. One is the sporty basketball high-top, the other the…

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Should You Use Cream or Wax Polish for Shoes?

August 31, 2017

Should You Use Cream Or Wax Polish For Shoes?

After Jesse’s post yesterday on how the US Navy is implementing new rules around shoes, one of our readers emailed…

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Navy Football’s New Shoe Rules

August 30, 2017

Navy Football’s New Shoe Rules

The Washington Post offers a fascinating look in on Navy’s football team, and a unique injury risk they face. Like all…

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A Complete A to Z Guide on Proper Shoe Care

August 30, 2017

A Complete A To Z Guide On Proper Shoe Care

If you want to score a pair of good dress shoes for less than $150, your best bet is to…

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Oxfords for Suits; Derbies for Sport Coats

August 14, 2017

Oxfords For Suits; Derbies For Sport Coats

Someone interviewed me a few years ago and asked if I had any personal style rules. I struggled to think…

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The Curious History of Men in Heels

August 10, 2017

The Curious History Of Men In Heels

Google’s Art & Culture section (yes, they have an Arts & Culture section) has an interesting slideshow today outlining the…

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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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