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Special Guest Post: Knock-About Wear

August 11, 2016

Special Guest Post: Knock-About Wear

These are my favorite pair of shoes, a pair of “handsewn one-eye mocs” from Lands’ End. Let’s be clear: they’re cheap,…

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Moc Talk: Reviewing Four Summer Moccasins

July 7, 2016

Moc Talk: Reviewing Four Summer Moccasins

Summer footwear is all about ease – sneakers you can kick up your feet in, dirty bucks you don’t have…

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#PTOman Footwear Week

June 21, 2016

#PTOman Footwear Week

Over on our Instagram account, we asked for our followers last week to show off their favorite pair of shoes…

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The Liberating Feel of Terry Cloth Insoles

June 15, 2016

The Liberating Feel Of Terry Cloth Insoles

Every other summer or so, I pick up a couple of packs of terry cloth insoles. Usually from Aldo, who…

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What Does it Cost to Make a Running Shoe?

May 31, 2016

What Does It Cost To Make A Running Shoe?

Fashion companies are often accused of inflating their prices – perhaps none moreso than sneaker brands. After all, how much…

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Bow Tie: Excellent Shoes for Under $300

May 11, 2016

Bow Tie: Excellent Shoes For Under $300

The market is a lot better nowadays for affordable footwear, but it also takes a more sophisticated consumer to separate…

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The History and Craft of Huaraches

April 18, 2016

The History And Craft Of Huaraches

Ever since Jesse wrote about huaraches three years ago, I’ve been wanting a pair for summer. The Mexican woven sandal…

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Ten Great Sneakers for Spring

March 17, 2016

Ten Great Sneakers For Spring

Should we make this a tradition? Last year we rounded up ten great sneakers for spring, as warm weather calls…

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A Service Directory for Cleaning and Repairing Clothes

February 29, 2016

A Service Directory For Cleaning And Repairing Clothes

There’s no way around it – no matter how expensive or well-made, all clothes are susceptible to staining, tearing, and…

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The Wonderful Split Toe

February 22, 2016

The Wonderful Split Toe

If I had to stick to one style of footwear for the rest of my life, it might have to…

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The New Jack Erwin: $195 for Goodyear Welted Shoes

February 17, 2016

The New Jack Erwin: $195 For Goodyear Welted Shoes

It’s been a few years since we wrote about Jack Erwin – an American company making high-value shoes for budget-minded…

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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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