Category Archives: shoes

Style Essential: John Varvatos Schooner Laceless Boat Shoe

With spring right around the corner it’s time to get our legs back in sea shape.  We have been rolling up our khakis during lunch hours to get rid of that sickly pale blue hue our legs are so fond … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Tod’s Gommini Driving Mocs

Combine with your favorite driving gloves, a pair of aviators, a classic sports car, and the open road.  Driving mocs are designed with comfort in mind for long stretches of asphalt.  The semi-rigid suede upper moves with your feet to … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Alden 405 Indy Boot

Harrison Ford may have given these boots some on-screen toughness credibility, but Alden’s High Work Shoe predates the Indiana Jones films by over 50 years.  Alden cranks out some seriously solid footwear, but to us this is just a really … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Cole Haan Air Lenox Chelsea Boot

Never mind that Chelseas easily go from the office to the weekend.  And never mind that the elastic side panels keep the boots comfortable, narrow, and easy to get on and off.  Even ignore that the long clean lines of … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Billy Reid Olden Boots

These badass boots are the footwear equivalent of the mullet (and we do mean that in the most reverent, respectful way possible).  Up front it is all business time with wingtips and some intricate broguing, but roll up the trousers … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Havaianas Brazil Sandals

One pair for the beach, and one pair for the gym locker room.  That’s it.  These may be the best sandals ever, but that’s not an invitation to expose toes to the world just anywhere.  Hopefully the onset of fall … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Red Wing Classic 6″ Moc Work Boot

Another classic gem from a well established American bootery.  Red Wing Shoes has been cranking out rugged work boots in Minnesota since 1905 and is only getting better with age.  The coppery rough & tough leather goes great with your … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Florsheim by Duckie Brown The Brogue

Most of the footwear we deem appropriate for the office is decidedly lacking in any chunk or heft, and sometimes we just want something a little beefier with our suit.  When cap toes are a little too dainty and full-on … Continue reading

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Style Essential: To Boot NY Webster Double Monk Strap

Another welcome deviation from the standard cap-toe oxford is the monk strap.  Part loafer and part derby, these are a great addition to any suit or a fine pair of selvage denim.  And as any monk can tell you, two … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Wolverine 1000 Mile Boots

Wolverine has made the most of their 125 years in the bad-ass boot biz.  They make some of the best construction and utility footwear on the market, and the 1000 Mile line is a welcome return to the original designs … Continue reading

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