General shoe shopping tips

211Buying men's shoes is like buying a car. You should have a good idea of what you want when you walk into the store (or onto the lot), and you need to walk away with something you'll be comfortable wearing (and being seen in) for at least a few years.

How to Waterproof Boots and Shoes

Love-Happens-Blog-Summer-Rainy-Day-Outfits-Fashion-Shoes-to-Wear-in-Rainy-DaysNot all shoes are created equally. Some boots and shoes are specially crafted to prevent water from seeping through to your feet when you encounter heavy rain or deep snow. Other footwear is merely water resistant, repelling rain and snow from quickly destroying your footwear and seeping through to your feet.

How to Shine Shoes

tips-for-how-to-shine-your-shoesYour shoes are designed to withstand the wear and tear of daily use, but keeping them looking their best requires some maintenance. By polishing and shining your dress shoes regularly, they'll look sharp whenever you hit the town. Follow these simple steps to learn how to polish and shine shoes and boots so your footwear looks like new every time you step outside.

History Of The Cowboy Boot

cowboy-boot-historyIn the early days of the West, cowboys faced rough, unpredictable conditions and extreme weather — from relentless snow to blistering heat as they rode across the country. This dangerous work demanded that they could move quickly, mounting and dismounting their horses at a moment’s notice. Staying comfortable, safe and alive in these conditions created the need for new type of boot, known today as the cowboy boot.

Bill Nye Saved Ballerinas’ Feet

ballet shoesBill Nye is one of the most popular scientists on the planet. He’s popped up in the news lately thanks to a series of public debates, but when he’s not dancing with the stars or posing with Jay-Z, Nye keeps himself busy by, oddly enough, inventing ballet slippers.

Boat Shoes

Boat ShoesThe boat shoe, also known as the deck shoe and top-sider, has followed the well-trodden path from being purely work/utility wear to becoming a truly classic piece of men’s footwear (and women’s, too). In 1980, with the publication of The Official Preppy Handbook by Lisa Birnbach the boat shoe began to be identified as an essential and integral part of the Preppy style.

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