Outfit Ideas For CNY

We know, it’s probably a little late to talk about this year’s Chinese New Year outfit ideas when it’s just 5 days away. But hey, better late than never, right? Now let’s jump straight into these 5 outfit ideas we’ve rounded up to look chic and dapper! To begin, let’s talk about pairing these Chelsea... Continue Reading →


Why Are My Leather Shoes Creasing?

There is no such thing as crease-free leather. Contrary to popular belief, creasing on leather shoes are not an indicator of a leather's quality. When it comes to creasing, no leather shoes are spared. While certain sources of leather tend to have natural wrinkles and crease more than others (i.e. belly, shoulder), the degree of... Continue Reading →

Socks or No Socks?

Do people even wear socks anymore? One of the most polarizing trends in men's fashion as of late, going sockless is experiencing a resurgence especially in humid, sunny Singapore. Yet, as the old adage goes - there's a time and place for everything. Depending on the style of shoe as well as the occasion, here's when... Continue Reading →

Suede: The Wear & Care

Made from the inner layer of calfskin and treated through a sanding process, suede is manufactured to be luxuriously smooth and soft. Yet, many often steer away from suede, believing suede to be difficult to maintain. This could not be further from the truth - suede shoes are actually the easiest type of shoes to... Continue Reading →

Shoe Trees: Do I REALLY need them?

I have heard many say that shoe trees are merely fanciful accessories for your dress(y) shoes, unconvinced of its use. Some have told me that purchasing a pair of shoe trees is too much for a wallet that is already empty from investing in a pair of dress shoes. Besides, there are cheaper alternatives out... Continue Reading →

Goodyear Welted Vs Cemented Construction

We know it’s not always true that the more expensive something is, the better its quality. Yet, when we compare goodyear welted shoes to cemented, rubber-soled ones, they are thought to be more superior in terms of appearance, comfort, and durability. When it comes to shoes, appearance and comfort is, for the most part, subjective;... Continue Reading →

2017 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Many of the older men out there have a certain ascetic streak – with no particular need of material gifts. But I am guessing though, you’ve put your old man through a lot during your time on this universe and he has always been there for you. Hence, he definitely deserves a reward or at... Continue Reading →

Guide: How do I match my shoes and suit?

One question that has plagued pretty much 99% of men who want to dress up or are learning to dress up: "Does this shoe match my suit?" If coordinating colours isn’t your area of expertise, don’t worry! In this article, we share our thoughts on how we would recommend pairing your shoes to your suits! Of... Continue Reading →

Know your shoes: The Oxfords

Classy, elegant and sleek, the Oxfords are staples in men’s wardrobes. Every Oxford features closed lacing, which means that the front (or vamp, to be technical) covers the back (or the quarters). Below is a comparison of the Oxford (top) and a Derby (bottom), the latter characterized by open lacing. Some men prefer the open-laced... Continue Reading →

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