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 →

3 Grooming Habits to Feel Your Best

The times have changed, gone are the days when looking like a real man means looking bedraggled, unkempt and a decade-older version of yourself. We’ve come up with these 3 essential grooming habits that we feel would make a tremendous difference in the way you look and more importantly, in the way you feel.  1... Continue Reading →

Before we get into the tips and tricks for up keeping your leather shoes, let’s talk about the basic items you’ll need and why they are important. Shoe Trees: Makes the job easier as it holds your shoes in place when shining them. Not only are they useful during shoe shining, they absorb moisture from your... Continue Reading →

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