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 →

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 →

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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