*These boots were sent to me by a friend who wore them lightly before giving them to me. They were from late 2017-early 2018. I was also contacted by Conner from Thursday a few days after the review was released. I am happy to give a right to reply and I have included his comments… Continue reading Thursday Captain Boots Review – From the Perspective of a High End Boot Enthusiast
Last year, I did a series of polls to discover which boot brand was most popular according to my followers. Despite my proclivity for high end, expensive, and often relatively obscure brands, I fully expected brands like Red Wing, Viberg, or even Truman to win. However, to my very pleasant surprise, the winner was John… Continue reading Is John Lofgren Becoming the High End Red Wing?
This is a discussion that I have wanted to have for a long time... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnUevuLjZ1k&feature=youtu.be
In the last article, which you can read here, I stated that Chromexcel (also called CXL) is probably the most well known chrome tanned leather in the world. In fact, I misspoke. Chromexcel is likely the most well known and recognizable leather by name in the world regardless of tannage. People often refer to it… Continue reading Is Horween Chromexcel Overrated?
Several months ago, I reviewed an awesome belt from Mike over at Wild Frontier Goods in Tokyo, Japan. I not only loved the belt, but I also started to chat often to Mike through Instagram. During one of our conversations, he asked if he could send me a wallet for review and I was more… Continue reading Wild Frontier Goods Card Wallet Review
As much as I love my card wallet from The Flat Head, there were two aspects that bothered me about it. Firstly, it did not have enough space. Over the past year, I have noticed that I needed a lot more space for cash and coins and the Flat Head wallet did not have this.… Continue reading Mill Handmade Japanese Wallet Review
In my Wild Frontier Goods belt review, I made mention of how important it is for leather goods makers to set themselves apart from the crowd. I believe that Wild Frontier Goods is doing that quite well, but there is no question that Pigeon Tree Crafting has already done this quite successfully. In fact, this… Continue reading Pigeon Tree Crafting Belt Review
As promised in my 2017 year in review article, we’re kicking things off right in 2018 with a review of this belt from Wild Frontier Goods. I actually discovered this brand after following Mike, the man behind the goods on Instagram several months ago. Through his original feed, I saw that he was starting up… Continue reading Wild Frontier Goods Natural Veg Tan and Kakishibu Belt Review
I used to hate wallets. They are one of those items that every man pretty much has to have in the modern world and I could not stand this fact. They were uncomfortable, were difficult to get out of my pockets, looked ugly, and fell apart after a year or two. After trying and failing… Continue reading The Flat Head Shell Cordovan Card Holder Wallet Review