Toes, welts, shanks, uppers, stays, and insteps—the anatomy maketh the boot, and each boot is different. In these guides, we’ll help you understand how boots are made which will make it more likely that you’ll find a quality pair that will last.
What makes Horween Chromexcel leather so special? To better understand why it’s so unique, let’s explore the manufacturing process and learn its history too.
I explain the differences between vegetable tanning, oil tanning, and chrome tanning, and explore the characteristics and environmental impacts of each method.
Whether you’re ranching, riding, farming, on a job site, or hoofing around town, you’ll find a boot liner can make a world of difference in keeping the cold out and your body heat in.
Cowboy boot toe shapes can be more than just square or round. I’ll walk you through them all, from the common toes to the lesser-known (and lesser-used) shapes.
In this lace up vs pull on boots guide, I’ll cover as many scenarios as possible so you leave knowing the exact type of work boots that’s going to help you get the job done.
Are Blundstones waterproof? I’ll explain the answer and the differences between waterproof vs water restistant boots as we we examine the Blundstones brand.
In this guide, we dive into the many types of boot heels used today so you’ll know exactly what any pair of boots you’re considering will be useful for.
In this guide, I will try to break down Blake stitch, Stitchdown, and Goodyear welt boot construction as clearly as possible with their pros & cons.
Confused about navigating boot-related terms? Here you can learn every part of the boot anatomy to find exactly the shape and style you’re looking for.
Read this this article to find out all about Goodyear welted construction. By the end, you’ll know if this type of footwear is right for your style and wallet.
In this guide, I’m breaking down exactly what a boot shank is, what it does, and the downsides of steel shanks compared to a different material.
There’s no more important part of a boot than its sole. So here’s a list of the boot soles you should know about to pick the one that’s fit for purpose.