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William put on a pair of army boots when he was seven and barely even took them off to sleep. He had to give them up at nine when they were three sizes too small, but his love of boots is just as strong as ever today. Reach out to him for your own personalized boot recommendation at william@bootspy.com or say what's up on our Instagram or YouTube channel.

Nubuck vs Suede: What’s The Difference?

Suede and nubuck may seem similar but they’re distinctly different. Learn everything you need to know in the suede vs nubuck debate, including which to choose.

How to Shrink Leather Boots Without Going to A Cobbler

Are your boots too big? No worries. Check out this quick guide to learn how to shrink your leather boots five different ways from the comfort of your home.

Clarks Desert Boot Review: Amazing Classics or Outdated?

Clarks Desert boots are celebrating 70 years. But just because they’ve been around doesn’t mean they’re the best boot in town. Read our full review here.

How Should Hiking Boots Fit? 6 Tips for a Pain-free Trek

Not sure if you have the right size hiking boots? Our complete guide on how hiking boots should fit has everything you need to know before hitting the trails.

How Should Cowboy Boots Fit? Quick Tips to Wrangle Comfort

Not sure if you have the right size cowboy boots? Our complete guide on how cowboy boots should fit has everything you need to know before hitting the ranch.

How to Break in Boots Properly: 13 Painless Tips

Are your new boots giving you trouble? Never fear, BootSpy is here. Learn how to break in boots the right way with these 13 easy-to-follow tips.

11 Boots Like Timberlands: The Best Timberland Look Alikes

Love the Timberland look but don’t want to stump up that much dough? Check out these 11 boots like Timberlands to nail the style without nailing your wallet.

Hiking Boots vs Work Boots: What’s the Difference?

Wondering whether you can wear your work boots on a hike? Before you set off, you should consider these key things when comparing hiking boots vs work boots.

How Should Boots Fit? Your Guide to Perfect Fitting Boots

Getting the wrong boot size is both uncomfortable and bad for you. Learn how boots should fit once and for all and get a fit like Cinderella, every time.

16 Types of Boots Every Guy Should Know About

Gentlemen, these are the 16 types of boots you should know about before you pick up your next pair—including at least one you may not have heard of.