Brogan – The Original Work Boot

Chances are you’ve never heard of a “brogan” but you’ve probably owned at least one pair in your lifetime. The brogan shoe is believed to have originated in Scotland and Ireland in the 16th century and comes from the Old Irish word “bróc” which means shoe. A brogan is an ankle-length, lace-up shoe/boot hybrid; it…

All About the Break

Shopping for a new suit (or even jeans or chinos)? You might want to consider what type of break fits the style you’re going for as well as your body type. If you don’t know what a break is, no worries; we’re here to explain! The break is defined as the fold/creasing of the fabric…

Leather vs. Rubber Soles

Q: Leather vs. rubber soles? A: It depends! Unfortunately there is no hard and fast answer to this question, unless you’re talking about formalwear, in which case the answer is always leather. In most other situations, there is a time and a place for both. While leather is more high quality, breathable, molds to the…