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How to Shine Your Shoes [VIDEO]

by Brett

A man with well-shined shoes shows he pays attention to the details. Here’s a video of how to do it (at least how I do it — share your methods in the comments!) Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new videos as soon as they’re posted.

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Shoe Care 101: An Illustrated Guide

by Brett & Kate McKay

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The Art of Shining Shoes: An Illustrated Guide

by Brett & Kate McKay

This post is brought to you by Johnston and Murphy.

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5 Easy Ways for the College Student to Upgrade His Style

by Antonio

The image above is of Don Wardlaw, a real college student who was featured in a 1954 issue of True Magazine for Men for an article entitled, “Look What Happens When You Dress as Smart as You Are” (The Art of Manliness had some fun re-posting the pictures from the article awhile back). On the […]

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A Man’s Guide to Boots and Shoes

by Antonio

Over 70 years ago, archeologist Luther Cressman discovered perhaps the world’s oldest footwear in Central Oregon.  The sandals were dated to be 10,000 years old, and from the pictures I’ve seen, were made with intricate weaves that indicated they were not only functional, but also stylish in design.  From our tribal days to modern times, […]

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Going Sockless in the Summer

by Brett & Kate McKay

As a teenager, flip flops were a staple for me in the summer. I would go through a pair or two each season. But as I got older,  I stopped wearing flip flops. Why? Well, for starters, I realized that men have really ugly feet and that most people probably don’t want to see my […]

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Waterproofing Your Shoes – A Man’s Guide to Weather Resistant Footwear

by Antonio

A pair of well-made shoes are expensive; they become much more expensive, however, when you have to retire them early because you did not care for them properly.  I recently learned this hard way when the leather on my favorite pair of Chelsea boots cracked.  Although I had waterproofed them according to my “Texas” standards […]

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Shine Your Shoes Like A Soldier

by schaefer

There I was, staring down at my lackluster boots with a sinking feeling in my stomach. It was day two of basic training and we had just been informed that we had one hour to get our boots as shiny as our cadre’s (each looked as if they were covered in glass)…or we weren’t going […]

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