Leather and Suede with Testosterone Shoes

Spring is officially here and its safe that we’re no longer confined to boots… although, I cannot say that would be a bad thing. If you’re in the market for casually versatile footwear shoes check out Testosterone Shoes. Testosterone offers some very cool, modernistic styles, from Chukkas to Derby’s that are guaranteed not to break the bank. Continue reading Leather and Suede with Testosterone Shoes

Bomber Season Part 5: Vegan Suede, is this a thing?

The Science: My definition of Vegan Suede is “A material made from polyester fibers (plastic), using no animal byproducts, that delivers the weight, texture and performance similar to the performance of natural suede”. Since polyester is a plastic, it is inherently durable, stain repellent and significantly cheaper than natural suede. The faux material being plastic can potentially be its downfall if not cared for correctly. Over time plastics dry and crack just like leather so cleaning and conditioning is just as important. Continue reading Bomber Season Part 5: Vegan Suede, is this a thing?

A Taft Review: The Jack Boot In Oxblood

I am thoroughly impressed by these boots from the look to the quality to the price for this unique style!  Taft runs a “second’s” sale each year and there was no way I was going to miss it.  I got my pair before they all sold out 12 minutes after the sales began.  After 9 long minutes of deliberation, I decided to go with the dark rich oxblood colored leather Jack Boot. Continue reading A Taft Review: The Jack Boot In Oxblood

Floral Summer

What do music festivals, cookouts, fireworks, beach vacations and day parties have in common?  They are the perfect occasions to wear floral shirts!  Not your grandfather’s flowy silk Hawaiian shirt (although you will see those around) but a better fitting, more stylish version.  What better way to take advantage of the beautiful Independence Day weather than to take a stroll around one of Cincinnati’s gems … Continue reading Floral Summer

Bomber Season Part 1: H&M Olive Bomber

I am bringing you a simple outerwear piece that every man should own this Spring.  If you ever read through a men’s spring outerwear essentials top ten list and this color bomber isn’t included, you are being sold short! The Olive Bomber Jacket can work casually with a tee and can compliment any shirt and tie combo nicely. I picked this jacket up for a … Continue reading Bomber Season Part 1: H&M Olive Bomber

70 & Sunny…In February

Atypical weather has been nothing short of uncommon this winter but hey, no complaints from me.  That just means that I get to enjoy outdoor restaurant seating, no salt stains on my shoes and of course delving into the spring wardrobe early.  With this great weather my wife and I took a stroll around downtown Cincinnati to enjoy the Spring-like temperatures, capture the great scenery … Continue reading 70 & Sunny…In February