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  1. How To Darken Leather Boots

    How To Darken Leather Boots

    There are a few ways, of course, and the good news is that almost all of them are actually just normal leather boot care.

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  2. How To Wear Ankle Boots To Work

    How To Wear Ankle Boots To Work

    The conservative nature of formal dress is such that dress clothes require dress shoes, and ankle boots are often not dress shoes. However, many ankle boots are - near as makes no difference - the same design as a more formal dress shoe with a slightly taller mouth.

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  3. Do Custom Boots Fit Better?

    Do Custom Boots Fit Better?

    Don't get it wrong; there are some amazing work boots that are carried as stock by some fantastic bootmakers. That doesn't necessarily mean that the work boots at your local big box "mart" store are among them.

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  4. How To Fix Scuffed Leather Boots

    How To Fix Scuffed Leather Boots

    We'll go over how to fix scuffed leather boots and shoes by severity, starting with a light scuff and going up to a deep gouge. It isn't hard, but is going to require you get a few supplies and use a little elbow grease.

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  5. 3 Types Of Boot Laces For People Tired Of Breaking Them

    3 Types Of Boot Laces For People Tired Of Breaking Them
    The weakest part of most factory boots and shoes is the laces. It's aggravating to get a good set of footwear and the laces break when you're on the job, in the woods, or even just working around the house.
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  6. What Is Vegetable Tanned Leather?

    What Is Vegetable Tanned Leather?
    What is vegetable tanning and why is it so good? It isn't so much that it's "better" or "worse" than any other leather tanning method, but it's more that it's the best tanning method for certain applications, and one of them happens to be high quality leather workwear.
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  7. Caring For Leather Shoes

    Caring For Leather Shoes
    The price of freedom is vigilance, and so it is with quality leather shoes. However, a few good habits that don't take long to observe can pay dividends with decades of use with good care.
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  8. What Are Officer Boots?

    What Are Officer Boots?
    A number of companies offer a military-style boot and call it an officer boot or something to that effect. It means a boot similar to an older style of boot worn by military personnel.
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  9. Who Are Wickett And Craig Leather?

    Who Are Wickett And Craig Leather?
    Wickett and Craig leather is a name that occasionally gets tossed around in leather goods, often as a selling point for the product in question. Just who are they, anyhow, and why should you care if your leather boots are made using their leather you ask?
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  10. What Are Roper Boots?

    What Are Roper Boots?
    You might have heard various casual and work boot designs referred to as "roper boots," including both pull-on and laced boots for a variety of purposes.
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