February 11, 2023 460
Nicks Handmade Boots has been in business since 1964. We have a storied history in Spokane, Washington, with the start of the company beginning with Nikolai Blahuczyn, or “the Original Nick”, as he is often referred to in the Pacific Northwest boot world.
March 31, 2022 295
Tanker boots are a military boot style that was designed for and worn by tank crews. They've caught on for civilians as work boots and casual boots, because of some qualities of the design.
Tanker boots are halfway between pull-on boots and laced boots, in that they have more support than pull-on boots but don't have laces. Equal parts form and function!
Tanker boots are still in military service, as the purpose for the boot design still exists. Beyond use inside a tank, tankers are a great boot design for someone who wants a tough boot that goes on and comes off more easily than a typical work boot.
March 22, 2022 13
The conventions about footwear are that you aren't supposed to wear brown boots with certain choices of clothing, or with certain colors, or without a matching belt, who came up with these rules?