Men, Word of the Week

Word of the Week: Brogue

A brogue is traditionally a heavy, Oxford-style shoe featuring pinked and perforated detailing. However, a brogue is any shoe that has perforations punched into the leather for decorative purposes. According to history, brogues were first created in Scotland and Ireland, where the perforations allowed for water that would seep into the shoes to drain out.… Read More Word of the Week: Brogue

Word of the Week

Word of the Week: Finish

Finish is the process by which the final appearance of a shoe is created. The finish can include the application of polish to create a high-gloss finish, or a contrasting polish to create a rub-off finish like “antiquing”.  When you scratch your shoe, you’ve damaged the shoe’s finish.  The horror! Luckily, you can also buy shoe finish to… Read More Word of the Week: Finish