[tps_header]During the fall, I stumbled upon the brand Shoe Passion (based in Berlin, Germany) after reading a post on TSBmen (Jodhpur Ankle Boot) and my boy Dan was rocking a pair of boots from the brand. After speaking with Oliwia Erdmanczyk, editor of Shoe Passion’s website, I decided to move forward with grabbing a few pair of shoes.
With an extensive selection of footwear, you’ll get lost for hours on their site. The most impressive detail about all the shoes that they offer is that they’re Goodyear Welted. You’ve seen the term Goodyear Welt on this site and around the web tons of time, so below is a definition of what it mean;
Goodyear Welt | the upper part of the dress shoe is shaped over the last and fastened on by sewing a leather, linen or synthetic strip (also known as the “welt”) to the inner and upper sole. As well as using a welt, a thread is used to hold the material firmly together. A goodyear welt allows for a shoe to be resoled many times over (extending the life of you shoes (wikipedia).
As always, leave your comments below to let us know what’s your favorite shoe or your experience with Shoepassion.com or Vote In the Poll just above the comments!
[tps_title]Blue Suede Boots. Summer Style![/tps_title]
Blue Suede Chukka Boots Nu. 604 – Shoe Passion | White Alpha Khaki – Dockers| Denim Shirt – H&M | Deconstructed V-Neck Shirt – H&M | Light Havana 649 – Persol | Gold Watch – Peugeot | Handmade Bracelet – Tobox Shoes (Philly)
Blue suede chukka boots kick ass, if you can find the right pair. With a sleek and elongated toe box and vamp area, these chukka boots are crafted damn-near perfect. Many footwear brands cut they’re shoes quite short, giving your foot a stubby appearance. That stubby appearance can often give a chukka boot more of the casual desert boot look. With such attention to detail, these boots are just stylish, they’re highly versatile. Below are some tips to styling your blue suede boots casually for the spring & summer.
- These boots can act as you focal point in an outfit. Try keeping you look neutral pairing khaki, grey or white with these boots
- A texture chino is this boot’s best counterpart
- Dress them up with a pair of textured, light wool trousers (or even a suit)
- A pair of worn-in, light washed blue jeans are a smart choice for the summer
- Don’t wear these boots with shorts (let’s be real)
- If you’re wearing an item of blue in the same color family as these boots, you’re definitely going to
Founder & Creative Director of Men's Style Pro, Sabir has a deep passion for menswear and all things manly. Selected as one of the "5 Best Dressed Men In America" by Esquire Magazine in 2010 & as #GQFall 2013 Best Dressed Man. As of 2014, Sabir serves as a freelance brand ambassador & executive stylist for GQ Magazine & GQ Report. Outside of that partnership, Sabir serves as an independent brand consultant as well. Reach me directly at SABIR@MENSSTYLEPRO.COM