Nick V. talks with shoe care magnate Sergio Barange

Nick V. talks with shoe care magnate Sergio Barange

Posted by on May 1, 2012 in Men's Clothing | No Comments

Styleforum’s resident shoe care expert Nick V. of B. Nelson Shoes, New York, has been sharing his conversations with some of the biggest names in the footwear business. Check out his interviews with Nick Horween of Horween Leather, Paul Grangaard of Allen Edmonds, Peter Agati of Paul Stuart,  or William Church of Cheaney Shoes. Today ...

To guard or not: Nick V. weighs in

To guard or not: Nick V. weighs in

Posted by on Feb 2, 2012 in Men's Clothing | 9 Comments

The debate—whether it’s advisable to add sole guards to your shoes—has been raised many times on the forum. I wanted to share my insight on the topic from years of experience. There are several angles to consider. First, many people refer to sole guards as “Topys.” Topy is a brand that makes sole guards and ...