Butler's thoughts

  1. Great Vegan Brands

    This is a post by our awesome friend Alana Landa.

    While we don't like to preach about it, Charlie Butler's ethos is largely derived from our vegan platform. Simply put, we are animal lovers and if we can produce equally wearable, durable, and fashionable footwear without harming animals, we think the decision should be a no-brainer. Happily, we are in good company as a growing number of fashion designers and brands are going full-on vegan or incorporating vegan products into their lines, from small independent retailers to haute couture giants.

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  2. What's in a shoe?

    This is a post by our awesome friend Alana Landa.

    It turns out, footwear can be pretty important. Be it a sign of snobbery or just a sign of the times, people often judge other people by what they're wearing on their feet. In fact, as a New Yorker, I often amuse myself on the subway by looking at peoples' shoes and crafting stories--guessing what they do, where they're from, what kind of music they like to listen to. Yea, maybe it's a bit of a stretch to assume that guy with the close-cropped hair and the freshly polished Marc Jacobs brogues boasts a degree in Business Administration and lives with a girl he does not genuinely love in a tight but well-kept Upper East Side apartment-- but hey, it's what I do.

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  3. Is Suede Vegan?

    Answer: No.

    Suede is type of leather made from an animal's skin. The difference between suede and full grain leather is that in suede the tough exterior layer of the skin has been removed to give a soft napped finish.

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  4. 3 Ways to make super comfortable shoes

    We recently had a question from a customer. He wanted to know what it is, specifically, that make our shoes very comfortable. We thought we would write a blog post on the subject.

    Often when you add too many bells and whistles to a product, you detract from its value. It’s usually a sign that what’s inside isn't that great.

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