Dennis A. Amith

A Lifestyle, Personal Style and Travel Blog

The One about the Columbia Birkie Trail hiking shoes

I’ve been looking for a lightweight hiking shoe to bring with me when I travel overseas and although I would like another waterproof boot, I have one already and the reason why I’m not bringing it along is that it’s quite heavy and wasn’t the most comfortable shoe on many mile walks.  It did great in the mud and water conditions but I need something that was comfortable, available in size wide, is lightweight, has […]

The One about Adding Another Adidas Stan Smith Pair of Shoes…

Two years ago, I wrote about how thrilled I was to get my white and blue Adidas Stan Smith pair of shoes.  But many people have asked me… “Are you going to by the classic version with the white and green?”. In the past…I was not the type of person who would buy the same pair of shoe with a different color. But for those who have been on my blog and saw me buying […]

The One about the Saucony Hurricane ISO shoes

In 1898, the company known as “Saucony” was founded  in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, on the high banks of Saucony Creek. The company’s current logo refers to Saucony Creek’s constant flow with the boulders lining in it’s creek bed. In 1960, the company was bought by Hyde Athletic Industries where it relocated to Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1979, the company produced two running shoes that were regarded among the top 10 by Runner’s World Magazine and would produce […]

The One about the Saucony Redeemer ISO shoes

In 1898, the company known as “Saucony” was founded  in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, on the high banks of Saucony Creek. The company’s current logo refers to Saucony Creek’s constant flow with the boulders lining in it’s creek bed. In 1960, the company was bought by Hyde Athletic Industries where it relocated to Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1979, the company produced two running shoes that were regarded among the top 10 by Runner’s World Magazine and would produce […]

The One about the Ralph Lauren Halford Matte Cordura Canvas Sneakers

I’m often asked by friends if Ralph Lauren Polo canvasshoes are worth getting over Converse-related canvas shoes or canvas shoes by other brands and if it’s worth getting because they are made in China. Well, unless you purchase a canvas shoe made with Italian leather and pay the premium if they are made in Europe, the truth is that many canvas shoes are made in China.  My Converse All Stars are made in China. My […]