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Wides & Why They Matter

We offer 38 styles of men’s shoes in wide and extra-wide widths. Fall 2019, we’re launching our first women’s wides. We think that inclusivity should involve shoes too. We’ve always thought that shoes are the most important thing we wear every day. They do more than make a statement. The right shoes provide incredible support and make a positive impact on your long-term health.

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The Gift of Comfort

This year, give the gift of comfort to the ones you love most. Read this personal take on the value of the gift that keeps giving.

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The Story Behind Our Wool Collection

The Dreams Collection was inspired by our founder’s adventures through Scandanavia and Germany. Bruce Katz was hiking through Wengen, Switzerland with his family one summer when he discovered wool shoes from Denmark. He took them sailing in Sweden and discovered the wonder of wool shoes. They were warm, durable, and comfortable, but he knew they could be even more.

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10 Tips for Winter Travel

When adventuring in the winter, the goal is to pack light, be stylish, and stay warm for the duration of your vacation. Many of us love to go on adventures during the winter. It's a time when we can reconnect with loved ones, recharge from our daily responsibilities, and visit somewhere when it's not humid and hot. The key to enjoying your time is to pack in a way that alleviates your stress while traveling.

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Fall & Winter Hiking Guide

When the weather changes, you don’t have to let the lower temperatures and harsher conditions stop you from enjoying hiking, but you should be prepared to take on the trails. Read on for our top tips on how to stay safe when you’re exploring this Fall and Winter.

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5 Reasons Hubbards are a Great Value

We work hard to ensure that our shoes are worth the premium price, so we’re happy to bring you into the process. Our customers can feel the difference too⁠—that’s why we have over 10,000 five star reviews. If you know someone who has slipped their feet into Hubbards, they can tell you our shoes are worth it from experience. Read on for the details about why our shoes are exceptional.

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Where to? Chapter 1

We’re lacing up our shoes and kicking off a new series of stories. At Samuel Hubbard, we like to think of ourselves as a group of adventurers who happen to make shoes. We’ve visited incredible corners of the world, love the outdoors, and have a unique passion for adventure in daily life. We’re people who are chasing horizons and making shoes that help us (and you!) reach our goals. For our founder, Bruce Katz, this adventurousness, creativity, and curiosity started in childhood and there are many moments in his life that continue to motivate Bruce.

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Where to? Chapter 2

If you’re interested in incredible stories of overcoming the odds and taking a unique path to adventure, then you’ve come to the right place. We paused last time in telling the journey of Samuel Hubbard’s founder, Bruce Katz, with his new determination to sail the world. He had already explored the United States from coast to coast in his van and was ready for a new adventure. If you missed the first part of this story, you can find it in the blog titled Where to? Chapter 1.

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The Shoe Dictionary

If you've ever wondered about the anatomy of different dress shoes or wanted to be able to throw out terms like Oxford, Derby, and Blucher in casual conversation, then you've come to the right place. Here is an easy dictionary that covers the essentials of shoes so that you can finally understand the difference between all those dress shoes.

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