FinishLine » Polo Ralph Lauren Finish Line's Blog Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:42:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Boat Shoes, No Boats Sun, 21 Jul 2013 11:00:56 +0000 The boat shoe has been around pretty much forever, or at least as long as boats have been around, but for the most part of its history, it has stayed exclusive on boats. Times have changed and the boat shoe is now embarking on a voyage to uncharted waters. If you were looking for to pick up a pair of boat but don’t know where to wear them, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Boat shoes go pretty well with both shorts and/or pants, and sporting events are a place when either is appropriate.

The boat shoe sort of feels like a sneaker and a loafer all rolled into one and it confusion nature is just enough to trick your employer into thinking you’re dressed in business casual. 

If the boat shoe was your shoe of choice to start the day, there’s no need to put them away if you decide on going to happy hour with a few friends as you’ll fit right in with the other people wearing sneakers and square-toes. 

And then there are times when you just don’t want to leave the house, and that’s perfectly fine because a boat shoe is a comfortable everyday, everywhere shoe that does a good job of doubling as a house shoe.

Chances are, you’re on the boat shoe bandwagon by now, if you weren’t already, so to point you in the right direction, check out the Men’s Eddie Bauer Providence Boat Shoes and more than has to offer.

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Spring Break Kicks for Kids Mon, 25 Feb 2013 21:54:19 +0000 While frozen puddles and mounds of snow still line the streets, spring may be the furthest thing from your mind. Yet mere months separate you and your family from the first buds of springtime and the weeklong getaway that so many look forward to—Spring Break! If you and your clan are heading somewhere warm, now is a great time to stock-up on warm-weather footwear for the little ones in your household.

Chances are, your rapidly growing boys and girls are in serious need of some new sandals for the fast-approaching season change and for any glorious trips you may be planning. Some top choices to try? Gradeschool age boys and girls will love the Kids’ Nike Benassi JDI Slides. These slip-ons are perfect for a wide range of activities, whether the fam is heading to the beach, relaxing by the pool or taking in all of the fun, tourist-y sites. The pebbled footbed massages tired feet as the day goes on, so your kids will be able to keep going and going and going…

Another top choice for beach or pool visits for the toddler in your life is the Boys’ Toddler Nike Sunray Adjust 4 Slide Sandal. These Nike sandals are easy to get on and off—a lifesaver when you are trying to rally the troops to get out the door and enjoy the day. They are soft and comfy on little feet, which even the littlest tykes will appreciate.

Your stylish fashionista in the making will enjoy the Girls’ Toddler Polo Ralph Lauren Terrance Toddler Sandals. Available in a girly pink or goes-with-everything brown, these sandals have preppy looks and an easy, slip-on style that you and your little girl can appreciate.

Day trips to see the sights, shop or hit the rides at your favorite amusement park call for a little more coverage, but that doesn’t mean kids have to skimp on style. Converse Chuck Taylors are the ultimate choice for kids of all ages who like to show off their casual-cool look and want to stay comfortable. Girls will love the Girls’ Converse Chuck Taylor Ox Double Tongue, which features a new twist on the old favorites that kids love. These sneakers also come in a variety of colors, including sparkly silver and pink, so she can have fun with fashion even when she’s going casual.

Get ready for your family’s spring break getaway with new sneakers and sandals for kids of all ages by shopping at Finish Line!

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Don’t Get Mad, Get Plaid Sun, 24 Feb 2013 12:00:27 +0000 While all trends have their ups and downs, for plaid, those rules don’t apply. If you didn’t already know, it’s always plaid season, so if you find that your closet is lacking a little flannel, check out our top picks to add to your selection.

Under Armour definitely does their thing in the athletic apparel department, so when we got word of them producing a plaid shirt, we were a little skeptical at first. With the Under Armour Plaid Woven Shirt, we stand corrected. The same level of quality Under Armour is known for translates to their casual wear giving you a stylish and classy option for after your workout.

Plaid isn’t just exclusively for adults, either. A few items for kids are available for a calmer overall look that exudes maturity. Take the JanSport Big Student Backpack for instance. It’s big. It’s functional. It’s plaid, and frankly, it looks pretty cool.

For girls only take a look at the Sperry Top-Sider Intrepid Boat Shoe, which also comes in toddler sizes, and preschool sizes. The pink plaid on both sides of the shoe complements the overall sophisticated business casual look of the shoe quite well.

Summer’s not here yet, but it’s never too far off, and you can dress your toddlers in some cool plaid that doesn’t look too bad. With the Polo Ralph Lauren Terrance Sandals, there’s a brown option for your boys and a pink option for your girls, for a shoe that is simple and ready-to-go in a hurry.

Plaid is back, but it never left, so stay with the trend and check out those listed above and more at

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Pick the Best Boot Fri, 04 Jan 2013 22:30:47 +0000 Hang up your sneakers, it’s boots season. With a cold snap surely on its way, you don’t want to be caught with cold feet. We’ve got you covered with our top picks for bringing boots back.

If you own a pair of Levi’s, they’re probably denim. Well, Levi’s has now ventured into the boot world with their Sahara CT Twill Boot. If you know style and you want comfort, this is it.

Another brand better known for their clothing is Polo Ralph Lauren, but don’t turn a second guess their Burson Boot. Bring on the harsh weather, it’s nothing to this rugged, leather shoe. This is another stylish model to throw into the mix if boots are on your radar.

You can’t talk boots without mentioning the boot king, Timberland. The Timberland Classic 6″ Boot needs no introduction or explanation. They’ve been around the block and they aren’t going anywhere. Can’t go wrong with something that’s always been so right.

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Grandmother Approved Fri, 04 Jan 2013 22:28:49 +0000 Grandmother knows best or at least that’s her thought process. When you’re around your grandmother, issues take on a new meaning. She is the unattested wisest woman in the room, so your ideas about fashion and style are likely to take a backseat.

When around grandmother keep it simple, here are a few styles she will definitely approve of. Converse’s Chuck Taylor Low Top is the undisputed champion of keeping it simple. The original basketball shoe is iconic for good reason ad grandmother may have a pair herself. Adidas’s Superstar II knows no bounds; the former basketball shoe enjoyed superstar status from infancy in the 80’s and its contemporary rebirth has cemented its status. Grandmother probably remembers these. Polo’s Faxon Low was never in grandmother’s memory, but Polo’s simple and sleek style will appeal to grandmother’s senses.

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Reinvent Holiday Fashion Wed, 19 Dec 2012 21:29:28 +0000 The holiday season is back, and it’s that time of the year where your outfit options are restricted to ugly sweaters and things of that nature. Well, if you’ve been meaning to bring that sweater out of its semi-retirement, we’d advise you to just leave it where it hangs in the dark corner of your closet. You don’t have to revert to your old fashion-backward ways, and we’re here to help you with that.

First things, first. Get rid of the sweater and get something that shows you actually put forth some thought into your outfit selection. A good choice in this case would be the North Face Momentum JacketNorth Face has always been good about being half-sporty, half-casual, and this fleece zip-up falls right in line. It’s equipped with a snug fit, so it looks more like a recent purchase as opposed to a hand-me-down. With a fold-down, flip-up collar, it has two different looks at its disposal at the pop of said-collar.

Your shoes are the last thing you put on, but frankly, they’re what speak up first, and for the holiday season, you can’t go wrong with a solid boot. Featuring a leather upper and leather laces, the Polo Ralph Lauren Burson Boot is all about style and lots of it. If you want to give off the impression that your whole outfit is a calculated process, while making it look easy, kick your beaters to the curb and go with a winter-ready boot.

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Holiday Season Party Thu, 08 Nov 2012 20:17:28 +0000 The Holidays are here! Along with the holiday season comes holiday parties, and with parties comes the questions–What do I wear? Before you start searching through the depths of your closest for a festive outfit, build your get up with the selection of the right pair of shoes.

If the party is casual, sport the adidas Gazelle II, it’s a timeless sneaker for every occasion. Making its debut in 1968, the Gazelle II offers adidas’s signature comfort and classic style. The black on black colorway compliments the ugly holiday sweater you plan on wearing for the second year in a row.

When you need something more formal, Polo’s Parkstone Low is the right shoe. Featuring a canvas and leather upper the boat shoe style provides comfort while meeting the dress code. The shoe is also versatile, you can continue the party heading out for a night on the town without missing a beat.

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Kickin Up Dust: Boot Trends Wed, 07 Nov 2012 19:56:04 +0000 When it comes to boots, there’s nothing like Polo on your feet in the winter. The Ranger boot is a tall, stylish model featuring an adjustable metal buckle for a custom fit. The all-leather boot employs a padded collar and textile insole for comfort.

Nike also has a pair of boots you can knock around in. The GoaDome employs a waterproof full-grain leather make-up and Nike’s Max Air technology. If the GoaDome doesn’t fit your style then Nike’s Kingman boots provide a more contemporary look. These boots are both versatile and comfortable Nike offerings.

If you need a pair of boots for trail purposes, then North Face has a great selection. The best of them all has to be the Iceflare GTX, a lightweight, waterproof pair of boots. Hit the trails with ease in these.


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Back to School Boots Wed, 07 Nov 2012 18:50:04 +0000 Winter is here, and if it hasn’t reached you yet, it’s on its way. With snow and icy roads a possibility, those Back to School shoes from September just aren’t equipped to handle the colder seasons. Here are a few boots that up to the task, while your kids’ sneakers are hibernating for the winter.

Nike ACG Woodside: Made for the outdoors, these boots feature a rubber outsole to reduce the risk of slipping.

Polo Country Boot:Rugged cold-weather boot with a sturdy rubber sole that will keep your kinds in place in any condition.

Rocawear Encore Boot: Hi-top leather and faux-fur lining keep these boots on top of the weather.

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