I just came across this Kickstarter video for Malvin + Joyce, a small boot-making company based in Chicago that is raising funds to make a line of boots all hand-crafted in the USA. The boots incorporate leather from the Horween Tannery in Chicago and will be produced in a factory in Chicago. A great way to […]
I’ve had the pleasure the last few weeks of breaking in a pair of Red Wing Heritage 875 6-inch boots. This boot is one of 2 styles currently offered by Red Wing (the other is the 877) that reaches back into their footwear-making roots to bring back one of their signature original styles with Oro […]
Red Wing is introducing a new waterproof and wool-lined boot called the Heritage Ice Cutter that is inspired and modeled after the boots worn by ice cutters in the 40s. The boot is constructed from Otter Tail leather which is known for withstanding snow, ice, and salt in even the most brutal conditions and combinations […]
Heads up Red Wing fans! The American boot company based out of Minnesota is digging into their roots to bring back a more supple, natural leather to their classic 875 and 877 boot. The new “Oro Legacy Leather” is tanned right in Red Wing, Minnesota and will give your boots more character over time as […]
Every year, L.L. Bean celebrates great work by select employees by giving them recognition and also presenting them with a hand-carved wood L.L. Bean boot made by Albert K. The video above shows how the boot is carved with precision and care and love.