It's that beautiful time of the year again; Christmas. This means the shop will (unfortunately) be closed and we'll all get to be close to a lovely fireplace and enjoy some quality time. We hope to see you again in our shop as from Thursday December 27th. In the mean time you're still welcome to shop online at Red Wing Shoe Store Amsterdam. On behalf of the entire RWSSA crew I would like to wish everybody a wonderful... Read more +
This December month we got some nice sweaters in store from two different coastal areas around the world: Armor Lux from Brittany, France, and Velva Sheen from California, U.S.A. Two brands with a rich heritage and at the same time totally different backgrounds.
Velva Sheen is a company producing lettered sportswear from Ohio, Cincinatti.... Read more +
We're quite excited to share with you the crazy Red Wing style we just got in. The 8268 - 11" Engineer Abilene Rough-Out is an Engineer style by Red Wing formerly exclusive to the Japanese Heritage collection. Good news is we managed to get our hands on this unique boot, now solely exclusive to the Red Wing Shoe stores in... Read more +
The first Red Wing Shoe Store in Korea officially opened its doors to the public last month. The store is located in the Apgujeong-dong neighborhood in Seoul's Gangnam district. From the outside the store has a nice plain appearance with a steel and brick facade and just a small Red Wing sign on the corner. The interior design of the store has been beautifully put together from natural... Read more +
A while ago we came in contact with Steve, who resides in Minnesota and owns a Flickr page named "Scooter Trash". Being a huge Red Wing enthusiast he's the proud owner of a good amount of Red Wing Shoes. He is well acquainted with the value of good footwear and used to work in a Red Wing shoe store back in the days. Note the longhorn brandmark on his 877's and the freshly... Read more +
In the store we have at least a couple of customers a week that pick one of the old vintage pairs from the shelve with the question if their size is still available, while we mere put these worn pairs for display and decoration. We've even had bids on vintage pairs that exceeded the retail price for one in new condition. Unfortunately for these people we cherish our vintage collection a lot and don't offer any of them for sale.
Today Red Wing Shoes released a special... Read more +
We would like to all invite you to the following: This saturday December the 1st, we will have a special in-store event organised by Red Wing Heritage. During the "Shoe Condition Day", Red Wing Heritage representative Matthijs will be present in the store alongside Mitch and Riekele from the Amsterdam store, and the three will be available to give your worn-in Red Wing Shoes a complete makeover. If you have a pair of Red Wing Shoes... Read more +
In 1964 the first Porsche 911 was released. A car that is still admired by many today, including us. There are many fanatics around the world when it comes to original vintage Porsche 911's but the attached video portrait of Magnus Walker strikes everything. His original aim was to own a Porsche 911 from every year from 1964 until 1973, and he owned over fourty 911's up til now. Throughout the documentary we follow Walker in and around his workshop in Los Angeles, where he restores... Read more +
Last week we had Paul in the store, who purchased his pair of 8113 Iron Rangers Hawthorne Mule two years ago in the store and managed to totally destroy them in the meantime while wearing them daily at his work in his flower studio. Paul entered the store saying he wanted a new pair, because these were totally finished. We couldn't have... Read more +
A while back we were grabbed by the exciting coverage at the Southsiders Motorcycle Culture blog, on their trip to the United States. The primary reason for the trip was to take part in the Bonneville Speedweek race, a speed race for antique and vintage vehicle and motorcycle enthusiasts with strict rules and conditions. Before heading for the deserted salt desert of Bonneville,... Read more +
Last week we shared the "All Black" customized Red Wing Shoes 3147 Work Chukka Black Abilene with you. After posting these shoes on our blog the creative owner of them, Spiros, send us his second customize project via email and we couldn't keep this one from you as well. Spiros started with... Read more +
Last year we had Spiros from Athens ordering a pair of Red Wing Shoes through our online store. He purchased the 3147 Chukka Black Abilene from us back then, which underwent a total metamorphose in the meantime. Recently Spiros shared us some pictures of his "All Black" project, a wonderful customized version of the 3147. As you can... Read more +
The newest issue by Inventory was released last week and arrived in store later that same the week. Their thickest issue so far, it is packed with great content like the history of waxed jackets, an in-depth look into vintage stores in Tokyo but most notable: a great piece on Red Wing Shoes. The interview with Red Wing Japan director Michiya Suzuki explores the company seen from a Japanese perspective. The Heritage lifestyle division... Read more +