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Oro-Russet: "The Evolution of a Color"

DATE: November 1, 2012 by Tags: 4558, Moc Toe, Irish Setter, Oro-Russet, 877, Tenue de Nimes, Nouvelle de Nimes, Magazine

Today Tenue de Nîmes released a special edition of the Nouvelle de Nîmes on the Red Wing 4558 Oro-Russet today, containing all you need to know about the boots and their background. Have a look at the video beneath presenting the issue entitled "The Evolution of a Color" and read the... Read more +

The Original Irish Setter

DATE: October 26, 2012 by Tags: Oro Russet, Irish Setter, Nouvelle de Nimes, Moc Toe, Magazines,

This month a new pair is launched in our shop, exclusive to the Red Wing Shoes Stores: the 4558 8" Classic Moc Toe in Oro-Russet Portage leather. A couple of weeks ago we shared this great news with our good friend and customer Sydney. He mentioned that he still had a vintage pair of his "Original Irish Setters" somewhere lying around his closet and he would bring them out to the store as soon as he would find them. They are well worn for several years and the leather is maintained quite... Read more +

Leather Treasures by Steve Mono

DATE: October 23, 2012 by Tags: Steve Mono, Accessories, Bags, Leather, Vintage,

One of the latest additions to the Red Wing Amsterdam inventory are these beautiful bags and leather goods, made by Steve Mono.

Steve Mono is a brand which produces its classical and high quality goods in the country of Spain. By working personally with a small manufacturer and taking care of every step in the work process, Steve Mono is able to offer personal and intimate products. Inspiration comes... Read more +

Introducing: WILL Leather Goods bags

DATE: October 19, 2012 by Tags: WILL Leather Goods, Bags, Leather, Batik, Dhurrie,

William Adler was working as a successful actor in Los Angeles, until the SAG strike in 1981 forced him into another line of work. Taking a cue from his brother, who worked in the fashion industry, William started a small belt stand on the Venice Beach boardwalk. After launching a couple of leather accessories companies, and subsequently selling them again, Adler started something new, named WILL Leather Goods. Blending... Read more +

Red Wing Shoes 8890 6'' Classic Moc Toe - Charcoal Rough & Tough

DATE: October 15, 2012 by Mitch de Vries Tags: 8890, Red Wing Shoes, Classic Moc, Charcoal

Red Wing Shoes is always trying to innovate and develop new leather types and qualities. One of their latest creations is the Charcoal Rough & Tough. The color of this particular leather resembles stone coal which ironically refers to the rich history of Red Wing Shoes. Back in the days the shoes were meant for hard labor, for example coal... Read more +

The Real American Wild West

DATE: October 13, 2012 by Tags: Native Americans, Wild West, Workwear, Photography, Americana

Around the time Levi Strauss met up with Jacob Davis to assemble the world's first riveted denim pants, most of the remaining American West was still undiscovered. Between 1871 and 1874 a team of government officials was exploring the untouched natural resources in the states of Nevada, Arizona and Utah. They brought photographer Timothy O'Sullivan with them, who brought his box camera to capture the scenery they encountered. The project was called into life to attract new adventurers... Read more +

Red Wing Shoes Store Amsterdam x Barrett Alley Hemp Bracelet

DATE: October 8, 2012 by Mitch de Vries Tags: Accessories, Amsterdam, Collaboration, USA, Barrett Alley, Bracelet

We are very proud to share with you the very first collaboration ever since we opened our doors roughly 2,5 years back. Although we primarily stock Red Wing boots in our store, we have a deep passion for all other products that carry the same essence of timelessness and are made from durable (and organic) materials. Please... Read more +

The Story of the Icon

DATE: September 29, 2012 by Mitch de Vries Tags: Workwear, Photography, Documentary, 1930's, Iron Rangers, New York,

Some of you might know the incredible photograph known as the "Lunch Atop a Skyscraper", where some eleven iron rangers dressed up in proper workwear are enjoying their lunch on a construction beam. The picture will celebrate it's 80th birthday in a couple of days, having been published in the New York Herald Tribune on the 2nd of October 1932. There's a lot of mystery... Read more +

Red Wing Shoes 2940 & 2941 7'' Classic Round Toe

DATE: September 26, 2012 by Mitch de Vries Tags: 2940, 2941, Oro Russet, Red Wing Shoes, classic round, japan,

Last year we were honoured to get a small stock of the Red Wing Shoes 2940 7'' Classic Round Toe Oro-russet and 2941 7'' Classic Round... Read more +

Red Wing x Nigel Cabourn video interview about the Munson Boot

DATE: September 21, 2012 by Mitch de Vries Tags: Army Boot, American heritage, munson, 4618, 4619, , Edward Munson, Nigel Cabourn, Munson Boot, Collaboration, Red Wing Shoes, Rough-Out Leather, Social Media, WWI, Vintage Find, Vintage

Last thursday we launched the long expected Red Wing Shoes x Nigel Cabourn Munson Boots. Today we would like to share a video interview between... Read more +

Red Wing x Nigel Cabourn collaboration: The Munson Boot

DATE: September 20, 2012 by Mitch de Vries Tags: Nigel Cabourn, Edward Munson, Army Boot, WWI, Vintage, Military, Rough-Out Leather, Workwear, 4618, 4619

Today we introduce to you the just released Red Wing x Nigel Cabourn collaboration: The Munson Boot. The idea for these shoes derived from a vintage pair of WWI British Army boots Nigel Cabourn came across. Cabourn was totally mesmerized by this pair and wanted to replicate them with the quality standards of today. He knew that Read more +

Red Wing Shoes 8196 Classic Round Toe in Briar Oil Slick

DATE: September 18, 2012 by Mitch de Vries Tags: briar oil slick, classic round, Red Wing Shoes, Shoe Care, shoes, 8196, leather

This one is by special request from some of you guys. Please welcome the Red Wing Shoe 6'' Classic Round Toe in the famous Briar Oil Slick leather. The Classic Round Toe has been part of the collection since 1919... Read more +

Mugshots from the 1930's

DATE: September 14, 2012 by Mitch de Vries Tags: mugshots, , American heritage, Amsterdam, Customer, 1930, , History, Photography, Social Media, Vintage, Vintage Find, criminal, flickr, beckman,

We would like to share these incredible 1930's mugshots with you. The photos were captured in a police book which was found it in a junk shop a... Read more +

Autumn promotion - A free pair of Merino Hiker socks

DATE: September 11, 2012 by Mitch de Vries Tags: shoes, Social Media, Shoe Care, Red Wing Shoes, Customer, Amsterdam, Accessories, Socks, Promotion, Autumn

Every pair of Red Wing Shoes deserves a fine pair of socks. And in the words of one of the oldest Red Wing salesmen around: A bad pair of socks is an insult to any great pair of shoes. Now we acknowledge this sounds a little extreme,... Read more +

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