The staff of the Red Wing Shoe Store Amsterdam is always busy to entertain customers in the store with the nicest music possible, besides helping them with finding the best pair of Red Wing Shoes. Everyday we have a lot of interesting people passing by in our store, but sometimes there are some highlights we will think and talk about of, every... Read more +
Let us, Red Wing Shoe Store Amsterdam, name a few great photographers and you are bound to hear the name Farhad Samari. We have been aware of his talent for quite a while. He is an artist that finds his inspiration in a simple notion of beauty. With the turn of a lens and the click of a button he portrays simple and timeless images.
Last year Red Wing Amsterdam released the first edition of the Red Wing Post, a collaborative publication of the Red Wing Shoe Stores in Europe. We are proud to announce Red Wing Shoes Amsterdam is about to release the second edition and we hope you will be able to join us for a little party!
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Our dear friends and ambassadors of Red Wing Shoe Store Amsterdam Numbnut Motorcycles just finished building a new piece of artwork. Numbnut was asked by Yamaha to (re)build a XJR1300 for the 20th anniversary of this particular bike, a project called 'Yamaha Yardbuilt'. A one-off 1917 Fiat racing car was the inspiration to build this motorcycle, named the Botafogo Special.
Even since we've visited the Red Wing Shoes factory in Minnesota ourselves, we can't get enough of well portrayed visits to the factory in Red Wing. Cool Hunting paid the Heritage department of Red Wing Shoes a visit recently and made a short video about it. We see all the popular styles passing the revue,... Read more +
S.B. Foot Tanning Company is the company that is in charge of the production of all the leather for the Red Wing shoes. Since 1905 the Red Wing Shoe Company and S.B. Foot Tanning have been working together. In this beautifully shot short documentary Dave Hill, director of product development, explains a little bit about the history of the company, what they stand for as a company, and takes us through the whole process... Read more +
A video portrait with a great insight into the daily life of Conrad Milster, an oldschool iron worker. Conrad has worked in Brooklyn's power plant, the Pratt Institute, for nearly all his adult life, starting as a mechanic in 1958. It's inspiring to hear him speak about his passion for mechanics and the plant. We can't spot any Red Wing Engineers at his feet in the video, but we could... Read more +
As you might know we, at the Red Wing Shoe Store Amsterdam, are pretty fascinated by motorcycles and other two or four wheel vehicles. Today it's about a film containing a lovely impression from the Flanders Chopper Bash 2015 weekend by our friendly neighbours from the south. A get together that is all about "two wheeled vintage iron, in their natural stock form and patina".
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A wonderful image depicting Richard "Dick" Proenneke in front of his home made log cabin, somewhere in the wilderness of Alaska. If you look closely, you will notice Proenneke wearing a pair of well worn Red Wing Shoes 877 Moc Toe's. Isn't that the way it should be?
If you don't know about the story of Proenneke, we suggest you go see the documentary
Once every now and then we'd love to highlight one of the icons from the Red Wing Shoe Store Amsterdam's personal collection. We've collected many worn pairs over the years, from all around the world. Worn by unknown people, by good friends and ofcourse ourselves.
Here's one of our favorites. A pair of Red Wing... Read more +