The Red Wing Shoe Store Amsterdam started the year 2017 with an inspiring message from Alfonso Hutagalung. Alfonso is traveling through Scotland and shared some pictures of himself just below the summit of the Old Man of Storr, one of Skye's highest mountains. While hiking through this challenging surface, Alfonso was wearing a pair of... Read more +
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
The guys from Kinfolk just renewed their website, around the same time we launched our new Red Wing Shoe Store Amsterdam site. One of their recent features was a photo-essay named Song of the Open Road. We were grabbed by the dreamy shots of the outside country, and the nice pair of Red... Read more +
This is the epic tale of Gunther Holtorf and his wife Christine. The two of them left Germany after the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, to embark on an 18-month journey through Africa in their Mercedes Benz G-series. A little change of plans occurred on their way and the travel is still ongoing. In the meanwhile they've travelled more then 820.000 km and visited 172 countries worldwide. Truly fascinating. According to Gunter, their vehicle hardly needed any repair, and the transfer case and gearbox... Read more +
If the world's most influential denim and fashion show Berlin Bread & Butter would be a future prediction show Red Wing may be looking forward to it. Now we know about the ongoing love affair between denim aficionado's and Red Wing shoes but this July's BBB trade-show proved again that Red Wing... Read more +
Last week we visited Los Angeles to get inspired at Rin Tanaka's Inspiration, the Rose Bowl Flea Market and all the other lovely places of LA. A 'denim haven' as LA is it surely has good roots for vintage boots. The stacks and bales and warehouses full of vintage jeans where all accompanied with beautiful aged Red Wing Shoes. Straight from the mines... Read more +
It is always inspiring to visit the fairs, last week Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence, and this week Bread & Butter in Berlin. We decided to get our focus on Red Wing Shoes and we can say, it's good to see so many people enjoying their boots. Here's just a little preview of a huge collection of images which we will share online later this month at Red Wing Shoes Amsterdam. And there's... Read more +
We are always happy to see it's getting colder, we love the winter, the short days and adventurous trips in the snow and on the ice. Yesterday I received this photo in the mail with a beautiful monologue on why it was so special. About the composition, the different tones of grey, but primarily about the mess and the huddle on the deck. How on earth could they sail in this kind of mess between the floes and ice bergs, what was the story behind it, who was it?
The only thing we know... Read more +
Yes, it is better in the wind! Scott Toepfer finally put online the full length short movy ‘It's Better In The Wind’. For the last two years he have been taking still photographs for a personal project entitled 'It's Better In The Wind,' all the while collecting video footage from each ride as they traveled around the Western United States together. The result is this lovely short movie, in his... Read more +
About a year ago Red Wing Shoes Amsterdam was invited to Red Wing, Minnesota to pay a visit to the Red Wing Shoe factory and tannery. Our mission: to discover first hand the deepest secrets of the American, old school production process. The factory is home to a hospitable team of employees, most of whom have worked at the Red Wing factory for nearly 30 years. All the craftsmen and -women ply their own... Read more +