Monday, December 15, 2014

Wolverine 1000 Mile-Samantha Pleet, 1883 New Spring 2015

Outdoor Retailer/SLC

Urban worthy dress+casual shoes/boots that manage to stylishly remain true to the Wolverine DNA ---the 1000 Mile Rockford, MI and 1883 Collections both have carry-over selections from season to season-because the company got it right from the get-go…including the iconic Wolverine Centennial 1000 Mile Boot-which replicates the original style-made in 1914.
WOLVERINE CENTENNIAL 1000 MILE BOOT  MADE IN THE USA-in the company's Big Rapids, Michigan factory $405, Horween®  leather  American Bison upper, unlined, ¾ leather footbed, leather welt, Goodyear® welt construction, Vibram® rubber heel, fully lined


There are some new looks for Spring 2015 (deliver February 1, 2015)---with feminine muted pastel tones for women---and new dressier oxfords for guys…all made well-it is that obvious by looking at the shoes-starting with the full grain leather and lining linings/footbeds that are moisture wicking/breathable/comfy out of the box.

front Samantha Pleet-Wolverine 1000 Mile: Rose yellow full grain leather upper sandal, leather lined+footbed, cement construction, rubber outsole ½" heel,$190 back Lula -coral -full grain leather upper sandal, leather lined+footbed, cement construction, rubber outsole ½" heel $200…both have other color options 

From the SAMANTHA PLEET x 1000 Mile, Wolverine, MI collaboration...

We think this sandal/captoe selection- Lydia-captures the masculine influence-on trend in women's shoes with cut-out details that work perfectly for summer.  full grain leather upper sandal, leather lined+footbed, cement construction, rubber outsole ½" heel $225

year round boot with easy to walk in stacked wooden block heel-Merit -black (also in scotch, coral),  full grain leather upper sandal, leather lined+footbed, cement construction, rubber outsole $275

rubber outsole in black-ties in with the upper-nice detail 2" heel
 ELDON Desert Chukka boot and far right ORIGINAL oxford $350

Men's-redwood, taupe, brown-new modern classic MADE IN THE USA ELDON Desert Chukka boot made from MADE IN THE USA Horween® Utica leather upper, unlined, ¾ leather footbed, leather welt, rubber midsole, Goodyear™ welt construction, Vibram® rubber outsole $355
close-up of ELDON Desert Chukka -beautifully made shoe

Vibram® rubber outsole….



MADE IN THE USA -ORIGINAL oxford $350

MADE IN THE USA ORIGINAL oxford-dressy enough for suits-casual enough for jeans- made from MADE IN THE USA Horween® Chromexcel® leather upper, leather lined, ¾ leather footbed, leather welt, rubber midsole, Goodyear™ welt construction, Vibram® rubber heel $350
check out stitch detail on leather outsole

MADE IN THE USA -ORIGINAL oxford $350-in Natural left, Black right
The 1883 collections have the same modern-heritage fusion aesthetic-but are priced to compete against the urban friendly more youthful  second lines of big designer names…

FOR MEN-made in Portugal-with hand-crafted details, primo materials:
leather elevates casual kicks-sneaker style+slip-ons…with pull-on tabs.white outsole band very popular detail 

front-Cesar grey lace-to-toe oxford of full grain leather upper, fabric lined, fabric footbed, cement construction, rubber outsole (detail, below) $165-also in black, tan. Ronaldo slip-on oxford  full grain leather upper, fabric lined, fabric footbed, cement construction, rubber outsole $160 in black, tan