Saturday, July 9, 2016

WOLVERINE BOOTS-Fall Men's 1000 MILES/Rockford, MI Collection

what's old still may be old ---but worthy---as this ad shows-the original 1000 Mile shoe was made from shell horsehide-for  the most comfort+durability...on the market at that time (1883)
Outdoor Retailer/SLC

Wolverine 1000 Mile Rockford, MI collection are one of the standouts of premium men's footwear-by anybody standards---inspired by American men who "wanted quality made products but also demanded comfort and craftsmanship."

EVANS 6" boot-4 shades -we love this green-cool tone way for guy's add some color flair in a wardrobe. MADE IN THE USA -Horween® fall-grain leather upper, unlined and a footbed of ¾ Horween® leather, midsole is also leather and the Vibram™ lug outsole is durable and grippy. Goodyear WeltConstruction-visible white stitching atop the outsole...even like the leather logo tag...and emboss up top
Wolverine founder G.A. Krause-a 3 rd generation leather tanner -made his bestselling 1000 Mile shoe (worthy of 1000 miles of wear) from shell horsehide...a pictured in the above ad. Now-the go to for primo materials (fortunately) is Horween leather and Charles Stead suede---made with the top Goodyear Welt Construction-which even if you know nothing about shoe construction-can visibly (easily) see the quality difference.


EVANS outsole-Vibram® Rubber lug

Original 1000 Mile Boot MADE IN THE USA with globally sourced material, Upper is made of C.F. Stead Suede, unlined for comfy fit, leather footbed, leather outsole and made using Goodyear Welt Construction for durability that lasts
PALMER-elegant leather chukka

a tad trimmer than a standard chukka-PALMER has dressier potential but just as easily wear w/o socks and with jeans. MADE IN THE USA-upper of Horween® full-grain leather, leather lining, ¾ leather sock inset-footbed, rubber midsole, and outsole of Vibram® 2060 Moreflex Wedge, Goodyear™ Welt Construction.

The Wolverine 1000 Mile Harris Tweed Collection: MYLES double monk strap is handsome kick with 70s vibe-imo...lined with Harris Tweed Textile-made in Mexico-upper snd footbed made of leather, midsole and outsole of rubber, Goodyear™ Welt Construction-in red brown leather  (pictured) and black