Red Wing 877 Boot Review – The Legendary 8-Inch Moc Toe

As I continue my noble quest to review every Red Wing heritage boot, I have finally arrived at the perhaps the most iconic American boot: the 8-inch tall 877 boot.  It also just so happens that the biggest boot ever made on planet Earth is a size 638 ½ replica of the 877, which you … Read more

Red Wing Classic Chelsea Boot Review: The Chelsea That Works

For what I would consider America’s most beloved heritage boot company, Red Wing has had a surprisingly spotty history with Chelseas. Maybe that’s because this slip on boot’s origins aren’t in American workwear like most of the company’s boots, but because Chelseas started out as horse riding boots in Victorian England — they’re said to … Read more

Are Red Wings Worth It? What You Should Know Before Pulling the Trigger

The short answer, of course, is “Yes.” Well, maybe. But mostly “Yes.” Red Wing is the most iconic boot brand in the heritage sphere. So how did they get there? Is the price worth it for the quality? Or are you simply paying for the name on the box. Read on and we will walk … Read more

10 Instagram Accounts You Should Follow If You Love Boots or Denim

Starting a separate Instagram account dedicated to my clothes has been a humbling experience. Prior to this, I didn’t think anyone was as obsessed with exquisite jeans and boots as I am. I saw myself as a Froot Loop in a bag of Cheerios. It also did not help that in my daily life, I … Read more

Red Wing Blacksmith Boot Review – Rugged or Comfortable?

Red Wing is probably the most popular and influential American boot brand of all time. Around here, I rarely stop talking about them; I’ve reviewed them, compared them, even interviewed Michiya Suzuki, the manager of their Japanese office, to learn more about their massive popularity there — you have to read that article here. Red … Read more

Thorogood Vs. Red Wing Vs. Chippewa – The Best American Work Boot?

There’s a ton of interest on Reddit, YouTube, and everywhere else in comparing these three stalwart American boot companies and it’s not hard to see why. They all make great work boots, they’re all American owned, and they’re all under $300 a pair. (OK, Red Wing is a little tough to find for less than … Read more