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Archival Deadstock

It’s great to see US brands like Red Wing, Wolverine and Thorogood reissuing work boots and shoes from their archives. While the original versions were designed for hard wear, modern offerings are likened to dress shoes and sold at a premium. If you’re longing for the real deal, take a look at these ebay auctions …

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White's semi dress work boot
Shopping From The Present

Distant admiration: White’s boots

  At the Filson Portland store opening, one of the employee’s told me that Filson would most likely be switching vendors for their footwear (currently being made by the Cove shoe company) by Spring 09. Since Filson does not produce a line of women’s shoes or boots, the employee suggested that I drive up to …

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