Wolverine has gone back into their vault and unearthed the punched cap toe for a limited run of 1000 boots. They are made from Horween’s famed shell cordovan, a layer of tissue just beneath a horse’s hide that is then tanned for a full six months. The leather is unbelievably resilient, and can last a lifetime if properly maintained. At our event last week, Neil Burns, of Wolverine, said of the material, “This stuff is going to outlast us all.” We later took a pair of the 744s on a sight-seeing tour around the Bank of Italy building, including one of our own vaults.
This Thursday: The Return Of Survivalon
We are thrilled to host Bert Pulitzer for a Survivalon trunkshow this Thursday, April 23rd. Pulitzer is an outerwear innovator, the man who taught Ralph Lauren about the neckwear business, and the guy that first made a name for Velcro. He relaunched Survivalon in 2012, and we’re happy to see it’s return. These waterproof jackets are stylish, in traditionally muted shades as well as brash and compromising colors. They are highly functional, long-lasting, and American-made. And their client roster has included titans among men, like John Wayne.
Posted on April 20, 2015 by davidmacfaddenelliott