The event will feature the Wingtip debut of Wolverine’s new Centennial Bison Leather boot, which they released to celebrate the 100th birthday of the original 1000-Mile Boot. The stunning pebbled bison leather boot is available in tan and brown.
Kintsukuroi is the Japanese art of golden repair, which embraces the seams of broken pottery by fusing them in unmistakable gold. The underlying philosophy is that an artifact is more beautiful for having been broken and repaired, and this is the mindset that new Wingtip shoe-shiner Vasti Porter brings to her work.
In anticipation of this Friday’s Bourbon & Boots event, we asked some of the Wingtip staff to share the stories of the trials they’d faced down while wearing their Wolverine boots. Just a reminder–Buy any pair of Wolverine boots this Friday, and walk away with a bottle of Henry McKenna 10-Year Bottled-In-Bond or Elijah Craig 12-Year Bourbon.
Four boots. Three of them are now in stock. Click through to see which one we had to pass on.
Over 125 years ago, G.A. Krause, inspired by men who wanted quality made products but also demanded comfort, began a footwear company that would revolutionized the industry. This year, Wolverine designed the Krause boot in honor of their founder. With contrast stitching along the archival pattern line and cap toe, as well as a butyl-treated… Read more »
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… Read more »
It’s been tough keeping this boot under wraps. But the day is here. At left, Ami gets his new pair of 744s shined by Kea Lani, our new in-house shoe shiner. You might wonder why you would get a brand new pair of shell cordovans shined, but just yesterday Lani told us that after a… Read more »
We hear it all too often: “Do you still have that limited edition Wolverine 721 shell cordovan boot in stock?” Sadly, no. They have gone the way of the buffalo. But, on Thursday 9/20, at a trunk show at the new Wingtip (550 Montgomery), Wolverine will unveil the 744, which is the 721’s successor. You… Read more »