Posts Tagged: Boots

This Thursday, 10am-6pm, Wolverines & Whiskey

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.

Meet Wingtip’s New Boot Black (aka Shoe Shiner)

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.

The Staff Recalls Their Wolverine Boots Adventures (Bourbon & Boots This Friday!)

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.

New Wolverine Boot: Krause

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 »

More Shots of the Wolverine 744s

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 »

Behold, the 744 Shell Cordovan

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 »

9/20 Trunk Show: Wolverine Unveils the 744 Shell Cordovan Boot

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 »