Pros: workmanship | style | material
Pros: workmanship | style | material
Pros: Extremely comfortable, high quality
Cons: Chromexcel leather scratches *very* easily, style might an acquired taste, expensive
“These boots, made for J. Crew and listed as Red Wing 4183, are a fine example of a job well done. They break in easily and then fit like a glove. The leather ages beautifully and applying a bit of shoe wax improves appearance and durability of the surface. With proper care and attention as well as resoling when necessary, these boots should last for years to come.” --_cameosis_
“I own these in brown smooth calf. The quality of materials, construction, and workmanship is all top notch, which comes as no surprise to me as I own more than 20 pairs of Allen Edmonds. Dollar for dollar, you won't find a better shoe than Allen Edmonds. There is only one problem, and that is the width. This shoe is on the Allen Edmonds #1 last, the same last as their best selling Leeds,...” --blue suede shoes
The Galway is a most classic English Country Boot, yet quite urbane by today’s standards. Combining a shaft of supple Walnut Country Calf and the forefoot of smooth Dark Oak calfskin with Dainite soles and a smart tapered round toe, these shoes glide easily between dress and casual occasions. Wear them with a suit when the morning weather is sub-par or on a snowy Saturday stroll.
“These are a fine pair of boots that I use to beat around in the colder months. They're made very well and also very handsome. Look great with a pair of dark denim and a sweater. Nice leather laces. An aesthetically pleasing boot, but a couple drawbacks. I was expecting a very basic level of protection from the elements, however, they provide little. Heavy rain, puddles, snow -- all will soak...” --slack tide
A sleek, handsome, and trendy alternative to the classic oxford, this Chukka-style boot lets your discriminating tastes come through loud and clear. You may find yourself enamored by its full-grain leather upper and smooth, rugged cut--and we wouldn't blame you. But don't overlook its other self-recommending features, including impeccable stitching, wood-look sole with rubber traction...
“ NB that the Trubalance last fits 1/2 size down; once you know that, sizing shouldn't be an issue. ” --Shavely Manden
You can always trust Red Wing when it comes to sturdy and stylish boots. This one offers motorcycle-inspired toughness with a moc-seamed toe for more refined appeal. Traditional lacing provides an adjustable fit, while the thick rubber outsole is flexible and the insole is lightly padded for comfort.
Whether you're hitting the streets or the job site, this solidly built and tough-as-nails leather work boot will keep you comfortable and well protected. The Beckman is constructed with Goodyear welt using a soft and supple, yet extremely durable, leather. Its classic moc toe design gives it good-looking, street-worthy appeal, while the rugged composition, tough lug sole is designed to...
For true durability, all-day comfort, and a dash of timeless style, the Wabasha chukka from Red Wing delivers. You get the rugged double-welt construction that'll see you through many seasons, plus contrasting whipstitch detailing and fine leather uppers and laces. Your feet will appreciate the Vibram rubber sole that's both slip resistant and foot cradling.
A surfeit of attitude and ample substance to back it up pretty well describe the Brando boot from Moreschi. Textured leather and a polished buckle closure keep the look on the dressier side--perfect for days that require wardrobe versatility, and full lacing will adjust to your liking for a proper fit. Plus, a simple block heel lends comfort, while the durable rubber outsole shows that a little...