Originally Posted by iluvatar
No, it's the same model but in natural rather than brown. It's the same leather as these guys here
You got it! Natural Chromexcel is the model we made exclusively for Independence in Chicago for the first run (few sizes around as of today). Natural Chromexcel is special because it is essentially the raw color of chromexcel before it goes through the tanning process - so you get a really beautiful leather with highs and lows - and of course, what people love most about natural chromexcel, is the patina that it develops
Originally Posted by fitchottie
Hi George, Just out of curiousity, do you have a stocklist... for the US...
ya know - I actually don't have a list - I probably should put one together =)
Originally Posted by tv2177
^OSB is a Chicago-based shop, correct me if I am wrong or not answering the question.
Not quite - we're a Chicago based shoe/boot company. Because we're a shoe/boot company and not just a store, we have retailers all around the world that sell our shoes - French Trotters in Paris, Journal Standard and United Arrows in Japan, Kafka in the UK, Imogene+Willie in Nashville, Dunderdon in NYC, etc etc etc.
However, I recently opened a mens retail clothing store in Chicago - on Oak Street - called Independence. Independence exclusively sells goods that are crafted in the USA, and of course, the store serves as the flagship Oak Street Bootmakers location. The shop is brand new - we opened last month - but Oak Street Bootmakers has obviously been around since before the shop =)
The shop carries Engineered Garments, Post Overalls, Imogene+Willie, Gitman, Velva Sheen, etc etc. We'll have our webshop up mid may: