Red Wing Shoes

Red Wing Shoes via Julia Klarman

Red Wing Shoes was started in Red Wing, Minnesota in 1905 and is one of  America’s most respected work boots manufacturer for its durability, comfort and quality.

The brand, which is best known for its work shoes and boots, made combat boots for American soldiers in World War I and II.

The classic Red Wing work boot has also been captured in paintings by Norman Rockwell. Today, the company makes boots and shoes suited to any type of job.

Red Wing Factory in Red Wing, Minnesota via Nina Hale

Red Wing Shoes startades 1905 i Red Wing i Minnesota och är en av Amerikas mest respekterade tillverkare av arbetsskor vad gäller skornas hållbarhet, komfort och kvalitet.

Märket, som är mest känt för sina arbetsskor och stövlar, tillverkade militarkängor för de amerikanska trupperna under första och andra världskriget.

Red Wing Boots in a Norman Rockwell Painting

Den klassiska arbetsskon från Red Wing kan ses på målningar av den kände amerikanske konstnären Norman Rockwell. Idag tillverkar företaget skor och stövlar som passar alla möjliga olika typer av jobb.

Red Wing Made in USA via Nina Hale

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2 responses to “Red Wing Shoes

  1. Gina Americana: I really digg your blogg! I love “americana” of course and I think you really found a niche to fill in the larger and larger vintage-retro-blogg-delta online.
    Thanks for charing the wisdom/ Susanne

  2. Thanks Suzanne for the wonderful words! I’ve got a book coming out later this year that will cover the A-Z of classic American clothing and brands. Stay tuned for it & in the meantime enjoy the blog!

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