Snow Mantra Boots

Designed to handle the most extreme cold weather conditions, Canada Goose’s mid-calf Snow Mantra Boots—the brand’s first foray into footwear—incorporate everything from a moldable Intuition liner for secure fit and PrimaLoft Aerogel to Gold Insulation for durability and an outsole with superb grip and a waterproof HDry membrane. Though they’re in aesthetic alignment with the brand’s beloved Snow Mantra Parka, these boots—which can handle temperatures …

Virón’s Subversive Footwear Turns Food Waste into Leather

Ahead of an upcoming collection, co-founder Julien Romer breaks down Virón's apple-derived leather and the importance of grassroots movements

The term “vegan leather” generally conjures a belief that any animal free-alternative is the undisputed ethical option, but this isn’t completely true. In reality, the most popular vegan leather—which is marketed as being much more sustainable—is 100% synthetic polyurethane (a cheaper, less durable material) made through the use of fossil fuels. Thus, its environmental impact is not so different from the material made from animal …

Red Wing Heritage’s Collaborative Collection with Taiwanese Laundromat, Want Show Laundry

30 boots auctioned on eBay benefit a centralized reselling platform designed for Taiwanese shop owners

Red Wing Heritage taps Taichung, Taiwan laundromat Want Show Laundry owners Chang Wan-ji and Hsu Sho-er for an edition of the brand’s popular Out of Fashion series, which spotlights individuals who embody the footwear company’s longstanding ethos. To accompany a visually rich and delightful editorial spread, the two parties collaborated on a collection of 30 rare, one-off and previously unseen Red Wing boots to benefit …