Wolverine’s 1000 Mile Old Rip Van Winkle Boot Batch III

A custom-cut slice of a bourbon barrel adorns the heel of these shoes

Heritage footwear and clothing brand Wolverine has once again partnered with legendary bourbon distillery Old Rip Van Winkle (producers of Pappy Van Winkle and more) on a collaborative version of their much loved 1000 Mile Boot. Known as Batch III, the limited edition cap-toe boot—designed in Michigan and handcrafted in Arkansas—features a heel stack that incorporates a custom-cut slice of an oak barrel that once held Old Rip …

Wolverine 744 LTD

Resurrecting a 1920s design in burgundy cordovan leather

Heritage brand Wolverine is launching today the 744 LTD, a work boot based on a design originally introduced in the 1920s. The company gave us an exclusive first look at the cordovan leather beauties, which have been hyped in menswear circles for the last few months. Wolverine partnered with Chicago-based tannery Horween to produce a short run of 1,000 pairs—a clever nod to their “1000 …