Our Crimson Longwing was our first longwing to utilize the rubber micro stud outsole, ideal for year-round wearability. In fact it is our only longwing with a rubber sole, giving the versatility to dress it up or down. This post explains exactly what differentiates our version from the traditional, dressier style that has been around since the 1940s.
We receive a lot of questions revolving around the practicality of Goodyear-welt shoes. The use of high-end leather (versus a man-made material) along with the price point can lead to misconceptions that GYW footwear is reserved for certain occasions. This post stands to refute that inclination and dare you to wear your Grant Stone boots and shoes throughout whatever life throws your way. We will also cover some TLC tips for finessing your leather's character over time.