The deer bone produces satisfactory results when smoothing a variety of leathers. Here we demonstrate how to properly hydrate and smooth your leather articles using the deer bone and a few other key tools in our shoe care kit.
We are excited to announce the availability of our first loafer, the Traveler Penny. Three years in the making, our modern take on the classic penny loafer has gone through too many revisions to keep track but the end result was worth the effort. Thank you for your patience; we hope you’ll agree!
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 are often asked about the strategy and mission behind Grant Stone. Our backbone is quality footwear production and this commitment to quality informs every decision. This post explores the process from our Xiamen factory to our warehouse in Michigan.
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.
It has been a great 3rd year for us at Grant Stone. We heard your suggestions to create a Longwing in a medium shade of brown suede and, just in time for 2019, we are proud to introduce the new Bourbon Suede Longwing brogue on the Leo last. The perfect color suede for all occasions.
Ashland Leather Co. is dedicated to making a wallet that will last forever, in terms of construction, quality, and style. Enjoy this interview with co-owner Phil Kalas as we learn more about Horween leather and the careful construction of Ashland's timeless goods.
To celebrate the spookiest season and our co-founder Randy's birthday, we are introducing a truly speciallimited runof boots and bluchers crafted from a rich black Italian calf leather for one week only. Patterns will be cut and made to order exclusively from this limited article and delivered to you in 2-3 months.
We are excited about the future of online purchasing, and are working hard to create a better and more educational experience for the customer. Talking with our valued customers, whether it be through direct message, email, or a now “old-fashioned” phone call, has become one of our most enjoyable parts of the business. Here are some thoughts about the online movement and why we chose to sell direct to consumer.