Wolverine Pops Up In New York

Wolverine Boots Pop Up Shop in New York City
1883 was a good year for boots. That is when the Wolverine factory in Michigan began stitching up boots that were worn around the country building railroads and skyscrapers. Although they are still proudly made in the USA they haven’t had a retail presence outside of Michigan.

Luckily for us (and just in time for the holidays), the company has opened their first stand-alone shop in New York in the heart of Nolita. Inside the space designed by BKLYN Dry Goods, customers will find the men’s, women’s collections for Wolverine 1000 Mile and No. 1883 as well as a collaborations with other brands. As Christine Vernon, Wolverine’s Global Product Line Manager, explained to us, “Because we have this great opportunity to share our brand with fans and soon-to-be fans alike, we wanted to make sure that our product sat alongside other quality brands. This is why we also sell Filson bags, Tanner Goods leather materials, Tellason denim, Samantha Pleet clothing and jewelry from The Shiny Squirrel. We think every item in the store is amazing and that the Wolverine customer will find lots and lots of great things that fit their lifestyle.”

The store is cozy and rustic with salvaged materials from the factory incorporated into the decor as well as original boot lasts that line one wall. Christine explained to us that, “The blocks that display the shoes are actually ceiling beams from our tannery, and the wood on the walls and ceiling made up the floor. Jahn and Kurt  (from BKLYN Dry Goods) were also lucky enough to find a light up sign advertising Wolverine from a shoe store in the Northeast. The history of the brand is literally all over the walls and the store.”

The store will be in place until the end of February. Check out the store’s Tumblr, Twitter (@Wolverine1k) and Instagram.

Wolverine is located at: 242 Elizabeth St (between Houston St & Prince St), NYC

Fashion & Style

How to Be the Coolest Dad on the Playground

We’re talking about the manly art of parental competition and clearly demonstrating that you are the Alpha Dad.
Fashion & Style

Outerknown is Throwing it Way Back with the Woolaroo Wool Swim Trunk

The fashion and performance wear industries are going all-in on this old-school fabric, this time with a 21st-century twist.
Fashion & Style

Hybrid Shorts Can Go Anywhere, from the Woods to a Walk in the Park

Are your favorite pair of casual summer go-to shorts missing something? A little versatility, perhaps?
Fashion & Style

Beach Gear For Men: What to Wear, Read, and Carry to the Shore

From an upgraded top to new swim trunks to a surprisingly engaging and nuanced beach read, every detail deserves your time and consideration this summer -- there are only so many beach trips left, after all.
Fashion & Style

What is a Camp Collar Shirt? Our Guide to the Classic Look

What exactly is a camp collar shirt, and better yet, do you need one? The answer is easy: A camp collar shirt has the potential to be nothing less than your new summer go-to.
Fashion & Style

The Best Pairs of Leather Sandals to Slip Into this Summer

As a kid, you’d wait all year for the opportunity to dash out of the house barefoot. Sandals are the grown-up version of that free-wheeling feeling.
Fashion & Style

Plae Packable Shoes Will Help You Travel Even Lighter

We took the Plae Packables for a spin and found that neither structure nor style are compromised, even after being more smushed, stuffed, and rolled up than a batch of pasta dough.
Fashion & Style

The Best Flip-Flops for Men that are Both Stylish and Practical

Our top picks can work in both casual settings and outdoor explorations. They'll keep your footwear game at a high level for summers to come.
Fashion & Style

The Best New Everyday Carry Essentials for Today’s Gentleman

Our favorite everyday carry gear harnesses excellent style, sharp looks, tough functionality, and plenty of durability for daily use or travel.
Fashion & Style

What to Wear to a Rehearsal Dinner: The Perfect Attire for Men

When the rehearsal dinner is over, make sure everyone is talking about your tailored style instead of the long, boring speeches.
Fashion & Style

The Tailored Clothing Trend Is Back and You’re Going to Want These Picks

It's time to get back to what we all love, tailored clothing. Check out our picks for how best to embrace the return of the trend.
Podcast

Grovemade Co-Founder Ken Tomita Talks About Doing Things the Hard Way

Tomita joins The Manual podcast to talk about woodworking, innovation, and why doing things the hard way is the way to go.
Fashion & Style

The Best Wallets for Men, from Leather Billfolds to Minimalist Card Holders

Some of us prefer the minimalist approach, carrying around as little as possible, while others treat their wallets like miniature filing cabinets. We've got you both covered.
Fashion & Style

8 Pride-Inspired Shoes that are Actually Giving Back to the LGBTQ+ Community

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite shoe companies that have Pride-themed kicks and boots with charitable components that support causes that impact the LGBTQ+ community.