Quoddy builds handmade quality moccasins that are made to last. They hale from Maine, home to several legendary shoe & boot makers. The people making the shoes are true craftsmen that have been a part of a tradition that spans generations. The Quoddy product line includes traditional moccasins, shoes and boots for men and women. The above video is from Quoddy’s website and was made my Oliver Wilkins. Quoddy.com
Typically when shopping for shoes online, you get a few options; size, style, color, etc. The New Balance site takes it a step further and allows you to view shoes in two separate categories; “made” in the USA and “assembled” in the USA. Made in the USA, the New Balance 993 is an updated version of their legendary 990 shoe series, while still offering the comfort, durability and classic New Balance style. Meant for high-mileage trainers the construction of this shoe features Abzorb SBS advanced cushioning in the forefoot and Abzorb DTS in the heel. This shoe is responsive and will make sure that you keep on running. From New Balance’s site: “Features -Medicare approved colorways: GL, BK -Pigskin/Mesh Upper provides your foot with a lightweight and supportive feel -Blown rubber outsole is extremely flexible, light, and helps provide cushioning -Polyurethane midsole offers durable cushioning and effective resistance to compression…Continue Reading
Red Wing Shoe Company of Red Wing, Minnesota has a long and proud history dating back to 1905. Providing footwear for American soldiers in WWI and WWII, Red Wing quickly became a household name in the USA. Today they provide top quality work boots that are worn with pride around the world. Majority of Red Wing’s boots are hand-made in the USA. They have four factories across the country in Potosi, Missouri and Danville, Kentucky and two plants in Red Wing, Minnesota. FACTORY TOUR DETAILS: Cost: FREE Reservations: Call Red Wing Chamber of Commerce – 651.388.4719 Tour Duration: 1 hour Factory hours: M & F 10AM RED WING SHOE COMPANY 314 MAIN ST. RED WING, MN 55066 800.RED.WING redwingshoes.com