Red Wing Shoe Company was founded in a small Minnesota town in 1905. A continuous commitment to quality, craftsmanship, durability, and comfort has led the brand to steadily gain popularity amongst American workers who had a pressing need for dependable footwear. Now with workwear-inspired apparel's new role as trendy everyday wear, Red Wing has become one of the most respected and sought after companies in the market. Its boots and shoes are rocked by style-conscious men around the globe as well celebrities like Drake and Chris Brown.
For the latest installment of the "Cut & Show" series, Complex visits Red Wing's factory located in the Mississippi Valley to take an in-depth look within the company. From the initial leather inspection to the final quality control phase, we observe and report the secrets behind Red Wing's 100-plus years in the game.