As the twenty-first century progresses, the workforce landscape continues to change with the times. Today, more and more women contribute to the overall number of full time employees. Gone are the days when women were limited to very specific white-collar jobs, as each year millions of women excel in positions that have traditionally been filled by men. Many rugged and physically demanding jobs, such as construction or heavy manufacturing positions, are now filled each year by highly qualified and experienced women. It is no surprise that the market for durable, functional and quality women’s workwear has never been stronger. Continue reading
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Do you have the right pair of boots to keep your feet warm and dry this winter? Understanding the rating system for boot insulation is easy once it’s explained, and it will help you to pick the pair of boots with the right amount of insulation for working outdoors or your intended use. The insulation of your footwear can be a determining factor in avoiding cold or sweaty feet that will leave you longing for indoor shelter. Read on to learn which insulation level makes sense for your expected activity level and weather conditions. Continue reading
If you're either a man or a woman in the construction, agricultural, or manufacturing fields, you know that dangerous work conditions require you to be both smart on the job and well-equipped. A big part of an effective uniform for these types of jobs is the work boot. Reinforced toes, thick soles, water-resistance, and durable overall materials are a huge part of what makes this type of footwear effective at keeping you safe. Here are 3 types of reinforced safety toe boots and their benefits, which you can find at Dave’s New York. Continue reading
The first boots the Red Wing Shoe company designed, style 854, used a beautiful reddish-brown leather called Oro-Russet, which gave name to the boot and “Irish Setter.” The richly-colored leather was dyed using bark from California redwoods. Today, these stylish yet functional boots are considered some of the toughest in the industry. Dave’s New York is a proud retailer of these workhorse boots.
If you are an outdoor worker, you know the importance of a quality waterproof work boot. Your shoes need to keep your feet protected from safety hazards, but in terms of comfort, it’s also important they keep you dry. Red Wing has plenty of waterproof options all made with the care and quality you have come to expect from the brand. If you’re searching for a waterproof work boot, check out the selection of Red Wing’s available at Dave’s New York.
A great boot for iron-workers, this Red Wing 405 Waterproof Wedge Sole Boot is made with full grain waterproof leather. For extra assurance, it also has an RW Dry Layered Waterproofing System. To help aid against slip resistance, it has a Rubber/Blown Rubber Traction Tred wedge outsole which is both durable and lightweight. It has an EH safety rating and is excellent for use on oil or gas, on concrete and against abrasions. This Red Wing boot is a great choice for warm and cool spring or summer weather.
These Red Wing Waterproof Boots are made with a full grain waterproof leather upper and has a king toe for greater room in the toe box for comfort. Because the sole is applied through direct attached construction the boot is durable, flexible and very light weight. Direct attached construction means the sole is molded and glued. The RW Dry Waterproof Membrane is guaranteed to keep you dry and the Red Wing boot also has a removable footbed plus an EH Safety Rating. The wearer is sure to appreciate the Oil & Slip TPU Galaxy Sole, helping to make this boot excellent for use on oil or gas, with chemicals, against abrasions and for use on concrete.
To keep you both warm and dry this winter, the Red Wing 1412 Insulated boots are the perfect option. It’s constructed with a full grain, waterproof Ebbtide Leather and is Gore-Tex protected with a 400 gram Thinsulate. These Red Wing shoes also has an exclusive Red Wing Welt System with a 2 Density Sole. The SuperSole 2.0 gives improved wear and comfort and this boot is excellent on oil and gas, with chemicals, for comfort on concrete and offers good traction as well.
In wet working conditions this winter and spring, keep your feet dry with a high quality Red Wing Waterproof boot. There are many options available at Dave’s New York, all of which help assure success in your day, by protecting your feet against the elements while working.
Rough work environments require all kinds of safety requirements. If you’re looking for a work boot that meets and/or exceeds the exact specifications of safety standards for tough work conditions you find yourself in, Red Wing Lifestyle boots are a great choice. These classic work boots are American made using only the best leathers that Red Wing offers. Below are just a few of the Red Wing Lifestyle boots available at Dave’s New York.
A part of the Red Wing Lifestyle Beckman Collection, the Red Wing Gentleman Traveler collection offers a traditional style with a touch of class. Reminiscent of a time when a gentleman wore functional footwear that also held a touch of class, these boots are named after the founder of the Red Wing Shoe Company, Charles Beckman. Although he navigated his way through the town of Red Wing, Mr. Beckman always wore sturdy boots that could be polished, matching his status as a successful Main Street merchant. Made with the finest black cherry Featherstone Leather, this Red Wing Lifestyle boot is 6” high with a classically rounded toe. For longevity purposes, the Roccia sole boots are made with Goodyear Welt Construction so the soles can be either repaired or replaced.
For a rugged work boot option, the Red Wing Iron Ranger boots might be a great fit. Named after northern Minnesota residents living near the Mesabi Iron Range, a remote area where iron ore was mined, the local residents were proudly known as Iron Rangers, these black leather boots are are also 6” high. With a Nitrile Cork Sole the Red Wing work boots are also made with Goodyear Welt Construction so once again, the soles are able to be repaired or replaced if needed.
Inspired by their rugged work boot heritage, the Red Wing Chukka are more casual in appearance, yet just as rugged as you would expect a Red Wing boot to be. Made with Briar Oil Slick Leather they also have a Euro-traction Tread Wedge Sole. The softness of the oil tanned leather yields to a comfortable fit and once again, these boots have Goodyear welt construction so the owner can repair or replace the soles as needed.
For classic looking work shoes the Red Wing Lifestyle boots are a perfect choice. The classically styled boots are not just for work however. The durable shoes can be worn with jeans in casual settings as well. Dave’s New York has a great selection of Red Wing Lifestyle boots to fit your day-to-day needs.