8176 RELATED STYLES:
CLASSIC WORK MOC-TOE
STYLE NO. 8176
LEATHER:
BLACK CHROME
E WIDTH 6.5 | 7.0 | 7.5 | 8.0 | 8.5 | 9.0 | 9.5 | 10.0 | 10.5 | 11.0
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ABOUT
Red Wing’s Classic Work 8175 Oro-Russet “Portage” and 8176 Black Chrome were first released in 1987 in Japan.
STYLE NO. 8176: CLASSIC WORK MOC-TOE
The 8176 is modeled after the original work boot styles that made Red Wing famous. The 6” moc toe style is classic Red Wing work with Oro-Russet Portage leather, Vibram Lug Soles, triple stitched quality and Goodyear welt construction.
THE HISTORY BEHIND THE STYLE
In middle of 1990’s, Red Wing widely became a fad in street fashion. A huge hit of 6 inch Moc toe style in Black Chrome leather, traction tred sole Style 8179 was born from street movement that inspired customising their soles to Vibram Lug soles with piping storm welt. Red Wing’s Classic Work 8175 Oro-Russet “Portage” and 8176 Black Chrome were first released in 1987 in Japan. Both were sold for20 years until 2007 as standard products within Japanese market. This Fall/Winter 2016, Red Wing Shoe Co.reproduces #8175 and #8176, which are symbolic products for Red Wing in Japan.
MATERIALS
Oil-Tanned leather is a very durable and vivid leather.
OIL-TANNED LEATHER
S.B. Foot Tanning Co. is best known for oil-tanned leather which is used to build a variety of timeless Red Wing styles. This leather is water, stain and perspiration resistant, and has a more natural look and feel because less finishing materials have been applied, allowing its natural beauty to shine through. Oil-tanned leather is exceptionally durable and has been used to build countless work boots throughout Red Wing's 108+ year history.
Leather: BLACK CHROME
Outsole: VIBRAM LUG SOLES
Insole: LEATHER
Hardware: Nickel Eyelets
Construction: All Round Goodyear Welt
Last:
23
A last is a form shaped similarly to that of a human foot and is used by shoemakers to determine the size, toe box and heel height for the finished shoe.
Shank: Nil
Laces: 48" Braided Taslan (Tan/Gold)
SIZING & BREAK IN
In order to build a Red Wing boot to an exact size and width, the boot is constructed around a shoe last.
STYLE NO. 8176: CLASSIC WORK MOC-TOE
A new pair of Red Wing Heritage boots should fit comfortably tight on your foot, with enough room to freely wiggle your toes. Over time the full grain leather upper, leather footboard and cork midsole mold to your feet, creating an enduring and customized fit over time with each wear.
THE 8176 IS BUILT USING THE NO. 23 LAST:
A last is used in shoemaking to give footwear its three-dimensional shape. Resembling the human foot, the last determines critical toe, heel and girth dimensions for fit, style and function.
  • Was created in the 1950s and is Red Wing's most iconic last
  • Includes extra room in the forefoot and instep for easy entry
  • Fits a variety of foot shapes
  • Fits ½ size large
CARE
Protect and lengthen the life of your boots with our Made in USA, specialty care products; specifically designed to help maintain the unique qualities of Red Wing leather.
PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT
Red Wing's sturdy soles, premium leathers, triple stitching and Goodyear welt construction all work together to make quality boots that will last a lifetime. It takes more than 230 steps to hand craft each pair of Red Wing Shoes but it only takes three steps to keep them clean, conditioned and protected.
REPAIR SERVICE
Red Wing Shoe Company operates our very own repair shop at our Red Wing, Minnesota, manufacturing facility.
CARE PRODUCTS FOR STYLE NO. 8176