9201 RELATED STYLES:
Garageman
STYLE NO. 9201
LEATHER:
Black Chaparral
D 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
Car repairing was usually done inside and often have to lie down on carriage called creeper then sliding their body under a vehicle with solely leg power to maneuver under vehicles.
STYLE NO. 9201: Garageman
Garageman shoes are a low cut oxford shoes built with Black "Chaparral" leather with smooth, polished surface. They do not hold around an ankle thus are easy to wear and remove. Oil resistance material is used for Neoprene cushion outsoles of Garageman shoes appropriate to wear on oily floor. Also, Neoprene cushion sole is adopted to provide better foot comfort & cushioning for long standing and walking. Such sole which is an integral molding of sole and heel does not require to use peg thus making the shoes lighter weight.
THE HISTORY BEHIND THE STYLE
In the beginning of the United States, the garageman shoes are work shoes worn by boys who repaired their beloved vehicle with the passion. They were known as garage man, the ‘auto-mechanics’. Car repairing was usually done inside and often have to lie down on carriage called creeper then sliding their body under a vehicle with solely leg power to maneuver under vehicles. As such, low cut service shoes like Garageman shoes that are built on Red Wing Work Oxfords features, are lighter and do not hold around ankle, were their preferred footwear over boots.
MATERIALS
Full finished leathers have a smooth, polished surface that enhances the natural beauty of the leather.
SMOOTH-FINISHED LEATHER
Smooth-finished leathers have a polished surface that enhances the true beauty and quality of the leather. Only the most premium, top-quality hides are used to craft smooth-finished leathers. The result is a beautiful, classic-looking leather used to build more elegant styles, such as the Red Wing Heritage Beckman Collection. The polished look and feel of the smooth-finished leather requires more specialized care and attention to keep it maintained.
Leather: Black Chaparral
Outsole: Black Neoprene Cushion
Insole: Leather
Hardware: Black Eyelets
Construction: 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.
Laces: 36" Flat Nylon (Black)
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. 9201: Garageman
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 9201 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.
  • Last 23
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. 9201