Rope Dye Crafted Goods
Apparel

Ink and Cowhide: Customising a Red Wing 877

Photo 14-08-13 14.40.29

It’s no secret that we at Rope Dye like to honour the originals, be it brands or single items. Jumping on the bandwagon of inking up Red Wings and to celebrate the recently re-introduced Oro Legacy leather for the 877 and the 875, we gave Siggy of Mik’s Tattoo in Copenhagen free hands to decorate this pair of “old” 877s. This is what he came up with.

Photo 14-08-13 14.40.47

Photo 14-08-13 14.40.22

“It was a very fun project to be part of, indeed,” Siggy responded when asked what it was like working on leather. “The leather took in the colour very well, it was actually more similar to tattooing skin than expected. One thing that I discovered was that the possibility for blowouts came very easily! The lines became thicker than they would on human skin with the same needle. Still pretty smooth lines though. Excited to see how well the colour will hold.”

Photo 14-08-13 14.40.25

Photo 14-08-13 14.40.41The 877 was first introduced in 1952 and it quickly became a huge success. Over the decades the leather and the details of the boot have changed; this fall the Heritage division takes the boot back to its original 1952-appearence with the new Oro Legacy leather, sourced from Red Wing’s own S.B. Foot Tanning, the removal of the Red Wing logo, and clean eyelets without branding. The boots will of course still be made in the US with the Goodyear welted construction, the white Traction Tred sole and the Puritan triple stitched quality, just as they are supposed to be!

Read more about the new 877 here.

Photo 14-08-13 14.40.18

You can follow Siggy on Instagram @siggystarfishtattoo.

Update September 5, 2013:
Siggy didn’t feel he was quite finished with the boots yet, so he inked them up some more.

Tattoos on Red Wing

Related posts

WDenim Debuts At Première Vision Barcelona, 27-28.05.2015

Editorial | Marc

Noble Denim: Small Batch Sustainable Jeans

Wesley Scott

Brand Profile: HANSEN

24 comments

Avatar
Davy November 29, 2013 at 06:15

I am LUVIN’ those boots! Holy shit, they are the shit! Nice work, my good man x

Avatar
Paul March 25, 2018 at 23:15

You call those “old” 877’s but they look more like modern 10877 based on the eyelets and the Red Wing stamp on the leather.

Can you please elaborate on their origin for my benefit.

Beautiful customization…but I would include speed hooks in place of the top three eyelets in my customizing.

Cheers

Avatar
Suivre Téléphone March 28, 2024 at 21:23

Une fois la plupart des téléphones mobiles éteints, la restriction relative à la saisie d’un mot de passe incorrect sera levée. À ce stade, vous pouvez accéder au système par empreinte digitale, reconnaissance faciale, etc.

Avatar
Suivre Téléphone March 31, 2024 at 08:00

Les enregistreurs de frappe sont actuellement le moyen le plus populaire de suivi des logiciels, ils sont utilisés pour saisir les caractères au clavier. Y compris les termes de recherche saisis dans les moteurs de recherche, les e – Mails envoyés et le contenu du chat, etc.

Avatar
vpn coupon code 2024 April 1, 2024 at 17:54

Good post! We will be linking to this great article on our website.
Keep up the great writing.

my webpage :: vpn coupon code 2024

Avatar
vpn special April 1, 2024 at 18:16

First off I would like to say great blog! I had a quick question in which I’d like to ask if you don’t mind.
I was curious to know how you center yourself and clear your head before writing.
I have had a difficult time clearing my mind in getting my thoughts out there.
I do take pleasure in writing but it just seems like the first 10 to 15 minutes tend to be lost simply just
trying to figure out how to begin. Any recommendations or tips?
Cheers!

My blog post – vpn special

Avatar
vpn code 2024 April 6, 2024 at 15:45

Hello Dear, are you in fact visiting this web page daily, if so then you will without doubt
take fastidious know-how.

my blog post :: vpn code 2024

Avatar
vpn code 2024 April 6, 2024 at 21:56

Why users still make use of to read news papers when in this technological world the whole thing is accessible
on net?

Review my blog post; vpn code 2024

Avatar
FloydSuige April 20, 2024 at 15:36

buying prescription drugs in mexico: cheapest mexico drugs – mexican mail order pharmacies

Avatar
Williamlef April 20, 2024 at 22:02

world pharmacy india http://indiaph24.store/# indian pharmacy online
buy medicines online in india

Avatar
RickyAparf April 25, 2024 at 22:31

canadian pharmacy mall Licensed Canadian Pharmacy canadian pharmacy 24

Avatar
Marcelpag April 26, 2024 at 00:31

https://indiaph24.store/# best india pharmacy

Avatar
Pedroencab April 26, 2024 at 03:25

buying prescription drugs in mexico online: Mexican Pharmacy Online – pharmacies in mexico that ship to usa

Avatar
DavidBok April 26, 2024 at 11:14

lisinopril 2.5 mg cost lisinopril 20mg buy lisinopril 20 mg 12.5 mg

Avatar
Williamnon April 26, 2024 at 14:16
Avatar
RandallOrete April 26, 2024 at 14:22

cipro for sale: ciprofloxacin mail online – ciprofloxacin mail online

Avatar
DavidBok April 26, 2024 at 17:38

п»їcytotec pills online cytotec buy online usa buy cytotec

Avatar
Williamnon April 26, 2024 at 23:20

https://ciprofloxacin.tech/# antibiotics cipro

Avatar
RandallOrete April 26, 2024 at 23:42

Abortion pills online: cytotec pills buy online – order cytotec online

Avatar
RonaldBit April 27, 2024 at 00:37

https://nolvadex.life/# how does tamoxifen work

Avatar
DavidBok April 27, 2024 at 00:44

п»їdcis tamoxifen tamoxifen for men nolvadex pills

Avatar
DavidBok April 27, 2024 at 06:54

over the counter lisinopril order lisinopril online united states lisinopril 3.5 mg

Avatar
Williamnon April 27, 2024 at 07:09

https://cytotec.club/# buy cytotec over the counter

Avatar
RandallOrete April 27, 2024 at 07:43

cost of generic propecia pills: get cheap propecia without a prescription – cost of propecia without insurance

Leave a Comment