The Red Wing Shoes Blacksmith 3344 Hawthorne Muleskinner is a classic Red Wing Shoes 6-inch Round work shoe and is made in Red Wing, Minnesota. The Red Wing Shoes Blacksmith may be considered the classic American work shoe. The Red Wing Blacksmith dates back to the founding years of the Red Wing Shoe company. During the 1900s a Red Wing Blacksmith style became popular amongst many workers in the United States of America. It was used in farm fields and blacksmith shops thanks to its versatility and reliability. After a day of work the Red Wing Blacksmith could be cleaned and shined to be used during a night out too. The Red Wing Blacksmith is an all-purpose shoe. Today, this Red Wing 3344 Blacksmith is made from tough Red Wing Hawthorne Muleskinner leather, highlighted with a burnished look that gives vintage appeal and visual texture to the boot. The Red Wing 3344 Blacksmith Hawthorne Muleskinner has a brown Vibram 430 Mini lug sole and comes with brown waxed flat laces.