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  • The Moto Jacket in Whiskey Steerhide - featured imageThe Moto Jacket in Whiskey Steerhide - alternate view
    The Moto Jacketin Whiskey Steerhide$1,075XS - 36S - 38M - 40L - 42XL - 44XXL - 46
  • The Moto Jacket in Espresso Steerhide - featured imageThe Moto Jacket in Espresso Steerhide - alternate view
    The Moto Jacketin Espresso Steerhide$1,075XS - 36S - 38M - 40L - 42XL - 44XXL - 46
  • The Moto Jacket in Midnight Steerhide - featured imageThe Moto Jacket in Midnight Steerhide - alternate viewOut of Stock
    The Moto Jacketin Midnight Steerhide$1,075Sold Out
  • The Chukka in Whiskey Eagle - featured imageThe Chukka in Whiskey Eagle - alternate view
    The Chukkain Whiskey Eagle$298
  • The Ranch Boot in Whiskey Eagle - featured imageThe Ranch Boot in Whiskey Eagle - alternate view
    The Ranch Bootin Whiskey Eagle$348
  • The Ranch Boot in Weatherproof Chocolate Suede - featured imageThe Ranch Boot in Weatherproof Chocolate Suede - alternate view
    The Ranch Bootin Weatherproof Chocolate Suede$348
  • The Moto Boot in Espresso Grizzly - featured imageThe Moto Boot in Espresso Grizzly - alternate view
    The Moto Bootin Espresso Grizzly$348
  • The Moto Boot in Whiskey Eagle - featured imageThe Moto Boot in Whiskey Eagle - alternate view
    The Moto Bootin Whiskey Eagle$348
  • The Moto Boot in Weatherproof Chocolate Suede - featured imageThe Moto Boot in Weatherproof Chocolate Suede - alternate view
    The Moto Bootin Weatherproof Chocolate Suede$348
  • The Minimalist Billfold Wallet in Navy - featured imageThe Minimalist Billfold Wallet in Navy - alternate view
    The Minimalist Billfold Walletin Navy$98
  • The Stitched Belt in Whiskey Eagle - featured imageThe Stitched Belt in Whiskey Eagle - alternate view
    The Stitched Beltin Whiskey Eagle$88283032343638
  • The Stitched Belt in Espresso - featured imageThe Stitched Belt in Espresso - alternate view
    The Stitched Beltin Espresso$88283032343638
  • The Stitched Belt in Weatherproof Chocolate Suede - featured imageThe Stitched Belt in Weatherproof Chocolate Suede - alternate view
    The Stitched Beltin Weatherproof Chocolate Suede$88283032343638
  • The Stitched Belt in Espresso Grizzly - featured imageThe Stitched Belt in Espresso Grizzly - alternate view
    The Stitched Beltin Espresso Grizzly$88283032343638

Golden Bear Sportswear 95 Years & Counting

Just a stone's throw from our hometown headquarters in San Francisco’s Mission-Potrero Hill neighborhood, the Golden Bear Sportswear factory has been designing and manufacturing classic jackets for the better part of the last century. Since opening shop in 1922 under the title S. Slater and Son, the founder Sam Slater had cemented himself as a forefather of San Francisco craftsmanship and apparel. Now one name, several owners, and hundreds of classic outerwear designs later, Golden Bear Sportswear remains at the top of every brand’s ‘industry partner wish list.’

“Meticulous” doesn’t come close to describing the process that goes into manufacturing each and every Golden Bear jacket. From matching the leather’s grain for each panel to hand stitching them all together, every garment is rich with history, purpose, and love.

Since its inception, Golden Bear has maintained an impeccable reputation and set the standard for working conditions and longevity of employment. To this day, under the leadership of current-CEO Matt Ehlen, the average employment tenure is twenty years, employees are paid a prevailing salary and compensated for their vacation and sick days, and each quarter GB donates jackets to charitable causes, such as the Delancey Street Foundation, the John Burton Foundation, and homeless shelters across the Bay Area.

Decades of product patterns hang in the office. The Golden Bear label being stitched into a garment.
Golden Bear Sportswear

95 Years & Counting

Golden Bear Sportswear

95 Years & Counting

The Moto Jacket in Whiskey Steerhide
The Moto Jacketin Whiskey Steerhide $1,075
The Moto Jacket in Espresso Steerhide
The Moto Jacketin Espresso Steerhide $1,075
The Moto Jacket in Midnight Steerhide
The Moto Jacketin Midnight Steerhide $1,075

Friends in Footwear Family Owned in The Footwear Capital

If Cinderella ever needed a replacement for her Glass Slipper, Dante is undoubtedly where she would go. How comfortable can a glass slipper be, anyways? Most of us avoid walking on eggshells but she makes an effort to walk on glass. And while this Fairy Tale anecdote may seem a bit overdrawn, it’s actually quite an appropriate one, as working conditions in textile factories are far more similar to that of a scullery maid in the Tremaine household than we’d prefer.

Fortunately, Dante, a family owned and operated footwear manufacturer in Leon, Mexico, provides their employees with a more classic storybook ending. Not only does the leadership of David and Carlos Torres Flores, brothers and co-founders, resemble that of the Fairy Godmother, but employees are given their very own “Pumpkin Coach” transportation in the personal, work-issued bicycles.

Templates cut out components of a boot sole. Templates cut out components of a boot sole.

No need to wait with bated breath for the clock to strike midnight and the veil to lift, the Dante employees work fair hours, receive equitable compensation, and operate more like an oversized family than a business. Don’t mistake ethics and conviviality with poor quality. The footwear made at Dante comes from fine, local leather and is constructed with the same scrupulous care that the Torres Flores brothers employ in keeping their workers happy. It doesn’t hurt that, at any given moment, you can hear, and smell, espresso machines pumping out some of best espresso we’ve ever had.

Friends in Footwear

Family Owned in The Footwear Capital

Friends in Footwear

Family Owned in The Footwear Capital

Handcrafted in Leon, Mexico

The Oxford in Whiskey
The Oxfordin Whiskey$298 $179 Last Call
The Ranch Boot in Saddle Tan
The Ranch Bootin Saddle Tan $348
The Trench Boot in Whiskey
The Trench Bootin Whiskey $348
The Moto Boot in Weatherproof Snuff Suede
The Moto Bootin Weatherproof Snuff Suede $348
The Brogue in Espresso Leather
The Broguein Espresso Leather$298 $179 Last Call
The Chukka in Weatherproof Chocolate Suede
The Chukkain Weatherproof Chocolate Suede $298
The Chukka in Weatherproof Loden Suede
The Chukkain Weatherproof Loden Suede $298
The Moto Boot in Espresso Grizzly
The Moto Bootin Espresso Grizzly $348
The Ranch Low in Whiskey
The Ranch Lowin Whiskey $298
The Ranch Boot in Whiskey Eagle
The Ranch Bootin Whiskey Eagle $348
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The Art of Leather

Shop The Collection

The Art of Leather

A cut above. Not all leather is created equally.

The Moto Jacket in Whiskey Steerhide
The Moto Jacketin Whiskey Steerhide $1,075
The Moto Jacket in Espresso Steerhide
The Moto Jacketin Espresso Steerhide $1,075
The Moto Jacket in Midnight Steerhide
The Moto Jacketin Midnight Steerhide $1,075
The Chukka in Whiskey Eagle
The Chukkain Whiskey Eagle $298
The Ranch Boot in Whiskey Eagle
The Ranch Bootin Whiskey Eagle $348
The Ranch Boot in Weatherproof Chocolate Suede
The Ranch Bootin Weatherproof Chocolate Suede $348
The Moto Boot in Espresso Grizzly
The Moto Bootin Espresso Grizzly $348
The Moto Boot in Whiskey Eagle
The Moto Bootin Whiskey Eagle $348
The Moto Boot in Weatherproof Chocolate Suede
The Moto Bootin Weatherproof Chocolate Suede $348
The Oxford in Whiskey
The Oxfordin Whiskey$298 $179 Last Call
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