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    The Chukkain Whiskey Eagle
  • The Ranch Boot in Weatherproof Chocolate Suede - featured imageThe Ranch Boot in Weatherproof Chocolate Suede - featured imageArchive
    The Ranch Bootin Weatherproof Chocolate Suede
  • The Moto Boot in Weatherproof Chocolate Suede - featured imageThe Moto Boot in Weatherproof Chocolate Suede - featured imageArchive
    The Moto Bootin Weatherproof Chocolate Suede
  • The Moto Jacket in Black Steerhide - featured imageThe Moto Jacket in Black Steerhide - featured image
    The Moto Jacketin Black Steerhide $1,075 XS - 36S - 38M - 40L - 42XL - 44XXL - 46
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    The Seca Jacketin EspressoSold Out
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  • The Long Haul Jacket in Sand Weatherproof Suede - featured imageThe Long Haul Jacket in Sand Weatherproof Suede - featured imageArchive
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  • The Oxford in Whiskey - featured imageThe Oxford in Whiskey - featured imageArchive
    The Oxfordin Whiskey
  • The Brogue in Espresso Leather - featured imageThe Brogue in Espresso Leather - featured imageArchive
    The Broguein Espresso Leather
  • The Trench Boot in Golden Weatherproof Suede - featured imageThe Trench Boot in Golden Weatherproof Suede - featured imageArchive
    The Trench Bootin Golden Weatherproof Suede
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  • The Minimalist Billfold Wallet in Black - featured imageThe Minimalist Billfold Wallet in Black - featured image
    The Minimalist Billfold Walletin Black $98
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  • The Cap Toe Moto Boot in Brown Steerhide - featured imageThe Cap Toe Moto Boot in Brown Steerhide - featured imageArchive
    The Cap Toe Moto Bootin Brown Steerhide
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  • The Minimalist Wallet in Black - featured imageThe Minimalist Wallet in Black - featured image
    The Minimalist Walletin Black $58
  • The Minimalist Wallet in Brown - featured imageThe Minimalist Wallet in Brown - featured image
    The Minimalist Walletin Brown $58
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  • The Moto Jacket in Espresso Steerhide - featured imageThe Moto Jacket in Espresso Steerhide - featured image
    The Moto Jacketin Espresso Steerhide $1,075 XS - 36S - 38M - 40L - 42XL - 44XXL - 46
  • The Moto Jacket in Whiskey Steerhide - featured imageThe Moto Jacket in Whiskey Steerhide - featured image
    The Moto Jacketin Whiskey Steerhide $1,075 XS - 36S - 38M - 40L - 42XL - 44XXL - 46

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 Espresso Steerhide
The Moto Jacketin Espresso Steerhide$1,075
The Moto Jacket in Whiskey Steerhide
The Moto Jacketin Whiskey Steerhide$1,075
The Moto Jacket in Black Steerhide
The Moto Jacketin Black Steerhide$1,075
The Seca Jacket in Espresso
The Seca Jacketin Espresso$549On Sale $1,075 49% off!
The Presidio Jacket in Cognac
The Presidio Jacketin Cognac$699On Sale $998 30% off!

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 Trench Boot in Whiskey
The Trench Bootin Whiskey$348
The Ranch Boot in Saddle Tan
The Ranch Bootin Saddle Tan$278.40On Sale $348 20% off!
The Ranch Boot in Redwood Waxed Suede
The Ranch Bootin Redwood Waxed Suede$348
The Trench Boot in Golden Brown Waxed Suede
The Trench Bootin Golden Brown Waxed Suede$348
The Oxford in Whiskey
The Oxfordin Whiskey$298
The Forester Chukka in Mushroom Suede
The Forester Chukkain Mushroom Suede$298
The Taylor Stitch x Chaco Z/1 USA Classic in Navy Waffle
The TS x Chaco Z/1 USA Classicin Navy Waffle$77On Sale $110 30% off!
The Ranch Boot in Espresso Eagle
The Ranch Bootin Espresso Eagle$248On Sale $348 29% off!
The Moto Boot in Espresso Grizzly
The Moto Bootin Espresso Grizzly$348
The Trench Boot in Golden Weatherproof Suede
The Trench Bootin Golden Weatherproof Suede$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 Chukka in Whiskey Eagle
The Chukkain Whiskey Eagle$218On Sale $298 27% off!
The Ranch Boot in Weatherproof Chocolate Suede
The Ranch Bootin Weatherproof Chocolate Suede$198On Sale $348 43% off!
The Moto Boot in Weatherproof Chocolate Suede
The Moto Bootin Weatherproof Chocolate Suede$248On Sale $348 29% off!
The Moto Jacket in Black Steerhide
The Moto Jacketin Black Steerhide$1,075
The Seca Jacket in Espresso
The Seca Jacketin Espresso$549On Sale $1,075 49% off!
The Presidio Jacket in Cognac
The Presidio Jacketin Cognac$699On Sale $998 30% off!
The Long Haul Jacket in Sand Weatherproof Suede
The Long Haul Jacketin Sand Weatherproof Suede$998
The Oxford in Whiskey
The Oxfordin Whiskey$298
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