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Offthewall.tv: A Glimpse Inside the Horween Factory

Legendary for its finishing techniques and process, Horween Leather Company is the latest video

Legendary for its finishing techniques and process, Horween Leather Company is the latest video subject for Offthewall.tv. Speaking to company president Skip Horween and taking a glimpse inside of the manufacturer’s tannery in Chicago – where they have set up shop for the past 91 years – this video from Vans highlights Horween’s production practices and why they have remained largely unchanged since Skip Horween’s great-grandfather and Ukrainian immigrant Isadore established the brand in 1905. Utilizing Horween’s premium materials, a collaborative footwear collection from Vans – featuring the likes of the Era and Mountain Edition teased in the video – is due out later this year.

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