Independence

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Clearly shaken by the image of Toby Keith's father spending all his time searching for a tag that says "USA", the dude behind Oak Street Bootmakers is tossing his obviously American-made hat in the ring at Independence. The store serves not only as the flagship location for his handmade kicks, but also as a temple to Yankee craftsmanship in general, where a deep stock of heritage brands is illuminated by reclaimed factory lights, and overseen by a 19th-century Old Glory with 46 stars.

Chicago

Independence

Clearly shaken by the image of Toby Keith's father spending all his time searching for a tag that says "USA", the dude behind Oak Street Bootmakers is tossing his obviously American-made hat in the ring at Independence. The store serves not only as the flagship location for his handmade kicks, but also as a temple to Yankee craftsmanship in general, where a deep stock of heritage brands is illuminated by reclaimed factory lights, and overseen by a 19th-century Old Glory with 46 stars.