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Brand Spotlight: Old Gringo

Brand Spotlight: Old Gringo

May 16, 2017

When we’re looking for a distinct boot, something that makes a statement, Old Gringo is always at the forefront of thought. Pushing the envelope of western wear, Old Gringo boots are “designer western” perfection. Established in 2000, the Old Gringo brand may be one of the youngest around but the craftsmanship behind the brand comes from years of expertise. Ernie Tarut (the “Old Gringo”) and Yan Ferry joined forces to create this unmistakable brand. Tarut with 30 years of leather manufacturing, and Ferry with a history of European design and boot making, it’s no surprise the Old Gringo brand covers every...

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ACL Fest 2015: Be a Fashionable Festie with These Looks

ACL Fest 2015: Be a Fashionable Festie with These Looks

May 16, 2017

Frye Boots | Style: 77753-COP Flowers and Fringe Hippie-chic is definitely the vibe at this festival. Vintage pieces given a modern twist will be front-and-center. Good rule of thumb: You can’t go wrong with flowers and fringe! Cross-Body BagsYou need a bag for your ID, koozies, sunglasses and sunscreen, but leave your on-the-shoulder purse at home. Cross-body bags mean your valuables are with you at all times, but your hands are free for dancing and clapping! (Cross-body detail: remember when we mentioned fringe?) Frye Crossbody Bag | Style: DB513 JewelryBe practical and leave the diamonds at home. We’re talking beads...

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6 Tricks to Try If Your Cowboy Boots Hurt Your Feet

6 Tricks to Try If Your Cowboy Boots Hurt Your Feet

May 16, 2017

Style: LB-71124-BLK If you find yourself with a pair of boots that hurt your heels, toes, ankles, or knees, try these simple tricks! 1. Give ‘Em a Chance If your cowboy boots are still new, give them a couple of outings before you decide they need to be altered. With wear, your feet will warm the leather, making it softer and more flexible, conforming to your foot wherever pressure is applied. 2. Resole Your Boots If your boots are old and you are having problems with pain, you may want to resole your boots. Resoling a pair of cowboy boots...

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6 Common Cowboy Boot Leathers: The Pros & Cons You Need To Know

6 Common Cowboy Boot Leathers: The Pros & Cons You Need To Know

May 16, 2017

Cowboy boots are made from all kinds of leather, ranging from simply traditional to rare and exotic. Here’s a quick rundown of the most common leathers and unique features for each. Jersey Calf Leather | Style: N9055-7/4 1. Cowhide Leather There’s a reason that cowhide leather is considered the traditional cowboy boots leather, and is the most popular material used for boots. You’ll typically find cowhide leather used on a sturdy pair of work boots because is it extremely durable and difficult to tear or puncture. Those looking for a pair of boots to get messy or do work outdoors will...

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How To Choose Great Cowboy Boots (Follow These Easy Steps!)

How To Choose Great Cowboy Boots (Follow These Easy Steps!)

May 16, 2017

Let’s face it— when you’re shopping for cowboy boots, you fall into one of two categories: you know exactly what you want or you have no idea. For those in the second crowd, we have put together 5 guidelines to help you find your perfect pair! 1. First Things First: Function or Fashion? Deciding the purpose of your boots is a good place to start. What role will they play in your wardrobe? Your traditional cowboy boot, built for function, is made to be comfortable and durable. The fashion cowboy boot is made to make a statement or add accent...

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