There is no greater adventure than getting out and exploring Texas’s natural beauty. Will Roman, founder of Chisos Boot Company, agrees. In partnership with BMW, he’s traveling the Lone Star State in search of his next big adventure in the great Texas outdoors.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the acclaimed Austin bootmakers break down their custom fusion of foot measurement, tradition, and refined style.
Across the state, custom bootmaking legends and their successors are building on a handcrafted tradition with a dizzying array of styles.
What we know today as the cowboy boot is a distinctive offshoot of styles favored by Genghis Khan, the Duke of Wellington, and myriad other horsemen throughout history.
The master bootmakers at Little’s, in San Antonio, demonstrate what goes into a fine boot.