Why didn’t anyone tell me about this life-changing shoe-removal tool sooner?
Nevena Christi of El Paso’s Rocketbuster Boots uses artificial intelligence to streamline the creative process and craft out-of-this-world advertising.
The style, which proliferated on TikTok, says “I’m down to party, but not till I pick these wildflowers.“
Perhaps not. But right now it feels to the South Texas craftsman like his profession is dying.
The cowboy boot’s status as a staple in American culture stems from its iconic beginnings.
Justin Discount Boots has never been challenged on its self-given, prestigious title—until now.
The bookmaker apprenticed under the famous Charlie Dunn and is now training a new generation of talented craftspeople.
An Austinite living in Washington, D.C., worries about the consequences of sporting pricey designer footwear.
A Eulogy man wants to make sure that his footwear and pants-wear choices are compatible.
A guide to finding the perfect pair, whether you're working cattle, two-stepping, or presenting a TED talk.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the acclaimed Austin bootmakers break down their custom fusion of foot measurement, tradition, and refined style.
The cowboy boot is more than a sturdy piece of workwear. It’s more than a fashion statement, too. It’s a vital piece of Texas culture, as complicated, diverse, and ever-evolving as the makeup of our state.
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 stories, the traditions, and the deeper meanings of the boots in their lives.
The master bootmakers at Little’s, in San Antonio, demonstrate what goes into a fine boot.
A British man is feeling guilty about walking around in exotic animal hide.
A Texan who spent a quarter of a century in Massachusetts is flummoxed by his former neighbors’ footwear foolishness.
The popular Western boot company heads into new territory with the web brand’s first retail store, opening soon in Austin.
A Connecticut Yankee new to San Antonio’s social circuit is vexed by an invitation’s dress code.
Soul man: El Paso's Tomasso Arditti has crafted custom, high-end boots for many famous feet.
Several of my colleagues have pointed out that tucking your jeans into your boots looks ridiculous. I disagree.
This fall, photographer Jim Arndt and Western props supplier Tyler Beard visited the annual event in Burnet to chew the fat with many of the craftsmen featured in The Cowboy Boot Book (Peregrine Smith Books), their pictorial guide to fancy footgear. Arndt and Beard have dressed Western
In Texas, the cowboy boot still makes the man.
Well-shod supermodel Fay Ray steps out in true Texas style.
If the boot fits, wear it.