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 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.
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.