Selecting Quality Cowboy BootsSelecting Quality Cowboy Boots
Just as ugg boots are an Australian fashion statement cowboy boots are an American fashion statement.
They can be worn any where, any time, any how. They will create an impression.
Cowboy boots have attitude
Cowboy boots have been around for years….and years…and years.
And while some things have changed, good quality, good craftmanship and good boots can still be found at good boot stores.
Check before you buy your cowboy boots
Before buying a pair of cowboy boots it is important to check the quality. Pick the boot up - feel it, look closely at it inside, outside and underneath.
Some things to look for include:
- The boot stands up straight, unaided.
- The cut of the boot is clean and there are no loose edges.
- There is no visible glue.
- The stitching is even with no stray pieces of thread. Where space allows there should be two rows of stitching.
- Stand both boots side by side. They look like a pair and the leather is of even color.
- The heels are stacked with leather not thin leather laminate.
- There is a piece of hard leather behind the heel to stiffen the area.
- The inside of the boot feels smooth with no rough edges from the seams or stitching.
- The sole is be made of leather and sewn on. The stitching is buried inside a groove cut into the leather.
- The toe box is hard with no rough edges.
- The edges of the sole and heel are inked and burnished creating a finished polished look.
Making quality cowboy boots is a complex process of many steps. Each customized cowboy boot will differ according to the customer's feet, expectations and materials used.
Quality handmade cowboy boots
When considering a pair of cowboy boots the sky is the limit. There are so many different brands and looks. Not to mention price ranges. The secret is to shop around, know what you want and know what to expect from you cowboy boots.
Quality handmade cowboy boots are built for comfort and endurance. It's just lucky they look so good. And there are so many different looks you can be as individual or conforming as you want.