So you’re the proud owner of a brand new pair of handmade cowboy boots. Congratulations! You’ve probably heard a lot of good things about cowboy boots, and you’ve probably heard a lot of cowboy boot myths.
If you’re a cowboy boot veteran, this will be a good refresher on common tall tales surrounding the mythical, legendary footwear we all love.
If this is your first time buying boots, welcome to the family! This is the first day of the rest of your life! And this article will lay down some essential know-how for living your best boot life.
Every bootmaker does something a little different from the other, such as the iconic twisted-cone last on Lucchese Classics or the cushioned insoles that Rios of Mercedes includes in their boots.
That being said, these myths are universal. We even have the solutions for them!
(And in case you don’t have any boots yet, you can see our guide on buying handmade cowboy boots online)