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Vintage Cowboy Boots

Updated on June 25, 2013

A Brief History of Vintage Cowboy Boots

Just to highlight the importance of buying Vintage Cowboy Boots, I would like to give you a brief history of cowboy boots. This will help you realize the importance of owning these kinds of boots. You will also be in a position to appreciate those who have worn these boots in the past. Remember these are the kind of boots which were used for riding by the equestrians for a very long time, actually for centuries. These boots were handmade on those days until the industrial age.

There are lots of beautiful stories about the origin and the progress of cowboy boots since those old days. Because of the longevity of the use of these kind of boots and the fact that they were mostly used by the cowboys, you will expect to have a unique appearance if you wear a pair of vintage cowboy boots. How do you feel sharing in the product which was once used by such people as the cowboys, people with unique characteristics? Remember these are the people who are not known to quit no matter how hard the situation might seem to be. With these boots on, you will therefore try your level best to achieve those extraordinary characteristics possessed by the cowboys.

Are you planning to acquire a pair of cowboy boots yourself, probably vintage cowboy boots? If you do, then it is very important for you to consider the fitting because this will be very important in determining whether you will receive the comfort when you have these boots on.

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Fitting Considerations for any Vintage Cowboy Boots


The different cowboy boots' manufacturers available nowadays have been there since the nineteenth century [history]. Each and every one of these companies has their own way of producing their cowboy boots and these are always kept as top secrets of the company, they are not accessible to the other manufacturers. This therefore has made the standardization of making these boots not possible and the fitting between each of these companies is highly variable. You should therefore try as much as possible to get advice from merchants who understand the different kind of boots, when you want to acquire your pair, whether you are talking of the vintage cowboy boots collection, steel toe cowboy boots or any other kind of boots.

Some of the considerations are as discussed below;

1. Leather

One of the considerations to be made for fitting is the leather. Vintage cowboy boots and in fact all the cowboy boots are made using different leather materials. Some of them are made from cowhide; others are made using snake skin and still others are made using the kidskin. The kidskin and the cowhide are very soft and comfortable on the wearer's foot. You therefore want to select these types of leather for your boots. This can however differ with the different brands available out there, but to ensure that you always select the best you need to be conscious; you should consult widely before making that decision to settle on any of the options available.

The Type of Toe

The type of toe for your boots is also another consideration one would want to look at. This is because there are different toe types that the vintage cowboy boots come with. Cowboy boots with pointed toe can be very challenging. This is because they can be quite uncomfortable especially because they do not give enough space between the tip of the boot and the toes. This can however be avoided by buying half-size larger than the normal boots. You may also want to choose a rounder toe since this will comfortably fit like any other normal shoe.

The Different Types of Vintage Cowboy Boots

If you want to learn more about any of the types of these cowboy boots or you just want to view its enlarged image, click on it. You will also have the option of buying it.

Justin Boots Men's U.S.A. 13" Classic Western Boot Medium Round Toe,Tan Distressed Vintage Goat,13 D US
Justin Boots Men's U.S.A. 13" Classic Western Boot Medium Round Toe,Tan Distressed Vintage Goat,13 D US

These are a great quality kind of boots having a vintage finish. They look good and are very comfortable on the foot.

Ariat Women's Shada Boot,Vintage Carmel,10 M US
Ariat Women's Shada Boot,Vintage Carmel,10 M US

These kind of boots have lived to their original objective which was to provide the most technologically advanced kind of boots for equestrian athletes. These boots are currently the best performance footwear you can hope for.

Wild Diva Women's Kalisa-04 Vickie Black Round Toe Mid High Boots Shoes, Black, 11
Wild Diva Women's Kalisa-04 Vickie Black Round Toe Mid High Boots Shoes, Black, 11

A kind of loose and undoubtedly comfortable fit. These boots are made with layers trim towards the top and this gives one that nice feel when they have them on. They also have the basic rounded toe among other features.

Justin Boots Women's U.S.A. Bent Rail Collection 13" Boot Wide Square Double Stitch Toe Leather Outsole,Tan Vintage Cow/Dark Pink Classic,9 B US
Justin Boots Women's U.S.A. Bent Rail Collection 13" Boot Wide Square Double Stitch Toe Leather Outsole,Tan Vintage Cow/Dark Pink Classic,9 B US

Any girl who would want to look tough will never avoid falling in love with these kind of Justin boots. They are the best option when it comes to toughness and comfort.


Here is a Step by Step Guide on How to Choose the Right Cowboy Boot

Objet D'Art Release #164 "Spurs" Vintage Cowboy Boot

Ariat Women's Shada Boot,Vintage Carmel,8.5 M US

Justin Boots Men's Classic Squr-toe Boot

Cowboy Boots

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      Cyrus Solomons 

      5 years ago

      @gadifi lm: Pleasure

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      gadifi lm 

      5 years ago

      great lens great information thanks for sharing this with us

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      Avi Wolfson 

      5 years ago from Massachusetts

      Well written, very cool!

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      5 years ago

      They look so comfortable and with my wide feet I will need a wide square toe boot.

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      Cyrus Solomons 

      5 years ago

      @Socialpro54 LM: Thanks

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      Socialpro54 LM 

      5 years ago

      Nice lens,


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