Western & English Today
EARLY SPRING 2014
"There's a boot for everyone."
Square toe. Snip toe. R toe. Steel toe. Ceramic toe. … Fringe.
Bling. Studs. … Riding. Work. Casual. Crossover. Fashion. …
Distressed. Metallic. Waterproof. Flame resistant. Blanket Tops.
… Print. Cowhide. Caiman. Ostrich. Crocodile. Bull shoulder.
South American f sh hide. … Embroidery. Inlay. Overlay. Laser
stitching. … Conservative. Crazy. … And price points from
"Here's my check card" to "Time to take out a second
mortgage." All were evident at the Western & English Sales
Association's January market in Denver.
"Again, it's everything that I've been telling you for
the past few years," says Greg Hensley, Dan Post Boot
Company's director of public relations and special
events. "Business is still good. Our ladies
business is strong, and the cycle's going longer
Decidedly not a fashion fad, Western boots reign supreme in both the core market
and in mainstream fashion — with no signs of waning appeal.
By Johnny D. Boggs
It 's a Love
for Western Boots
CIRCLE G BY CORRAL
ABOVE: Ladies' boots from left to right: Distressed brown with rivets and turquoise eagle underlay from Stetson Boots; glorif ed harness boot with eagle design
in rivets by Dingo; sanded brown with cross underlay by Laredo Boots; the Redwood in tan and green by Oak Tree Farms; and the chocolate full-studded boot
by Corral Boots. INSET: Embroidered dragonf y in bone on distressed brown from Circle G by Corral Boots.
OAK TREE FARMS
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