EE men’s boots now available

EE men’s boots now available
Alvies boots are made to feel broken in from the start. Part of that comes from our roomier toe box, which gives your toes some breathing room. So while our men’s boots have traditionally come in a D width, the toe box feels like an E.  But for those gentlemen...
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Our new Waterloo Records partnership: Boots, flops & records

Our new Waterloo Records partnership: Boots, flops & records
Music is inseparable from Austin. It’s part of the city. Like swimming in Barton Springs in the summer, posting up on patios in the winter, or hitting up 3 different Tex Mex spots in one evening to sample all the finest Mexican Martinis. We always knew we wanted to make...
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Austin Holiday Traditions Guide: Making it Work for Covid Edition

Austin Trail of Lights Skyline
With a high percentage of patio-friendly days even in December, Austin may not look like a classic winter wonderland during the holidays. But we have a ton of festive-AF traditions to make the season bright. Some of them are cancelled this year, but many are still on in a slightly...
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Cowboy boot toe styles (and why Alvies boots rock classic toes)

Cowboy boot toe styles (and why Alvies boots rock classic toes)
As you search for the perfect cowboy boot, you’ll probably come across a bunch of different names for toe styles. Sometimes a name describes exactly what the toe looks like, and sometimes it’s just a letter or number. Most toes have at least a couple of different names. For instance,...
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Austin dining guide: ATX restaurant institutions

Austin dining guide: ATX restaurant institutions
When I first moved to Austin in 1998, there were some solid Tex Mex options, but not much else. Now that we’re all cosmopolitan and full of Californians, the restaurant and bar scene has gotten legit. There are so many great options, from amazing barbecue, to world-class sushi, to Japanese-Texas...
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Welcome to Alvies

Alvies Airstream trailer selling boots and flip-flops, dusk
I’m Alvie Faulkenbery, Founder and El Presidente of Alvies. This is a huge day for us, because  it’s the first time Alvies cowboy boots and flip-flops are available to buy all over the world.  It has been a long road to get to this point (you can read the full...
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Caring for Alvies cowhide leather boots

Caring for Alvies cowhide leather boots
Cowhide is the world’s most popular boot leather (except among cows) because of its classic look and unmatched durability.  Alvies cowhide leather boots are made with the highest quality leathers available, so they don’t require much in the way of regular maintenance. But if they do need to be cleaned...
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Caring for Alvies Teju lizard boots

Caring for Alvies Teju lizard boots
Also known as "alligator lizard," Teju leather classes you up without overdoing it. Alvies Teju lizard boots are made with the highest quality leather for a unique look that will last a lifetime — and then some — with a bit of regular maintenance.  Teju leather can run pretty dry,...
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Caring for Alvies python boots

Caring for Alvies python boots
Python boots have long been associated with badasses. Alvies python boots are made from high-quality leather that will ensure a lifetime of badassery — and then some. Your boots can look great for years with hardly any effort. But if they get dirty, here’s how to clean them without drying them...
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