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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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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From heel to toe: the anatomy of a cowboy boot

From heel to toe: the anatomy of a cowboy boot
Most people are probably familiar with the general shape of the cowboy boot, which can seem sneakily simple. But there’s a lot going on there. Even seasoned boot wearers may not know all the different parts. Some are the same as regular, less-cool shoes — but others are unique to...
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