Austin Dining Guide: Best Takeout Restaurants for To-Go Feasting

Austin Dining Guide: Best Takeout Restaurants for To-Go Feasting
The one potential bright spot to the whole global pandemic, everyone-trapped-in-their-houses-for-over-a-year thing is this: it’s a lazy person’s paradise. Businesses have shifted how they operate to work in this new era, and everything from childcare pickup to doctor visits has been made easier. It’s a golden age for convenience and...
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COWBOY BOOT HEEL STYLES (AND WHY ALVIES BOOTS HAVE COWBOY HEELS)

COWBOY BOOT HEEL STYLES (AND WHY ALVIES BOOTS HAVE COWBOY HEELS)
Similar to cowboy boot toe styles, cowboy boot heels can trip you up (both literally and figuratively). There’s not quite as much difference in opinion on what the various heel styles should be called, but some companies use different terms for the same heel. And while cowboy boot heels are...
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Why we don’t offer discounts on Alvies boots

Why we don’t offer discounts on Alvies boots
We sometimes get asked on social media if we offer discounts on Alvies boots, or if we’ll ever run sales. We usually just politely say no because it’s a little much to get into via Instagram comments. So I thought I’d explain the reasoning behind that decision here on the...
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Introducing Alvies Kicks Back: Our Corporate Giving Program

Introducing Alvies Kicks Back: Our Corporate Giving Program
Way back when Alvies the company was just a gleam in our eyes, we knew we wanted to make giving back to the community a part of it. But we didn’t want to have just another corporate giving program — we wanted to use it to celebrate the people who make...
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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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