Government reports have shown an increase in severe to fatal injuries caused by burns. The flame resistant clothing Wrangler introduces is proven to not only self-extinguish, providing precious time to undress, but also provides thermal protection to the exposed area. Of course, some injuries may still occur, however the flame resistant fabric will provide a layer of protection and greatly reduce the level of severity. Wrangler’s flame resistant clothing is designed to meet all requirements specified by protection agencies.
Category Archives: Men's Western Wear
In 1996, Rocky Mountain Clothing Company based in Colorado introduced a brand designed to give fashion, sophistication and quality to the active cowboy who lives in his jeans. Cinch brand has become a revolution to the western industry. By providing cowboys the option of quality western jeans, woven shirts, tee shirts, outerwear, and accessories inspired by the attitude and values of the western lifestyle, Cinch has proven to be a mainstay in the western world.
Today Cinch Jeans continue to lead the western industry providing quality and fashion forward trends. Cinch was introduced in March 2010 as the new sponsor for the National High School Rodeo Association, as well as various other organizations, keeping Cinch an influential part of the western community.
Rod’s boot buyers study the latest trends in the western and show pen fashion throughout the year. In order to create the most desirable boots, they travel to boot factories in Texas to explore the newest in leathers and exotic hides. Rod’s boot team says, “We are like kids in a candy store when we are at the factory! Being in the leather room and matching up vamp leathers and shaft leathers is crucial in designing Rod’s exclusive boots. With all of the leathers laid right out in front of us, it is easy to let our imagination run wild to create styles that our customers will love. ”
This year, Rod’s boot buyers traveled to both Tony Lama and Lucchese boot factories to design Rod’s exclusive Congress styles. When the boot team arrived in El Paso, they were greeted by Tony Lama’s boot design team. Tony Lama’s team is a wealth of knowledge about the construction of boots and the latest innovation of boot design. “The combination of their thoughts and ours are surely a winning combination in designing boots for Rod’s”, says Rod’s buyers. “The boot designers at Lucchese have the challenge of finding the perfect hide to work with the boots we have in mind. We know a perfect hide when we see it!”
Exotic hides such as stingray, ostrich, caiman, elephant and snake hides have been combined with a variety of stitch patterns and wingtips to create the most beautiful assortment of boots Rod’s has ever carried! If you are looking for a pair of high-quality, fashionable and functional boots, please come shop our exclusive boot collection at the All American Quarter Horse Congress, October 1st through the 24th. Rod’s exclusive Congress boots will also be available at http://www.rods.com .
The new Rock 47 jeans by Wrangler were designed with cowgirls in mind! Cowgirls now get the durability Wrangler is known for, with a fashionable twist. Look great while working the horses, or out on the town, with this fashion forward jean. Rock 47’s feature eye catching back pockets with embroidery and rhinestones that you’ll love. They come in many different washes and styles so that you can look amazing every day of the week.
And best of all, you don’t have to compromise fashion for comfort! The new Rock 47’s feature a lower rise, slim fit, and stretch denim for maximum comfort every time you slip them on. So, run with your imagination and dress these jeans up or down. With maximum durability, fashion and comfort, Rock 47 jeans are sure to be your new favorites!
Beaver fur hats are the most luxurious felt hats available and they will withstand the rain and snow better than any other material. The amount of beaver fur used in making a hat is represented by an “X”. The larger the X value, the greater the amount of beaver fur used in the hat. Many 100X hats are pure beaver hats but it must be stamped on the hat.
Blended hats offer a mixture of quality and comfort while being less expensive. The materials used in a blended hat are generally rabbit pelt and wool. Rabbit fur is coarser than beaver fur, but still provides substantial durability over wool.
Wool hats are made of natural material including cashmere or angora. A wool hat does not resist wet weather conditions very well yet they offer a lower price point and make a great starter hat.
Felt Hat Making Process-
- Raw Material-
The material is chosen for the hat and blended.
2. Cone Body-
The blended hat material is shaped into a cone loosely resembling a hat. This hat shape is large in size and somewhat flimsy.
3. Hat Body-
The cone body is shrunk and blocked to produce the finished hat body.
4. Finishing Touches-
The hat is stiffened, cut to size, sanded, powdered and the trim applied. At the end of the process the hat is ready for shaping according to the desired specifications.
To help you get ready for felt hat season, we are giving away a free Bailey felt hat! To enter into the drawing tell us the reason(s) why you need a new felt hat in the commetns below. There will be one winner drawn on Friday, September 17th.