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Square Dance Origins: Why It’s Still Popular

Square Dance Origins: Why It’s Still Popular

Authored By Carmen Gonzales
Forms of traditional square dance have existed for most of American history, but the modern styles that you are probably most familiar with—Northeastern, Southeastern, and Western—began gaining popularity in the early 1950s. To some outside the country community, square dancing might seem a tad outdated. But this style of dance has stood the test of time and continues to be a very popular pastime for individuals in virtually every region of the United States.
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The Story of the Blue Jean

The Story of the Blue Jean

From a historian’s perspective, the invention of the blue jean is one of the most iconic stories about a team of humble immigrants who completely changed American culture. Virtually every American from coast to coast has at least one pair of blue jeans hanging in their closet right now, but before Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis obtained a patent for their unique concept—riveted pants—this comfortable and casual wardrobe staple was unheard of.
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Where can you find the best prices on Ariat Work Boots Guaranteed?

Where can you find the best prices on Ariat Work Boots Guaranteed?

Authored By Carmen Gonzales

Our annual Boot Bonanza Sale is back! We have the best prices on work boots! We are closing out on specific styles of western work boots such as our Ariat Men’s H2O RigTek Waterproof Work Boot 10012924. While supplies last this boot is on sale for $110.00! The Ariat® Rigtek H2O Work Boot 10012924 is part of the Rigtek Collection and provides waterproof construction with a slip resistant outsole. These boots are also ASTM F2413-11 M I/75 C/75 Electrical Hazard Rated with a Slip Resistant Outsole. Great work Boots for the hard-working cowboy!   J.C. Western Wear also has a...

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Summer Shades of 2016 - New Maui Jim Line

Summer Shades of 2016 - New Maui Jim Line

Authored By Carmen Gonzales

Whether you’re out on the boat fishing, playing golf with some friends, or just relaxing by the pool, there’s no better brand to protect your delicate eyes than Maui Jim. They’ve got you covered by making each and every pair of glasses out of the finest materials known in the sunglass industry, just ask around. Their story began back in 1980 where their first shop was right on the beach of Lahaina, Hawaii. The goal was to ensure that the locals and tourists alike were able to protect their eyes from the suns damaging rays and harmful glares, while still...

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Normally I wouldn't Bling it up, but...

Normally I wouldn't Bling it up, but...

Authored By Carmen Gonzales

 Do you unapologetically show off your style in any way possible? Are accessories your thing? Do sparkly items make your day just that much better? Then hold on to your seats ladies because I’m going to tell you about something that will change your life for the better! I’m talking Boot Bling, people. That’s right, Boot Bling. It’s a thing and it’s magnificent. New to the boot community or not, Boot Bling is another word to add to your Western-World Dictionary if you don't want to come off clue-less the next time you're chatting with a fellow cowgirl. Quickly taking...

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Why Not All Cowboy Boots Look the Same

Why Not All Cowboy Boots Look the Same

Cowboy boots have been a staple of Western style for decades. For born-and-bred country folk, they’re just as suitable while roping on a cattle ranch as they are on a fun weekend out with your friends. Depending on how formal the style of boot is, they can even be worn to work. There are many ways to wear your boots, from rugged to casual to elegant. Both men and women have a lot of options available to them, no matter what their preferred style might be. We suspect that cowboy boots are becoming more widely appreciated outside of country circles....

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6 Outfits You Can Wear Cowboy Boots With

6 Outfits You Can Wear Cowboy Boots With

Authored By Carmen Gonzales

They’re a classic as old as the American West—cowboy boots have always been favored by rugged outdoorsmen… and women. In recent years, however, they have become somewhat of a fashion statement, with Hollywood starlets and Nashville crooners alike jazzing up their blue jeans and sun dresses with Western boots.   The great thing about cowboy boots is how well they go with just about everything. It’s a common misconception that you must stick to the old standard—plaid, Daisy Dukes, and spurs—in order to show off your boots. If you’re tired of your current wardrobe, consider some of these alternatives, and...

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How to pick the perfect pair of Back to School Boots

How to pick the perfect pair of Back to School Boots

Authored By Carmen Gonzales

It’s that time again- it is time to start back to school shopping for the children! Oh my, has summer flew by! With all of the summer camp fun, swimming, hiking, hunting, fishing, playing, and much more! Not only are my children’s boots, jeans and shirts permanently filthy from all the fun, they have outgrown everything!   When I start to shop for back to school clothing I always want to keep three things in mind: 1. Comfort 2. Versatility and 3. Cost. My kid’s will be happy to tell you that the most comfortable footwear they have are their...

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3 Outfits You Can Wear to a Barn Dance

3 Outfits You Can Wear to a Barn Dance

Authored By Carmen Gonzales

With summer well under way, you might be trying to figure out how to make the most of America’s favorite Western pastime: barn dance season. Whether you reside in the country or simply head there on the weekends to get away, barn dances are a classic, all-American country tradition that gets everyone excited. Depending on the climate where you live, you could easily barn dance your way from Memorial Day all the way to Thanksgiving—not only are these events great for sweltering summer nights, they’re also a lot of fun when the weather cools off in the fall. While men...

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What You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Western and English Riding Styles

What You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Western and English Riding Styles

Authored By Carmen Gonzales

Since the dawn of time, humans and horses have maintained a close, personal bond. From the prairies to the mountains, cowboys and cowgirls have spent countless hours on trail rides under the stars. However, not everyone rides exactly the same way. Depending on where in the world you wander, you’ll encounter a vast range of different riding styles. On the surface, this might seem confusing—how many different ways can there really be to ride a horse? But aficionados of certain riding styles swear by their preferred method, and you’ll likely find people who are incredibly proficient in one while indifferent...

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