- A Little History of AA Callister
- In 1952, Arthur A. Callister began trading wool with his father in a little shop on Redwood Road in Salt Lake City, Utah. Noticing how many customers were in need of quality tack to outfit themselves and their horses, AA Callister's Western Wear and Tack was born! Over 50 years and many satisfied customers we are still a family owned tack shop still located on the original site. We are proud to represent the traditions and lifestyles that made the West famous. We are also proud to feature some of the finest tack, clothing, and equipment made. Come live part of the American West today!
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Stretching Your Fashion Cowboy Boots
When you are dealing with fashion cowboy boots, you want to be sure to take care of them correctly. By taking care of them properly they will last longer. Everyone likes having his or her items last a long time, right?
One way to take care of your women fashion cowboy boots is to start wearing them. When you wear your cowboy boots you will naturally stretch them. Stretching makes them a lot more comfortable when you wear them.
Stretching them by yourself is easy to do. It does not require a lot of effort to do it on your own. Even better it does not require any additional money to do it.
You can go to your local shoe repair store and have them stretch them for you. This usually comes with an additional fee. If you do not want to spend the money, you can stretch them yourself.
There are a few different ways you can perform the stretching yourself. Before you take that step, however, you should check to make sure that they are clean inside. You can clean the inside by using a damp cloth.
Cleaning your cowboy boots before wearing them is always a good idea. The shoes might not be clean for very long, but it helps with their appearance. Cleaning them removes lines or marks that may be on it’s inside or outside.
When you are wearing your boots start by wearing socks on your feet. Socks keep your feet warm. This can help the leather get warm and loosen them.
There are other techniques that people can use to stretch after that. Some people use damp newspaper, while others use an actual shaper to soften the boots. Ask your cowboy store if they have any recommendations for you, or how much they charge for this service themselves.