For the closeout episode of season 11 (wtf???) of the Stitchdown Shoecast, I sat down with Will Roman, founder of Chisos Boots, a young and growing brand out of Austin, Texas that I dare say offers one of the best values in a legitimately well made, well designed cowboy boot.

Will Roman—Founder of Chisos Boots

We chat about how Chisos in some ways started with a lemonade stand, how Will ended up in León Mexico and fell in love with a small father-son workshop that makes Chisos to this day, where Chisos veers from cowboy bootmaking tradition and where it’s extremely firmly rooted in it, his take on cowboy boot gatekeeping, and the grander promise he sees in the iconic American piece of footwear.

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This episode was sponsored by Grant Stone

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