A good cowboy hat is a must for the western at heart.
But what’s the real science behind that iconic and timeless hat worn across the American west by buckaroos, bandits and ranchers, since before 1865?
The cowboy hat, as we know it, evolved from the original Vaqueros, or Mexican Cowboys, who wore wide brimmed, high crowned sombreros while herding cattle. The cowboy hat was designed to protect working cattlemen as they toiled, all day long, under the hot western sun.
Nowadays, cowboy hats are worn for all sorts of purposes, from special occasions to a hard day’s work. There’s always a good reason to wear a cowboy hat.
Harry’s Boots understands the historical relevance and value of a well crafted cowboy hat. So, we want to impart some of our knowledge and love of quality cowboy hats onto to you…