Cowboy Boot Blog

What is Roughout Leather?
Learn about the distinct features that make roughout leather perfect for cowboy boots.
Back pain solved with cowboy boots?
The big question: can your back pain actually be solved with cowboy boots?
What's Different? Controversial Decisions
Learn the reasoning and sometimes controversial decisions that go into making a pair of Chisos.
The Break-In Process and How Boots Age
How the fit and look of your boots will change over time.
Boot Care Basics
The basics of how to care for, store, maintain and travel with your cowboy boot investment.
Guide to Cowboy Boot Modifications
From color modifications to sizing and zippers, discover how you can truly make your boots your own.
How to Get the Perfect Cowboy Boot Fit
"How should my cowboy boots fit?" Use these tips and tricks to get the perfect cowboy boot fit for you!
Rose Anvil Cuts Open Chisos
"The best cowboy boot I’ve ever cut open."
Genesis Series
The complete five-part series covering the founding of Chisos!
How to Clean & Condition Leather Cowboy Boots
Ignore the so-called experts; here's all you need to keep your leather cowboy boots in top-notch condition.
The Genesis of Chisos
The encompassing story of Chisos cowboy boots.
Chisos Customers
Will discusses a few of the qualities that many of our customers look for when choosing their next pair of boots.
The Perfect Boot
Whether picking out a pair of cowboy boots for work, play or a bit of both, everyone tends to be on the look out for the perfect boot.
Value Judgements
Will talks about the value a well made pair of boots should have.
Cut in Half Cowboy Boots
Ever wonder, "What the **** is inside a cowboy boot?!" I'm going to show you who's doing it right—and who's cutting corners.
Memorial Day Weekend at Chisos HQ
Y'all came out strong on Memorial Day to raise over $4000 for the Texas Military Forces Museum!
Emilio - Stories from Texas
Emilio shares his story of human connection on the Pecos, one of the last pristine rivers in Texas.
The Experience of Chisos Boots
Will tells the story of old timers in Gruene, Texas and what they thought the first time they tried on a pair of Chisos boots.
How It All Began
Chief Texan Will Roman shares the accident that resulted in the Chisos boots that we know and love today.
Did I Just Ruin My Chisos No. 5 Roughout Boots?!
Y'all asked: do I need to waterproof my Chisos No. 5 boots? Is the roughout the same as suede? Watch and see the answers to these and all of life's important questions...
Review of the Chisos No. 2: for People Who Love Texas
The folks over at Lone Star Boot Reviews purchased a pair of our Chisos cowboy boots and surprised us with a review video. Take a look!