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How to Pick Your First Cowboy Boots: A Conversation With a Texas Bootmaker

A Q&A with Tecovas about how to dip your toes into the style, and what cowboy boots say about a man.

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By William Barton

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Founder of BootSpy William Barton 2

Hi, I’m William

I founded BootSpy in 2020 with a simple mission: test and review men’s boots and give a real, honest opinion.

At the very beginning, we set out some ground-rules for how we’d do our boot reviews and care guides. You can read our full review process here, but in short:

  • we buy the boots
  • we test them ourselves and take our own pictures
  • we don’t take sponsorships from brands for reviews
  • and we give our honest opinions on whether we like the boots or not

I also upload regularly to the BootSpy YouTube channel for over 50,000+ subscribers with new boot reviews, releases, unboxings, and care guides every single week.

Learn more about our team.

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