Overland Sheepskin Company
Hour: Mon – Thurs 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Fri – Sat 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
This 16th Street Mall staple specializes in leather and sheepskin apparel. They carry a broad selection of boots in different styles such as cowboy boots and riding boots. Overland carries boots from quality brands such as UGG Australia, Born, Ariat, Mark Nason, Timberland and EMU. Styles range in price from about $100 – $600. Visit Overland if you are looking for a cushy pair of boots to keep your feet toasty in the winter. You’ll find several options for winter boots that are both stylish and comfortable.
True Love Shoes and Accessories
Hours: Daily 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
For those looking to get their hands on the latest styles without breaking the bank, this boutique on Broadway, just south of 1st Ave., carries a wide range of shoes and accessories, including boots. With all styles under $100, this is a great place to find cute boots and still have money left for a new jacket. Another bonus of this store is that all of their products are made with synthetic material, so it’s a good place to shop for those who prefer shoes that aren’t made of animal skins.
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Steve Madden is one of the most successful shoe designers in the United States. If you are looking for boots that are new and trendy, yet stylish enough to last a couple of seasons, this is the store for you. The Steve Madden store offers a wide variety of boots from flats to sky-high stilettos and range from between $80 to $300. Most of the colors are fairly neutral, but with a selection ranging from wedges, riding-style boots and shoes adorned with fringes and buckles, you won’t get bored shopping here.
High Country Western Wear
Hours: Mon – Fri 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Even if you’re not planning on saddling a horse or herding cattle anytime soon, every Coloradan should own a great pair of cowboy boots. Located just off of I-70 and Wadsworth, this store offers the perfect place to pick up a truly genuine pair. High Country Western Wear carries cowboy boots in more patterns and colors and patterns imaginable. The huge collection and sheer volume of boots available can be overwhelming, but luckily, the staff is very knowledgeable and can help you find a perfect pair without a hitch.
Alaina Brandenburger is a freelance writer living in Denver. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.