Boulder, Colorado and Denver may be the “New West.” But there’s still a lot of the Old West, there, too, and a lot of places where you can pick up some real Western duds, pardner. Here are some particularly good ones.


Red Wing Shoes

Specializes in western boots, custom-crafted

2707 Arapahoe Ave.

Tough Luck Cowboy

Boots for men and women, Western jewelry, hand-tooled leather goods, custom hats

2050 Broadway St.

Colorado Springs

Boot Barn

Its name says it all.

5720 N. Academy Blvd.

Cavender’s Western Wear

Western clothing, boots

5770 South Carefree Circle


High Country Western Wear

In the Denver suburb of Arvada, a great selection

4900 Allison St.

Rockmount Ranch Wear Mfg. Co.

One of the granddaddies of all Western-wear stores; a Denver institution

1626 Wazee St.