F.M. Light and Sons has been officially approved by Men’s Journal. Here is an excerpt from their article, MJ Approved: Travel: A Genuine Cowboy Mountain Town: “Downtown, with its century-old red-brick buildings, has an old-school soda fountain (complete with cream sodas and a jukebox) and shops like F.M. Light & Sons, a 100-year-old Western-wear store […]
You just can’t forget some characters. Especially when they’re tough, hard-working, generous, humble cowboys. One such character is “The Virginian,” the foreman of the Shiloh Ranch. The show’s name is the same as the character – The Virginian ran for nine seasons from 1962-1971, and is TV’s third longest running western (second only to Bonanza […]
Learn how a Stetson hat is made from a silent-era film! This footage (from 1935) was found by this YouTube user on eBay. It is almost identical to a c. 1920’s film called “Birth of a Hat.“ It shows the creation of a Stetson hat, and gives us a view of a factory! What a […]
In the beginning of Miranda Lambert’s new music video, “Fastest Girl in Town,” we noticed a couple of things. First, Danica Patrick co-stars (she’s a well-known Nascar race driver), and secondly – Danica is wearing Old Gringo’s Mini Belinda Boots – one of our favorites! Watch the video, and spot them in the beginning. Don’t […]
Champagne* & Cupcakes Join us July 21st, 9 am – 6 pm for cupcakes, sparkling cider, great boots, and excellent hats! Old Gringo is a trend-setting company. Their handcrafted, unique boots are a work of art. Representative and expert boot fitter Buz Richmond will be present to help you find the best boot! O’Farrell Hat […]
This song from Brad Paisley and Scotty McCreery is hilarious. Definitely ironic because of their celebrity status, but a great song!
Three brands and three representatives will be preset at F.M. Light’s for three days!
Today we’re going to cover an issue all hat-wearers face: How do you keep your hat looking new? Since we have sold hats for over 106 years, we’ve had quite a bit of experience on how to keep that hat looking as if you had just bought it. Here is F.M. Light & Son’s tried […]
Every once in a while you come across a company with such rich history, there just isn’t enough space to dedicate to them. Rockmount is such a company. Rockmount is a 3 generation business started by Jack A. Weil who worked daily until age 107 years old. His secret was he loved his work. A […]