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F.M. Light and Sons: Men's Journal Approved

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 […]

The Virginian: 50th Anniversary

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 […]

History: Making a Stetson (a/k/a Birth of a Hat) Rare Film

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 […]

Miranda Lambert & Danica Patrick: Old Gringo and The Fastest Girl in Town

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 […]

Old Gringo Boots, O’Farrell Hats and F.M. Light and Sons: Champagne* and Cupcakes Exclusive Trunk Show

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 […]

July 6-8th | Stetson Hat, Dan Post Boots and Scully Leather Fittings

Three brands and three representatives will be preset at F.M. Light’s for three days!

How to Care for your Cowboy Hat

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 […]

Rockmount: A Timeless Brand

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 […]