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A Yellow Sign from F.M. Light and Sons | Western Wear in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Have you seen our yellow and black signs? There are over 100 of them throughout the Colorado landscape on the way to Steamboat Springs, and they advertise anything from Levis, cowboy boots and hats, and any kind of western wear you can imagine (click here for more history of the signs). Our favorite thing is […]

Merry MainStreet Holiday Celebration

Join us in Steamboat Springs for the annual Merry MainStreet Celebration! Saturday, December 14th, 2012. Lincoln Avenue will be closed from 5:30 – 7:30pm for the festivities! Open Houses: Our store will be all decorated up, and our help will be wearing Christmas attire. There will be cookies, beverages, and activities for the kids! Holiday […]

Why you Should Visit (and Ski) Steamboat Springs, CO

Why should you visit Steamboat? Well, there are a few reasons. Number One: In Outside Magazine’s November 2012 issue, Steamboat was chosen as the #6 Best Ski Resort in North America (the second highest in Colorado). Once again, we are in the top ten (last year we were #10). Outside Magazine grades based on many […]

The Making of a Stetson Cowboy Hat

Stetson has been making legendary hats since 1865. That’s a long time; they have it down to a science. Wouldn’t we all like to know about the process? Wouldn’t it be great to see how they do it? Why, now we can! Watch this video that gives us an inside look inside the factory where […]

Introducing: Bootights – Tights (and Socks!) to Wear with Boots

If you’re a guy, then you won’t understand this. If you’re a woman who doesn’t wear boots, then you won’t understand this. But, if you’re a woman who wears boots with tights, then you’ll absolutely understand and empathize with this product. You know that icky feeling you get when you wear tights with boots and […]

Western Wear: Vintage Advertisements from F.M. Light and Sons

The past is so interesting. Whenever I’m feeling a bit nostalgic, I search through the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection. In the early days, the paper to read was the Routt County Sentinel. You can browse through it to your hearts content in the comfort of your home. I enjoy searching for F.M. Light and Sons, […]

F.M. Light Whisper Code: $20 Off Old Gringo Boots

Old Gringo makes the most stunning boots – each one is a unique piece of art. If you have a pair, then you’ll want another. If you don’t own any – then you’re missing out. This week’s whisper code is for $20 off your purchase of any pair of Old Gringos. Share this with your […]

Cowboy Boots for School | F.M. Light and Sons

It’s that time of year again. The season to buy pencils and paper, backpacks and boots, jackets and jewelry.   Your kids are going back to school. It’s a bittersweet time – the fun of summer is over, but learning awaits. Sometimes it’s tough to put all the good times in the past. So, make […]

Johnson and Held Buckles, George Bush, and Star Trek | Brands at F.M. Light and Sons

What do George Bush and Star Trek have in common? Learn more about this company (such as how it’s made in the United States!) and watch a tour of the factory.

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 […]