Brands F.M. Light and Sons Carries
We love the companies that we work with, and we want to share them with you. Here is a list of vendors that we have featured in our newsletter over the years – click on the name to see an article.
Carhartt manufactures quality work and casual wear. They are known for their durability and their canvas clothing. Carhartt can be summed up by the founders’ quote: “I believe that when a man wears an article that I manufacture, his self-respect is increased because he knows that it is made by an honest manufacturer, who is honest with his employees” – Hamilton Carhartt
The Craighead company has been in business since 1876, so they understand leather. They manufacture quality leather goods for children; chaps, skirts and vests so your kids can dress for the west!
Johnson and Held creates custom belt buckles. Each buckle is created by hand by an artisan – so each piece is unique and extremely beautiful. The buckles are made with an option of 30 different inlays, including turquoise, coral, malachite, and abalone shell. Because each one is made by hand, any kind of metal and inlay can be mixed and matched to be personalize for each customer. These buckles are hand made in the United States.
The name Levi is synonymous with jeans – everyone wears their Levi’s. This quality jean is known for a superior fit, with lasting style.
Liberty Black has been making boots for over 30 years in Leon, Mexico (under the labelCaborca. The Liberty Black label was launched 3 years ago). In Mexico, they are considered to be one of the premier boot makers to be found. They sell only to the finest stores, boutiques and shoe stores, and work hard to help customers find the exact fit and style they desire.
Lucchese has been making boots since 1883, and have been worn by the likes of Lyndon B. Johnson, John Wayne, Gregory Peck and Jimmy Stewart. They make boots only of the finest leather, and the fit of their boots is unsurpassed in the industry.
Madison Creek Outfitters
Minnetonka is known for their moccasins. This particular type of footwear is by far the most comfortable you can wear, and is very stylish. We carry multiple styles and colors of this fantastic shoe.
When you want the highest quality hat, turn to this company. Kevin O’Farrell was fascinated with the old-world process of hat making. Through years of study, Kevin honed his art and technique and passed it onto his son, Scott, who is simply the best at fitting anyone in the perfect hat. Many hats purport to be made from beaver, but only O’Farrell makes a 100% pure beaver felt hat.
Old Gringo makes the most fashionable, unique boots on the market. Each pair is a work of art, and many people collect them. They push the envelope with artisan handcrafted cowboy boots and western wear that both captures the traditional “Old School” quintessential vintage charm and detail while offering contemporary cutting edge styles not surpassed by ordinary boot makers.
Outback Trading Company began making clothing in 1983; supplying oilskin, outerwear and head wear. Tough, well-constructed, efficient and durable, Outback’s clothing is designed to withstand any foul weather mother nature can provide. Their most iconic piece is the oilskin leather duster – a cowboy classic!
We carry Pendleton Woolen Mills’ blankets, and if you’ve ever seen one you’ll know that each one is special. These unique blankets are incredibly warm, soft and beautiful. Their history is almost as long as ours, and the 6th generation continues to create quality product.
Rockmount has a very long and illustrious history. To put it all in perspective, they were the ones who created the western snap shirt. Yes, you heard that right. The iconic western snap wouldn’t be around except for this company. And for that, we’re very grateful. The snap was designed not for style, but for function, as cowboys tended to get their shirts caught on branches – the snap allowed him to keep riding!
Ryan Michael is a truly special company. Their clothing is created with originality and quality in mind, so the colors, textures and fabrics of each shirt is beautiful and very unique. They work hard to capture the confidence and inner strength of those who wear their apparel.
Scully Leather has a long history of making quality leather goods. One of their hats was worn by Admiral Byrd on one of his expeditions, and now resides at the Smithsonian! They were founded in 1906, so they’re almost as old as us. They work hard to craft their leather products to meet exacting standards and the requirements of the most discriminating professional. Their leather jackets and purses are the perfect combination of convenience and luxury, and will last you a lifetime.
To make it simple: Stetson is not just a hat. It’s the hat. When you think of cowboys, you think of Stetson. When you think of the wild west, you think of Stetson. They make quality cowboy hats for authentic, and wanna be cowboys.
This company has been making boots since 1911. Their founder, Tony Lama was apprenticed to a shoe maker at age 11! The tradition continues today with the creation of quality, hand crafted cowboy boots.
It began in 1978 when a surfer from Australia arrived in the United States with a bag full of sheepskin boots, America quickly fell in love with the iconic sheepskin boot, and realized that it’s warmth, versatility and style were perfect for many different climates. We carry warm winter boots and slippers to keep your feet cozy!
Woolirch has been manufacturing quality clothing since 1830. So, they know what they are doing. Woolrich has a strong commitment to quality, value, and products that fit the outdoor lifestyle.
Contact us with any questions. We ship all around the world, and we love to help our customers find the perfect item!
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