What is ‘The Mule Skinner Boot Shop'? The Mule Skinner Boot Shop is where I ordered some magnificent boots a few weeks ago, and it is simply the best known boot and western wear store in the region.
I went back to the Mule Skinner Boot Shop this time to pick up my boots, and get fitted for them, as well as show the store to a friend.
The place was established in 1973, The Mule Skinner Boot Shop is a family owned business with a passion for quality leather boots, handmade holsters, cowboy hats and western wear. The brands they carry are among the best quality boots available: Lucchese, Nocona Boots , Tony Lama, Justin, Justin Workboots, Chippewa Boots and Double-H Boots to name a few brands. When searching for boots, at the Mule Skinner Boot Shop, this is more than just an ordinary retail outlet.
The owner Bill Conn and his wife will take time to help you choose the right boot for you, and make recommendations based on what fits your style. They have the selection, I am telling you! You can see from these photos that they are stocked! Also, they can take any boot and adjust it to fit you personally, because they are experts.
If you try on a boot at The Mule Skinner Boot Shop, and it is tight around the ankle, or calve, the owners will make the adjustment right there! While I was waiting for my boots to get stretched, Bill Conn told some great stories and showed me pictures of John Wayne and Ted Nugent! Ted Nugent actually came to his store, and bought boots, and Bill has a photo with him.
I also learned that many of the local and regional stars in rodeo frequent the Mule Skinner Boot Shop often, and I overheard one rodeo competitor relaying his tales from a recent competition when I was there. Cool stuff! Bill and I swapped political stories, and although we did not solve all the world's problems, we came close. I know that if men like Bill Conn and his wife, who have experience running a successful business, were running our country, things would be a lot better! Just look at this store!
The Mule Skinner Boot Shop also carries a wide selection of cowboy hats with featured brands like Stetson and Milano hats. They also carry historically correct leather holsters for colts and single action handguns. You can even get sheep skin slippers, and quality concealment garments. If you have old boots hat need repairs or adjustments, they can help you with that too! A great place to visit!
The Mule Skinner Boot Shop is located right in downtown Chelsea at 118 South Main Street, right next to the Common Grill. You can also visit them on the web: www.muleskinnerboots.com
This last photo is the photo of the boots that I bought, all fitted and they are so comfortable! Nothing like a good pair of boots!
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