E-I-O = Success

Being 5th Generation Owner of a company my Great-Great Grandfather started in 1876 puts a sense of additional pressure in one’s mind….making sure the 141 year family business legacy continues.  My life, like everyone’s has experienced wonderful highs and devastating lows. There are certainly no new emoticons; we all get to experience them all. One of my lucky obsessions is personal development. I truly love studying, learning and delving into what creates success.  Why are some people extremely successful whileRead more

Name that Luxury Leather

Have you ever strolled down that iconic street in your favorite little town, peering through the shop windows and wondered, “What kind of leather is that?”  For 140 years the Burns family has had their hands in leather.  First generation owner and founder, Miles Lamonie Burns made his dream of owning his own leather harness repair shop a reality and each generation since has become fine leather craftsmen.  Today Burns artisans hand make boots, belts, handbags, wallets, and our latestRead more

Hat Etiquette

The cowboy hat is an item of apparel that can be worn in any corner of the world, and receive immediate recognition as part of North American cowboy culture. At Burns we love our hats!  They embody our personalities and are a symbol of who we are as individuals. If you are looking to be a hat connoisseur you have to be educated in hat etiquette.  Check out our list of tips below and you’ll be well on your wayRead more