Winter Activities: Jackson Hole is a Top Choice

Whether you enjoy hitting the slopes, taking a leisurely, winter horseback ride through the snow-kissed woods or simply relaxing by a warm fire, now’s the time to indulge in your favorite winter activities. Jackson Hole, WY is an ideal destination in the west to get away from – or get to – it all! Ski or Board When it comes to skiing or snowboarding, Jackson Hole pretty much has it all. There are three different mountain resorts: Jackson Hole MountainRead more

Yellowstone: How to Dress the Part

In its fifth season, “Yellowstone” has become one of cable’s most popular TV series. I’m pretty sure that you’ve heard of it, but if not, that’s okay. You may just consider spending a little more time outside your bunker 😉 because you’ve got something extraordinary to discover. So, here’s the show’s lowdown as presented by “Rotten Tomatoes,” a  leading  online aggregator of movie and TV show reviews from critics: Oscar and Emmy winner Kevin Costner is the marquee attraction ofRead more

Your Gift Guide for Him

We’ve already talked about some gift ideas for her. Now, it’s time to focus on the gentlemen in the crowd. Boyfriend? Dad? Brother? Friend? We’ve got you covered from top to bottom – literally. Just read on and see what we’ve rounded up for you this year. Start at the top. Any cowboy worth his salt will cherish a custom-made cowboy hat with a show-stopping hatband. In fact, the rancher style cowboy hat with the Wildrose hatband – as seenRead more

Your Gift Guide for Her

Looking for something for that special lady in your life? Or maybe you’re on the hunt for that perfect pick for mom, your sister, or a friend. No matter the lady on your list, we’ve got some gift ideas that are sure to please her. Here are just a few to get you started on your way: The Montie Montana hatband: Montie Montana was a rodeo trick rider and trick roper, actor, stuntman and cowboy inducted into the ProRodeo HallRead more

2022: Your Fall Fashion Guide

Every few seasons, western wear makes its way back to the fashion runway and this year is one of them. The media fashion icon, “Vogue,” advises to “Go west this fall with cowboy-inspired fashions” and “Elle” magazine writes about “How the west won over high fashion.” From cowboy boots and felt hats to stylish hatbands and colorful wild rags, fall is the perfect time to infuse some style into your wardrobe. So, whether you choose just one item – orRead more

Why Choose Fur Felt Hats?

It’s the staple of any self-respecting cowboy or cowgirl’s wardrobe. It makes a statement and packs a punch. It’s the classic cowboy hat. And while there are many choices out there, we believe that fur felt hats are some of the best around. But, before we get into why, let’s talk about exactly what felt is and how it’s made. It’s a material that’s been around for approximately 5,000 years, so it’s really stood the test of time.  What isRead more

What Does Responsibility Look Like to You?

Burns’ passion is to elevate life experiences through heirloom quality products and in order to execute their passion, they exemplify their core values in everything they do. One of their most important core values is, “We take responsibility.” “It’s important for every member of the Burns’ team to take responsibility for their assignments, mistakes and actions,” Braydan Shaw, Burns’ president says. “By taking responsibility, we gain trust and can move forward faster.” For Shaw, taking responsibility  has been a coreRead more

5 Ways to Honor Military on Memorial Day

This American holiday that honors the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military will be observed on May 30 this year. Originally called, “Decoration Day,” it originated in the years following the Civil War, but didn’t become an official federal holiday until 1971. Today, most of us enjoy a day off work and celebrate the unofficial start of summer by boating, grilling, or snapping up some bargains during Memorial Day sales. But, it’s also important toRead more

Top 10 Books About the West

There’s nothing quite like curling up with a good book on a cozy, winter day. With the holidays behind us and a new year ahead, make a little time for yourself to unwind and regroup. Tales of the west are a good place to start. These books are often steeped in history, adventure and intrigue. Here, we turned to Goodreads, the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations, for its top five fiction and non-fiction picks. Top Five inRead more

How to Care for Your Favorite Burns Hat

Whether you’re lucky enough to already own a custom Burns’ hat or are considering buying one, we’ve assembled some tips for how to care for this heirloom product, so you’ll get years of enjoyment to come. Braydan Shaw, 6th generation owner, Burns 1876, shares his expertise here: What’s the best way to clean your Burns custom hat? First, it’s a good idea to brush off any dust with a fine horse hair brush or hat sponge. For more stubborn debrisRead more