Nashville Bachelorette Party

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Nashville Bachelorette Party

Nashville has quickly become a number one destination in bachelorette trip ideas for brides-to-be. With the live music, honky-tonks, and a rich country music history, most brides can’t think of a better place to spend their bachelorette weekends! Along with going to Nashville comes the need for some of the best western wear out there. While it’s not an established rule for bachelorette outfits, why wouldn’t you want to be sporting the cutest cowboy boots and Nashville style?
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Preparing for Your First Concert Post-COVID-19

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preparing for country concert

As our beloved country concerts start to return to us, it has come time to answer the question we all have: what am I going to wear? Well, Sheplers has you covered. With our wide selection of cowboy boots, women’s western wear, and men’s western wear, you’ll be the Southern Belle of the ball or country gentleman.

While there are still COVID restrictions in place at most venues, the goal is still to enjoy that electricity and excitement that we all get when going to concerts. 

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Styling Your Bolo Tie

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The bolo tie, also known as a bola tie, is as synonymous with Western American culture as the great American cowboy hat. Originally named a Piggin Necklet, Vic settled on a shorter, more simple name, the bola tie. Due to its historical significance, many names have arisen since its invention, now generally recognized as the bolo tie.2 While historical, the bolo tie is still popular today and in no way should be considered an artifact of the past. Styling your bolo tie will ensure you stand out from cookie-cutter suits. Instead, you can display your style and refuse to comply with the more bland stylings of some modern ties. Wearing a bolo tie is wearing a statement. You’re different, and you want everyone to know it. 
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Women in the American West – History of the Rodeo Cowgirl

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The history of the rodeo cowgirl involves a long line of strong pioneering women in the American West. Since the early twentieth century, women had to learn to ride and rope in order to help their fathers, brothers, and husbands with the ranch chores and daily work. The American cowgirl did everything that a man can do with one exception, it was done while wearing a skirt and at times with a baby waiting behind the chutes. At Sheplers, our online western-wear store, we are highlighting the incredible women in the American West by sharing the history of the rodeo cowgirl and how far they have come since the very beginning. 

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History of Rodeo Clowns

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2 rodeo clowns in an arena distracting a bull.

It isn’t much of a rodeo without seeing a barrelmen or clown in a crazy costume with a face full of makeup putting on a funny rodeo clown act. Rodeo clowns play a big role in a rodeo and have been around since the early 1900s when the sport was first adopted. We asked our cowboys at our online western wear store to explain the history of rodeo clowns the role rodeo clowns play in the big event. 

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Best Rodeos in the USA

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A man riding a bull at the best rodeo in the USA in a rodeo stadium filled with people watching.

There’s truly nothing better than throwing on a good pair of your favorite cowboy boots from Sheplers and watching a good ol’ fashioned country rodeo. When is rodeo season, anyway? Lucky for you, there are plenty of rodeos throughout the year. Whether you are looking for local rodeos in small towns or some of the biggest rodeos in the US, we have compiled a list of the best rodeos in the USA.

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A Western Valentines Gift Guide Roundup

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Love is in the air and you may be wondering what to get your special someone this Valentine’s Day. At Sheplers, we have the perfect Valentine’s Day gift ideas to show a loved one how much you care. Whether you’re looking for western Valentine’s Day gifts for her or something for your Valentine cowboy cutie, we’ve got everything you need at Sheplers.

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The History of the Rodeo

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One of the most popular sports in America and a unique tradition in Western culture is the rodeo. Cowboys and cowgirls from all over the country take part in the fun! But have you ever wondered where rodeo came from? At our online western store, our team is actually friends with many people involved in the rodeo scene, so we’re sharing the history of the rodeo with you.

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Country Cookin’ – Farmhouse-Inspired Recipes

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Farmhouse Table

Our Sheplers cowboys can all agree that there is nothing better than farmhouse-inspired recipes. When it comes to homestyle country cooking, we don’t play games, using only the freshest ingredients for that farm-to-table feeling. To help bring the sweet aroma of homestyle cooking to your home, we have asked our cattlemen to share their favorite country dinner ideas for the whole family. 

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