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Description Of Roper Boots

What are Roper

Cowboy boots are the hottest in town and is worn by both men and
women as they can be teamed up with skirts as well as tuxedos. The Roper
boots is a style of cowboy boot and is also otherwise called as Wellington
boots. Their origins can be traced back to the days of British military. It
became more popular after it was used by former Prime Minister Arthur
Wellesley, the 1st Duke of Wellington. It was
initially worn by British troops. They were characterized by short heels,
decorated tops and pointed toes. But this style was personalized by the Duke
according to his personal preference with soft calf leather, and a smaller
heel of just a single inch. It also had a mid-calf shaft and this came to be
known as the Roper boot, which is popular till today and has literally become
a classic American cowboy boot. They are normally made of leather and in some
cases from the skins of snakes, buffalo or alligator. These days they are
several independent designers who are coming up with their collections of
Roper boots. They are available in a multitude of piping colors and styles
with difference in stitching designs.

Highlights of a Roper Boot:

The major striking feature of it is the comfort level for first
time wearers because of the round shaped, lowered heel size and makes it easy
for getting in and out of a saddle stirrup. This helped preventing a cowboy
from being dragged about as the weight of his body would help pull his foot
out in case he fell off while the boot got stuck.

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