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March 19, 2012
My Justin 8500's
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I had an injury to my right ankle on Nov. 8th of 2011. It left me with 2 plates and nine screws, 2 scars, and a whole lot of therapy. I have worn cowboy boots my whole life, and my Justin 8500 full quill ostrich boots are my favorite. Thanks to God for sparing my life and my leg and foot, I am now able to wear them again. I'm hoping to get a pair of the ostrich crepes, that way I can go back to wearing boots full time. Thanks Justin Boots for making the best boots ever!

March 19, 2012
A Kansas Girl's True Love
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I have been wearing Justin Boots since I can remember and I'll alway wear Justin. Being only 16 I'm active in many different horse related activities plus school things too. They're the only boots that I've found or worn that are so comfortable that I can wear them all day and night and my feet never hurt. I wear my boots with everything no matter what I'm wearing. I can honestly say the I sleep with my boots on sometimes because I forget I'm wearing them because they're so comfortable. (The boots in the picture are only my most recent three pairs.) I love my Justin Boots! :)

March 17, 2012
Farmers Choice!
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My husband and two boys run a small family farm. They raise black Angus cattle to sell and to show in our county fair. They are always working in the mud and dirt. No other footwear will do for them except Justin boots. My husband and youngest son prefer the Justin pull-on style for their comfort and ease of getting on. My older son prefers the Justin lace-up style so that he can fit in with all the big boys at the county fair. They don't stay clean for very long, but they sure do get worn!

March 12, 2012
Life long affair
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I bought my first pair of Justin Ropers in 1980. In Canada it is hard to find a good boot that didn't have a extreme point. Well when i found those black 11 inch tall Ropers I fell in love. They felt great from day one, and took a spit polish easily. Well they were resoles and reheeld six time before they wore out still got em though. Bought my second pair out of Melo Veal well now talk about a polished toe cap. They have been keeping me comfortable now but a couple of hicuups with the boots. Last week I bought another two pair. One for efveryday wear the other for formal wear. I love the feel, the look and the polish it takes. My colleagues ask me why I wear a boot. I told em cause they are so darn comfortable and I don't break laces. Well one colleague bought his own pair of ropers and he loves his Justin's as much as I do. Don't ever stop making these boots

March 2, 2012
LOVE my Justin's!
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Back in 1982, a few months before giving birth to my son, took a trip to my hometown of El Paso, Texas where I bought a beautiful pair of Justin Boots. They felt like heaven on my feet (which is hard for someone with tender swollen feet) from the first time I tried them on, and still felt the same a few days before I gave birth to my beautiful son. My son is named Justin because of one wonderful day in El Paso. He's now 29 and I love him more with each year that passes, along with those same boots! Also have bought several pair since :-)

February 27, 2012
These boots were made for walkin' the Opry stage
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I bought a pair of Justin boots in a little boutique shop next to Twitty City in Hendersonville in 1988. Still have them! They're 10D's, style #8549 black, and have a registration number stamped on the inside lining: 25980. Several months after buying them ($299 on sale) I had relatives visiting from Reno. I took them to a matinee show at the Opry House headlined by Randy Travis, and of course wore my new boots. Well, Roy Acuff was hosting, and he brought out Randy almost immediately. Before he sang the first note, he apologized in advance for any sour notes, because he had to borrow someone's shoes backstage, and they were a size too small. It's not exactly my character, but I impulsively pulled off one of my boots, stood up from my second row seat and held it high for him to see. He walked over to the front edge of the stage, said, "Let me see it," and then asked for the other one. All he said was, "Is this leather?" and cracked that patented smile when I replied, "Elephant." Thanks to Justin Boots, he never missed a note.

February 22, 2012
Back pain & Boots?!
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My Justin Boots have been with me since I was diagnosed with scoliosis. The Gypsy style boots have kept me from having pain everyday because I work on concrete floors at a local home improvement store. I bought a new pair in December for Christmas and they are taking a beating. That beating though keeps me from having to visit doctors constantly for chiropractic care. Thanks Justin for making boots that have such great orthopedic support!!

February 16, 2012
these boots were made for walking
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Years ago my daughter was told she would be in a wheel chair but the Shriners Hospital in Salt Lake City had a different opinion.They did surgery and gave us hope it was a long journey. When my daughter was ready to give up a doctor wrote a perscicption for a pair of cowboy boots. Needless to say my daughter and all her friend wear gypsy boots thank you for making a super product. A very happy mom

February 14, 2012
LOVE my Gypsy's!!
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I had my eye on a GORGEOUS pair of Justin Stampede's for the longest time, so naturally I was SO excited when I was the 2nd runner up winner to a $75.00 Bootbarn.com shopping spree! I just knew I was going to get my Justin's (my very FIRST pair of boots!)! Alas, the Stampede's I had my eye on just didn't fit quite right (12" shaft was a little too tall), so I decided on a pair of Justin Gypsy's (with the 11" shaft) and I couldn't be happier! Definitely the most comfortable pair of shoes I've ever worn, I never want to take them off! Can't wait to get my next pair of Justin's!

February 10, 2012
Total skeptic!
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I was such a skeptic about the bent rail with the square toe. I have always wore pointy toe every since I could walk. It's what my dad always wore. The salesman talked me into them. I'm so glad he did. I work 9hr shifts in them no pain in my toes like I use to get with other. I love them so much I'm looking at getting another pair. Thanks so much Justin for these boots also thanks to that salesman.

January 24, 2012
I'd rather wear my boots than some shiny glass slipper
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I've wanted these boots for about two years and since the day I got them they have been on my feet. They may not be shiny glass slippers but the mud on my boots goes great with my personality.<3

January 21, 2012
Work Day At The Ranch
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My daughter and a few of her 4-H friends have been raising and showing sheep for a number of years. Our 4-H leader arranged to have a Lamb Camp and Work Day for the kids. This picture was taken after the event. As you can see they are all Justin Boot fans.

January 20, 2012
Always Justin Boots
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I have been wearing Justin boots since I was kid. My grandfather bought me my first pair at a boot store in Odessa, Tx. I have tried a few different brands over the years for various reasons and I have always been dissapointed. NOTHING wears as well as my Justin Boots. I buy the same pair 4760 work boots every 2 years... I'm on my 6th pair. I recently purchased a pair Justin waterproof hunting boots with a camo upper, WK4675... I shouldn't have been suprised - I've been wearing them everyday! I am a Justin Boot guy for life!

January 17, 2012
These boots were made for talkin'
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I stumbled across these Justin boots in a thrift store and knew I had to have them. My college age daughter and I decided we would share them, her sporting them first at U of Illinois Jason Aldean concert and then me wearing them just days later to King George. My life has been transformed. There's something about strapping on a pair of cowboy boots that builds confidence. I have offered our boots to family and friends, lending them out for special events, a story in the making. Being a writer, if these boots could talk, I would love to hear their story. That is one mystery I may not be able to solve. However, I can share their story from this point forward, and what a point they will make.

January 17, 2012
Sturdy Boots
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I bought my first pair of Justin's when I was 17. I was really into mud runs and truck pulls and needed a good pair of boots. I got a pink pair of the Justin Gypsy boots and I fell in love as soon as I found them! I didn't wear anything other than my boots after that! I have even worn my scrubs with my boots (showing everyone that I'm a country girl). My first pair are still in really good shape and they sure have taken a beating! I bought my second pair last year and plan on getting the camo Gypsy's next week! I can't wait to get them!

January 12, 2012
Wrecked Car's
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I am an auto body technician for a GM dealership here in Texas. You wreck 'em I fix 'em. I have tried every work boot out there. About a year ago, I bought a pair of the Stampede work line boots. My wife's suggestion. I have put these things through everything you can imagine. Splashed all kinds of auto chemicals on them, welded in them, gouged them with sharp and hot metal. You name it, if its on or in a vehicle, my boots have been through it! I will never buy anything but Justin's!!!

January 10, 2012
My everyday pair and my sunday best pair of gypsy's!
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Hey everyone! I have been proudly wearing Justin Gypsy for about 4 years now!! I LOVE THEM! I finally told my husband this past christmas I wanted a new pair, my other one are still in great condition but I wanted a Sunday best pair! Thats right cause I wear them to church lol! They are so comfortable and I wear my gypsy about 5 out of 7 days a week, so I needed a nice new pair for church on Sunday!! Thanks for making, comfortable, awesome looking boots for WOMEN!!

January 8, 2012
My Second pair of justins
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After wearing Wolverine boots for near twenty years last year I purchased my first pair of Justin boots and after wearing them for nine days straight I could no longer wear my wolverines and I had to go and buy my second pair just to work in. These have to be some of the most comfortable boots I have ever owned. Now my whole family wears Justin's for two reasons; one very comfortable and two proudly handcrafted in the USA. I love made in America . Keep up the great work

January 5, 2012
It Could Always Be Worse!
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I bought my pair of ladies' work boots from your store in downtown Ft. Worth when we first moved to our farm about 7 years ago. I have worn them quite a bit and really they are more comfortable to me than running shoes. In the fall, my son and I were feeding the cows on the four wheeler when, unfortunately, my boot slipped and I got pinned under the back tire with the cows coming! Even though my leg got stuck, it didn't end up being broken, just bruised. If I had been in those tennis shoes... well, it could have been another story. You and I are wise enough to know that there was more than luck and a good pair of Justin's on my side that day, but I sure am thankful for a sturdy pair of boots.

December 29, 2011
My first Justin Boots and First Love!
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My step brother had been trying to talk me into buying some Justin boots for a while (he hated my Ariats) so I decided to look on the website to see if any interested me. I instantly fell in love with the Bent Rail collection and I knew I had to have some. Being the true country girl I am, I couldn't resist square toed boots :) For Christmas I asked for the Tan Puma Cowhide boots, and on Christmas Day I found them under the tree. I LOVE them, but I'm keeping my Ariats to do the dirty work. My new boots are so comfortable! I'm so glad I got me some Justin boots! ♥

December 29, 2011
New Roper Workboots
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I have worn combat boots for the last 32 years. As I am getting ready to retire from the Army I told my wife I wanted some Ropers but they had to be made in N. America. We found a pair of Copper Caprice, Style 762, size 12, which then found their way under the Christmas Tree. They fit great! I love the feel. And they are made in the US! Well done!

December 29, 2011
New boots
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I haven't bought a pair of boots in over 15 years. So, yearning for a new pair, I went to the local western wear store here in cow town. I put on some Justin boots and walked out the store, with very little breaking them in they are like wearing a tennis shoe, I plan to buy another pair (lace up) to wear to work, I'm a chef and that should tell you something! I stay on my feet for long periods of time. Thanks

December 27, 2011
Boot Scoot Boogie
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The first real pair of boots (I'd had a pair as a kid, but I probably didn't wear them long..) I purchased for myself when I had just turned 18. I got a pair of Justin Bent Rails from the Justin Discount Boots outlet in Justin, TX about 20 min from my home in Argyle. My friends came with me to help pick out a pair, we were going to go to Billy Bob's that weekend to go dancing. It took me a little while to decide on a pair (they were all so awesome), but I loved the ones I ended up with. That weekend we saw Clay Walker, a concert that I will always remember. This was my very first introduction to country dancing. I fell in love. That group of friends only went out to Billy Bob's once a month though, so I didn't really do much dancing (or boot wearing for that matter) until April 1, 2011. I remember the day because it was opening day of the Texas Rangers Season, I watched the game with some friends, and met a girl at the party. She invited me to go dancing that night. I was introduced to a huge group of friends who are AMAZING dancers and I am now very grateful to call them all my great friends. Ever since that day, I've gone VERY few weeks without going dancing at least one night, sometimes 2 or 3 or even 4 nights in a week. All in my first ever pair of Justin's. Along the way I've brought a number of friends to the Justin store to help them pick out boots. It's gotten to the point where the ladies who work there recognize me. I still wear those boots all the time. They now have holes in the soles and the heels are worn down. There are scuff marks in the shap of circles in the sole from all the spinning. I'm going to get them resoled next week. Tomorrow though, I'm headed back to the Justin store to get another pair! No matter how much people try to sell me on other boots, I'm a Justin fan for life!

December 24, 2011
6 year waiting on justin boots
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Ive been wanting Justin Gypsy boots since I can remember. I am now 32, and can gladly say when I take off the boots to put my sneakers on, I can feel the difference. You never want to take the boot off so its very comfortable. This year Dec. 2011, I got my brown and pink stitch Gypsy Justin boots for xmas, and I was so excited to wear them. I wore them sorting brick outside, so they got broken in. I do alot of animal work outside, project work, and these are just perfect. Thanks justin boots. I love my new xmas present!

December 22, 2011
I miss my ropers!
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I got my first pair of Justin Ropers in the '80s. I had a navy blue, brown, and black. They were the most comfortable boots I ever owned and the only ones. I lived in Castroville, TX and wore them to school (alot) just like all the other country/small town kids. I kept them all through college and finally they disappeared after I got married. I say disappeared b/c I moved to Austin leaving them in my mom's closet never to be seen again. Now my daughter is 11 and she is wanting her first pair of boots. We live in Kyle, TX now and it is just like Castroville, small and full of cowboys. I am looking to get her a pair of Justin Ropers but I am wanting some for myself too! How I miss my ropers but this mama, is gonna keep Justin Ropers in the family!!


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