Portraits United in Style and Culture


Grit. Determination. Passion. Style. The American cowboy culture of bull riders, trail riders, ranchers and horseman reflects the spirit, durability and craft of our fall collection. Shot in the wide-open spaces of the western landscape by legendary photographer Cliff Watts, we recognize the life’s work of these 2nd and 3rd generation cowboys and the legacies they’re each creating.


Father, Horseman, Trail Rider

How would you describe your life’s work?

My life’s work is finding success in whatever I put my mind and time into for my own self-satisfaction.

What would you like your legacy to be?

I’m working towards creating generational wealth as my legacy. Through hard work and determination. When my time has come and gone, I will have not only left behind assets or sources of income, but the knowledge to be self-sufficient, be dedicated to a craft, to always want more and never settle.

How did you first start working with horses?

I became a cowboy simply because it’s in my bloodline. My great-grandfather loved horses and passed it down to his son and so on until it was passed to me.

What are you most passionate about?

Really anything I put my mind to. When people go left, I go right because I believe success will come with anything I put my mind to.

What accomplishment are you most proud of?

I started a water sport business in a city where most people would rather go out of town for vacations. I had a vision and made a platform for myself. Five years later it’s still going strong and blooming as the days go by.



How would you describe your personal style? What are your most-loved personal possessions?

My style is diverse. I love how I can change up my look every day, whether I’m in cowboy clothes or a business suit. My favorite possessions are my footwear, from boots to tennis shoes to dress shoes. A nice pair on my feet sets the tone for the day for me.

What is your favorite horse’s name or the one you’ll never forget?

One of my most memorable horses was a nice built stud horse named Doc Barr. I was seven years old trying to show my family I was tough. I rode Barr in a trail ride for three hours. I was terrified that something bad was going to happen with a horse that size and me being so small and young. I pushed on and had a great time and after that there wasn’t a horse I wouldn’t get on and ride.


The Dawson Boot