Let’s go back several centuries and talk about how cowboys came into being. I won’t walk you through a long history lesson here, but for the sake of menswear, keep in mind that cowboys have made tremendous contributions to American style. I’ve had this story buring inside me for years now. I have to break it out and pull em up!
In the past, the term cowboy referred to an animal herder who tended to cattle on ranches and traditionally rode on horseback. Cowboys came about from vaquero (*Vaquero was derived from vaca, meaning “cow”) traditions of northern Mexico with roots tracing back to Spain and early settlers of
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