If you spend a lot of time watching TikTok’s ‘fit checks’, you probably have already realized that they all involve vintage cowboy boots.
The hashtag #cowboyboots has been viewed over 125,000,000 times on Gen-Z’s favorite platform. Videos of people demonstrating how to wear Western footwear have received more than 125 million views. They also provide tips for cleaning, painting, and selling them at thrift shops and secondhand stores. New York’s Watching New York captured a video featuring Brooklyn’s most stylish men, all wearing cowboy boots. Emirhan Dalci, a user, made a TikTok video that highlighted the boots’ popularity on the streets in Milan, Italy. The Americana staple has become international.
The most sought-after options come from secondhand markets. According to thredUP (an online thrift store), searches for “cowboy” increased by 60% over the past four weeks compared to 2020 data. This spike was due to the release of Beyonce’s promotional video for the recently released Ivy Park x Adidas Rodeo line. In which Beyonce modeled the Western-inspired line, which included cow-print cowboy hats and denim chaps.
With the increasing demand and the wide variety of options available on the resale marketplace, it could be more difficult than you thought to find the perfect pair. We searched the internet to find 5 pairs to help you two-step your path to TikTok success. You can find them all here.
Dan Post Dan Post Brown Leather Gypsy Cowboy Boots, Size M, $45.99, Available at eBay
TONY LAMA Suede Embroidered Accent Western Boots, Size 8, $185.00. Available at TheRealReal
ThredUP: J.B. Dillon Cowboy Boots Size 5, 1/2, price – $315.00 now – $98.99
HeadlessVintage Vintage Boulet Cowboy Boots Women’s 10, $61.99, available at Etsy.
Unsigned Cloth Cowboy Boots Size 8, $70.00, available at Vestiaire.