Thursday, March 21, 2013

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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Save During the 4 Day Horse Expo Sale in Lincoln

The Fort Western Store would like to welcome all the visitors to Lincoln attending the Horse Expo. We know you have the choice to shop the small, crowded booths at the event, but we'd like to invite you to come experience Nebraska's largest western outfitter and take advantage of these expo specials Thursday, March 7, 2013 through Sunday, March 10, 2013, only. Save $100 off men's and ladies' Twisted X Boots® Rough Stock Boots, normally $209 - $219, now starting at just $109.99. Rope halters starting at $4.99, mustang saddle pads starting at $49.99, save 20% on specially marked Martin tack or hundreds off of new Martin Saddles. Save throughout the entire store at Fort Western in Lincoln, 56th and Hwy 2. See all of the sale information on website now.

Sale prices available at Fort Western Stores - Lincoln only. Sorry, online and other retail locations not included.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Save 30% Off In-Stock Fashion Outerwear!

Stay warm, and look great with new fashion outerwear from Fort Western Stores. During our Mid Season Clearance sale you can save 30% off all in-stock, regular priced fashion outerwear. Come in or shop online before February 28, 2013.

Cripple Creek® Ladies' Faux Shearling Jacket
Ladies' faux shearling zip front jacket has a faux fur lined hood. Cripple Creek is designed for today's southwest lifestyle customer and the label stands for quality apparel products that are both fashionable and versatile. 100% Polyester. Imported.

Relentless by Cripple Creek® Men's Bonded Jacket
This men's bonded jacket is water resistant scuba polyester/fleece with a zip front. It has an embroidered "Relentless" logo on the front, two side zipper pockets, one chest zipper pocket, stand up collar, Velcro cuffs and an embroidered "Relentless" logo on the back collar. 100% Polyester. Imported.

Powder River Outfitters™ Boys' Lil' Chadron Canvas Coat
This youth coat is heavy garment washed canvas with contrast corduroy trim and piping with new western scoop yokes on the front and back. It features heather fleece lining, lightly quilted nylon lining in sleeves, large front dual entry patch pockets and chest welt pockets. It has back vents with leather arrow trim and snap and zipper front closure. 100% cotton woven.

Shop for new fashion outerwear throughout our Mid Season Clearance Sale at Fort Western online, or visit any of our three retail stores in Lincoln, Nebraska City, or Columbus, NE. Styles available will vary by location. Remember the sale ends on February 28, 2013.

Save 20% on In-Stock Workwear Now!

The first ever Mid Season Clearance Sale is happening now at Fort Western Stores. Save 20% off all in-stock regular priced workwear until February 28, 2013. Outfit the entire family this season with gear from Wrangler, Riggs, Key and more.

Wrangler® Men's Western Work Shirts - Solids - Regular
Tough 7.5 oz. 100% cotton fine weave denim or twill. Pearl snap front and two pockets with snap down flaps and snap cuff. Machine wash.

Riggs Workwear® By Wrangler® Men's Long Sleeve Henley - Regular
100%, 7 oz. cotton jersey, comfortable relaxed fit. Vented taped sideseams, left chest patch pocket with utility loop, taped neck seam with a 2-button placket.

Riggs Workwear® By Wrangler® Men's Twill Long Sleeve Workshirt - Regular
Brushed finish cotton twill, room2move™ fit with side gusset, buttons, button-down collar, two front chest pockets with left loop detail, split back straight yoke long sleeves with adjustable button cuffs.

Shop for new workwear during the Mid Season Clearance Sale at Fort Western online, or visit any of our three retail stores in Lincoln, Nebraska City, or Columbus, NE. Workwear styles available will vary by location. Remember the sale ends on February 28, 2013.

Get a $25 Fort Gift Card when you Buy 2 George Strait Items

From now until March 1, when you buy two George Strait Collection® shirts or jeans at Fort Western Stores you will receive a complimentary $25 Fort Gift Card. Just use the promo code GS25FREE at checkout and your gift card will be added to your cart! This is a great opportunity to pick up that shirt you've been eying for months.

George Strait® Collection By Wrangler® Men's "Roy" Shirt
This shirt from the George Strait shirt collection has a button down collar, straight back yoke, one button through pocket with logo embroidery, two button adjustable cuffs and a button down placket. 100% cotton yarn dyed poplin plaid with satin.

George Strait® Collection by Wrangler® Men's Western Shirt
This men's long sleeve shirt from the George Strait Collection by Wrangler® has a button down collar, straight back yoke, one button through pocket with logo embroidery, two button adjustable cuffs and hemtails. 100% cotton printed poplin. Imported.

George Strait® Collection By Wrangler® Men's "Heath" Plaid Shirt
This shirt is perfect for any cowboy, whether he is headed to the rodeo or out for a night on the town. It features a button down collar, has a straight back yoke, a one button through pocket with embroidery logo, two button adjustable cuffs, and is made of 100% cotton yarn dyed poplin plaid with satin.

Shop our entire selection from the George Strait Collection® at Fort Western online.

Friday, February 15, 2013

New Tony Lama Boots Available Now!

On the hunt for a new pair of Tony Lama boots? Look no more, because Fort Western Stores has several new styles that are sure to please even the most discerning eye. Tony Lama boots are made from quality materials and are always a favorite among western wear fans.

Tony Lama® Ladies' Vaquero Latigo Tucson 15" Boots
These Tony Lama® ladies' boots have a 15" shaft with piping and a zipper on the inside and a tan stitch pattern. They have a latigo Tucson foot, V snip toe, mahogany welt with brown welt stitch, 40 heel, cushion insole and 3/4 welt leather outsole. Imported.

Tony Lama® Ladies' Vaquero Taupe Tucson 15" Boot
These Tony Lama® ladies' Vaquero Taupe Tucson boots have a 15" shaft with fringe and studs, taupe Tucson foot, mahogany welt with black welt stitch, cushion in sole, 40 heel and 3/4 leather outsole. They have a V snip toe. Imported.

Tony Lama® Men's 3R™ Rust Brindle 13" Western Boots
These Tony Lama® boots from the 3R™ collection have a 13" rust shaft, rust brindle foot, orthotic insole, rubber outsole, Z toe and unit heel. Imported.

Head over to Fort Western online to see our entire selection of Tony Lama boots available now. You can also head over to one of our retail stores in Lincoln, Nebraska City, or Columbus, Nebraska to try them out in person!

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Valentine Specials at Fort Western Stores

Are you looking for something special for that special person in your life this Valentine's day? Stop by any Fort Western and check out all of the great savings through out our Valentine's Day Sale! This year get them something they really want from the Fort.

Save 25% on any in-stock jewelry, purses, perfume, and more for ladies. Or get the same deal on all in-stock billfolds, wallets, cologne, or belts over $50 dollars for men!
Maybe they are looking for a hot new pair of jeans they won't buy for themselves. Take an additional $25 off jeans from Miss Me, Rock Revival, Mek Denim, or Big Star Jeans for her, and Rock Revival and Big Star Jeans for him!

Sale ends on Thursday, February 14, 2013. Shop the big store in Lincoln, downtown Nebraska City, our newest store in Columbus, or always online at

Friday, February 8, 2013

Valentine's Day Gift Guide at Fort Western Stores

With Valentine's Day quickly approaching Fort Western Stores has put together a gift guide to help you find the perfect gift for those special people in your life. You will find great gifts from American West and Montana Silversmiths for both him and her.

American West® Ladies' Annie's Secret Zip Shoulder Bag
The comfortable and casual style of Annie's Secret Collection is alluring, but the part that you will love is the "secret" zipper compartment. With access from both left and right sides of the handbag, you can stow your valuables or defense weapon in the leather lined pocket at the back of the bag. The bag has both a single main compartment, secret compartment, two inside pouches and an inside zippered compartment with an adjustable shoulder strap. Each handbag is tooled front and back and features a signature keepsake, the American West signature cotton lining, and also includes a protective storage bag. Measures 12 x 7 x 4.5 Imported.

Taylor Brands® Ladies' 3 Hearts CZ Jewelry Set
This ladies' triple heart jewelry set includes a necklace with three silver hearts with clear CZ crystals around the edges and matching earrings that are single hearts. Imported.

Roper® Men's Distressed Brown Rodeo Wallet
This men's wallet is made of genuine leather. It has a croc print on the front and a small concho. It has a place for a checkbook, 6 credit cards lots, and I.D. slot with thumb hole, 2 inside pockets and one back pocket. Imported.

Not sure what to get for your significant other even after browsing the gift guide? A Fort Western Stores gift card is the perfect gift for those hard to buy for people in your life, and they are guaranteed to love it.

Check out our Valentine's Day Gift Guide when you visit Fort Western online today!

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Ariat Boots for the Whole Family

Ariat boots are always a favorite among customers. At Fort Western Stores we carry a variety of styles from Ariat, from every day casual western footwear, to work boots for the hardest working cowboys out there. Check out our entire selection online, and enjoy the hand picked selection with this blog.

Ariat® Ladies' Whiplash Boot
Ariat® ladies' whiplash boots are bold performance boots ready to handle any challenge. They have an 11" black ruby shaft with whipstitching at the collar, overlaid detailing, pull straps, black piping and eight row stitch pattern. Made of premium full-grain leather and leather lined, these boots have an ATS® footbed to provide superior stability and cushioning and a Duratread™ outsole that provides maximum wear resistance and flexibility. Square toe and 1 1/2" heel.

Ariat® Men's Quickdraw Mandarin Boots
These Ariat® boots have a premium full grain leather foot and shaft, Ariat® ATS™ technology, leather lining, eight-row stitch pattern, Duratread® outsole, double stitched welt, full vamp and a wide square toe and 1.5" heel. Chocolate elephant print foot with 11" mandarin top. A great performance riding boot with great eye appeal!

Ariat® Kids' Charger Boots - Youth
These kid's cowboy boots are sure to look great on your little cowboy. They have a full-grain leather upper, four-row stitch pattern, reinforced pull holes, exclusive Ariat® Booster Bed and a durable TPR outsole. The height is 8" with a wide square toe.

Our customers love Ariat boots so much, that at least one of them has been inspired to write a whole blog about them. Are Ariats one of your favorites too? Let us know why, and be sure to check out Fort Western Online.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Fort Western's Buyers are Back from The Denver Market!

The Fort Western buyers were in Denver last week for the Denver International Western Apparel and Equipment Market, and they brought back the newest styles and brands to The Fort.

Each year The Fort team visits The Denver Market to explore the latest and greatest western wear, cowboy boots, jewely, saddles and tack, and more. Our buyers saw new product from all of our favorite brands like Ariat, Cinch, Cruel Girl, and Wrangler, as well as new and upcoming brands.

Watch for the new items to appear in our stores, catalogs and on our website throughout the year. Be sure to check our new arrivals section often so that you don't miss anything!

Monday, January 7, 2013

Free PRCA Rodeo Voucher from Fort Western Stores and Wrangler!

It's time to cowboy up for the return of the PRCA Championship Rodeo to the Pershing Center in Lincoln, NE. For two nights only, January 25 - January 26, 2013, see cowboys and cowgirls from around the world compete for the top prize. Better yet, Fort Western Stores and Wrangler want to send you there for FREE!

To receive a voucher just stop by The Fort and spend $50 or more on great fitting, fashion forward Wrangler and 20X western wear. Limited number of vouchers available. See stores for details.

Wear your best patriotic apparel from Wrangler National Patriot on Friday, January 25, for Wrangler National Patriot Night. A portion of proceeds will benefit local military families through the Lincoln Community Foundation's Military Support Fund.

Enjoy watching all of the best rodeo events including Bareback, Tie-Down Roping, Team Roping, Saddle Bronc, Steer Wrestling, Barrel Racing, Bull Riding, and nightly Mutton Bustin' for the kids!

The Fort has one of the largest, lowest priced western wear selections in the country. Visit any of The Fort's retail locations in Lincoln, Nebraska City, or Columbus, NE today and save big with our great prices. Offer valid on in-store purchases only.

Friday, January 4, 2013

Congratulations to the December 40th Anniversary Gift Card Winner!

Rita at age 21 with her horse Sherifa, age 4.

Congratulations to Rita Baumgart, the December 2012 winner of Fort Western Stores' 40th Anniversary $400 gift card. Rita received a $400 Fort Western gift card which can be redeemed at Fort Western online, with our catalog or at our Lincoln, Columbus or Nebraska City, NE retail locations.

Clockwise from Left: Rita's son, Erik, at AK-SAR-BEN with Shera, Rita's daughters, Stacie and Stephanie, Rita and Sherifa

Rita and her family call Nebraska home and now spend their time out riding any of their five Arabian horses as often as possible. At one time they bred, raised, and trained horses for show, having as many as 29 horses at one time. Rita is someone who truly adores her horses and counts them as members of the family. Now her time is filled with riding for the sheer joy of it.

"You've got to be kidding me! This is a great way to start the new year."
— Rita, on winning the $400 Gift Card
Stephanie on Sherifa's 30th Birthday
Rita's husband, Roger, and Shera winning at a horse show
Roger and Erik, ready to show Shera

Thank you to everyone who has participated in our 40th Anniversary giveaways! Remember to check back often for new western wear and home decor. Also, be sure to sign up for our email list to always be the first to know about new sales and promotions!

Sherifa and her foal Shera.