New Boots for Hiking the Bonneville Shoreline

This spring, I went up to the Rainbow Gardens parking lot, and instead of taking Birdsong Trail like usual, my boyfriend and I hiked up to the Bonneville Shoreline trail! It was breathtaking getting to see behind the water pipe that goes over 12th street as it heads up to Ogden Canyon, and we got to meet some fun dogs and watch as people made their way further up the mountains above us. If you’re looking to hike or camp in the Uintas or Northern Continue reading →

All About Jeans: Women’s Jeans Guide

If you’ve ever been shopping for women’s jeans then you understand exactly how frustrating it can be. Either they fit your waist and hips and you feel like you’re going to split the leg seams with every step, or they fit your thighs and hips and gap at the back of the waistband. There is just no winning, or so it would appear. What you need to do is identify what you like and steer clear of things that don’t match up with that. As Continue reading →

4 New Ways to Stay Warm & Keep Food Hot in Tough, Cold Weather

With winter just around the corner, we’ve stocked up on your must-haves for playing & working outside. Whether your job’s out in the elements, or you like to play out in the snow, you’ll love these new clothes and food & drink items from rugged brands like Stanley & Berne. Some Smith & Edwards employees volunteered to help show off the new goods – thanks guys! Stanley thermoses are the go-to for keeping coffee, hot chocolate, soup, & chili warm while you’re working at a Continue reading →

Our Favorite Work Gloves for 40 Years Runnin’: Yellowstone Leather Products

We here at Smith and Edwards have often wondered, “What makes a good, leather work glove?” The folks at Yellowstone Leather Products have been showing us what a good quality work glove looks like for the past 47 years, and we couldn’t be more excited about it! Yellowstone Leather Products is an Idaho-based business that opened in 1960. In 1969, now owner, Boyd Zollinger bought the company and went to work marketing and distributing American made work gloves. Zollinger said, “I was back east for Continue reading →

Spring into Action: Active Outfits for March

The temperatures are up, the sun’s shining – it’s time to get back out there! You couldn’t ask for a better playground than the North Ogden – Farr West area. With Highway 89 to bike or jog along, as well as the Rail Trail and the south marina of Willard Bay to explore, against the majestic backdrop of Willard Peak & Mount Ogden, there’s hardly a better place to bike, hike, drive, or jog. For Her: Yoga & Jogging What’s on her feet? FitKicks! These Continue reading →

Valentine’s Day Outfits: “You had me at YELLOW”

“You had me at yellow” is how this young couple came to be. Spencer, part of the Sporting Goods team here at Smith & Edwards, and his lovely new wife Emily, said they would love to be the models of our new Valentine’s Day outfits. So, we took them across the road to Willard Bay, and what a beautiful winter day for this cute couple to spend together! You had me at Yellow… Emily looks amazing in this cute yellow and gray raglan tee from Continue reading →

Women’s Country Winter Outfits – December Inspiration

Take on winter with the hottest outerwear and cold weather wear from Smith and Edwards. Stay stylish and warm by adding from our selection of gloves, hats, scarves, winter boots and base layers. From fleece jackets to rugged work wear we have you covered. Winter-Tough in Lilac Ladies woven CINCH printed blouse and denim CINCH jean. You read that right: LADIES Cinch. Cinch has been a leader in the western industry since its inception. Known for its quality products and innovative designs it is now Continue reading →

Right on HUE: Dyeing Rodeo Outfits for Queens with Rodeo Ink

I have always looked at Rodeo Queen contestants and wondered how they got all their outfits to match so perfectly. It’s incredible! From their hats, to their boots, and even their horse tack, it is all the same shade. A frequent question we get asked is, How do I dye my own rodeo queen outfits? So, we asked around to give you the answers. A photo posted by Rodeo Ink (@rodeoink) on Aug 3, 2015 at 10:32am PDT If you’ve ever tried to dye your Continue reading →

Cool & Cozy for October: Outfit Inspiration

Now it’s October and the days are warm, but the morning and evenings are chilly. With the days getting shorter and the temperatures getting cooler, it’s easy to let your mind drift to cozy fall-inspired outfits. Luckily fall trends are full of functional items that are sure to keep you nice and cozy while looking great, too. Take a look at our country October outfit inspiration & leave a comment telling us what you LOVE! Warm Fall Days: Flannel, Aztec, & Turquoise Bling Flannel shirts Continue reading →

The Littlest Cowboy in Texas and his Wild Rag

Whether you’re working out on the ranch, or goin’ out on the town, a young cowboy or a timeless one, some things just never change. Just how Wranglers have been around for what seems like forever and they have never lost their style. As for the Egger family, passing on these timeless traditions to their kids, as well as adding some of their own, is a must. We recently had this cute little family buy some of the 100% silk Wild Rags we sell here Continue reading →