Leather Chaps

From The Last Best West

Chaps were an important innovation, allowing the cowboys to protect their pants and boots when riding through brush, or when a rope slammed against their leg from a misbehaving steer at the other end. Chaps will also keep your legs warm and help keep you dry on foul weather days.

Our quality hand made hats and leather are made to last and our chaps are no exception. Researched and designed by The Last Best West from archival photo’s these chaps will give you the wear, look, and protection you need. And will look smart doing it. Order your pair today.

Made to order. Made to last. Made in America by the Cowboys at The Last Best West.

  • Custom Handmade Working Saddle - Expert workmanship and attention to detail makes this saddle show beautifully either in the arena or on the range. Please remember that something worth having takes time, and these are made one at a time by hand. So be patient please!
  • Lightweight shotgun Leather Chaps, with zipper closure, hand made by the last best west. We use premium quality leather to make these fine looking fringed shotgun chaps, that are perfect for summer wear. Nickle conchos run the leg of the chaps, and 6 Lone star conchos on the belt add a little sizzle to the design. Shown in a women's model but can just as easily be made for a man. Available in Black or Brown.
  • Bat-wing Custom Leather Chaps - classic quality leather cowboy chaps from the last best west

    Beautifully crafted from tough and durable chap leather, our Bat-wing Custom Leather Chaps style of chaps afford great leg coverage on horseback. This design also provides more air circulation and is thus somewhat cooler for hot-weather wear. Enter your chap measurements in the appropriate boxes. Directions for getting accurate chap measurements are in the gallery and just below on a tab. 250_white_filials
  • Wide-leg Fringed Shotgun Chaps - - With zipper or clip closure - made to order by the last best west These are excellent work chaps...we use heavy, oiled chap leather to produce these good looking, hard-wearing shotgun chaps. Similar to the chaps shown on the 1880s cowboy to the right; and if you'd like yours to have pockets; just ask. All details of your order are confirmed within 1 business day of your order being placed. We close them with a good heavy zipper, and we run fringe down the leg to hide the zipper from view. Available in light or mid-brown oiled leather.
  • We started with the style of chaps worn by Clarke Gable in The Tall Men (1955) and worked our magic on them. Our Custom Handmade Leather Chaps have a zipper closure and are a shotgun, or stove pipe, design with fringe. The heavy leather belt in a deep rich brown, beautifully compliments the top quality pale sand color of the rough out leather that the chaps are made from. Made by Cowboys for Cowboys.
    • Follow the Chart in the Gallery to get your accurate chap measurements
    • Chaps will ship in 3-5 weeks
    • Sand roughout leather with heavy leather chap belt in dark brown.
    • Features one large pocket on the left thigh
    • Also available in standard chap leather for the same price.  (Request the change in the PRODUCTION NOTES section of the order form below.)

  • Open Range Leather Chaps - a traditional step-in shotgun chap design from the last best west Our Leather Master has been working with leather, hide and fur for more than 30 years, and over his career has made close to a thousand pairs of chaps. For truly authentic, Handmade Leather Chaps and leather accessories you've come to the right place! The style of our Open Range Handmade Leather Chaps, with the 2 front pockets, was likely the most common design worn by working cowboys of the 19th century, and up to modern times. The step in design has a leather gusset down the back of the leg that you step through to put the chaps on. Enter your chap measurements in the appropriate boxes. 250_white_filials
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