Sunday Trippin’:Ashley’s Headed Overland Sunday Trippin’:Ashley’s Headed Overland

Sunday Trippin’:Ashley’s Headed Overland

By Ashley                            On a sunny Sunday, sometime in May, I decided to leave the abode & hit the road. Not sure of who may come my way, it seems like I  spent all day, awaiting my ride.  Just as the Sun was [...]

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Icelandic Sheepskin vs. Australian Sheepskin: Wild & Shaggy or Soft & Plush Icelandic Sheepskin vs. Australian Sheepskin: Wild & Shaggy or Soft & Plush

Icelandic Sheepskin vs. Australian Sheepskin: Wild & Shaggy or Soft & Plush

Icelandic sheepskin rugs have a wild, shaggy look and feel to them; Australian sheepskin rugs are soft and plush. Descended from sheep the Vikings brought to Iceland, Icelandic sheepskin is thicker, coarser and long, with 4 – 6” pile (wool length). Australian sheepskin rugs, on the other hand, come from sheep of Merino wool heritage, [...]

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Pucci Gives Our Landon Leather Bomber Jacket Two Thumbs-Up! Pucci Gives Our Landon Leather Bomber Jacket Two Thumbs-Up!

Pucci Gives Our Landon Leather Bomber Jacket Two Thumbs-Up!

Out in Los Angeles, we caught up with our friend Lou Taylor Pucci, star of the newly released Evil Dead movie, pictured at left wearing Overland’s very own Landon Lambskin Leather Bomber Jacket. Pucci was born and raised in New Jersey and was headed home to see Evil Dead with his family and friends. The [...]

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Overland’s First Taste of Fame Overland’s First Taste of Fame

Overland’s First Taste of Fame

Jim Leahy, founder of Overland Sheepskin Co., got an early break for his new business  in 1975 when he was invited to the set of the western “Bite the Bullet,” which was being filmed nearby in Chama, New Mexico. The first Overland store was established in Taos, a little over 100 miles from Chama. The [...]

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Pucci Gives Our Landon Leather Bomber Jacket Two Thumbs-Up!

Pucci Gives Our Landon Leather Bomber Jacket Two Thumbs-Up!

Out in Los Angeles, we caught up with our friend Lou Taylor Pucci, star of the newly released Evil Dead movie, pictured at left wearing Overland’s very own Landon Lambskin Leather Bomber Jacket. Pucci was born and raised in New Jersey and was headed home to see Evil Dead with his family and friends. The [...]

Apr 8, 2013 17:47

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Icelandic Sheepskin vs. Australian Sheepskin: Wild & Shaggy or Soft & Plush

Icelandic Sheepskin vs. Australian Sheepskin: Wild & Shaggy or Soft & Plush

Icelandic sheepskin rugs have a wild, shaggy look and feel to them; Australian sheepskin rugs are soft and plush. Descended from sheep the Vikings brought to Iceland, Icelandic sheepskin is thicker, coarser and long, with 4 – 6” pile (wool length). Australian sheepskin rugs, on the other hand, come from sheep of Merino wool heritage, [...]

Apr 24, 2013 10:45

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Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, This Weekend!

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, This Weekend!

Grab a fold-up chair, blanket, and your best music-and-beer-loving friends for a phenomenal festival in Telluride, Colorado, this weekend — it’s the 17th annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, Sept. 17-20! Enjoy performances by the legendary B.B. King, George Thurgood, Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi, as well as many other esteemed artists. Thirsty? You’d better be! 53 microbreweries from across the [...]

Sep 16, 2010 16:58

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A Rollicking Weekend at the Rodeo

A Rollicking Weekend at the Rodeo

Get your cowboy hats on and your 8-second timers ready… it’s a rollicking rodeo weekend in the southwest!  Santa Fe and Taos – two cities with Overland stores – are both holding their annual rodeos this weekend.

Jun 23, 2011 15:32