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Overland’s Pet Llamas

Overland’s Pet Llamas

The Leahy Family, pioneers of the Overland Sheepskin Co.,consider a fleet of nearly 200 llamas to be their beloved pets. Approximately 15 years ago, Mea Lama (sister of co-owner Roger Leahy) attended an exotic animal auction a quarter of a mile west of the Overland headquarters in Fairfield, Iowa. With the intention of breeding and selling them, [...]

A Buyer’s Guide: How to Find the Perfect Sheepskin Coat

A Buyer’s Guide: How to Find the Perfect Sheepskin Coat

One of life’s eternal dilemmas is how to dress for warmth in the winter without sacrificing style, as trendy coats are generally not designed to protect you in windy or freezing weather.

LOOK BOOK: Shearling Sheepskin Coats – A Must-Have for Fall & Winter!

LOOK BOOK: Shearling Sheepskin Coats – A Must-Have for Fall & Winter!

Shearling coats, jackets and capes ruled the runways during Fall Fashion Week 2010. Designers showcased luxe shearling with surprising frequency — and we can’t say we blame them!

Raise Your Steins: Oktoberfest is Upon Us! Find Events Near Overland

Raise Your Steins: Oktoberfest is Upon Us! Find Events Near Overland

Start saving room for brats and beer… Oktoberfest events are finally happening! Several cities with Overland stores are gearing up for their town celebrations: Yountville, CA; Lake Geneva, WI; and Jackson Hole, WY.

Albuquerque Int’l Balloon Fiesta Starts Tomorrow!

Albuquerque Int’l Balloon Fiesta Starts Tomorrow!

Just one hour south of Overland’s Santa Fe store, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the world’s largest ballooning event is running from October 2-10 — don’t miss it! Spectators and balloon enthusiasts from all around the globe come to Albuquerque once a year for Balloon Fiesta. Hundreds of balloons will take flight, painting the once-blue sky with a rainbow of [...]