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Welcome to the Overland Family

Our Story


In 1973 my brother, Jim Leahy, arrived in Taos, New Mexico with a bale of sheepskins, a sewing machine, and a notion that if you did something right the rest would take care of itself.

He set up the first Overland store - a humble adobe shop between the rugged Sangre de Cristo range and the Rio Grande Valley, where sheepskin had long been revered for its luxurious warmth.

Map of Taos
Map of Taos
Group Portrait 1974


Word quickly spread about the quality and craftsmanship of Overland's products. Soon it was impossible for Jim to keep up with the growing demand, so he invited fellow Taos craftspeople and artisans to work with him. My father, mother, wife, and children all joined Jim to help him run the business.


As Overland Sheepskin Co.'s reputation for excellence continued to grow, the store soon expanded into the current shop north of Taos at the foot of Taos Mountain. We released our first catalog in 1975 with many more to follow.

Overland Storefront, 1975
Overland Brochure, 1978

1976 - 2020

Our friends and family modeled for us when they weren't helping with the store or crafting coats, hats, and gloves.

We opened stores in travel destinations across the American West. Picking each location ourselves, always looking for authentic places with thriving local communities and beautiful natural surroundings.

Pilot in bomber jacket, 1979
Woman in sheepskin coat, 1980
Man in sheepskin coat, 1982
People in coats with airplane, 1986
Sheepskin coats, 2003


Over 45 years, 16 stores, and one thriving web business later, Overland continues to flourish. Our product line has grown from a handful of sheepskin coats to over 1,000 styles of quality sheepskin, leather, and fur products all with the Overland stamp of excellence.

Group Family Portrait

Leahy Family

Group Management Portrait

Overland Management Team

Our small family-shop atmosphere will always remain the backbone of our business. We are pleased to offer quality, lasting products, in timeless designs and sustainable materials, with exceptional personalized service.

Roger Leahy's signature


Our Stores

Map of stores
1405 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte
(888) 754-8352
74 East San Francisco Street
(888) 349-4234
100 West Colorado Avenue
Unit A
(877) 789-0004
546 Main Avenue
(888) 754-8345
1512 Larimer Street
Suite 2R
(888) 840-7611
100 South Main Street
Suite #8
(888) 604-8201
612 Lincoln Avenue
(888) 600-4222
86 East Broadway Avenue
(888) 652-8037
545B Main Street
(888) 604-8204
1202 1st Street
(888) 754-8343
511 Sun Valley Road
(888) 754-8342
115 West 2nd Street
(888) 604-8202
1011 Howard Street
(888) 840-7868
2096 Nutmeg Avenue
(866) 238-6462
752 West Main Street
(866) 779-2077
611 North State Street
(888) 754-8346

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