Rocketbuster Handmade Custom Boots are designed, cut, carved, stitched, and assembled by Marty, Nevena (‘Bosslady’) and team Monday – Friday…. right their eclectic brick warehouse building in the historic Union Plaza District of downtown El Paso, in the good ol’ USA….. In their words… “We do it by hand the old fashioned way…..it’s not fast…. and it’s definitely not easy…. but we are always up for the challenge and YES…. We’re just that crazy!”
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ROCKETBUSTER is world renowned for its design and craftsmanship. Bosslady has taken on the mission of keeping this classic American tradition alive. “No matter what the political climate in the world is people will always love Rock n’ Roll and Cowboy Boots. They are both American traditions”.
By encouraging young artists to be part of the team she has created a path to the future. Today ROCKETBUSTER’s internship program is thriving and Nevena jokes about wanting to teach a Sushi Chef to cut leather…..but seriously , everyone at the shop knows she’s not kidding!
Rocketbuster still only make about 400 pairs of boots a year with a wait time of 4 to 6 months. The customers are a growing family of celebrities , C.E.O.’s and eccentrics alike. Bosslady says, “the only thing our customers have in common is that none of them are boring and they all appreciate something unique that’s been made by hand!”
To end this Tall TEXAS Tale with a big finish Marty, Nevena, Trip and the whole gang at ROCKETBUSTER encourage y’all to stop by if you’re in the neighborhood …tour the shop and get a pic with the Guinness Book of World Records “Worlds Largest Boots”. You can also be a fly on the wall and see all the crazy projects and goings-on on their Facebook page photo blog.
The neighborhood has changed a lot over the years and now Rocketbuster’s downtown headquarters is centered amongst stylish eateries, hotels and shopping . They’ve come a long way in 25 years and who knows where they’ll be in 25 more , but they’re shooting for the stars!