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F.M. Light & Sons

830 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5005
+1 970-879-1822
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After passing a couple hundred of their yellow signs on 40W, from Kremmling to Steamboat Springs... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
RICART75
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Peru, Indiana
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An historic store with some great clothes along with cowboy boots!!

Stepping into F.M. Light & Sons makes you feel a bit like you are stepping back in history! And in... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
steamboatevents
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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F.M. Light & Sons is Steamboat Springs’ historic clothing store and special place where customers enjoy a step back into the old west while browsing among many original fixtures from one hundred years ago. Founded in 1905 by Francis Marion Light (who preferred to be called Frank), the store is still family owned and operated by the fifth generation.The year 2005 marked the 100th anniversary of the F.M. Light & Sons store. A store still in the family after five generations and built on a philosophy of providing quality merchandise and fair prices. Stepping into F.M. Light and Sons provides you with a true western experience. We carry authentic western wear such as cowboy boots, hats, shirts and jeans. Brands:Old Gringo, Dan Post, Corral, Lucchese, Ariat, Justin, Tony Lama, Stetson, O'Farrell, Bailey, Resistol, Pendleton, Royal Robbins, Ryan Michael, Outback Trading Company, Scully, Wahmaker, Cinch, Cruel Girl, Levi, Wrangler, Woolrich, Rockmount, Southern Thread, Barnfly, George Strait, Carhartt, and much more.Stop by and say hello to the fifth generation owners, Chris and Lindsay!
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

After passing a couple hundred of their yellow signs on 40W, from Kremmling to Steamboat Springs; there was no way we wouldn't stop in (advertising works--something they've apparently known for a very long time). Even if western wear is not one's style, this is a...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Stepping into F.M. Light & Sons makes you feel a bit like you are stepping back in history! And in fact, you are, it's one of (if not "the") oldest stores in Steamboat Springs. Most people are drawn in by the amazing and vast selection...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Had a great time in here . . . definitely spent more $$$ than I should have . . . it's your fault Don!!!! Came away with a cowboy hat (a first), couple of great shirts, and some monkey socks for my daughter.More

Thank Bob L
Reed J, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hi Bob L, We will pass your kind words on to Don and we definitely agree with you, we're lucky to have him. We are proud that we were able to sell you your first cowboy hat, that's exciting! We appreciate you perusing our store...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love browsing this store! The people are friendly and helpful. The selection of merchandise is great! The window display was well done, and fell for a pair of warm boots in the window.

Thank Vintagepair
Reed J, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hi Vintagepair, We are glad to hear that our window display piqued your interest! We will pat our staff on the back on your behalf. We appreciate you perusing our store while in Steamboat!

Reviewed 26 August 2017

We stopped in for Levi's - generally hard to find in my size (Tall). They had exactly what I needed and had not found in larger cities. Cashiers were friendly. Definitely worth a stop in to browse when in the area.

Thank Lynne M
Reed J, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Lynne, Thank you for the compliments. We are so glad you found what you were looking for, and that you experience the customer service we strive for. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is a nicely laid out store, if a bit smaller than we expected, what with all the billboard ads we saw as we approached Steamboat. But it has a good mix of men's and women's items from hats to boots. We found a real...More

Thank Alex G
Reed J, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

We love it when visitors get to leave with a new favorite item! Happy customers are our goal! Thank you for the kind words.

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

From souvenirs to jeans to belt buckles, this store has it all! Good selection of western attire along with steamboat shirts and sweatshirts. The kids loved looking through the toy section. We were also able to purchase our rodeo tickets here. Great store!!

Thank lindsay0215
LoisSlain, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thanks so much, glad you enjoyed our store!

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped by to purchase boots and cowboy hats! There is so much more in the store. It reminds me of Mast General store in Asheville, North Carolina. There are signs along the highway alerting you to the many brands they carry. A piece of...More

Thank Catherine B
Reed J, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Hi Catherine, It's great that you found more than you were looking for! We love the comparison to another well run establishment with a storied past. Next time you're back in town, stop on in and let’s talk history!

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

It's exactly as advertised and reviewed. Smaller than I expected, but crammed full. Don was very helpful in helping select and fit a pair of boots for me. No attempt to over-sell or up-sell - which I greatly appreciated. Very fun to just look around.

Thank jaykE7478KI
LoisSlain, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

jaykE7478KI, We always love it when someone new gets to leave Steamboat with a new pair of boots! Happy customers are our goal. We are glad you enjoyed our store, and thank you for your compliments. We will pass your words along to Don.

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We went to the store after seeing miles of Burma Shave style advertising along US 40, expecting to see a tourist trap we were delighted to find a merchantile establishment that was not a dive, prices were reasonable, most of the staff friendly and helpful,...More

Thank C7812OYmarkk
LoisSlain, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

C7812OYmarkk, Thank you for the great review! We are glad that you noticed our yellow signs and then found us to be the “real deal” that we are. Thanks for stopping in, we hope you make it back to Steamboat soon!

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