Think of all the people you may know who have contributed to this great city as a result of being stationed at Fort Bliss. Perhaps one of the best known has to be Tony Lama, who after leaving the army as a cobbler, opened up his own boot repair shop in 1911 only to become a local legend. For more than 100 years, Tony Lama’s boots have boasted quality in handcraftsmanship, specialty materials and sheer variety in color and design. For the true-to-heart Texan to the occasional country line dancer, these boots will outlast any pair of Air Jordans, both in life expectancy and timelessness of design. 12151 Gateway Blvd. W., 915-858-0124; 5040 N. Desert Blvd., 915-581-8192; tonylama.com.