Keep the spirit of leather alive

Handcrafted boots, hats, and more for everyone from the working rancher to the Western enthusiast. Custom made in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, USA by Margot Binetti.

Retail store re-opening on May 21st!
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Wearable art that will last a lifetime

The lost art of creating handcrafted custom boots is alive and well in our store using a two-hundred-year-old process.

It all begins with a pair of feet! Measurements are taken and your needs are understood; whether it be for work or for fashion. Then our designer and maker, Margot Binetti, will work with you to create a one-of-a-kind custom design.

Begin by choosing from hundreds of hide and color combinations. Our boot menu is extensive and gives endless options for customizations. Limited only by your imagination!

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Shop the CuCu collection

We carefully curate the finest collection of antique jewelry, as well as new age artisan collections, handcrafted hats, western-inspired clothing, accessories, housewares, and more in our retail store. Located in beautiful downtown Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Not in Town? Not a problem! Browse our full store online. We ship nationwide.

Online store coming soon!
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We proudly carry:

Greeley Hat Works logo
Kimes Ranch logo
BEX Sunglasses logo
Old Gringo logo
Peyote Bird logo
Fast Back logo
Double D Ranch logo
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Meet Margot

Margot ‘s passion for leathercraft began as a child through the local Routt County 4-H Program. She continued honing her craft through her college years and into her post graduate life. Recognizing her love for the art, Margot turned to leather working as a full-time profession in 2014.

Inspired by the strong agricultural and ranching traditions and industry of Margot’s hometown in Yampa Valley, CuCu Leather was opened in 2019. The storefront brought the arts of custom leather boots, leather works and repair to the heart of historic Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Margot’s goal is to carry on the appreciation of this dying art, not only through educating others, but by creating quality custom, functional pieces of art to last a life time. She’s uniquely incorporated her workshop into the storefront where people can view her as she handcrafts every project.

Humbled that there is so much to know about leather and the craft, she will never stop learning and educating all that are willing to learn. As well as help people slip into a perfectly fitted pair of boots, just as she always searched for herself.

Stop by the shop yourself and you just might get to see her creating something beautiful!

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    Couldn’t have been more pleased with the work Margot did. I haven’t been in my saddle for 8 years and has been sitting in a shed. I started using it again 2 months ago and had my horse pull up lame. I took my saddle her today and my horse was automatically a 100% better because my saddle was pinching her left side! Thank you Margot for such an amazing job! You are extremely kind and super personable! Couldn’t have asked for a better experience!!!!

    – Shannon M.
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    Talented genuine craftsmanship. Beautiful retail space full of unique gift ideas, classic styles, and true western heritage. The owner and her Mom were so welcoming and friendly. This is a local business that has earned my loyal support.

    – Joseph R Burtard
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    Margot and her team are absolutely spectacular (shout out to Barbara!). If you're looking for Western, Boho Southwestern, Rancher Chic Gear, or the Vintage Wild West, look no further than CuCu Leather. Margot has *everything*. From amazing hats to fantastic custom made leather pieces and repair (boots, belts, chaps, jackets, bags, and more)... she's got it all. AND MOST IMPORTANTLY she'll even make you CUSTOM boots (yes, that's right, custom... measured to your feet and designed with you along the way)... Can't wait to come back.

    – Maddison McKinley

Proudly made in downtown Steamboat Springs, CO

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