Kalamazoo WMU Students and Faculty

Bronco Bash 2022


Happy 40th from all the
V & A Bootery, Inc. Properties 




  • 🐴 Bring your flyer from Bronco Bash into any of our store fronts in Kalamazoo and receive $10 off your purchase of any regular priced item.
  • 🐴 Online ~ FREE SHIPPING on any order with CODE: BRONCOBASH2022




V&A Bootery, Inc., and her brother and sister stores, are beyond proud to be members of the Kalamazoo Community and welcome WMU back to class.  Collectively, we've been a part of Kalamazoo for over 200 years are proud sponsors of WMU!
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👟Our flag ship store ~ V & A Bootery DT ~ is located in the downtown mall and was founded by our current owner's grandfather.  You'll find the best of the best in footwear, socks, shoe sundries, bags and more!  All presented to you in a comfortable atmosphere with a knowledgeable helpful staff. We carry all of your favorite brand names and bring in new merchandise weekly; both in this dynamic store front and online at this very website! The Kalamazoo Downtown Mall has been a staple community destination for shopping, dinning, entertainment and more! Stop in when you're out and about and tell us you're a BRONCO. We hope to see you soon "On the Mall".

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V&A Bootery Portage


👟V & A Bootery Southland ~ Is located in Portage on South Westnedge.  If you've not been to Portage yet, we know you will be soon! Like our downtown store, our Southland store has all the goods!  And, an equally knowledgeable staff that is ready to help you find your next favorite hiker, running shoe, sandal and more.




🥾Then there was Okun Bros Shoes! Another original pillar of the Kalamazoo Community that was acquired by V&A Bootery, Inc just a hand full of years ago.  Okun's is our WORK HORSE ~ literally.  Every kind of work footwear you can imagine and, of course, MORE ~ under one roof with a super staff and curbside parking in the downtown AZO district. 

    • Do you need a safety boot?
    • Do you need non-slip soles?
    • Do you need running shoes that will support your body and feet so that you stay running?
    • Do you not know what you need?

Our staff will get all your info and let you know your best options to keep you on your feet. We're also branching out to your favorite brands of workwear for both men and women!  If you need it tough ~ this is where you'll find it.  Okun Bros is located in downtown Kalamazoo on the corner of Portage Road and South Street.
Last, but certainly not least, Athena Outfitters is rugged gear just for the ladies! Whether you're a student of the trades or working 9 to 5 in the trades, women are moving into the rolls that have traditionally only been held by men for decades.  Iron workers, Makers, Welders, Horsewomen, Carpenters, Electricians ... the list goes on and on. And AO is getting you covered from head to toe in safety and built tough workwear made just for gals. 

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