« Back to article: Rick Perry, metrosexual? Texas Gov's decision to give up cowboy boots riles critics

Rick Perry wearing cowboy boots and a suit
Love the cowboy boots, hate the back problems. Gov. Rick Perry makes a footwear switch. GOP12.thehill.com
Rick Perry in California 2014 wearing slick suit
The governor's metrosexual look as seen in Sacramento, Calif., last month when he test drove a Tesla. Veeoz.com
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The Texas battle cry "come and take it" were the Perry's boots of choice for the Newsweek cover in 2010. Courtesy of Newsweek
Rick Perry wearing come and take it cowboy boots
The "come and take it" boots were a hit with the campaigning governor. Watchinga.com