Panhandle Slim is a division of Westmoor Mfg. Co., founded in 1946 in Minneapolis, Minnesota by brothers Martin and Ernest Hochster. In 1975, the headquarters moved to Fort Worth, Texas where it has remained since. The family-owned company, now in its third generation, continues to be a major force in the western apparel industry. Today, Westmoor Mfg Co. owns and distributes six major premium clothing brands: Panhandle Slim, Rough Stock, 90 Proof, Powder River, Rock and Roll Cowgirl, and Rock and Roll Cowboy.
Panhandle Slim is proud to provide clothing to real cowboys, legends and future champions alike. Notable examples include Jesse Kruse, world champion saddle bronc rider; Pistol Robinson, professional bull rider; Todd Suhn, PRCA Steer Wrestler; Joe Gunderson, PRCA Bareback Rider; and JJ Elshere, PRCA Saddle Bronc Rider. Team Tuff is comprised of legendary world champion Tuff Hedeman and some of the up-and-comers in the world of bull riding, including Clayton Williams, Reese Cates, Corey Montana Davis, Caleb Sanderson, Cody Nance, and Sterling Furr.
Along with these great rodeo professions, Panhandle Slim sponsors some of the top country artists that Nashville and Texas have to offer. From Brooks and Dunn to the Randy Rogers Band, you will see many musicians in action in their favorite Panhandle Slim clothing. Panhandle Slim clothes look great on everyone - whether you’re a bullrider, roper, rancher, rodeo fan, race car driver, musician, actor, or computer jockey.