Armitas (meaning little armor) were the leggins’ of the vaquero. Originally made of deer or elk hide, these are a stylistic homage to the early Armitas. Easily spotted by the distinctive fringe apron around the waste. We offer two differently styles of Armitas the original BuckarooGear Armitas and the Great Basin Armitas. Armitas are well known for being very comfortable due to to the all chap leather design around the waist.