Cowboy boots are a specific style of boot, historically worn by cowboys. Cowboy boots have a high heel, rounded to pointed toe, high shaft, and no lacing. Cowboy boots are normally made from cowhide leather but are also sometimes made from exotic skins such as alligator, snake, ostrich, lizard, eel, elephant, sting ray, elk, or buffalo.
Lizard as a fashion term, refers to articles made from the skin of a lizard. Chosen for its exotic beauty and durable properties, lizard skin is a type of leather used in a wide array of luxury products such as handbags, wallets, shoes and briefcases.