Seen: Rockmount Ranch Wear on Hannah Montana

It's not the first sighting and it won't be the last, but Steve Weil of Rockmount Ranch Wear says the recent appearance of a Rockmount shirt on a new episode of Hannah Montana is notable because it crosses the age barrier. Miley Cyrus's real-life dad, Billy Ray Cyrus, who plays Robby Stewart on the show, sported what Weil calls "one of our coolest vintage embroideries": shirt No. 6706 with Hawaiian floral hand chenille. Weil didn't see the episode himself, but his son did: "My kid said, 'Yeah I thought that it might be our shirt, but I see them all the time.'" So blasé. Still, Weil adds, "It's nice to know that something from Denver actually influences Hollywood."
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Susan Froyd started writing for Westword as the "Thrills" editor in 1992 and never quite left the fold. These days she still freelances for the paper in addition to walking her dogs, enjoying cheap ethnic food and reading voraciously. Sometimes she writes poetry.
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