A craze for pointy-toed cowboy boots that originated on the dance floors of Matehuala has taken Mexico by storm.
Members of the Parranderos, a Mexican dance crew, are poised to prance. The boots are always highly decorative.
A man wearing pointy-toed customized cowboy boots stands next to women in more modest footwear at a nightclub in Matehuala, where the craze began.
The Aliados crew performs at the Mesquit Rodeo nightclub during a dance-off.
Women cheer on the shoes and the moves.
Francisco de Jesus Garcia, 18, poses with pride in his pink pointy boots.
Young men create their own pointy boots that they will compete in at night.
Measuring out materials to construct the all important pointy element, which can be up to 90cm in length.
The Parranderos wait for their turn to throw some shapes in their matching footwear.
A man wears extra long pointy boots as he dances at a nightclub...and the rest of the crowd backs off.