Jeanne Beker lassos fall’s hottest look: cool cowgirl couture
Yee-haw! It’s hard to resist the allure of the cowgirl look — especially since it’s so on-trend. Whether you want to go full on western or just get your boots wet, we got Jeanne to lasso the city’s coolest pieces to giddy-up in.
“I love a bolo! This one is in perfect condition, and it’s such a great motif here with the cowgirl Stetson hat. If you want a hit of that western feel, a bolo goes a long way.” A “I’m a huge, huge fan of LaMarque, a Canadian label out of Montreal. The fringes are just sublime; the leather feels fabulous.” Rope it in GYPSY FOUND OBJECTS, 762 ST. CLAIR AVE. W., $46 Gaucho gear JOSHUADAVID, 2525 YONGE ST., $695 “We all love our kerchiefs. The leather here is so buttersoft it gives a great feeling of luxury to this accessory.” Ranch ready HOLT RENFREW, 5O BLOOR ST. W., $695 “Smythe! I love what they do; they’re always pushing it. Very figure flattering. A strong western statement for fall.” Ready to wrangle UNCUFFED LEATHER, UNCUFFEDLEATHER.COM $255 C D Tassle tussle PEGGY SUE COLLECTION, PEGGYSUECOLLECTION.COM, $650 “Peggy Sue, I have so much respect for her; she’s upcycling denim in the most artful way. Truly art-to-wear.”
“This looks like a ’50s western shirt! It’s got everything you’d want in a great western shirt. It looks like something Patsy Cline would have worn.” Wild western BOOTMASTER, 609 YONGE ST., $149.95
A DAVIDS, BAYVIEW VILLAGE, $1,795; “Love the baby studs. It’s a cross between a western and a motorcycle boot.” B BOOTMASTER, 609 YONGE ST., $1,999.95; “Liberty boots! I love the company. It was started by my old friend Tony Benattar, who has a great feel for what makes a cowboy boot outstanding. The embossing, the detailing … just exquisite.” C RON WHITE, 1553 BAYVIEW AVE., $895; “Kudos to Ron ’cause he does booties that are very comfortable. Very sleek with the stirrups.” D SOUL WOVEN, SOULWOVEN.CA, $325; “What’s a cowgirl without her fringes? And the woven part is upcycled fabric.”
Stampede situation GYPSY FOUND OBJECTS, 762 $98 ST. CLAIR AVE. W., “An absolutely classic western hat with a feminine vibe. It’s a real find.”
Saddle style BRAVE LEATHER, BRAVELEATHER.COM, $110 “Wow! This belt is fantastic and made here in Toronto. The buckles and the colour.… It truly looks vintage, but it’s brand new.”
Prairie approach BORO, BOROCLOTHING.CA, $39/RENTAL “This is a beautiful bag. I guess you’d carry your bullets and an apple for your horse!”
Bird’s-eye bling THOMAS SABO, YORKDALE SHOPPING CENTRE, $529 “This ring is superb. Dazzling. A man’s ring that can be worn by any sex. It’s mesmerizing.”
One of Canada’s most trusted authorities on style and fashion, Jeanne has covered the industry for more than 30 years. Now watch her in her current style editor role on TSC’s Style Matters with Jeanne Beker.