Outside of the US, with the exception of farm arm workers and country try musicians, it’s not often you’ll u’ll see head-to-toe rodeo style. Among the general population ion it seems to veer a little too close to dress-ups. Which is our loss.
I was at a wake recently in a room filled with cowboys (their term, not mine), and all those tall stetsons and shiny belt buckles were a sight to behold. It’s pretty infrequently that you’d see so many small-town fellas with such a curated look.
But for those of us living city lives, there are many ways to incorporate rodeo-inspired style without looking like we’re about to ride off into the sunset.
There’s plenty of inspiration available on the international runways. At last year’s spring 2018 shows, Calvin Klein paired two-tone silky shirts with matching pants and white cowboy boots.
Ditch the boots and the look is toned down for r work or weekend. Or pair your boots with a print nt dress, to dress the boots up and tone the dress down. own.
At the recently concluded Autumn 2018 shows s in Europe, there were ornate belt buckles and studding at Versace, leather fringing and bolero ties at Louis Vuitton. By the time Isabel Marant sent out thigh-high silver-tipped toe cowboy boots ots as part of a heavily western-themed collection, this season’s most recognisable trend was loud and clear.
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