How to Put Together a Complete Western Outfit
From bootcut jeans to ten-gallon hats, country and Western style has remained a staple of American fashion for decades. It doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon. If you, like us, are in love with showing off your country heritage no matter where in the world you might be, consider picking up on a few helpful tips on putting together the perfect Western wardrobe. If you want to look the part, you have to take the time to learn: how do you put together a head-to-toe country outfit that will turn heads?
With the warmer weather just around the corner, every cowgirl is preparing to put aside the drab greys and blacks of winter and embrace the dazzling array of springtime styles that have been hiding in the back of her closet since last year. If you’re a Western woman, chances are you’re excited to show off your best summer dress and jean jacket combo. With the variety of popular brands available, you can truly show off your individuality, no matter whether you’re a traditionalist at heart or prefer a bit of an edge to your wardrobe.
1. Jeans. Choosing the right pair of jeans is a struggle that both genders can relate to. Especially nowadays, when there are so many cuts of jean available, it can be overwhelming and downright frustrating to make a decision. However, finding the perfect pair of jeans can be as simple as figuring out what cut looks best on you.Maybe the Wrangler cowgirl cut ultimate riding jean, available in Dark Dynasty, Dyeable White, Black, Tuff Buck, and Absolute Star, is particularly flattering. On the other hand, you might prefer the Miss Sabine skinny jeans, which are available in a classic, rugged dark indigo, as well as white—perfect for the sunny springtime days ahead.
2. Jacket. One of the best things about country style is how relaxed and comfortable it allows you to be. Country women love spending time outdoors, and you shouldn’t miss out on any great riding, hunting, and adventuring opportunities because you’re agonizing over what to wear. The perfect jacket allows you to look stylish and casual no matter where you might be headed—to the woods, to the office, or to the bar.
If you’re a rugged, outdoorsy type, you’ll fall in love with the simplicity of this worn-in Kobler Rusty jacket in brown cow suede. Its distressed look gives it an authentic vintage appearance. If you prefer a more feminine touch, you might like the Scully women’s cinnamon boar suede fringe maxi coat. Its long, flowing fringe is reminiscent of the 1970s.
3. Boots. Many country girls agree that the boots sometimes manage to make the outfit. Even the most casual Sunday afternoon style can be greatly enriched by the addition of a great pair of boots.
Add something truly unique to your tried-and-true T-shirt and topknot with a pair of Old Gringo Brass and Bone boots, which feature an eye-catching bird and floral design against a backdrop of contrasting leather tones. Want something simpler but equally chic? Take a look at the Old Gringo Augusta pull-ons, which offer a more classic country style. The stacked heel and soft leather lining ensure maximum comfort.
4. Bags. Your handbag goes absolutely everywhere with you, so it may as well be comfortable and stylish. Since it’s an essential that goes with you from work to play and everywhere in between, it’s important to find a bag that can complement any imaginable outfit in your wardrobe.
The American West Chaps collection is a favorite of many bohemian chic country girls. The unique marbled leather appearance and the long fringe “wings” along the side add an edgy, ‘70s touch to your style, while the long strap guarantees that you’ll always be comfortable carrying it around with you. If you need something more functional, look no further than the American West Flower Child collection. This bag’s square shape and huge interior allows you to carry around all your belongings with ease.