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Advice
|3 Jul|4 mins

How to Wear the Western Trend

It's not as daunting as you think
Kate Tregoning
3 Jul
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When we first saw cowboy boots stomping the runways we had to do a second take - the last time they were the footwear of choice was at least the 2000s, and even then only Jessica Simpson was wearing them. But as with every trend, the more we’re exposed to it, on the streets, on the ‘gram, the more it forms roots and grows.

The western trend is this season’s prime example. From ornate belt buckles to fringing and even Stetsons, the attire of cowboys influenced every designer. And you know when it’s spotted outside the shows, on everyone from off-duty models to fashion editors, the look has firmly been given the style set’s seal of approval.

So how do we translate the trend for everyday? It’s easier than you’d think, however, take our advice and approach with caution. Adding one western piece to your look is enough of a nod and ensures you’ll steer clear of looking like you got lost on your way to the saloon. Juxtaposed against a cityscape, it looks just as good as it does as a festival. Try a button-down denim skirt or a hint of prairie lace. A touch of suede or a cuban-heeled boot.

Here are our favourite ways to tip your cowboy hat to the trend:

Advice
|3 Jul|4 mins

How to Wear the Western Trend

It's not as daunting as you think
Kate Tregoning
3 Jul
Share:

When we first saw cowboy boots stomping the runways we had to do a second take - the last time they were the footwear of choice was at least the 2000s, and even then only Jessica Simpson was wearing them. But as with every trend, the more we’re exposed to it, on the streets, on the ‘gram, the more it forms roots and grows.

The western trend is this season’s prime example. From ornate belt buckles to fringing and even Stetsons, the attire of cowboys influenced every designer. And you know when it’s spotted outside the shows, on everyone from off-duty models to fashion editors, the look has firmly been given the style set’s seal of approval.

So how do we translate the trend for everyday? It’s easier than you’d think, however, take our advice and approach with caution. Adding one western piece to your look is enough of a nod and ensures you’ll steer clear of looking like you got lost on your way to the saloon. Juxtaposed against a cityscape, it looks just as good as it does as a festival. Try a button-down denim skirt or a hint of prairie lace. A touch of suede or a cuban-heeled boot.

Here are our favourite ways to tip your cowboy hat to the trend:

Buckled and booted

A pair of embroidered or cuban-heeled boots is an investment that will make all your existing looks look current and runway-inspired. Add them to your favourite dress and finish with a belt.

Statement accessories

Take the look out after dark with a sheer chiffon blouse accented with statement earrings and a studded shoulder bag.

Embody the dancing girl emoji

Trimmed with a flirty ruffle, this red maxi dress is a playful way to work the western look. Ankle boots are non-negotiable.

Pure Prairie

White broderie anglaise and matching denim cleverly ticks off both the winter white trend and the great plains look of the season. Contrast the simplicity with a beaded bag to add depth.

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Kate Tregoning
Lifestyle Editor
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