How You Can Dress Like A Real Cowboy


You don't want to simply dress like a cowboy; you want to look like an authentic cowboy. Well, here's a piece of advice — it takes some skill. Sure, any person can grab what they think to be cowboy attire, but only some people can go from costume-like to authenticity. Learn how you can complete your look.

Belt

You must have a belt if you want to look like a real cowboy, and not just any belt, a western belt. Western-style belts are leather and all about the detail. These belts often have unique and intricate stitching and most important, an extravagant buckle. True western belts are usually made with high quality as well because they are designed to last.

Boots

To a cowboy, their boots are the most essential element of their outfit. You might even call them the show stopper. While cowboy boots come in all forms, a standard style boot is a roper. The roper boot has a slight heel on it, which makes it easier to place your foot on a stirrup. 

Shirt

The shirt a cowboy wears is also a style statement. The main thing to remember about an authentic cowboy shirt is that it has a tailored look. Cowboy wear is not the place for a large, boxy shirt that is oversized. Overly large shirts get in the way and are more likely to get snagged on a barn door or another object. 

Denim

Keep the same concept in mind when it comes to the denim you wear, in terms of fit. Real cowboys need their denim pants to fit almost like second skin. The more fitted the jean, the easier it is to move around. However, remember that cowboy denim is fitted, but it's not restrictive. The denim blend should have a great deal of elasticity in it.

Hat

To top off your look, make sure you don't forget the hat. A cowboy's hat says a lot about the type of individual they are. For example, if the hat is large, it speaks confidence. However, aside from style, the hat should have a large brim. Remember, hats for cowboys are more about function than style. A large brimmed hat provides heat protection and can keep the sun out of your eyes. 

Remember, while you may have a love for all things western, it's all about finding your personal style. If you try to look like something you don't really feel, it will show. So, don't be afraid to let your own style shine and put your own flair on the style. Visit a boutique, like Cowboy Up Apparel, for more help.

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Dressing Young And Hip

I have always been someone who loves dressing young and hip, but a few months ago, I realized that my style was looking a little dated. I realized that some of my older clothes were coming back in style, so I invested a lot of time and energy into making a change. I started shopping at new boutiques, working on my attitude, and focusing on spending more time with the younger crowd. It was incredible to see how much of a difference my actions made, and before I knew it I was feeling younger than ever before. Check out this blog for more information on dressing young and hip.

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