Are you ready to saddle up and head west for the fall? Designers flooded the runways with western-inspired and cowboy-style characteristics for Fall 2018 and we are totally okay with it. Or at least, I am! Paying homage to my home state, Veronica Beard’s collection was heavily inspired by the show Dallas, and it turns out, I learned while I was merchandising the store, Elizabeth was, too.
I started pulling some items and envisioned a western post immediately, with Penelope modeling on a horse, of course, but then I thought better of it and wanted to add an element of sophistication and wearability for us Alexandrians. (We are clearly not in the wild, wild west!) I pulled inspiration from street style bloggers and the runway so we all could envision the western influence in our everyday lives, sans horses.
I love to embrace trends by adding a few pieces to my already existing wardrobe, and by the brisk pace with which they’ve moved out of the store, I know many of you do, too. I’m prone to do things like: add a suede jacket with a front-tie blouse; put a flat-brimmed, beaded hat with a bold, colored dress; do a modern take on classic cowboy boots; couple leather leggings with an oversized sweater; and, pair distressed denim with graphic tees. Those are a few of the treasures I found to pull some looks together. While I styled an outfit one way, you could easily mix and match with any of the other items.
Happy shopping ladies!
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