It's Big, It's Bad, It's
Over The Top - The Western
© D. Alan Carter
All Rights Reserved
Whether you're a pro bull rider or an urban
cowgirl kicking it up in a downtown club, no
western ensemble is complete without the
classic Western Belt.
Men: Make it a classic
Star Concho Brown Leather Belt by Nocona
Boots ($75.00) or go high end with the
Polo Ralph Lauren RRL Mens Leather Western
Longhorn Vintage Distressed
Belt ($349). Either way, you've got
your jeans cinched perfectly with cowboy
style and an air of revelry.
Ladies: Leave ho-hum at the
curb. When you walk through that door, you want
to be noticed. Got the Western slouch boots and
a pair or Joe's Jeans (or jean shorts)? Add a
Western Belt to go down in history.
Make it a
Snap on Western Cowgirl Rhinestone Leather
Belt ($37.88), or go nuts with a
black-hair cowhide leather belt with
turquoise and silver studs and a silver
BB Simon Turquoise Western Silver Stud Belt L
Black Hair ($142.99). You wear it
No western attire would be complete without
a western belt with an authentic looking belt
buckle. It definitely gives a feeling of "the
Old West" as seen in the movies. Western design
belts go back as far as the beginning of the
last century. Western belts are made in western
American influenced designs...
Because of its rising popularity, western
wear has begun to expand into a whole range of
useful accessories. Now you can make your
western wear practical as well as stylish, or
else just liven up an every day outfit with a
western accessory or two.
Western Wear Accessories
So, what are some of the most popular
western wear accessories? Well, with almost
everyone carrying a mobile phone nowadays, it's
a great idea to have a western cell phone case.
The last thing you need when you're in your
western gear is a very modern mobile phone
attached to your belt. With a western mobile
phone case, you can still have your cell phone
handy without ruining the country and western
For most women, carrying a handbag is
basically a necessity. However a stylish black
leather bag that cost a bundle is unlikely to
match your western wear. The good news is that
western wear handbags are available in a wide
range of styles and colors, so it's easy to
find one to match your favorite country and
western outfit. When you're heading out in your
western gear, grab your matching handbag so
that you can go in style.
There are also western wear accessories for
men. It's been possible to buy western belts
Pink western wear has
become increasingly popular. With that
popularity comes new western wear
excitement, but at the same time, many
fashion blunders. As with any new fashion
craze, things can be taken too far and
create fashion disaster. Colors like pink
and purple used in moderation can say "I'm
western, but I am a lady and I am proud of
There are some definite do's and don'ts of
using pink in your cowgirl clothing wardrobe.
Here are some examples:
- Pink Jeans, Pink Boots, and a Pink Hat.
Too much! Especially if they are different
shades of pink. All this says "I'm a
little too giddy and immature".
- Pink Shirt, Hat and Belt.
Once again, too much and you will look like
an ice cream cone.
- Pink Boots and Jeans, and a Purple
Hat. Wow, give it up or face laughter in
I have actually seen these fashion blunders
in action. I've witnessed them in person, and
sometimes in bad magazine advertising.
Try these combinations instead for the
perfect touch of...