Your First Country Concert Outfit

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Your first country concert is a big deal! Memories, friends, and hit tunes from your favorite country singers are all great things to look forward to! While you might have planned your ticket purchase and how you’re getting there, you may be wondering what your first country concert outfit should be! At Sheplers Western Wear we offer so many different styles to choose from, but if you don’t know where to start, our staff share what to wear to a country music concert.

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Levi’s Women’s Sea Daisy Drive Classic Crop Jeans – Cropped Leg

Denim – The Classic Choice

Denim shorts or pants are the classic choice for a country concert outfit. Whether you like a skinny or flared fit, high-rise or low-rise, you can’t go wrong with a pair of jeans. The rule of thumb at a country concert, though, is to go for a lighter wash jean as opposed to a dark wash like navy or black. For women we recommend the Levi Women’s Sea Daisy Drive Classic Crop Jeans – Cropped Leg to show off your cute boots and for men we recommend the classic Wrangler jeans in light blue.

Jackets – To Keep Warm

Your first country concert outfit should include a leather jacket in the winter so you can bundle up and stay warm. For milder weather, try a denim jacket with a beautiful embroidery. If you want to really add some pizazz, go for a fringe jacket! Aside from the style factor, just think of all the Boomerang possibilities.

Accessories – Less is More

Accessorize your first country concert outfit to take it to the next level. If you’re going to an outdoor country concert, a great watch or the perfect sunglasses are all you need. Keep a small fragrance in your purse to stay refreshed. If you’re going to an arena concert, style it up with a statement necklace or statement earrings with a little sparkle. Add a pretty silver hairclip to manage those lochs.

Saddle Up – Cowboy Boots Are a Must

At any country concert, you can never go wrong with a fantastic pair of cowboy boots. They are the classic choice and the ultimate must-wear when rocking to your favorite songs. Cowboy boots tie your first country concert outfit together, which is why they are the last thing to put on before you have the time of your life.

One Last Thing

Each outfit is unique to each person. Your first country concert out is worth a splurge, so go big on your outfit, but also go big on hair and makeup. Doll yourself up with a classic red lip like Taylor Swift or poof the hair like Dolly Parton. A country music concert is a time to enjoy yourself and sing along to all your favorite tunes. Just make sure to stay hydrated, snap a few pictures, and get ready to fall in love with the live country music concert experience.

How to Make Jeans Last Longer

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A good pair of blue jeans is a staple in everyone’s closet, and when you find a pair that is comfortable, fits well, and looks good, you never want to let them go. Unfortunately, from men’s wrangler jeans to a pair of Levi’s jeans for women, those denim pants will not last forever. Whether you are outside working in your jeans or you throw them on to do your daily errands, your jeans have an expiration date. Luckily, there are some things you can to do help make those jeans last.

Levi's 517 Jeans - Boot Cut Stretch

Levi’s 517 Jeans – Boot Cut Stretch

 Tips to Make Your Jeans Last Longer

At Sheplers Western Wear, we are sharing our secrets on how to make jeans last longer so that when you find that favorite pair that fits just right, you can wear them for a long time to come.

1.     Wash Them Sparingly

If you are washing your jeans after every wear, you are killing that pair of pants. With each wash the denim gets more worn out. Try to wash your jeans as few times as possible in order to make them last. Some experts recommend only washing them once a month, but other people will say ever longer than that.1 Of course, if you are out in the field and your jeans get all muddy, then yes, you should wash them, but avoid doing this on a regular basis. If you get just a small stain, consider hand washing just that area.

2.     Take Care When You Do Wash Them

Just like cleaning your Stetson cowboy hat or washing a load of delicates, jeans shouldn’t just be carelessly thrown in the washer. In order to make jeans last, they should be turned inside out and washed in cold water. Doing both of these will help keep the color from fading. You also only need to use a small amount of detergent, and do not use bleach or fabric softener.

3.     Let Them Air Dry

Do not put your jeans in the dryer. Doing so can damage the material and cause them to lose their shape. Let them air dry instead to avoid this rough heat and keep them lasting longer.

4.     Hang Your Jeans

Instead of throwing them on the floor next to your Cody James cowboy boots or folding them like a t-shirt and stacking them, hang your jeans by the loops instead. You avoid creating creases in places where there should not be a crease. Your jeans should also keep their shape better and for longer.

If you follow these four tips to make your jeans last longer, you should be able to show off your favorite denim pair for a long time to come. But, eventually your jeans will meet their end and when that happens, our western style clothing store can help you restock your closet.

Sources

  1. Independent – How Often Should You Wash Your Jeans

How to Wear Cowboy Boots in The Summer

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Wearing cowboy boots in the summer – yea or nay? While some people may be quick to jump in and say nay, at Sheplers Western Wear we wholeheartedly disagree. We know that cowboy boots can be worn all year round and still be fashionable. You just need to follow a few simple tips.

Flying Tomato Women's Denim Belted Sleeveless Dress

Flying Tomato Women’s Denim Belted Sleeveless Dress

Summer Outfit Ideas with Cowboy Boots

Whether you are dying to wear your new pair of boots or you just hate wearing flip flops, we have all the summer cowboy boots you need as well as a few outfit ideas to wear with them.

When it comes to summer boots, a shorter boot or bootie may be a good choice. They tend to feel lighter so your feet do not get so hot under the intense summer sun. We recommend the Dingo Women’s Floral Tooled Knotted Strap Booties to start. Because its tan color can match almost any outfit, this everyday boot can be paired with a sun dress, skirt, shorts, or a pair of jeans at night. Once you have an everyday pair, go for a statement pair next.

If you want to break out your standard cowboy boots in the summer, match them with a summer Miss Me dress. These dresses are perfect for a summer night out and a pair of cute cowgirl boots will make you stand out in the best way. Try a plain dress with a fun summer boot that really pops.

For a great casual outfit and a sure way to rock cowboy boots in the summer, throw on a pair of jean shorts and a sleeveless top to draw attention to your boots. Try a pair of boots with fringe, you can never go wrong with fringe. You can wear this for anything from a night out line dancing to a day of running errands. Don’t forget a statement necklace or pair of earrings to really complete the look. You can always swap out those shorts for jeans as well.

Overalls are back in style. If you are daring enough to try out this trend (we recommend it), then you need to finish this outfit with a good pair of summer cowboy boots. Wear short overalls and a cute top and throw on some booties to match. Overalls are denim after all, and nothing goes better with denim than a solid pair of cowboy boots.

For more summer outfit ideas with cowboy boots, shop our country style clothing store. We have everything from dresses to accessories as well as a large assortment of boots that could quickly fill up your closet.

Rodeo Lineup 2019: Biggest Rodeos This Summer & Rodeo Outfit Ideas

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For many, summertime means rodeo time. Whether you are seeking out the biggest rodeos in the US this year or you just happen to be in the neighborhood and looking for a good time, check out these upcoming rodeos and get your rodeo tickets. Also, do not worry; we are also answering the inevitable question: “What do I wear?”

Western Moments "Cowboy High" Statue

Western Moments “Cowboy High” Statue

Biggest Rodeos in The US You Can’t Miss

If you are looking for a genuine country experience, then these rodeos are a must see. At Sheplers Western Wear, we have a few recommendations.

Prescott Frontier Days

When: July 1 – 7

Where: Prescott, Arizona

About: Also known as the World’s Oldest Rodeo, Prescott Frontier Days first started in 1888. The event lasts for eight days, so there is plenty of rodeo to see when it fits your schedule. You will witness numerous events with each performance including bull riding, steer wrestling, bareback, and barrel racing.

What to Wear: Because it claims to be the oldest rodeo in the world, we suggest a more traditional country getup. Think jeans or jean shorts, traditional cowgirl boots, and a cute top for her. Think jeans, a button-down, and of course a cowboy hat. Temperature can also drop a bit at night in this area, so if you tend to get cold easily, bring a jacket or wear sleeves that can be unrolled as the night goes on.

Website: http://www.worldsoldestrodeo.com/

Pendleton Round-Up

When: September 7 – 14

Where: Pendleton, Oregon

About: The Pendleton Round-Up transforms the town into rodeo central. Not only will there be the rodeo itself, but the round-up includes a parade, live music, nightly shows, and a carnival.  It is a week’s worth of fun for the whole family.

What to Wear: While thinking about rodeo outfits, you need to take in to account the weather. Because Oregon is farther north, you will want to dress a little warmer, especially if you are not used to it. We suggest a long-sleeve western shirt for him and a fringe jacket for her so you are both stylish and warm.

Website: https://www.pendletonroundup.com

Cody Stampede Rodeo

When: All Summer Long

Where: Cody, Wyoming

About: If you are looking for one of the biggest rodeos in the US, then this is the place to go. Known as the Rodeo Capital of the World, Cody is home to nightly rodeo events and attract tourists from around the country. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Cody Stampede.

What to Wear: Since this town attracts so many visitors, why not try to stand out? Now might be a good time to break out your attention-grabbing Corral cowgirl boots to add to your cute rodeo outfit. Men can break from tradition with a stylish country graphic t-shirt and a jacket.

Website: https://www.codystampederodeo.com

Before you head off to the biggest rodeos in the US, you need to have something fitting to wear. As a country clothing store, we have everything you could possibly need. So, browse to your heart’s content and then head out and enjoy.

What to Wear for Country Engagement Photos

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Jody of California Women's Floral Button Up Bell Sleeve Dress for engagement photo shoot
Jody of California Women's Floral Button Up Bell Sleeve Dress

Congratulations! You got the rock. Have you been staring at your finger nonstop? The fun is about to start. Before you go wedding crazy, now is the time to share that beautiful ring with the rest of the world with some country engagement photos. At Sheplers Western Wear, we have the western style clothing ideas you need to walk away with the cutest, Instagram-worthy photos of you and your future hubby.

Country Wedding Engagement Photo Ideas

The first thing the bride needs to do is figure out what to wear for engagement photos. This task can be daunting, but our online western store is here to help.

Jody of California Women's Floral Button Up Bell Sleeve Dress for engagement photo shoot
Jody of California Women’s Floral Button Up Bell Sleeve Dress

A popular option is a flowy western dress. White is an obvious choice, but you can also go for fun colors like pink or yellow. Make sure the dress is not too short or tight so that you can sit comfortably and easily change poses. Look through our new selection of women’s western dresses to find the perfect piece for your rustic country engagement photos.

If a dress is not exactly your style (that’s okay too, it’s your engagement photo shoot), a pair of flattering jeans and a cute top works just as well. Avoid shirts with words or logo as they can look tacky. Try instead a solid-colored women’s sleeveless top or a Ryan Michael western wear shirt.

When it comes to country engagement photos, you of course need a pair of pretty women’s cowboy boots. While it may be tempting to get the most glamorous pair you can find, keep it simple. You want the focus of the pictures to be on that diamond and your love story, not your feet. Make sure you follow our guide on how to clean cowboy boots if you are not buying a new pair.

You can add some accessories, but once again, do not go overboard. A pair of stud earrings, a small necklace, or a plain belt can pull an outfit together without taking away from the real focus, the ring.

Engagement Picture Outfits for Him

Do not forget about the groom’s outfit. Unless your man has some serious fashion style (not likely), you may want to step in to help him get western cowboy clothing that you approve of. Remember, the last thing you want is for your outfits to clash or for your future husband to show up in a tacky shirt you cannot stand.

A tasteful men’s western shirt from Stetson and a pair of good jeans is a classic look that never goes out of style. Don’t forget a clean pair of cowboy boots. Make sure your fiancé doesn’t try to wear his favorite pair of work boots that are permanently stained in mud and have soles that are practically falling off. If your man is in need of a new pair, our men’s cowboy boot store offers thousands of styles to choose from.

The most important part of planning your country engagement photos is to have fun! When you look good, you feel good, so take your time finding an outfit you love. Browse our western store online for a wide selection of country-style clothing and accessories to get that perfect look for both you and your new fiancé.

 

Country Stars’ Fashion

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Country music has always been a unique genre of music. With its own sound, movies, and western style clothes, country music has become its own culture. At Sheplers, we celebrate this culture, particularly its fashion, and want to take a look back at some country star fashion from musicians who know how to pull off western wear.

Most Fashionable Country Music Stars Ever

As a western style clothing store, we know country fashion. So, we’ve compiled a list of who we think are some of the most stylish country artists of all time and how you can look like them.

Dolly Parton

Is there any surprise that Dolly Parton made the list? Her fashion style has always been as unique and fun as her. She has been rocking her signature sequins and fun prints for years.1 Most recently you may have seen her on stage at the Grammys for a tribute in her honor. Want to look like Dolly? Try our Liberty Wear Studded Leather Fringe Jacket found on our western store online.

Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson is a country music icon and had to make our list of most fashionable country music stars ever for that fact alone. You will more than often find him with a headband or black cowboy hat to top off his signature braids. His fashion is a throw back to simple with a lot of black t-shirts, jeans, and of course, a good pair of cowboy boots. Copy his simple look with a pair of Wrangler jeans, a graphic tee, and any one of our men’s cowboy boots.

Shania Twain

woman wearing cheetah print dress

Though her fashion has changed over the years to keep up with the trends, this woman loves her cheetah print. Get the look with our Cowgirl Justice Women’s Cheetah Print Dress.

Roy Rogers

Known as the “King of the Cowboys,” Roy Rogers was the pinnacle of western cowboy clothing. Although probably most well-known for his acting career, we are adding him to the list. He seemed to always be sporting a fun jacket or shirt and a men’s cowboy hat. Throw it back to Roy Rogers with a men’s vintage western shirt.

Now that you know who we believe are some of the most fashionable country music stars ever, you can look like them too. Visit our western style clothing store to get everything you need to mimic one of these country music fashion icons. From men’s cowboy boots to women’s fringe handbags, you are just clicks away from a new look.

Sources:

  1. Harpers Bazaar- Dolly Parton’s Bedazzled Country Style Over the Years

How to Look Like A Cowgirl

Whether you want to try out the Daisy Duke look, or you already live and breathe the county lifestyle, you want to know how to look like a cowgirl and obviously look fashionable doing it. Every stylish cowgirl needs a wardrobe stacked with cute western wear. At Sheplers, we have a wide selection of fashionable western style clothes, accessories, and cowboy boots to help fill out your closet.

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Flying Tomato Women’s Mixed Boho Surplace Ruffle Printed Long Sleeve Top

 

Western Wear Outfits

Not surprisingly, women’s western wear has a variety of fashionable options to create your perfect cowgirl look no matter the season or the occasion. If you want the traditional cowgirl aesthetic, a pair of Wrangler jeans and a flannel top can do the trick. This look is great for a bonfire or even just running errands. The Flying Tomato Women’s Mixed Boho Surplace Ruffle Printed Long Sleeve Top can dress up this causal look with its flowy country flair. Want to get even fancier or searching for cowgirl fashions for date night? Try a country style dress instead. Western wear dresses are cute without being over the top fancy.

Good fashion doesn’t have to end when autumn comes around or leave you freezing in the thick of winter. When the cold weather hits, look for the best western winter wear for women. The right jacket will not only keep you warm, but also add to your outfit. You can choose from jean jackets, leather jackets, fringe jackets, and more.

Western Wear Accessories

Every girl knows that having the right accessories can really make your outfit even better. Throw on a cowboy hat, a pretty belt with a great belt buckle, and one of our women’s fringe handbags to take your attire to the next level. You can even accessorize with statement country jewelry to make your outfit pop. A big necklace could be the difference between a mediocre dress and a fashion-forward outfit.

Finally, complete your cowgirl look with a cute, fashionable pair of cowboy boots. Luckily, cowboy boots for women come in a variety of styles, designs, and materials to fit your ideal pair. We have everything from women’s riding boots to women’s snow boots. Start with one good pair and work your way to a closet full of fashion-forward cowboy boots to match every outfit. The possibilities are endless.

Now that you know what you are looking for, you can get started on creating a western wear wardrobe that will impress even your most fashionable friends.

 

The Best Winter Western Wear for Women

Western style clothes can be so much more than a cute pair of women’s riding boots and a perfectly flattering flannel top. Rock your western style clothes all year long no matter what the thermostat says.

Western Winter Wear for Women

When the winter season hits, don’t limit your options. It’s possible to find fashionable western wear that will also keep you warm on those cold winter nights.

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Berne Women’s Huntress Softshell Jacket

Cool Weather Women’s Western Wear

When the weather is only starting to get chilly, there are plenty of options available to fit with your western style. Fringes, jean jackets, and leather jackets are all popular selections at Sheplers. Make a fashion statement with the Scully Women’s Suede Leather Fringe Jacket in red or turquoise. This jacket has everything you need to stand out. If you love the style but hate the color, you can go for the brown or rust copper options instead. Wear it with a good pair of jeans and women’s riding boots or cowgirl boots to complete the look.

Cold Weather Women’s Western Wear

Who needs a man when you have the right women’s western wear to keep you warm? The Carhartt Women’s Weathered Duck Wesley Coat features a fleece body lining and a sherpa-lined collar. The coat also comes in brown, black, or indigo so you can pair it with any of your western style clothes.

Frigid Weather Women’s Western Wear

When Old Man Winter comes bursting through the door, you will want to be prepared. If you aren’t afraid to get your hands dirty or go hunting in the snow, then we suggest going for the Berne Women’s Huntress Softshell Jacket. Not only is the jacket both water and wind resistant, but it also comes in a cute camo design with a pink lining.

You don’t have to choose between looking cute and being warm. Even if the weather outside is frightful, your outfit can still be fashion forward. Finding the right jacket is key. Let us at Sheplers help you find your perfect fit.

Are You Tired of Being Disappointed by Overpriced Cowboy Boots?

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Cowboy boots, perfect and stylish – but often priced way to high. Sometimes you’ll see a pair of beautiful cowboy boots, soon to be disappointment because you realize they’re so expensive. Are you tired of being disappointed of overpriced cowboy boots time and time again? Well, here at Sheplers Western Wear, we understand the struggle and want you to finally be able to find a pair of cowboy boots you can afford.

 ariat cowboy boots

Why Are Cowboy Boots So Expensive?

The leather and detail. Depending on the style and type of leather, cowboy boots can go for $300, or more! The best cowboy boots take time and concentration to make. Shoemakers focus on making sure the product doesn’t get damaged during the process of making cowboy boots. They also typically use real leather, which comes at a higher price than most boots, compared to products with faux leather. Alligator skin or snake skin cowboy boots are usually of a higher price.

 

Clearance Cowboy Boots

Here at Sheplers, we offer discount cowboy boots. We have the best cowboy boots online, and you don’t even have to leave the house or spend an endless number of hours shopping for a pair of cowboy boots you can afford. Check out our online store today and take a look at our clearance section.

 

 

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Are You Tired of Being Disappointed by Overpriced Cowboy Boots?

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american cowboy boots

Cowboy boots, perfect and stylish – but often priced way to high. Sometimes you’ll see a pair of beautiful cowboy boots, soon to be disappointment because you realize they’re so expensive. Are you tired of being disappointed of overpriced cowboy boots time and time again? Well, here at Sheplers Western Wear, we understand the struggle and want you to finally be able to find a pair of cowboy boots you can afford.

 ariat cowboy boots

Why Are Cowboy Boots So Expensive?

The leather and detail. Depending on the style and type of leather, cowboy boots can go for $300, or more! The best cowboy boots take time and concentration to make. Shoemakers focus on making sure the product doesn’t get damaged during the process of making cowboy boots. They also typically use real leather, which comes at a higher price than most boots, compared to products with faux leather. Alligator skin or snake skin cowboy boots are usually of a higher price.

 

Clearance Cowboy Boots

Here at Sheplers, we offer discount cowboy boots. We have the best cowboy boots online, and you don’t even have to leave the house or spend an endless number of hours shopping for a pair of cowboy boots you can afford. Check out our online store today and take a look at our clearance section.

 

 

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