Certain themes have sartorial staying power, no matter the season. And while bolo ties and Stetson hats continually fall in and out of favor among the fashion set, Western elements like as fringe, suede, and cowboy boots never go out of style. With each passing season, we see fresh iterations of some of our favorite details. Some looks range from literal interpretations of Wild West sensibilities to subtle translations that infuse outfits with a calculated dose of its appeal. Fashion week street style favorites demonstrate this knack for pulling off the trend without looking like an extra from the Wild Wild West. Scroll down to see the Western-inspired looks we're loving right now.
You can give just about any airy mid-length dress Western appeal with the right accessories. Take this wide-brimmed hat worn at the back, for example.
Instantly infuse your outfit with major Western vibes by incorporating details like tan suede, natural leather belts worn at the waist, and plenty of fringe.
Sometimes all you need is the right pair of boots to give your getup that Western flair.
Try a modern take on the Western look and try some boots that pay homage to the classic cowboy silhouette. For a trendy twist, pair them with a mid-length patent skirt.
Balance traditional cowboy boots with a romantic ensemble—like this color-blocked silk combo, for example.
Dresses boasting frills, florals, paisley, and fringe deliver a playful take on Western sensibilities, especially when paired with a Stetson hat and detailed cowboy boots.
Never underestimate the power of double denim to make a statement. Go bold in flares paired with an oversize denim jacket for a striking take on the Canadian tuxedo. Top it off with a Stetson to really drive the look home.
Create the whole look with a single piece by investing in a Western-inspired jacket.
For minimalists, a touch of fringe and the right hat can provide the perfect dose of Western details.
Create a Western-inspired outfit with pieces you already have. Just pair high-waisted jeans with a plaid shirt and a vest.
Don't be afraid to brighten up your outfit with a bold take on classic cowboy boots.
When in doubt, a leather jacket (with a healthy serving of fringe) worn over a long dress makes for a bold statement.
For everyday Western wear, you can always rely on a cropped tan jacket, classic blue jeans, and statement boots.
Next up, see how Kendall Jenner works a Western-inspired piece.