Western style is trending in fashion: here's some inspiration
Cowboy boots, top-stiched indigo denim, neckerchiefs and studs have all made a triumphant comeback for 2018. A touch of the Rodeo was evident in SS18 shows aplenty, from Dior Cruise to DSquared2, and the Bella Hadids of the world have oft been spotted punctuating sharp tailoring with gunslingin' accessories in recent months.
We welcome it's current resurgence in all it's tasselled, wing-tipped glory, so we're looking back to see how the trend has evolved over time - from mid-20th century Hollywood to the runways of Milan. Here are some of our favourite Western style moments:
In the early 60s, Andy Warhol turned to celebrities like Elvis Presley as artistic subject matter. With the distinct choice to dress the king of rock 'n' roll as a duelling cowboy – with guitar replaced with drawn gun – we see Elvis as a Hollywood star rather than a musician.