When you're a streetwear enthusiast and also like to dress in western style, sometimes you might wonder how you can wear all these different styles together? How is it even possible? The truth is that it's actually easier than you think to construct western streetwear. Over the past years streetwear style has proven that western style can be translated to the city and that it's definitely more versatile than we may think.
Streetwear is all about the confidence and ease of any outfit. You can easily create a western inspired streetwear style by contrasting the basics of streetwear staples, like a double knee or baggy work pants and your favorite sneakers with western inspired pieces like graphic hoodies or crew necks and accessories: bandanas, truck caps.
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Western style can never be completed without the involvement of denim and leather even if it is for a street style vibe. We stand by our statement as the most crucial way of barring western style into your wardrobe is through the jacket. Perfect for layering, and looks great with everything from jeans to trousers whether you want to go full look or streetwear inspired western style. Moreover, Varsity jackets or satin souvenir jackets can be a great addition to spice up your outfit to reflect western influence yet in streetwear style. We strongly advise you to choose the right jacket to start whilst interpreting your love of western fashion into western streetwear style in the city.
There actually are a couple of options to play around to get the perfect pair for the western street style look. First of all, a pair of regular cowboy or bootcut fit jeans like Wrangler Cowboy Fit, believed to be a tried-and-true wardrobe staple for western style will still be the great choice to start. Paring these denims with the rest of the outfits will provide you a classic yet modern western look for the city. Next option for the pants, which will reflect your love of street style are regular fit work pants like Dickies 874 or Carhartt Double Knee Pants, from undeniably true American Heritage Workwear Brands, recently being favored for the modern streetwear wardrobe will be a perfect choice to complement achieving the western inspired streetwear style aesthetic.
Even though boots can be the staple of western wear which could never be denied, there is no rule against wearing your favorite sneakers to complete your western style outfit, especially when you live and commute in the city. Over the decades, sneakers have sealed their status as popular culture currency and been a huge player of the streetwear statement. Pairing your outfit with classic sneakers like Converse chuck 70 or Vans slip on to achieve your everyday got to look or if you are feeling extra special, there are a great selection of kicks from Brands like Nike and Adidas and make sure to go to staple sneaker models such as Dunk or Samba.
THE HOODIES & CREWNECKS
A modern western nod to the streetwear style can come in the form of not only in graphic tees but also in streetwear essentials like oversized Hoodies or Crewnecks, of course in western inspired graphics. They are truly streetwear wardrobe staples with lots of benefits for being comfortable, functional yet stylish. You could either wear it on its own or layering underneath your chosen jacket, baggy work pants and classic sneakers for the undeniable western streetwear style look.
Accessories rules still apply the same as in modern western styling outfits. Keep investing for the staple pieces like western inspired classic leather belts, cotton bandanas, caps like trucker or 5 panel and leather key clips. There is no doubt that pairing these accessories will allow you to achieve your desired western style looks by letting you style them in many ways in multiple outfits.
1) What is Western Streetwear?
Western streetwear is a fashion fusion that combines elements of western style with a contemporary streetwear aesthetic. It blends classic western influences such as denim, leather and cowboy-inspired details with the casual and urban vibe of streetwear. This style often incorporates key pieces such as jackets, trousers, shoes, hoodies and accessories, creating a unique and versatile look that resonates with both Western and modern street fashion.
2) Is Western Streetwear suitable for formal occasions?
While Western streetwear is inherently casual and urban, it may not be the most appropriate choice for formal occasions that require a more traditional or polished dress code. However, certain elements of western streetwear, such as tailored jackets or carefully chosen accessories, can be incorporated into semi-formal settings, adding a touch of individuality to your style without compromising the overall formality of the occasion.
3) How can I incorporate Western Streetwear into my wardrobe?
- Jackets: Invest in denim or leather jackets, including varsity or satin souvenir jackets, for a key piece of Western streetwear.
- Trousers: Choose from options such as cowboy or boot cut jeans for a classic western look or regular fit work pants from American Heritage Workwear Brands for a modern streetwear wardrobe.
- Shoes: While boots are a western staple, opt for trainers such as the Converse Chuck 70 or Vans slip-ons for a city-friendly touch. Classic Nike and Adidas styles such as the Dunk and Samba also make a streetwear statement.
- Hoodies & Crewnecks: Embrace oversized hoodies or crewnecks with Western-inspired graphics for comfort and style. These can be worn alone or layered under jackets.
- Accessories: Complete your look with western inspired accessories such as classic leather belts, cotton bandanas, trucker or 5 panel caps and leather key rings.
4) Where can I find streetwear inspired western pieces?
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