Fab Forties {living outside the stacks} Western Wear

When I was invited to join the Fab Forties I had no idea I’d be stretched so far out of my sartorial comfort zone. First, it was a goth look and now it’s Western Wear. Naturally, the first thing I did {after groaning} was hit up Pinterest for some inspiration. As you can tell, most of my pins have a decidedly boho spin to them. That wasn’t by accident. I mean, I love a pair of cowboy boots {you can see my one and only pair here turns out I haven’t been paying much attention to my wardrobe, one of my daughters walked my boots right on out of the house} as much as the next girl, but I don’t see me going full on cowgirl anytime soon. So I took the Western theme and gave it a boho spin…

About the Fab Forties

The Fab Forties is a group of five style bloggers from around the globe who come together once a month to share their common love of fashion. Each month we choose a different theme and invite a guest blogger, who is also in her forties, to join us. The group’s goal is to take on a style trend and show how we each interpret and incorporate it into our lives. Six different ladies, six different styles, you’re sure to find something that inspires you.

The Theme

Western Wear, selected by Jennie from A Pocketful of Polka Dots. Our guest co-host is Dee from Dee Sayz.

My Outfit

Fab Forties {living outside the stacks} Western Wear

If you follow me on Instagram, then you got a sneak peek at this look a few days ago. I wasn’t sure if I was gonna go with this outfit or not, but it turns out, I really like it. Therefore, my second choice outfit will make an appearance later down the road.

Fab Forties {living outside the stacks} Western Wear

Fab Forties {living outside the stacks} Western Wear

Fab Forties {living outside the stacks} Western Wear

Knotted Head Wrap – Similar | Black Lace Top – Similar, Cuter | Earrings – Nickel and Suede | Necklace – Walmart | Jeans – Laurie Felt | Boots – Exact

Guest Host

Dee {Dee Sayz}

Fab Forties Guest Host {dee sayz} Western Wear 1 (1)

Faux Suede Tan Fringe Shrug: Serenity | Fringe Boot Cut Denim: Forever 21 | White T: Vero Moda | Scarf: StalkBuyLove.com | Tan Fringe Bag: Amazon.in | Chocolate Ankle Boots: Mango | Colored Sunglasses: Lenskart

Fab Forties Guest Host {dee sayz} Western Wear 2

I am so digging all of Dee’s fringe, aren’t you? And the amber colors remind me of the desert.

My Co-Hosts

Jennie {A Pocketful of Polka Dots}

Fab Forties {A Pocketful of Polka Dots} Western Wear

Jean Jacket – NY&Co. | Dress – Vivid Collection of NY | Dress Extender – a’reve | Necklace – Kay & Star | Earrings – NY&Co. | Boots – Smokey Mountain Boots

Jennie’s dress sigh is just so dreamy.

Sheela {Sheela Writes}

Fab Forties {sheelah writes} Western Wear 1

Fringe Jacket, Camo Boots & Suede Choker – Poshmark | Playsuit – Goodwill | Turquoise Necklace – c/o Ettika | Utility Belt – Salvation Army | Bracelets – Isabel Marant | Leather Hat – Australia

Fab Forties {sheelah writes} Western Wear 1

Who knew Western Wear could be sexy? Of course, Sheela does!

Shelbee {Shelbee on the Edge}

Fab Forties {shelbee on the edge} Western Wear Aztec Wrap

Wrap: Zaful | Plaid Shirt: Torrid | Shorts: Old Navy | Vest: Target | Boots: Ariat Fat Baby | Necklace: Old (Kohl’s, maybe?) | Earrings: “I made them! Well, I bought the tassels at Michael’s and attached earring hooks to them.”

Fab Forties {shelbee on the edge} Western Wear Denim Vest

Shelbee’s outfit is just fun. I can totally see her riding wild horses out in the range.

Suzy {Pixie Chick in Portugal}

Fab Forties {Pixie Chick in a Ponytail} Western Wear 2

Cowboy Boots – Zara | Skinny Jeans – Levi’s | Belt – Bay | Blouse: F+F Clothing Tesco | Poncho: Massimo Dutti
Fab Forties {Pixie Chick in a Ponytail} Western Wear 1
I absolutely adore Suzy’s edgy take on Western Wear.

I hope you like the various interpretations on the theme. Do you have any Western inspired pieces in your wardrobe? How do you wear them? Leave a comment below, I’d love to read your thoughts.

Now go play in your closet,

Daenel T {Living Outside the Stacks}



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