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The Perfect Sweater for Winter

I have lived in the southern United States all of my life. Thankfully, the state I live in doesn’t usually experience much harsh, cold weather during the winter months; however, I do need to bundle up in something warm when heading outside from time to time. Oftentimes, I reach for my favorite sweater. The versatile sweater I’m referring to is a leopard print, cashmere cardigan. I absolutely love the way cashmere feels against my skin. I adore this soft sweater because I can wear it to the grocery store, to church, to the movies, or even to a holiday gathering. On this blog, I hope you will discover the winter clothing staples that look great with any type of outfit. Enjoy!

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Taking Fashion Cues From The Great Outdoors

Spending time enjoying and exploring the outdoors is a big part of American culture. The US is full of scenic views, mountains, lakes, rivers, and beaches just waiting to be visited. With so much time spent exploring, it's no surprise that fashion is influenced by the great outdoors. Spending time outside often requires specialized clothing. While outdoor clothing is usually utility orientated, it is often attractive too. This is why many women find themselves wearing clothes meant for outdoor activity even when they don't have plans to be active outside.

Work Boots

Work boots have long been a staple for anyone who works outside. They are popular for anyone who spends a lot of time hiking or slugging through difficult terrain. What's different now is that these boots have been migrating to the pavement of the city. Work boots work well with a surprising variety of outfits, including anything from cutoff shorts to leggings. They can also be worn with or without visible socks peeking out the top.  Celebrities have been spotted out and about in work boots, making this a big trend. Work boots are a great way to add an outdoor touch to a casual outfit. 

Flannel Shirts

What comes to many people's minds when flannel shirts are brought up is rugged lumberjacks and outdoors men. So it may be surprising for some to find that flannel is becoming increasingly popular with city-dwelling women across the country. The main reason for flannel's popularity? It's both versatile and comfortable. Flannel shirts can be paired with slacks, shorts, tucked into a skirt, tied around the waist, and worn over a dress. Flannel is also available in different colors and patterns, which makes options endless for any outdoor style fashionista. 

Twill And Canvas Jackets

Texture plays a big role in outdoor fashion. The texture of certain fabrics really evokes the spirit of the outdoors. Twill and canvas are two materials that are commonly associated with outdoor living. These rugged fabrics are sturdy and hold up well to the elements. Twill and canvas are also two fabrics that pop up in fashion. Twill and canvas coats are another great way to get a rugged, outdoor look. These tough fabrics can bring an outdoor edge to almost any outfit. 

Exploring the outdoors is a lifestyle all its own. While this lifestyle isn't for everyone, elements of it have seeped into popular fashion. Work boots, flannel, and twill and canvas jackets are all popular items both in the city and in the great outdoors. For more information, contact Cowpokes or a similar company.