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Cowboy boots: the trend of summer 2021

The "Texan" boots are back for a summer in the name of country-chic style

Cowboy boots: the trend of summer 2021 The Texan boots are back for a summer in the name of country-chic style

"These boots are made for walking,
And that’s just what they’ll do,
One of these days these boots are gonna walk all over you

Nancy Sinatra used to sing in 1966, referring to them: the Texan boots. The latter after decades continue to be the undisputed protagonists of the catwalks. The camperos, in fact, represent a souvenir of life that seems determined not to abandon the currents of a fashion that escapes the present to wear the past. In fact, cowboy boots bring with them an important background full of history and curiosity.

 

History and evolution of cowboy boots

Originally the favorite shoe of the Spanish conquistadors, Texan boots were made famous for the first time by the cowboys of the Far West, who gave them the task of facilitating the insertion of the feet in the stirrups and minimizing the risk of slipping while riding. Having abandoned their usefulness, the camperos became a real fashion trend only in 1923, when Texan women decided to bring out their spurs by taking to the streets to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the founding of the city of Fort Worth. About twenty years later they became popular in the film industry, where they were worn on and off the set by the most beloved couple ever: Dale Evans and Roy Rogers. The real notoriety came with Marilyn Monroe: the Hollywood diva loved to wear them with jeans and a shirt, a combination that worked to the point of becoming the look of the moment.

The patriotic and sexy interpretation of the Texan dates back to 1970: Raquel Welch, in The Myra Breckinridge case, wore them exclusively wearing a stars and stripes trikini, thus proving the fact that to make an iconic look an iconic pair of Texans were enough. feet and the game was done. With the arrival of the disco-era in the 80s, camperos boots became the first choice of the girls of Studio 54, who combined them with leather trousers or V-neck mini dresses. This trend certainly did not escape Lady D who, as a true icon of rebellious fashion and little conforming to royal standards, in 1988 showed up at a polo match with a jacket, a pair of jeans, a baseball cap and a pair of brown suede Texan boots on his feet. From 2014 onwards, a dizzying climb of the fashion scene began for these shoes. To revive this hybrid of avant-garde and nostalgia was Raf Simons who, using his role as creative director at Calvin Klein, focused his whimsical research precisely on the multiculturalism of the USA, at a time when the cultural appropriation of certain symbols was at the center of the international debate. The soul of the States and its western spirit were thus preserved and reinterpreted by all the major designers who saw in this shoe the essence of a free spirit belonging to an overseas culture that has never ceased to surprise.

 

Cowboy boots on the runways

Texan boots give the outfits a pure, authentic, eclectic note, where personality and a good dose of character are required. The color palette is usually neutral, black, brown, white and nude prevail. But why not also venture with pastel colors, fluo or python details? The seams are usually shown in contrasting colors and are sometimes embellished with studs, embroidery and patchwork motifs in different colors, which make them iconic and impregnated with country vibes and indie shades.

We have seen them as the protagonists of Marques Almeida, Burberry, Bottega Veneta, Isabel Marant, Kenzo, Tommy Hilfiger, Chloè, Margiela, Miu Miu, Acne Studios, Off-White and Dior fashion shows. This product category is multifaceted, versatile and whimsical at the same time. Fashion evolves through contrasts, in fact some of the most beautiful and powerful creations arise from the most surprising and least logical combinations.

How to style the cowboy boots

So.. how to match Texans to make an outfit unique? For a casual-chic look, the combination with flared jeans, flounced skirts with floral motifs, shorts and the combo top and oversized shirt or cardigan, or with shirt dresses with belt at the waist with a boho-chic touch, but also perfect with a suit or a pair of city-proof bikers. More than approved the total denim that gives the look an additional country vibe.

How to say no to a black sheath dress and a longuette skirt, or to a floral minidress with flounces or skinny trousers in black faux leather. Why not? Embellish our boot with our personal touch, such as a bandana or chains tied on it. Finally, if you want to overdo it, adding a cowboy hat or a fringed suede bag will make you a real modern caballere.

No need to say that with a pair of Texans on your feet you can create infinite and unprecedented combinations and it is difficult to make mistakes as there is no margin for error, so indulge yourself and make them the absolute protagonists of your looks. Texan boots are the perfect example of "fashion that remains wins" and represent a fashion equation destined to remain intact for a long time. So nss G-Club has selected for you the hottest cowboy boots of the moment. Enjoy!

MIU MIU

MIU MIU

GOLDEN GOOSE

GOLDEN GOOSE

EVA MINGE

EVA MINGE

OFF-WHITE™

OFF-WHITE™

SAINT LAURENT

SAINT LAURENT

PARIS TEXAS

PARIS TEXAS

VERSACE

VERSACE

8 BY YOOX

8 BY YOOX

BOTTEGA VENETA

BOTTEGA VENETA

BURBERRY

BURBERRY

Kentucky's Western

Kentucky's Western

SENDRA

SENDRA