Hello again and welcome back to How To Wear: the photo series aimed at providing style inspiration for the fashion-forward!
In this installment, we step out of our urban environments and into the country for our take on farm favorites. When Rush Limbaugh brought up a fear of lesbian farmers invading his red states, it sounded to Qwear more like a dream come true. So we decided to grab our overalls and farm gear and make it happen And, we owe a special thanks to Sonia and Kelli of Two Chix Suburban Farm for allowing us to utilize their space and their feathered friends!
With this outfit I took it back to my hometown in Oklahoma. Tulsa gives you city with a little country. Growing up we would go to rodeos and to my nana's ranch to ride horses. It was the thing to do. Dressing the part is all about the boots and a hat. You also want something comfortable and not afraid to get dirty.
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This is a bit of a departure from my everyday wear, though not completely foreign as I've worked with horses quite a bit. I tried to keep things functional but a bit stylish at the same time. My tip for farm style: Wear what is functional! Long days in the sun mean light layers but the dirty work means you'll have to stay protected. Denim and a good pair of boots are a necessity!
My outfit is the perfect combination of basically the only things I own that could be put together to convey Rush's lesbian farmer FANTASY. Enter: Fletch's Interpretation of Urban Cowboy. I don't think I necessarily have a tip for wearing farm gear, but I'd imagine that it should be well fitted and functional for some sort of hard work, ha. For my urban cowboy life, simplistic and well fitted is the way to go. Multiple layers allow for adjusting for the weather and the setting!
This type of functional farm wear has become a staple in my wardrobe. Every article of clothing I choose has a purpose. From my hat, that blocks the sun, right down to my boots. It’s also beneficial, when putting this outfit together, that plaid is one of my favorite patterns. My tips for farmer style: Layers are key. A button up over a t-shirt or a tank top not only helps your farm wear look more put together, it ensures that you have the right outfit for any job on the farm.
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