A Beginners Shopping list To Convert Your Wardrobe To Western

If you just began being intrigued by western fashions, you are probably busy shopping for some of those fabulous, cowboy or cow girl outfits.

If you are new at purchasing western apparels you will soon discover the prices of western clothes and western accessories range from just a few dollars to some times one thousand, five thousand, to ten thousand dollars an outfit.

Depending on where you shop and how fancy you want to look, a rhinestone beaded cowgirl jacked may be priced anything between one thousand dollars to twenty thousand dollars. Quite pricy, but quite beautiful too.

When buying western clothes, it is very important to know the difference of western styles from country styles, so you can buy the right look. Therefore, to shop for true western fashion, you need to know what the different pieces of clothing are called in western terminology, so you won’t end up buying something that is not true western to wear. By this, I mean that, especially if you are shopping online, you will need to know exactly what you want to purchase, and google search for the right terms to find what you are seeking.

Of course there are so many western styles of clothing and such a great variety of western accessories, that we won’t be able to name them all in this particular article. But, we are providing a simple, beginners shopping list to help you start converting your wardrobe to the western. And we recommend that you shop at stores that specialize in western wear only, to get the high quality that is the western trademark.

You should know that western clothing don’t go out of fashion, so you want to purchase the best quality of it in casual wear as well as formal wear, so that you may be able to accessorize them as you please and have them last you a very long time.

Having said all this, don’t forget that most sales people don’t know the difference between country style and western style of clothing, and may sell you the wrong outfit if you don’t know how to describe what you want to buy. For this reason it is important that you are able to tell the sales person exactly what you are looking for, when shopping for western clothes.

I am providing here a list of Google search terms for you use when searching online for western clothes, and you should also use these terms when shopping in person to find what you are looking for at the stores. You may want to print the list below and store it in your purse, to have it available when shopping. And I strongly recommend that you look for western specialty stores or stores that focus only on western product when shopping for your new western look.

Western Winter Clothing:

Western Ranch Coats:

Women’s wool ranch coat

Men’s wool ranch Coat

Women’s Wool Jacket

Wool ranch coat

Ranch coat

Australian wool ranch coats

  • Description:

22 ounce pure Australian wool

Drawstring waist

Lambskin leather collar

Saddle cut

Naturally water resistant

2-way YKK zipper

Reinforced stitching

Colors are available in black and charcoal.

Sizes are available in regular sizes fom S to 3XL, and Tall sizes from Medium to 3XL.

 

Western Summer Clothing

Summer Jackets:

Women’s western summer jacket

Men’s western summer jacket

Western men’s canvas summer jacket

Western summer jacket

 

Western Vests:

Western Vests

Nevada Vests

Buckaroo vests

  • Description:

22 ounce pure Australian wool

Naturally water resistant

The Nevada vests style has a western cut with a leather collar and piping, reinforced stitching. The most popular western colors available on these vests are black and charcoal.

The Buckaroo vests have a western cut with a wool lapel, reinforced stitching, and come in colors black and charcoal.

Sizes on these vests range from Small to 3X.

 

Western Denim Jackets:

Western Denim jackets

Denim Jacket Lining

  • Description:

11 ounce denim

Soft fleece lining

reinforced stitching

Hand warmer pockets

Corduroy collar

Buttons on the front and on the cuffs.

Sizes range from Small to 3X.

 

Women’s Western Wool Vest:

Women’s western wool vest

Women’s wool vests

  • Description:

24 ounce pure Australian wool

Naturally water resistant

Hand warmer pockets

Elastic back

Satin lining

Reinforced seams

Colors are available in black, charcoal, red, and tan.

Sizes are available from XS to 2X.

Rancher Vests:

Men’s rancher wool vests

Western rancher wool vest

  • Description:

Wool front view

Wool back view

22 ounce pure Australian wool

Naturally water resistant

Western cut

Hand warmer pockets

Satin Lining

Reinforced seams

Colors are available in black, charcoal, brown, tan, and red.

Sizes are available from Small to 3XL

 

Men’s Western Canvas Vests:

Men’s Western Canvas vests

  • Description:

11 ounce cotton canvas

Western cut

Elastic back

Reinforced sewing

Satin lining

Colors available in black, cinnamon, and tan.

Sizes are usually available in XS to 3X.

 

Women’s Western Canvas Vest:

Women’s canvas western vest

  • Description:

10 ounce cotton canvas

Hand Warmer Pockets

Elastic back

Satin lining

Reinforced stitching

Colors available are in black, cinnamon, and tan.

Sizes for these vests are S to 2X.

 

Canvas Ranch Coat:

Western canvas ranch coats

Canvas ranch coat

Canvas ranch coat

  • Description:

12 ounce soft canvas

Water resistant

Soft Fleece Lining

Adjustable Snap

Cuffs

2-Way YKK Zipper

Drawstring waist

Saddle cut

Reinforced stitching

Sizes are categorized as Adult size or youth size, and also in regular sizes from Small to 3XL, and Tall sizes from Medium to 3XLsizes.

Colors usually come in tan, moss, and rust.

 

 

Western Wool Ranch Coat

Western wool ranch coats

Wool ranch coats

  • Description:

22 ounce pure Australian wool

Drawstring waist

Lambskin leather collar

Saddle cut

Naturally water Resistant

2 Way YKK zipper

Reinforced stitching

Colors available are usually black, and charcoal.

Available in regular sizes Small to 3XL, and Tall sizes from Medium to 3XL.

 

Western Canvas Barn Jacket:

Western canvas barn jackets

Canvas barn jackets

  • Description:

12 ounce soft cotton canvas

Water resistant

Blanket lining

Elastic cuffs

YKK zipper

Western yoke

Elastic waist

The western colors available for these jackets are tan and moss.

Sizes available range from S to 3X.

 

Western Wool Bomber Jackets:

Western wool bomber jackets

Wool bomber jackets

  • Description:

22 ounce pure Australian wool

Elastic waist

Lambskin leather collar

Western cut

Naturally water resistant

YKK zipper

Reinforced stitching

Colors available are usually black and charcoal.

Sizes come in S to 3X.

 

Western Down Coats:

Western down coats

  • Description:

Down coats with inside down liner.

 

Western Parkas:

3 system, 2 pieces down parkas (To be worn as a slicker or as a coat.)

Western 3-system parkas

Western parkas for adults

Western children’s parkas or western parkas for children

Western style down parkas

  • Description:

Waterproof breathable shell

85% down

15% feathers

Draw cord waist

Velcro wrist

2 way YKK zipper

Liner with elastic and Velcro cuffs

Adult sizes available are S to 3X

Children’s size available are: 4, 6 to 8, 10 to 12, 14 to 16.

Colors available are royal blue, forest, and plum, red, black, and tan.

 

Western Wool Caps:

Western wool cap

  • Description:

22 ounce pure Australian wool

Reversible ear flaps

Satin lining

Breathable naturally water resistant cap

Color are found in black, charcoal, and grays.

Sizes range from S to extra large.

 

Western Style Pinpoint Oxford Shirts:

Pinpoint Oxford shirts

Men’s western Pinpoint Oxford cotton shirts

  • Description:

6 ounce cotton oxford

Fine 80 pinpoint weave (Most regular cotton shirts are only 65 point weave.)

Button down collar

Western yoke on the front and back

Double chest pockets with flaps

Available in regular sizes Small to 3XL, and in Tall sizes

The popular western colors for pinpoint shirts are burgundy, chocolate, navy, and straw colors.

 

Men’s Western Cotton Shirts: (regular cotton shirts are usually 65 point, not 80 as westerns)

Men’s western cotton shirts

Men’s western cotton shirts with yokes

  • Description:

6 ounce cotton oxford

Fine 80 pinpoint weave

Button down collar

Western yoke front and back

Double chest pockets with flaps

Available in Tall sizes, and Small to 3XL sizes.

Western colors available are burgundy, chocolate or dark brown, navy, straw colors.

 

Men’s Canvas Shirts:

Men’s western canvas shirts

Men’s Canvas Shirts

  • Description:

Button front closure

Front pockets and cuffs

6-ounce canvas

Colors usually available at stores are burgundy, royal, moss and tan.

Sizes available are Small to 3XL.

 

Western Denim Shirts: (Regular denim shirts are made of 5-once cotton denim)

Western denim shirts

Denim western shirts

Denim shirts

  • Description:

Western style with front and back yokes

Pearl snap front (no buttons, but snaps)

Pockets and cuff closure (with pearl snaps)

Sizes available are Small to 3XL.

Color is, of course, blue.

 

Western 100% silk ties:

Western print 100% silk ties (Available at western specialty stores for men and boys)

  • Descriptions:

Western silk ties usually are hand painted with western scenes, such as a stage coach, a cowboy on horse, fence posts, cattle, or a horse head, campfire, cattle round up scenes, wheels, cow skull, railroad car, forests, etc.

Western silk ties come in various prints and various colors to choose from.

When looking for a western silk tie, consider western silk ties by tie designer and artist, Joelle Smith.

 

Fish Slicker:

Pommel Slicker

Pommel Fish Slicker

  • Description:

Cotton muslin

Hand Painted with acrylic latex

Waterproof

Wool

Storm closure

Two rows of buttons, one for horse riding comfort and the other, a closer set, for walking.

Colors are usually available in camel color, and black.

Sizes are S to 3X, and of course the sizes adjust for riding and waling as described above.

Rain Slicker:

Rain Slicker

  • Description:

Waterproof breathable microfiber

Drawstring waist

Double reverse zipper

Western yoke

Hood

Inside and outside pockets

Most popular color is black.

Sizes vary from S to 3X.

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