I’m not just their heavy Cuban heels, the cowboy boots are coming with the association. They are James dean in giant, a hazy Texas sky leaning, Robert redford’s dust haloed in sheer overlord in highway phone booth, and Patricia arquette really romantic. They are the harbingers of “no national elderly” violence. In the western showdown, cameras magnified them. They were concentrated in the wild west, a dangerous place for murderers and outlaws.
They can be a vulgar – Dolly Parton (Dolly Parton) downy and tonal, decorated with flowers, or by Ronald Reagan (Ronald Reagan) on the campaign trail in political decoration, collection by Arnold Schwarzenegger (Arnold Schwarzenegger), as a symbol of his allegiance to the United States. They represent the pride of the americans, the United States in the history of the horror and the worst side of America: in October, a pair of cowboy boots and by the stars and stripes decorates by survivors Stephen Vicelja abandonment, become the symbol of Las Vegas massacre.
They are a powerful and complex symbol of America, just as the meaning of “America” is more complex than ever. You might wear a pair in 2018 – yes, even you, style lone ranger. Because I’ve seen the future of fashion – at the spring and summer fashion shows, at the feet of the early adopters – and it’s already close behind.
In September last year, Hood by Air’s cowboy boots returned to a strange start, when the street brand made some surrealism about fashion shows. These seem to face both the back and the front, and they are not taking off even in the era of double thought. However, they gave birth to a thousand memes and planted a seed. Two of fashion’s most influential designers, Raf Simons and Celine’s Phoebe Philo, went with the tide.
Raf Simons cowboy boots are part of the dark side of America. As the central saint martins fashion history and theory of professor Alistair O ‘Neill, points out that simmons works of reference from Richard Prince (Richard Prince) works of art, reshape the marlboro man ads, no health the stars and stripes of the celebration. “It’s an American man’s performance, about personality and adventure,” he said. “it’s a dream of an empty nature. Simmons’ 2018 spring/summer collection is a horror – inspired by horror films – peeking at the boot from beneath satin pants, or splashes of blood.
In Maison Margiela, they were deconstructed, as if the shaft of a boot was torn off and used to stimulate the decoration with a subtle water drill. Clare Waight Keller, the new designer of givenchy, put them on the model and wore a pair of shiny black glasses. Even if the designer didn’t show the cowboy boots exactly, they showed cowboy boots: shorts in Marques Almeida’s wingtips and sparkling shoes. The acne studio includes a hollowed-out version of the leather part of different colors; Coach’s shiny metal explanation; Rugged version with straps and straps at Chloe. Everyone has a Cuban heel, a spiked sole and a lanky eagle toe.
‘cowboy boots are the ultimate combination of functionality and fashion,’ says Tony Glenville, creative director at the school of media and communication at the London school of fashion. “They have long legs to protect their riders’ ankles. They ride on a horse or walk on uneven terrain, which is interesting. “He said. “But they became beautiful early on. Even in the twentieth century, you can see that they have become decorations, more prizes, embroidery and complicated skin. ”
According to o ‘neill, urban hoes have worn out for decades, and their popularity has often surged on the screen. They were part of the “post-hippie aesthetic” of London in the 1970s, when influential Hollywood films referred to the 1950s-american graffiti and wasteland – released.
In women’s wear, it tends to look more optimistic, even in the camp. O ‘neill says, is a key reference for Thierry Mugler western theme in 1992 chun xia series, including Ivana Trump appeared on the runway – proof that you never more than Donald’s two fashion reference – in the cow print. At around the same time, Patricia arquette’s alabaman, Alabama, wore bright blue cowboy boots and turquoise bras in real romance. In the late 1990s, Miuccia Prada made cowboy boots at Miu Miu. By the year 2000, the appearance was still strong – Madonna was on board in Stetson. “Cowboy boots suggest” making a free car. The idea is that when people actually hit the road, you are a man who is thinking about the grassland. “Before the holidays.”
Any adults in the ninety s or ninety s could remember and women naked cowboy boots are opposite – a kind of sexy wild west aesthetic point of view, is a bikini-clad Britney Spears, Britney Spears, or wearing a hair Victoria Beckham (Victoria phenomenon) extension and hot pants, or Kylie Minogue (Kylie Minogue), design of pink underwear, on the face has a pair of tan’s cheeks.
This time, this approach is more cover the – think of the star street style Veronika Heilbrunner, dressed in flowing skirt collocation black cowboy style ankle boot, or wore a black cowboy boots, Julia Roberts, restore ancient ways photos, torn blue jeans and a polo neck.
After the Stan Smith era, their real appeal was simple: you could walk in without shaking, and they polished a ruffled skirt like a full stop. But conceptually, the situation is much more complicated. But aren’t these days all?