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Just Moved To A Small Town? How To Look The Part

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If you have spent the majority of your life living in an urban community like a large city, but you have recently moved to a small town, then you may be experiencing somewhat of a culture shock. Not only are you now living a life that's free of all of the loud sounds and hustle and bustle of the city, but you are now surrounded by people who live a slower-paced life. Although you want to still be you, you may stick out like a sore thumb (especially when it comes to your clothing). So, what are some unique ways that you can dress the part to fit into your new rural town a little bit more? This article will take a closer look at a few cowboy-up apparel items that may be worth investing in. 

Cowboy Boots

If you are living in a rural farming community, then you may want to invest in a good pair of cowboy boots. Cowboy boots are great because they go with just about anything. For instance, if you are a business professional, you can dress up your cowboy boots with a dress suit. Whereas if you are going to get into ranching or farming, then they go great with a pair of work jeans and a t-shirt. When you are buying some cowboy boots, just remember that they will usually be really stiff and uncomfortable at first. Why? Because they are made of hard, solid leather. After wearing them for a few weeks though, you can soften the leather and break them in so that they fit a lot more comfortably. 

Bolo Tie

Another fun accessory that works for both males and females is a bolo tie. If you are going to still work in an industry where you have to dress up, then a bolo tie will make a great addition to your wardrobe. These western-themed ties are a great way to add a cowboy flair to a traditional dress shirt. Plus, they aren't over the top, so they will fit right in with the rest of your wardrobe. And the great thing too about bolo ties is that they are easy to make, so if you want to save some money, you can always make one yourself. 

Dressing the part doesn't mean that you have to go over the top, but it may require that you invest in a few new pieces. To learn more, reach out to a cowboy-up apparel retailer near you.