10 Cowboy Boot Outfits That Feel So Fashionable


While cowboy boots were originally designed to be functional – with, uh, real cowboys in mind – they are now something of a fashion staple. Though they’ve faded into the mainstream over the past few decades, Gen Z and Millennials are taking over the Western staple in 2022.

Over the years, we have seen cowboy boots appear on the catwalks time and time again. Ralph Lauren debuted the rugged silhouette as part of a chic Westernwear collection in the late ’70s. Givenchy’s spring 1998 fashion show. Since then, countless brands like Céline, Fendi, Isabel Marant and Ganni have followed suit, releasing their own iterations of the classic style.

If, like me, you’re more pop culture than water, you probably remember a slew of celebrities (read: Selena Gomez, Rihanna and Taylor Swift, to name a few) who rocked them with skinny jeans, mini skirts and early ’90s sundresses.

Now the love for Western style seems more alive than ever. Like many 2000s trends that enjoyed a resurgence, cowboy boots are popping up more and more — from TikTok to Instagram and of course, on the streets. The cowgirl aesthetic is in full swing, my friends.

For anyone looking to try out the trend, I did the research. Ahead, let me bring you 10 different ways to wear cowboy boots, according to some of your favorite fashion girls. Dress them up or down – it’s hard to go wrong. Keep scrolling for the proofs.


Doing yet another trend better than anyone, Dua Lipa modeled a tangerine zip cardigan and matching mini skirt from Diesel’s 2023 resort collection. In true tastemaker form, the pop star styled the vibrant citrus look with her favorite black cowboy boots from Mexican designer Montserrat Messeguer.


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Here, spotted during Copenhagen Fashion Week on August 11, vogue The Australian September cover girl rocked a buttercream yellow T-shirt dress with crimson boots by Ganni and matching sunglasses. A red and yellow floral print bag served as the perfect finishing touch. It was a moment.


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For a night out in London, FKA Twigs turned heads in brown boots. She teamed them with a dark coat adorned with fringe and eye-catching accessories, including a bright red satin scarf, futuristic frames and large spiral earrings.


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In typical Bella Hadid fashion, the model offered a whimsical take on a timeless look: a sweater, jeans and boots. She donned a pale pink off-the-shoulder sweater, printed jeans, and simple brown western boots to match her shoulder bag.


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Rihanna served up a book-worthy monochromatic on a date with A$AP Rocky. The Fenty mogul wore an oversized black leather bomber jacket and matching leather pants with black cowboy boots sticking out. It’s giving moto babe meets wild, wild west.


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Emily Ratajkowski went the opposite route, tucking her lightly faded jeans into black boots. This, along with the blazer/turtleneck combo, was the perfect equestrian look.


I mean, could Sophie Turner look cooler here? The answer is no. No, she couldn’t. Her red star-stamped boots are from a brand called Black Star and you can buy them here.


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Kendall Jenner showed off a sultry black dress and shiny burgundy Ganni boots. The contrast is so cool. It is to give: your local cowgirl has a dinner to get to.


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As for Gigi Hadid, she styled a pair of bright red croc-embossed cowboy boots with a classic, cool cut in double denim. And to make the moment even more matchy-matchy, she accessorized with a red Louis Vuitton bag and cherry-shaped drop earrings. To be honest, I put up with that look heavy.


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