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How to Dress Like a Coastal Cowgirl

How to Dress Like a Coastal Cowgirl
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Updated: 4/19/2024 | How to Dress Like a Coastal Cowgirl

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What is a Coastal Cowgirl?

The Coastal Cowgirl TikTok trend came and won’t be leaving anytime soon. We expect coastal cowgirl fashion to stick around all spring and well into summer, simply because it’s so versatile.

This aesthetic is distinct and can be easily assembled with items that you may already have in your closet.

The coastal cowgirl trend is both rugged and relaxed. It combines a light beach feel with knits and cotton tops with western wear essentials such as denim, western boots, cowboy hats, and buckled belts.

Below we’ll share what a coastal cowgirl would wear so that you can also achieve this effortless look and aesthetic.

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What Does a Coastal Cowgirl Wear?

#1 Corsets

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Free People Night Rhythm Corset

Combine a sexy corset (also referred to bodice tops) with jeans or a skirt for an effortless coastal cowgirl look.

Shop for corsets from ALTAR’D State, Free People, REVOLVE, Anthropologie, and Victoria’s Secret.

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#2 Denim

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GRLFRND Jasmine Skirt

Denim is a coastal cowgirl essential. We love denim jeans, shorts, dresses, skirts, shirts, and jackets. 

We love denim pieces by REVICE, GRLFRND, Free People, and Frame.

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#3 Effortless Maxi Skirts

Pair a flirty top with a skirt to complete your outfit. We love wearing flouncy denim or a tiered cotton skirt. 

Shop for cute skirts from REVOLVE, Nordstrom, and Anthropologie

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GRLFRND Blanca Maxi Skirt

#4 Cowboy Boots

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We love boots by Ariat, Steve Madden, and Tecovas.

Head over to our Tecovas review to see how we style their gorgeous western boots.

#5 Cowboy Hats

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Also known as western hats, it’s essential for a coastal cowgirl to have at least one hat. And honestly, I think a western hat can really turn any outfit into a coastal cowgirl fit.

We love western hats from Augustine, American Hat Company, Gigi Pip, San Diego Hat Company, and Lack of Color.

Related: Gigi Pip Review + Coupon Code: SCHIMIGGY15

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#6 The Yokes on You

Yokes on a shirt scream Coastal Cowgirl.

#7 Neutral Tones

Cowgirls are super neutral when it comes to fashion. Wear colors such as white, beige, brown, black, nude, tan, ivory, gray, navy, and blush. Avoid wearing neon or vivid colors.

If you’d like to add a pop of color, try adding some pastel colors such as pale pink, seafoam green, or light yellows.

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#8 Linen and Cotton

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Quince Linen Dress

Go for breathable fabrics such as linen and cotton. We love the texture of linen dresses. It’s classy yet comfy.

Shop for linen and cotton apparel from Everlane, Quince, REVOLVE, and Nordstrom.

#9 Overalls

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Overalls are a Coastal Cowgirl must! We love loose-fitting overalls that you can wear over a cute tank top. 

We love overalls from Anthropologie, PrAna, and Toad & Co.

#10 Peasant Dress

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Peasant dresses are super cute and comfortable. The ruched and ruffled details give off effortless prairie girl vibes. Pair it with some boots and a hat and you’re in Coastal Cowgirl mode.

We love shopping for peasant dresses by ALTAR’D State, En Saison, Free People, and Lait Collection.

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Pink Brielle Dress by En Saison

#11 Fringe is Fun

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We love fringe details. Try to find your fringe on handbags, boots, pants, and jackets.

#12 Gingham is a Cowgirl’s Best Friend

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Gingham Crop Top by Farm Rio

#13 Leather EVERYTHING

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SPANX Faux Leather Leggings

Did you know that cowgirls wear cowhide? We love wearing leather jackets, shoes, handbags, and even leather hats. 

#14 Vestie Bestie

Find a cute vest that will up your Coastal Cowgirl game! Choose a vest that contrasts or matches your bottoms.

#15 Kimono

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Kimonos are a great accessory. It helps protect you from the sun and looks gorgeous when you walk and the kimono flows after you.

Shop for cute kimonos from Anthropologie, Joyfolie, and Simpuna.

#16 Straw Handbag

For accessories, we love a good straw handbag. 

#16 Bandanas

A bandana is a must-have accessory for all coastal cowgirls. We love cotton bandanas because they’re easy to wash and can be worn around the neck or as a head scarf.

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Where to Shop for Coastal Cowgirl Apparel + Accessories

Ready to get your coastal cowgirl on? Here are our favorite stores to shop for gear.

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