Western & English Today

FAL 2013

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CONTENTS fall Features 24 AMERICA FOUND: 2014 SPRING FASHION FORECAST Join us on a Route 66 road trip, and delight in the bright and ebullient style of all-American Western fashions. Studio Seven Productions 44 LUSCIOUS LEATHER ACCESSORIES Good things do, indeed, come in small packages. Corinne Joy Brown 50 IT'S A BULL MARKET FOR STRAWS A sizzling market for straw hats emerges as a year-round trend. Johnny D. Boggs Departments 16 DESIGNER PROFILE: Kippys It's Good to be King: Bob Kipperman is Western's 'King of Bling.' Corinne Joy Brown 20 24 MANUFACTURER PROFILE: Twisted X Boots Twisted X Boots succeeds with comfortable, durable, afordable cowboy boots. Alana Harrison 56 HOT TICKET: Cowgirl Up Nashville twin sister act Nik & Sam ride for the brand in Cowgirl Up jeans. Susan L. Ebert Regulars 8 10 44 50 2 Western & English Today PUBLISHER'S FORUM FRONT & CENTER NEWS 12 FRONT & CENTER PRODUCTS TM COVER PHOTOGRAPHY AND STYLING: Studio Seven Productions, studiosevenproductions.com, (505) 268-4582/shelneese@msn.com, Albuquerque, N.M. Hair: Trisha Feliz/Revelry; Makeup: Cheryl Downing. ON JESSICA: Two-piece outfit with belt by Rancho Estancia; Frisco chip bangles by Original Cowgirl Clothing Co. from Red Barn Ranch; sunglasses by Montana West; necklace by B-Elegant; earrings by Wear N.E. Wear and ladies' square-toe red boots set with Swarovski crystals by Los Altos Boots. ON JAYLENA: Mixed media dress by Seven Waves; sunglasses by Montana West; necklace and bracelet by Wear N.E. Wear and matching handbag and boots by BedStü. ON BINKY SOPHIA: Red polka-dot scarf from Cowboy Wild Rags. Western & English Today ™, (ISSN 1522-7308) Vol. 17 Issue 5, September 2013. Western & English Today is published 5 times per year: January Source (January), Early Spring (March), Late Spring (May), Summer (July), Fall (September) by USFRSC Inc., 6688 N. Central Expressway, Suite 650, Dallas, Texas 75206. Periodicals Postage paid at Dallas, Texas, and additional entry points. Western & English Today is sent free of charge to qualified Western and English industry retailers. Subscription rate for all others is $30 per year. Postmaster: Send address changes to Western & English Today, 6688 N. Central Expressway, Suite 650, Dallas, Texas 75206. FALL 2013

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