13 February 2011

Revisionist Western

I've recently developed a curiosity for western movies since my grandpa lent me his favorite movie Blazing Saddles, which pokes fun at them. In particular, Revisionist Westerns which don't necessarily follow the "good cowboys fight the evil Indians." These stories favorably depict Mexicans and Native Americans, women are featured in stronger or more prominent roles and have a more realistic tone. Movies included some modern movies including 3:10 to Yuma, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee and There Will Be Blood. These movies made their debut around the time of WWII and have continued to be made today.
But the real reason you're here is probably to see an outfit. My vintage cowboy flannel paired with a thrifted school-girl skirt felt very much like a revised Western outfit. Not your typical cowboy boots and turquoise, but I felt it had a Western flare nonetheless.

vintage skirt, belt, boots and shirt, GAP sweater

40 comments

  1. the print of your shirt is so good! i really like how you've paired it with a girly skirt.

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  2. I love the print on your top! :) And thank you for dropping by my blog! Come by again soon ;) Happy Valentines Day!

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  3. SOOOOOOOOO nice! I love this look! ♥ ♥ ♥
    xoxo LiDì

    http://fashiondeliz.blogspot.com

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  4. I ♥ your shirt. I love cowboy print like this :)

    My all time favourite western is Unforgiven and sort of a western: The Proposition. But there are lots of others I enjoy too. Can't beat a good western :D I am looking forward to seeing what they've done with the new version of True Grit :)

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  5. You know something--- I've never seen a Western film before! We'll have to have a sleepover and watch some.

    You are gorgeous,

    xoxo,
    Amber

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  6. lovely outfit :)

    i like your skirt!


    http://starlightsworld.blogspot.com/

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  7. This is a lovely outfit, i need to watch some of those films :D
    xxxxxx

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  8. I really enjoyed 3:10 to Yuma...and No Country For Old Men...and the new version of True Grit. Have you ever watched HBO's Deadwood?

    xoxo ~ Courtney
    http://sartorialsidelines.blogspot.com

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  9. ADORABLE!
    great outfit.

    3:10 to Yuma was really great. I haven't seen No Country for Old Men yet but it's on my list.
    True Grit was good too.. really good actually, but man, it's just no John Wayne.

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  10. i want that shirt!! i shall seek for similar one :) ur the inspiration

    xo

    theyoungbridgetjones.blogspot.com

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  11. looking gorgeous once again, a bit western meets school girl ;)
    I am pretty sure I seem like a stalker for posting almost every one of your outfits but you really inspire me, I love them all! (I assure you i am not a stalker :P )

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  12. that shirt is Aaaamazing.
    what a wonderful print..i love how you style the whole outfit.
    xoox

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  13. Love that print on your shirt. Super cute!

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  14. Love it and you have the best cardigans ever!

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  15. I love this outfit! The print on your top is so unique and wonderful. Now I really want to watch some westerns!

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  16. incredibly lovely! the western detailing on the shirt is so clever and adds such a touch of uniqueness. the skirt is terrific!

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  17. I'm here for the fashion AND your thoughts on movies (and anything else). Please keep sharing your ideas.

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  18. such pretty, pretty pictures! loooove!

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  19. that cowboy flannel is beyond awesome!

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  20. Kallie you are so cute I just want to hug you! I adore this look, I want to steal your wardrobe grr!!

    Blazing Saddles is an amazing movie, pretty funny. I was never really big on westerns, but my grandpa watched all the John Wayne movies over and over (probably why I dodn't like them :P). I may have to check out more of them now.

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  21. Ahh! That SHIRT! I am a big fan of westerns too... just saw True Grit last night! It was awesome, but I prefer the original.

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  22. LOVE IT. I'm always some obsessed with westerns. I'm so excited because I'm going to Arizona in a few weeks and I'm totally going to dress the part, because I'm awesome like that.

    3:10 to Yuma is one of my favorites...although I haven't seen the original. I just bought a collection of Clint Eastwood westerns...I've seen them all before, but not for a long time, so I'm excited to view them again!

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  23. * Just wanted to add that I'm not illiterate. That should have been someWHAT obsessed...ahh well. Love your shirt!!!!1!!!1 <3

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  24. I'm not a western film fan myself, but have sat thought a few when watching with my dad. Cute shirt and I love the skirt too.

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  25. AGH. Of course I'm in love with this post. YEEHAW I love the West. That skirt is just the cutest and I really need to have your flannel cowboy shirt.

    Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is on my too-read list.. I didn't realize it was a movie also!

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  26. Great shirt! I've seen both of the 3:10 to Yuma movies. I was raised around western films because my mom loved ALL the old westerns and also Bonanza and my dad. . .he's obsessed with John Wayne and Clint Eastwood so I saw a lot with him. My brother as well has probably every western movie out there. However, My favorite is Tombstone!!!!

    I love your shirt.

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  27. Great shirt! I've seen both of the 3:10 to Yuma movies. I was raised around western films because my mom loved ALL the old westerns and also Bonanza and my dad. . .he's obsessed with John Wayne and Clint Eastwood so I saw a lot with him. My brother as well has probably every western movie out there. However, My favorite is Tombstone!!!!

    I love your shirt.

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  28. I'm not a western film fan myself, but have sat thought a few when watching with my dad. Cute shirt and I love the skirt too.

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  29. Kallie you are so cute I just want to hug you! I adore this look, I want to steal your wardrobe grr!!

    Blazing Saddles is an amazing movie, pretty funny. I was never really big on westerns, but my grandpa watched all the John Wayne movies over and over (probably why I dodn't like them :P). I may have to check out more of them now.

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  30. such pretty, pretty pictures! loooove!

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  31. I'm not a western film fan myself, but have sat thought a few when watching with my dad. Cute shirt and I love the skirt too.

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  32. I ♥ your shirt. I love cowboy print like this :)

    My all time favourite western is Unforgiven and sort of a western: The Proposition. But there are lots of others I enjoy too. Can't beat a good western :D I am looking forward to seeing what they've done with the new version of True Grit :)

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  33. Ahh! That SHIRT! I am a big fan of westerns too... just saw True Grit last night! It was awesome, but I prefer the original.

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  34. looking gorgeous once again, a bit western meets school girl ;)
    I am pretty sure I seem like a stalker for posting almost every one of your outfits but you really inspire me, I love them all! (I assure you i am not a stalker :P )

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