Dress of the West

Dress of the West

Whittier Boulevard Regulars, April 15, 1979. Photo by Dean Musgrove/Herald Examiner Collection/LA Public Library. Six Style Archetypes of the American West are Undressed in a New Exhibit at LA’s Autry Museum. Written by Constance Dunn It’s said that style is like a...
South Texas Style

South Texas Style

For Double D Ranch, the first family of western couture, some like it haute y’all. Written by Jenn Thornton For 30 years and counting, Double D Ranch has weaved an array of American West influences into high-fashion western dress—“literally,” says Cheryl McMullen,...
Call of the Canvas

Call of the Canvas

  American West artist Nicholas Coleman’s brush with greatness.Written by Jenn ThorntonIt is not enough to say that Nicholas Coleman is an artist of the American West whose richly colored paintings of the region’s early explorers, pioneers and Native...
The Ballad of Brigid Reedy

The Ballad of Brigid Reedy

Musical artist Brigid Reedy. Photo by John Reedy. The voice of cowboy music and poetry for a new generation strikes a chord in the modern American West. Written by Jenn Thornton Fresh off a “little John Wayne film festival” at her house, poet, musician and...
Nature’s Escape

Nature’s Escape

In Utah, where John Wayne once roamed for Western classics like Stagecoach, is just the spot to hang your hat. Written by Karine Monié Deep canyons and mesa rock formations as far as one can see make for a mesmerizing landscape in Utah. A nature lover, John Wayne...