Sho Sho Esquiro

Painter Sho Sho Esquiro has matured a novel relationship between modern urban culture and traditional indigenous textiles.

Designing original artwork for wreathe and wear, Esquiro’s “Bear Bull, Blackfoot Confederacy” painting is my editor’s pick to chaperone the month’s modeled Native American accessories.

She even stamps her colorful, classic creations onto eco-minded fashion like pullovers and T-shirts. How country cool is that?

Cowgirl Candace

Candace, a.k.a. Cowgirl Candace, is an award-winning feature writer, internationally published brand blogger and wardrobe stylist.

The fourth-generation cowgirl and veteran journalist pioneered digital platform Southern Styles & Steeds — a country Western fashion, beauty and lifestyles blogazine — to share the sophisticated styles and sincere stories from her Down South upbringing.