By Cowgirl Candace | Originally published for Black Beauty & Hair Magazine The black cowboy and cowgirl have made a hardline comeback in pop culture. And it’s about darn time. Contrary to popular belief, the black cowhand has been the backbone to the American West — the inspiration for Western shows, films and characters that […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Images by LaSundra Davis Think Wild West, think Hollywood-exaggerated gunfights, stagecoach chases and saloon gambling scenes. The stuff classic American West films and TV series are made of. Well, country Western movie junkies, history buffs and travel bloggers on a crunch for experiencing and covering entertainment news have so much material to […]
Radiating vintage Hollywood this month, I wanted to commemorate Dorothy Dandridge’s famous character and timeless movie, “Carmen Jones,” by merging my rural regality with the late actress’ iconic fitted top and pencil skirt. Since the film debuted Oct. 5, 1954, it’s perfect timing to acknowledge one of Tinseltown’s most beloved and gorgeous performers with flower […]
I appreciate texture and have an affinity for Old Hollywood glamour. Oftentimes, I incorporate classic pinup hairstyles into my contemporary cowgirl fashion just to relive the look. For my Durango darling days, I pulled back to the 1920s through ’40s when pompadours, pin curls and loose waves were hairdo showstoppers. My curlicue coif complements my […]
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