A rural resurgence of African-American actors in American West movies and TV series has taken over Hollywood — and Cowgirl Candace is utterly lovin’ it. Keep in mind, I’m an ’80s backwoods baby. My farming parents raised me on cult classic Westerns like “Silverado,” which featured the gorgeous Lynn Whitfield as a sassy saloon girl […]
I’ve investigated stories in muddy greenways wearing pumps, rainy hayfields wearing sneakers and snowy streets wearing flats. I admit: I haven’t always been the best judge of shoe matching to weather conditions, but that’s because the only thing on my newspaper reporter radar at the time is getting the scoop and submitting my story before […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Photos by Corey Reese I’m a Georgia-based cowgirl. I have coarse, kinky dreadlocks. And, brace yourself: I’m black. Unusual attributes to represent the American West, especially when society is so used to the Clint Eastwood to Carrie Underwood variety. I’m a bona fide fourth-generation farm girl or what I like to […]
Growing up on a farm afforded ample alternatives for outdoor adventures and carefree characters like myself to roam the land in pure peace. If I had to count the country Western ways of creating fun and freedom-driven memories: There was vine swinging across the creek with my siblings; trail riding our paint horses and Shetland […]
Anytime Cowgirl Candace shows up in Crush by Durango Boots, I naturally have to show out in the hair, beauty and fashion department, too. It’s just what we classy cowgirls do. When I paired my latest brown vintage-coated footwear — the Women’s Belted Collar Western Boots — with my Lilia Guilty Western fringe dress from […]
Howdy. I'm Cowgirl Candace, an award-winning journalist, internationally published brand blogger and fourth-generation farm girl.