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Headed Out West For Vacation And Doing Family Photos? Get The Perfect Attire

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If you are planning a trip out west and you want to get photographs taken there, but you want the perfect outfit to go with the event, there are some things to take into consideration. You may find that people dress more causally out west than they do on the east coast or in the big cities, and there are a lot of pieces that you can buy that are still stylish and comfy. Here are some of the things that you should put on your shopping list or that you should browse for online to get the perfect outfits for the perfect pictures.

Western Clothing

There are a variety of pieces that will be perfect for the picture that you want, and for the setting where the picture will take place. Deep rich colors like burgundy, brown, and other earth tones, along with Aztec type prints are idealistic western clothing. You don't have to shop out west to find these different styles, and you can mix great patterned and solid pieces to get the look you are going for. Check out retailers like JC Western Wear to find clothing that will work for you.

Warm Days and Cold Nights

You want to prepare for all kinds of weather, based on what time of the day you are having the pictures taken, and what you expect the weather to be like. Out west it is common to have warm and hot days throughout the year, but then chilly nights even in the summer. The variation in temperatures can be hard to plan for, so it's best that you mix both light an airy pieces, along with thick sweaters or shawls for the evenings.


There are many great western styled accessories to add to the shoot. This could be any of the following:

  • Cowboy hats
  • Tassle necklaces
  • Feathered jewelry
  • Beaded hair pieces

You can look into getting some pieces before you head out there, or shop the local boutiques and vendors when you are out on your trip.

There are a lot of different things that you can do when you are looking into a photo-shoot out west with the beautiful scenery, and when you want to have the clothes match the scene and the vacation. Look at the different clothing and accessory options online and coordinate everyone so the outfits look great with the natural backdrop and the scenery, and talk with professional photographers where you are traveling to see which colors shoot best.