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Fashion tips with Haili Z: This modern rodeo

By Haili Z
March 13, 2014 at midnight
Updated March 12, 2014 at 10:13 p.m.

Tone-on-tone rodeo apparel with a leather belt keeps things neutral. Incorporate a pop of turquoise into your outfit in your accessories.

Rodeo Houston comes once a year and is the perfect excuse for new boots, a brand new pair of jeans, and turquoise jewelry for the rodeo. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo impresses with the lineup of music and the amazing junk food; who can get enough?

Turkey legs, funnel cakes, barbecue stuffed potatoes, fried Oreos - the goods are all there. You don't have to dress up to attend, but you can dress the alternative, rodeo chic: amazing dresses, channeling your turquoise into your apparel instead of accessories and fringe - lots of fringe.

I absolutely love wearing chunky turquoise accessories; they're flattering and gorgeous on everyone. Why not channel your turquoise somewhere else? For instance, channeling the color on your purse. Instead of my accessories, I opted for a turquoise purse.

For your apparel, you can opt to wear tone-on-tone or neutrals with fun prints.

Jewelry with natural stones, turquoise and leather material can be layered together for a fun rodeo look.

Dusters and vests can be worn over dresses that look incredibly similar to slips. For a pulled-together look, belt it right at the waist. And instead of pairing it with a necklace, wear big earrings and a cuff. The look reminds me of Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac. This boho chic look is a great alternative look for rodeo.

The ideal boutique for something like this would be Abejas Boutique with capes and dusters from the Australian-based brand Kite and Butterfly. I absolutely love their dusters and cover-ups to top off rodeo looks.

A new Houston-based designer created jewelry I thought ideal for rodeo. Christina Greene creates looks that are completely perfect for rodeo.

The Houstonian recently moved back from New York and will be hosting a booth at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Catch the booth for the perfect accessories to tie together your look.

Haili Pue is the president of All Ze Details. Visit her website at



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