Entries by A Cut Above

Telling Stories With Western Fashion: History, Materials

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the simple concepts you might consider if you’re using Western fashion to tell a story. This is a common way people utilize numerous different areas of fashion, and the Western garb world in particular offers a number of great options for those […]

Telling Stories With Western Fashion: Contrasts, Layers

Visual storytelling is a form of general storytelling that’s immensely popular and desirable among many people, and one of its many possible forms of expression comes in the realm of fashion and clothing. The clothes you wear can help tell a story about you in several different ways, and the world of Western and rodeo […]

Western Themes in Mainstream Fashion: Felt, Boots, Turquoise

In part one of this two-part blog series, we looked at some of the most popular items of Western-inspired fashion that have bled over into mainstream fashion as well. Western style is unique and distinctive, and certain of its elements have become so well-known that they’ve influenced major culture in significant ways. At A Cut […]

Rodeo Bull Bucking: Styles and How to Identify Them

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basics on why bulls “buck” during certain rodeo events. From how they’re bred to how this behavior is encouraged (exclusively in safe, ethical ways), there are a number of interesting themes here that many don’t know much about — even those who attend […]

Rodeo Bull Bucking: Why Bulls Buck During Events

There are numerous important components involved in a rodeo event that involves bull-riding, and the actual bull is one of the single most important. Specifically, the bucking actions that bulls take during bull-riding events are the basis for the entire setup — and did you know that bulls buck in a few different ways, and […]