The lone cowgirl who tells a story

A short story about the lone cowgirl, epitomising the quintessential rebellious fashion and attitude that comes with solitude. Photographer Dalton Louis gathers inspiration from the classic punk appearance, and combines this with the red and white-checkered button up shirt, and typical cowboy hat that you would use to define the prototypical cowgirl.

cowgirl fashion shoot

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The Lone Cowgirl by Dalton Louis
The Lone Cowgirl by Dalton Louis
The Lone Cowgirl by Dalton Louis
The Lone Cowgirl by Dalton Louis
The Lone Cowgirl by Dalton Louis

Loius’ punk inspiration comes from the MET Gala punk theme that took place in September. Stylist Ivanna Goldenberg recognizses that the return to punk has begun to incorporate a variety of subcultures and substyles, as we see in this lean towards farm-style western fashion. However, the core roots of the punk theme still stick along the lines of rebellion… the need to create controversy.

Hair and make-up, done by Laura Vignola, continues the punk theme with messily braided hair, however she brings that element of innocence to the shoot with lightly lined eyes and simply giving the lips mild accentuation, even allowing the freckles of the skin to come through.

For more punkesk playfulness of photographer Dalton Loius (www.daltonlouisphotography.webs.com/) click on the gallery.

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Born into the humble town of Franschhoek, South Africa it was little wonder that Chevaun Roux would find her flavour in life through good food, good wine and stylish apparel. After completing a Bacherlors Degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics the world of freelance writing became the first choice in occupation, with no regrets and having never looked back. With a zest for anything with colour, vibrance and essence she found herself diving further into the world of fashion and design; from thifting vintage wedding dresses to pouring through new and modern jewelry pieces. This self anointed bohemian indentity believes in all the partisan revolutionary ideals of love, beauty and freedom, and when she isn’t writing or editing you can find her at the kitchens helm creating her latest milkshake masterpiece.