There’s the kind of Western fashion that stomps along in heavy cowboy boots, dirty denims and fringed leather jackets, punctuated by a mandatory oversized belt-buckle at the hips. And then there’s this: a brilliantly, beautifully subtle interpretation that takes a select element at a time and slips it carefully, thoughtfully, in amongst a bouquet of other fashion trends.

Julie Brooke Williams’ styling is executed with a haze of 1970s bohemian romanticism. It’s in the long flowing hair, the wide-brimmed felt hats, the Navajo turquoise jewellery. The mix of eras and styles isn’t so much eclectic, though, as it is lightly unexpected. Like the layering of a bold red shirt over sandy suede fringing; or a floor-length, raw-hemmed coat paired with fuchsia boots; or a heavy blanket coat over a flowing skirt.

taylor warren nylon mexico

Click the thumbnails for full pictures:
Taylor Warren: Nylon Mexico September '11
Taylor Warren: Nylon Mexico September '11
Taylor Warren: Nylon Mexico September '11
Taylor Warren: Nylon Mexico September '11
Taylor Warren: Nylon Mexico September '11
Taylor Warren: Nylon Mexico September '11
Taylor Warren: Nylon Mexico September '11
Taylor Warren: Nylon Mexico September '11
Taylor Warren: Nylon Mexico September '11
Taylor Warren: Nylon Mexico September '11

Everything in the Nylon editorial has a softness to it, from Olivia Malone’s photography to even the disposition of the equine companion – who seems gentle, almost listless, rather than war-like or fierce.

Starring Taylor Warren, Goodbye Horses is from the September 2011 issue of Nylon Mexico.

Click on the thumbnails above to view it all.

Share some style:

Want to keep up with fashion?

Once a week, we send out an update with the latest fashion trends, styles and collections.
Get yours direct in your inbox and keep ahead of fashion.

Our newsletter is spam free and your email address will never be shared or sold.