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You've been asked on a hot date, line dancing at the local country and western club. It sounds like just the right kind of casual, flirty fun -- if you can just figure out what to wear. Don't worry, pardner, western wear has come a long way. It's no longer the stuffy, conservative sibling to hip and funky urban style. Anybody who's seen Taylor Swift, Katie Holmes or Reese Witherspoon rock a pair of cowboy boots knows better.
The foundation garment, as it were, of a country and western club outfit is a pair of jeans. You want something as form-fitting as possible -- go ahead, show off your curves. Boot-cut or classic cut silhouettes are favored over flares or skinny jeans. Cutoffs or Daisy Dukes are a little daring for the average line dancing night out.
Take a checked or plaid flannel shirt and tie off the tails just above your navel. Leave a few buttons open at the top, too, to show off your cleavage. Another option is a fitted vest, worn without anything underneath. You could also wear your vest open over a plain white R-shirt or tank top. If you feel extra-daring, try an eyelet lace corset top a la Jessica Simpson.
If denim is a little too dressed-down for your personal style or you're the kind of gal who's never caught dead in pants, try a shirtwaist dress or a sundress. Eyelet lace and trim, gingham, denim, polka dots and floral prints are just some of your choices.
A hat isn't required, but it definitely enhances your cowgirl image. You might also consider a heavy, eye-catching belt buckle. And then there's the footwear -- cowboy boots, of course, preferably in tooled leather. You might try a pair in a bold shade of red for extra-sexy oomph. As for jewelry, turquoise and silver are timeless choices.