The country chic style is a fantastic blend between classic western inspired pieces and modern chic sensibilities. Celebrities like Isla Fisher, Taylor Swift and Blake Lively have all been spotted in fierce country chic styles. There are so many different ways to work western elements into your wardrobe that it can be daunting to select the pieces you’ll need as a foundation for this trend. That’s why we put together our list of must-haves, in order for you to get started on the country chic style road. Below you’ll find the staple pieces that can turn a simple outfit into a country chic ensemble.

Plaid Button Down

The button down plaid shirt is the first thing you probably think about when you envision the country chic style.  This is because this piece is flattering, fashionable and goes perfectly with almost anything. You could opt to wear these pieces in a totally unexpected way, like tucked in with a high waist black pencil skirt. Since this little button down has so much potential for versatility we think it is a handy fashion pieces for your wardrobe.

Distressed Denim

Whether in the form of shorts, a skirt, jacket or jeans distressed denim is a must have for mastering the country chic trend.  For fall we recommend pairing super long flared distressed denim jeans with ultra-high heels,  wearing your distressed denim like this will elongate your legs and also add a sense of polished sophistication to your look.

Cowboy Boots

We are in love with cowboy boots for year round wear, but they work best with the country chic trend. Pair your cowboy boot with anything from your favorite skinnies to a boho chic dress.