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Victorian Twill Jacket
Victorian Old West Twill Jacket
Victorian Hunting Jacket
Victorian Dupioni Top
Victorian Civil War Style Jacket
V-neckline Twill Vest
Sylvia Victorian Cotton Blouse
Sarah Emma Bolero
Ruth Victorian Blouse
Pioneer Top
Pioneer Blouse
Nora Victorian Blouse
Misha Victorian Jacket
Mirabelle Victorian Styled Top
Mira Victorian Blouse
Maria Victorian Blouse
Lucinda Victorian Jacket
Lavinia Victorian Jacket
Kady Bell Civil War Styled Top
Ida Victorian Edwardian Blouse on Sale
Gibson  Girl Blouse
Gabriella Victorian Blouse
Evangeline Polonaise (without skirts)
Elspeth Victorian Blouse and Jabot

In the Wild West, women had to adapt to their new surroundings. This sometimes meant throwing out decorum from the East and inserting new ideals from the West. Women had to become strong and tough to provide for their families. Famous women like Annie Oakley and Etta Place paraded the West. They were tough and independent, forming a new identity for modern women.

Women even adopted new forms of fashion. The styles they created as "cowgirls" would continue to influence modern fashions today. These new fashions were adopted from their male counterparts, who wore western shirts. The western shirt was created in the early 1800s, as settlers poured into the west searching for a home on the new frontier. The shirt blends the Eastern statesmen wear with Western Indian workwear. Since these settlers were relatively isolated, good fabric was hard to come by. It wasn't until the early 1900s, that the western shirt we know today took form. These shirts with long tails and ornate yokes, came to be after the railway system was finally established and settlers had access to more goods.

Channel your inner Annie Oakley or Etta Place with our Wild West tops here at Recollections. Our tops perfectly complete any cactus rose's Old West ensemble. We sell a variety of styles for a variety of western women. We have vests for the schoolmarm, boleros for the southern belle, blouses for the socialite and bustiers for the painted saloon lady. All capture the romance of the turbulent era! Recollections garments are all made in the USA and come in sizes XL to XXXXL. We can't wait to make your next (or first) Wild West top!