I still remember watching

Brokeback Mountain

, on my first ever movie date, circa 2005 and being wildly fascinated by the shearling jackets and cowboy boots both the main characters shared. Fast forward to the present, I found myself trotting down the streets of Pasadena with my

Giorgio Brutini

Doratto chelsea boots

in a denim on denim ensemble to meet my blogger friend,

Taye Hansberry

, who generously photographed me around

Copa Vida

-- one of my absolute favorite, boutique coffee shops in the area.

While this is probably the furthest I'll get with the wild, wild west aesthetic that's fast emerging from menswear shows all over this FW14 season, these boots from Giorgio Brutini are a timeless staple for any closet. I am happy to announce that I've partnered up with Giorgio Brutini to gift you a free pair of shoes by simply entering using Rafflecopter!

This giveaway ends next Monday on Jan. 17th (12:00am PST)


a Rafflecopter giveaway

*Giveaway is generously sponsored by Giorgio Brutini

*Open to ages 18 and over, USA only

*Prize will be sent via FedEx Ground