wish list - USA Dallas
Written by Oryx
Head to these authentic stores in Dallas and Fort Worth to get kitted out in real cowboy gear.
For contemporary Western wear, look to Pinto Ranch. This sophisticated Dallas shop features the finest in mens and ladies clothing. A sport coat with Western styling is essential for the stylish cowboy about town.
US$295 - US$695
Designed to fit each horse and rider, Joey Jemison has been making custom saddles since 1970. Just west of Fort Worth from his shop in Weatherford, Joey and his wife Connie also create tooled leather horse tack, chaps, belts, and even home décor.
US$3,950U - S$20,000+ for a custom saddle
Bad Bronc buckles
For cowboys and cowgirls, buckles are wearable art and an expression of their personality. Nick Cunningham is the silversmith and artist behind the custom and one-of-a-kind buckles and ladies jewellery at Fort Worths Bad Bronc Studio & Gallery.
US$1,250+ for a custom buckle and US$550 - US$32,000+ for custom jewellery
The hat a cowboy wears says a lot about the man, and one from Fort Worths iconic M.L. Leddy’s helps send the right message. Pick a hand-shaped hat from the stores Private Label collection, then shop for handmade, custom-designed boots, in traditional calfskin or exotics like alligator, where handwritten foot measurements are recorded in vintage bank ledgers.
Hats US$90 - US$1,500
Boots US$700 - US$10,000+
In the hot Texas summers, a cowgirl requires a cool option. The flamboyant Swarovski-encrusted flip-flops from Fort Worth-based Gypsy Soule are a stylish alternative to boots.
US$250 - US$1,750