Since 1919, Luskey's/Ryon’s has outfitted untold numbers of cowboys and girls with its awe-inspiring array of all things Western. From boots and hats to denim, custom saddles, and fancy-time gilt belt buckles, the packed racks and stacked shelves of Luskey's/Ryon's threaten to secede from under the weight of so much rugged gear. Keep the sun off with a genuine Atwood palmleaf hat ($45), or strut stylishly in Wrangler men's pro-rodeo cowboy-cut jeans ($26.99). A leather-covered stainless-steel flask ($100) imparts a dashing gift unto adults, whereas Buckaroo kids boots ($49.99) outfit youngsters in rich imported leather that will impress all kinds of people who aren't Grandma.
A Fort Worth fixture for five decades, Cowboy Cleaners deploys its finest dry-cleaning methods to tidy up clients’ clothing. At five locations, staffers excise stains from suits, ties, jeans, and dresses with ease and swiftness. Household items also receive a thorough dirt purging, leaving comforters to once again swaddle their owners and tablecloths to stop tempting guests to play connect the dots with their stains.
Fort Worth Running Company's shoe experts wrap the toes of joggers, sprinters, and saunterers of all skill levels in a variety of high-quality speed sneakers. The sales staff does not operate on commission, allowing them to patiently help customers choose the proper pair of foot cases in models such as Brooks Adrenaline ($99.95), Saucony Progrid Guide ($99.95), and New Balance Minimus ($99.95), great for upcoming 10Ks, three-legged picnic races, or post-apocalyptic scenarios. Men’s Nike two-in-one shorts protect against irritated skin ($50), and women’s Asics Everysport short are versatile enough to wear for tennis or basketball ($32).
A locally owned purveyor of fashion forward clothing and accessories for men and women, Dean-Kingston offers a variety of quality brands like English Laundry, Ben Sherman, and French Connection to help keep limbs and torsos stylishly covered. Stems can be swaddled in top brand jeans for men (starting at $90) and women (starting at $73). Keep fingers nimble with a men's button up shirts ($75–$170), or practice the ancient art of twirling in a chic cocktail dress (starting at $95). Accent any ensemble with jewelry from Liquid Metal, or snag a pair of Ray Ban or Eye Bobs shades to protect your sight spheres from your neighbor’s 10,000-watt, front yard recreation of Santa’s outer space workshop.
Alexandra Hintz’s hair helpers are only an arm’s length away inside Neely O’Hair. They include a gleaming pair of scissors, bowls of hair color, and bottles of Aquage, Redken, and Pureology products. They aid in the creation of trendy manes while clients relax in the eclectic salon, complete with abstract artwork and a babbling wall-mounted fountain.
Each Posh Bridal Show grants future brides and grooms ample opportunities to meet with wedding experts and plan every part of their big day. Rather than overwhelming couples with an intimidating number of wedding professionals, planners select a limited number of bona-fide experts in each facet of a wedding—from the ceremony to the honeymoon—and cordon them off by theme. When not hobnobbing with planning professionals, attendees can check out wedding-dress showcases and demonstrations of bridal hair and makeup, nibble on tasty morsels from caterers and bakeries, and enter to win giveaways and door prizes.