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By guruscottyNovember 24, 2021December 30th, 2021No Comments

Photos by 360 West staff and courtesy of the makers

Beverages keep their cool — and hands stay warm — with a cowhide bottle/can holder.

$16, Winton + Waits

These statement pieces work for him or her: The George Nielsen bolo tie features a piece of Ocean Jasper set in sterling; the vintage sterling roadrunner hatpin includes a tiny turquoise accent.

Bolo, $400; pin, $160, Chieffalo Americana

The Cowboy, painted by Frederic Remington, inspired this silk tie’s repeat pattern of a bucking bronc. Exclusive to the museum shop, it comes packaged in a matching box.

$58, Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Justin’s newly released Vintage Collection draws from the bootmaker’s archives of ’70s and ’80s designs. Think retro styling and rich colors.

Whitley in Antique Yellow, $209.95, justinboots.com (local retailers listed on the website)

Texas continues to muscle its way to top marks as a maker of brown liquor. Dallas author Nico Martini and photographer John Whalen celebrate the concept of “drink local” in Texas Whiskey, a 500-page guide to Lone Star State distilleries.

$35, Kimbell Art Museum

Folkmanis, a family-owned puppet-maker in California, is known for its plush designs, including this adorable jackalope.

$86, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

We like our sweets with a bit of zing, and this jalapeño peanut brittle is just right.

$5.75 per pack, Vending Nut Company


Show your love for the Lone Star State by making a gift to the Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation. Earmark donations for the support of specific projects — from fisheries and endangered species to the needs of game wardens — or make a general gift toward land, water, fish and wildlife preservation.



Amon Carter Museum of American Art 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, 817-989-5001, cartermuseum.org

Chieffalo Americana 4698 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, 817-626-9000, bio.site/chieffaloamericana

Kimbell Art Museum 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, 817-332-8451, kimbellart.org

Modern Shop Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth, 817-738-9215, themodern.org/modern-shop

Vending Nut Company 2222 Montgomery St., Fort Worth, 817-737-3071, vendingnutco.com

Winton + Waits 411 S. Main St., Fort Worth, 817-233-9133, wintonandwaits.com