Double Talk

Behind the Scenes of Bakersfield

Behind the Scenes of Bakersfield

by Halley Sanford June 13, 2020 4 min read

Transforming a cold Yoakum day into the sunny streets of Bakersfield took a little imagination, a lot of determination, and all the shenanigans you’ve come to expect from our outbound adventures.
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Red, White, & Beautiful: Willie’s Picnic is Coming!

Red, White, & Beautiful: Willie’s Picnic is Coming!

by Halley Sanford June 13, 2020 1 min read 1 Comment

[But mark your calendars – it’s coming on THURSDAY this time! (Thanks, quarantine/postponed photo shoots.] As we wind down the bright and beautiful Bakersfield collection, we are over-the-moon excited about our upcoming summer line, Willie’s Picnic. Expect lots of light denims, bandana prints, and good ol’ Americana. Stunning sundresses and sexy silhouettes that are reminiscent of the ‘70s.
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The Bright Side of Bakersfield

The Bright Side of Bakersfield

by Halley Sanford June 13, 2020 3 min read

Launching Bakersfield was a much discussed and difficult decision. But ultimately, it was the right one. It was the only thing we felt we had any control over when the world felt totally out of control. But Bakersfield was designed to be wearable happiness. It was our contribution of color to inspire optimism. It was a bright spot in a bleak time. Make sure you get your Bakersfield beauties before we close the chapter on this momentous collection.
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Fringe Benefits: Bakersfield’s Head-Turning Top

Fringe Benefits: Bakersfield’s Head-Turning Top

by Halley Sanford June 06, 2020 2 min read

Inspired by a vintage rodeo outfit, the Walkin’ After Midnight Top is going to be one of those signature pieces from Bakersfield that you simply can’t ignore. Even if the name makes you scratch your head a little.
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Behind the Scenes in Nashville: The Second Half

Behind the Scenes in Nashville: The Second Half

by Halley Sanford June 06, 2020 6 min read 2 Comments

Remember the roller coaster we took you on that was just our first day in Nashville? Well, this is the subsequent 12 hours, and we assure you, it’s equally as full of shenanigans. From getting lost in rural Tennessee to causing a scene on Broadway, this half-day felt like four days in one.
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For the Record: A Little Shop with a Lot of History

For the Record: A Little Shop with a Lot of History

by Halley Sanford June 06, 2020 2 min read 3 Comments

Nestled in the heart of Nashville, Ernest Tubb Record Shop is one of the longest-standing and most iconic shops on Broadway. The original location opened in 1947 and still stands today, having seen many a country music milestones along the way.
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Like Cats & Dogs

Like Cats & Dogs

by Halley Sanford May 31, 2020 3 min read 1 Comment

Around here, we love our pets -- and their funny names. Our real-life furry friends inspired the Chief Kitty Woo and the Dach Cowboy Tees in Bakersfield, and we’re curious: which one is your favorite? Learn about the cute cat and darling dog behind the tees, and how you can cast your vote!
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Tanya’s Take: A Q&A with the Country Music Queen

Tanya’s Take: A Q&A with the Country Music Queen

by Halley Sanford May 31, 2020 5 min read 6 Comments

Recently we were able to ask Tanya a few questions – about her new album, about being back on the scene, and about winning her first Grammy Awards. And her answers did not disappoint; she responded with her characteristic humor and candor that we’ve come to know and love.
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The Beauty of Bakersfield

The Beauty of Bakersfield

by Halley Sanford May 31, 2020 3 min read

It’s amazing how the subtle differences in a stroke of eyeliner or a matte lip versus a gloss can completely transform a model into a different time and place. Learn how makeup guru Lisa Martensen took our models from Backwoods Barbies to honky-tonk heartbreakers for the Bakersfield catalog.
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Dach Cowboy vs Chief Kitty Woo

Dach Cowboy vs Chief Kitty Woo

by Halley Sanford May 28, 2020 1 min read 12 Comments

Who will outrank the other? Dach Cowboy or Chief Kitty Woo? Explore the two competitive characters now.
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Flowers & Flames: The Bakersfield Biker Jacket

Flowers & Flames: The Bakersfield Biker Jacket

by Halley Sanford May 24, 2020 2 min read 1 Comment

Bakersfield had a sound, but it also had a style. It was a whole movement, a revolutionary and irreversible shift in the country scene -- both the music and the musicians. It was important for the collection’s signature jacket to represent that.
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Tanya Mother Tucker

Tanya Mother Tucker

by Halley Sanford May 24, 2020 2 min read

She’s bucked the rules, she’s defied the odds, and at 61, she’s just getting started. An outlaw attitude and a voice like honey-coated gravel, there has never been anyone quite like Tanya Tucker. Over the past year, we’ve been to her concerts, on her tour bus, and most recently, virtually invited into her living room. From the Mothership to the Grammy Awards, making memories with TT has been a wonderful whirlwind.
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