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Cody Comes with Baggage

Cody Comes with Baggage

by Halley Sanford September 13, 2020 2 min read 1 Comment

Baggage... but make it fashion. We love everything about a fresh piece of leather -- the look, the feel, the smell -- but lately we’ve discovered a love for leather that has seen some things. The leather in the Saddle Pack Bag lived a life long before it got to Double D Ranch.
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Welcome to the Wild West

Welcome to the Wild West

by Halley Sanford September 06, 2020 2 min read 1 Comment

The Cody collection celebrates one of the most romantic eras in American history, and the colorful characters that made it so. On a wild weekend road trip to Wyoming, Cheryl laid eyes on a jacket that stopped her in her tracks, and her heart was lost to the Wild West in an instant.
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The Wild West’s Best

The Wild West’s Best

by Halley Sanford September 06, 2020 2 min read

In terms of entertainment, production, and overall execution, the Wild West Shows of the late 19th century were spectacular. And nobody did it better than William “Buffalo Bill” Cody.
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What’s In a Name: The Dime Novel Suit

What’s In a Name: The Dime Novel Suit

by Halley Sanford September 06, 2020 2 min read

These two-piece sets – pantsuits with attitude – have been stealing the show since Midnight Cowboy. Obviously, Cody had to have its own version with a Wild West twist. And the name “Dime Novel”? That’s a story in itself. (See what we did there?)
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CODY: Fall 2020 Collection Launch Video

CODY: Fall 2020 Collection Launch Video

by Double D Ranch September 04, 2020 1 min read 4 Comments

Didn't get a chance to tune in to the live video of Cody line launch? (Or just want to watch it again?) No worries, here's the recording. Get a (virtual) front row seat to Cheryl and Audrey walking you through the fall collection, piece by piece, sharing tidbits of insight and inspiration. Welcome to CODY!
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The Legend of Ledger Art

The Legend of Ledger Art

by Halley Sanford August 30, 2020 2 min read 2 Comments

Ledger art derives its name from the obvious – that is, art that is often drawn or painted onto actual ledgers. But it wasn’t always.
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Agrouvateur: The End of an Era

Agrouvateur: The End of an Era

by Halley Sanford August 30, 2020 2 min read 4 Comments

Our entire childhood was shaped by racehorses and horse races. Buying, breeding, and racing horses was Daddy Doug’s greatest passion. And he was good at it. A decade after his passing, Daddy’s presence is felt in the pages of Matagorda through his four-legged legacy.
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The Making of Matagorda

The Making of Matagorda

by Halley Sanford August 30, 2020 4 min read 4 Comments

The shenanigans were mild, but the temperatures certainly were not. There was a lot of sweating, a lot of water-drinking, and a lot of Mitchell laying on the ground. And, as always, a lot of laughter.
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Cody is Coming!

Cody is Coming!

by Halley Sanford August 30, 2020 1 min read 3 Comments

Time seems to be passing so strangely in 2020; March felt like it was a year-long and August felt like it was a week! It seems like we JUST launched Matagorda, but believe it or not, it’s time to debut the next of our 30th-anniversary collections: Cody!
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Cut From a Different Cloth

Cut From a Different Cloth

by Halley Sanford August 23, 2020 2 min read 2 Comments

Defying the odds is in our DNA. It’s in the very fibers of our family and the fabric of this company. So when the weavers told us the serape pattern we designed for Matagorda simply couldn’t be made, we insisted otherwise. And here we are.
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A Tribute to Private Fimbel

A Tribute to Private Fimbel

by Halley Sanford August 23, 2020 2 min read 2 Comments

All of Matagorda has a significance to us in one way or another. But these three pieces, the Private Fimbel pieces, are especially meaningful. For as young as we were, the Vietnam War -- and knowing someone in it -- made a profound impression.
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Making Up Matagorda

Making Up Matagorda

by Halley Sanford August 23, 2020 3 min read 3 Comments

Y’all, we’re completely convinced that our hair & makeup artist, Lisa Martensen, is a magician. Not only would we never have thought to do an intense amber eye, but she created the entire Matagorda look basically only using ONE product. Sheer magic.
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