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Rockin’ Riata: Five Ways to Land the Look

Rockin’ Riata: Five Ways to Land the Look

by Halley Sanford October 13, 2019 1 min read 1 Comment

This collection is a look all its own. It fits within the Giant family, but it definitely stands apart from Wildcatter and Cattlemen. Riata has a strong Mexican influence, and it has a boldness about it. We’ve got some tips to help you rock Riata from head to toe!
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Shops We Love: Dixie Soul

Shops We Love: Dixie Soul

by Halley Sanford October 13, 2019 3 min read 7 Comments

Karie Cherry was bored. Born to self-employed parents, married into a self-employed family, the entrepreneurial itch was just in her blood. So, during a period of semi-retirement, she started Dixie Soul – almost by accident – for something to do.
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Shoutout to the Scout

Shoutout to the Scout

by Halley Sanford October 06, 2019 2 min read

For decades, the Scout Jacket has been a classic, a collector, and a fan favorite. From the original 1993 iteration Audrey modeled in one of DDR’s most memorable and iconic photos, to the Alamo Scout Jacket that appears in this fall’s Cattlemen Collection 26 years later, it’s proven to be a timeless classic capable of reinvention.
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A Look Back at Lake Charles with Tanya Tucker

A Look Back at Lake Charles with Tanya Tucker

by Halley Sanford October 06, 2019 4 min read 5 Comments

An inside look at the Double D Ranch’s Golden Nugget adventure from bus ride to bus ride: team dinners, touching toasts, and of course, Tanya Tucker!
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Scarf Season: Our Favorite Ways to Wear

Scarf Season: Our Favorite Ways to Wear

by Halley Sanford October 06, 2019 2 min read

We love a good scarf year-round, but as fall FINALLY starts to creep our way, we’re getting amped to accessorize!
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The Liz Taylor Look

The Liz Taylor Look

by Halley Sanford / Lisa Martensen October 06, 2019 3 min read

All glam, no gloss. Interestingly, the secret to shining like the stars is to cut the shine! Our makeup artist extraordinaire, Lisa Martensen, talks technique and shares some of her go-to products for getting that Old Hollywood glam.
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Style Maker: Whitney Benton

Style Maker: Whitney Benton

by Halley Sanford October 06, 2019 1 min read

A rancher, a photographer, and a mother of two, Whitney has a forte for fashion and a following to prove it. She joined us this summer for our Style Maker shoot and we got her take on the Giant Collection while getting to know her.
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Are y’all ready for Riata?!

Are y’all ready for Riata?!

by Halley Sanford October 06, 2019 1 min read 2 Comments

It’s time for another line launch! Get a glimpse at what you can anticipate to fall in love with in the 2019 Fall Collection. Hint: There’s a Hondo Vest!
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Brand Awareness

Brand Awareness

by Halley Sanford September 29, 2019 2 min read

It may be a buzzword in the boardroom, but it’s the core of a cattleman. A ranch’s brand is a source of pride and branding day is a rite of passage. There’s just something transcendent and ubiquitous about the age-old tradition of cattlemen making their mark.
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Guest Author: Jack Matusek & His Dirty Steaks

Guest Author: Jack Matusek & His Dirty Steaks

by Halley Sanford September 28, 2019 3 min read 5 Comments

Jack is not only the son of DDR Designer Cheryl McMullen, he’s also the culinary genius and craft butcher behind Raw Republic Meats. He guides us through the throwback method of cooking steaks the way President Eisenhower liked them -- straight on the coals! -- and a personal peek into his lifelong draw to an open flame.
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Addiction Meetup: Cummings Carousel

Addiction Meetup: Cummings Carousel

by Halley Sanford September 28, 2019 2 min read 1 Comment

Double D is on the road again! If you haven’t heard, we’re headed to Dodge City, Kansas in a couple weeks, and we want y’all to meet us there! Think you don’t have anyone to go with? You might without even knowing it! We’ve got a cute tale of a couple Addiction gals who had never met who teamed up to road trip to the birthday party in August.
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Lady of the Longhorns: Linda Marks Hooper

Lady of the Longhorns: Linda Marks Hooper

by Halley Sanford September 28, 2019 3 min read

Lifelong rancher, longtime friend of the McMullen family, and a veteran of ranch real estate, Linda Marks Hooper has an interesting spot in Texas history — and a chain of steak houses!
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