Kathie Sever’s nice threads.
Kristie Ramirez is a writer-at-large for Texas Monthly. She began her career at D Magazine, the city magazine of Dallas, and she’s the former Dallas editor for Condé Nast’s Lucky magazine. Ramirez also served as the editor-in-chief of FASHION, Texas Monthly’s annual style magazine. She has written for National Geographic Traveler, Departures, and Condé Nast Traveler and teaches fashion journalism at Southern Methodist University. Ramirez is a third-generation Texan and lives in Dallas.
Kathie Sever’s nice threads.
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The man who reinvented the decorative hide rug.
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Our national shoe always looks good, rugged or gussied up.
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Because when you’ve got it, flaunt it.
They protect you from rain and shine, sure. But they oughta look good too.
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The Dallas photographer shows us where she works.
The musician shows us some of his gear.
The musicians show us their home on the road.
The Speaker lets us into his office.
The chef shows us his boot collection.
The athlete shows us what she carries along on the road and to the gym.
The actor shows us some of his memorabilia.
The Baylor University president shows us his refuge.
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Ty Murray’s saddle house.
Becca Cason Thrash’s desk.
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For when you need a beautiful shirt that can be removed quickly.
Rugged, refined, and heavy as hell.
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From rugs to bags to pillows, a little hair never hurt anyone.
The singer-songwriter shows us where he writes.
The mayor of San Antonio shows us where he works.
The NASCAR driver gives us a glimpse of his life away from the racetrack.
The architects show us what's on their desk.
The blogger shows us what she'll be taking to New York Fashion Week.
The composer and sound-maker shows us some of his tools.
The yarn bomber shows us some of her personal possessions.
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra conductor shows us some of his tools.
This sports-crazed Dallas suburb may be one of the fastest-growing places in the country, but you can still find signs of its cattle-driving past.
The chef shows us a glimpse of his life outside the kitchen.
The concert promoter shows us his other passion.
The Houston Dynamo player gives us a glimpse of his life off the field.
T. Boone Pickens’s office cabinet.
The Broadway star shows us where she sings.
The onetime presidential adviser gives us a glimpse of her home life.
The comedian shows us some of her memorabilia.
The Houston Texans defensive tackle shows us what he eats.