Dallas, the land of big hair and BBQ, is not all cowboy hats and big belt buckles (although it has that too!). Yankees may be surprised to find out that the metropolitan Texas city is a shopping mecca, thanks to its abundance of shopping centers like North Park, the Galleria, and Highland Park Village. And if the legendary Karl Lagerfeld thinks that the Lone Star State is a sartorially-savvy enough place to show the Chanel Pre-Fall 2014 collection, who’s to argue? Don’t forget, Neiman Marcus’ Stanley Marcus, a native Dallasite, embraced Coco Chanel’s comeback collection after the French rejected it…all the way back in 1954, y’all.
There is one stereotype that is admittedly true, however: everything really is bigger in Texas—from the hair to the SUVs. Click through above to learn which key pieces make up every Dallas southern belle’s wardrobe—and to shop versions of each!