Best Of Shopping

WESTERN SHOP
Maverick Fine Western Wear
Should you be in the market for, say, a pair of women’s University of Kansas boots, you’ll find them mixed in among the tons of TCU, University of Texas and Texas A&M theme products here. But that’s just one tiny sample of the regular and custom items available at this Historic Stockyards store.
100 E. Exchange Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76164, 817.626.1129, maverickwesternwear.com
M.L. Leddy’s
2455 N. Main St., Fort Worth, Texas 76164, 817.624.3149
Leddy’s Ranch at Sundance
410 Houston St., Fort Worth, Texas 76102, 817.336.0800, leddys.com
Teskey’s Uptown
2913 W. Crockett St., Fort Worth, Texas 76107, 817.332.2525, teskeys.com
SPORTY WEAR
lululemon athletica inc.
Lululemon’s manifesto says to sweat every day, breathe deeply, drink water and get outside. But if you also want to look in high style doing that, here’s your place.
1540 S. University Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76107, 817.882.8075, lululemon.com/fortworth/fortworth
Luke’s Locker
2600 W. 7th St., Fort Worth, Texas 76107, 817.877.1448, lukeslocker.com
Fort Worth Running Co.
2401 W. 7th St., Fort Worth, Texas 76107, 817.731.1760, fwrunco.com
BICYCLE SHOP
Bicycles Inc.
The folk at this Tarrant County shop with four locations in Arlington, Hurst, Fort Worth and Southlake say that bikes are their lives and they want them to be yours, too, whether you are a beginner, a competitive cyclist, a road or mountain rider, a family rider or a commuter.
Multiple locations  bicyclesinc.com
Trinity Bicycles
343 Throckmorton St., Fort Worth, Texas 76102, 817.484.6825, trinitybicycles.com
Fort Worth Cycling And Fitness
3315 Cherry Lane, Fort Worth, Texas 76116, 817.244.7911, fwcycling.com
JEWELRY
Ridglea Watch & Jewelry
This is a full-service store with specialties. If, over the years, you’ve acquired jewelry through inheritance or whatever that is no longer in style or is in worn-out settings, Ridglea can use those stones in a custom setting. And there’s no charge for consultations. This is also the home of Mission Jewelry by Mike Johnson, inspired by the early Spanish missions established in Texas.
6387 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas 76116, 817.377.1766, ridgleawatchandjewelry.com
Kubes Jewelers
2700 W. Berry St., Fort Worth, Texas 76109, 817.926.2626, kubesjewelers.com
Haltom’s Jewelers
Multiple locations, haltoms.com
CHILDREN’S BOUTIQUE
Zoe + Jack
Customers love the way this converted house is literally jammed with children’s clothing and accessories. One referred to it as “a real life Etsy-like shop.”
5137 Birchman Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76107, 817.989.2200, tinyurl.com/Zoe-Jack
Babies on the Boulevard
6323 Camp Bowie Blvd., Ste. 145, Fort Worth, Texas 76116, 817.737.7171, facebook.com/BabiesOntheBoulevard
Razzberry Lane
106 Austin Ave., Ste. 100, Weatherford, Texas 76086, 817.594.7727, facebook.com/RazzberryLane
HANDYMAN’S DREAM
Jabo’s Westcliff Ace Hardware
Southside Fort Worth residents who were concerned about the change in ownership of Westcliff Hardware relaxed once they became familiar with the expanded store. It is well-stocked, and the staff is friendly and helpful. It is also easy to reach with plenty of parking available.
3548 S. Hills Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76109, 817.926.1789
Jabo’s Ace Hardware & Garden
1580 Keller Parkway, Keller, Texas 76248, 817.482.1000, jabosace.com
Elkins Hardware
128 S. Saginaw Blvd., Saginaw, Texas 76179, 817.232.1416, elkinshardwareandauto.com
Foreman’s General Store
3801 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville, Texas 76034, 817.281.7252, foremansinc.com
HOME FURNISHINGS
WRARE
WRARE is a collection of objects including furniture, home accents, cards and gifts with a vintage aesthetic.
2955 Crockett St., Fort Worth, Texas 76107, 817.885.8881, wrareonline.com
Domain XCIV
3100 W. 7th St., Ste. 112, Fort Worth, Texas 76107, 817.336.1994, domainxciv.com
Grandeur Designs
821 Foch St., Fort Worth, Texas 76107,
106 W. Walnut St., Decatur, Texas 76234, 855.894.7263, grandeurdesign.com
COUPLES SHOPPING
Backwoods
Some say the test of the strength of a couple is playing bridge together. We say it’s camping, or hiking, or canoeing together. This is a great place to start your counseling.
2727 W. 7th St., Fort Worth, Texas 76107, 817.332.2423, backwoods.com
Old Home Supply House
Historic Fairmount
1801 College Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76110, 817.927.8004
J. Crew
University Park Village
1604 S. University Drive, Ste. 503
Fort Worth Texas 76107 , 817.885.7756, jcrew.com
PLANT NURSERY
Archie’s Gardenland
You ought to visit this place even if you aren’t in the market for plants. It is a visual delight with the vast array of tropical and other plants, pottery, fountains, topiary, yard art and more.
6700 Z. Boaz Place, Fort Worth, Texas 76116, 817.737.6614, archiesgardenland.com
Calloway’s Nursery
Multiple locations, calloways.com
The Plant Shed
Multiple locations, plant-shed.com
RETAIL THERAPY
Beehive
Beehive claims to be a way of life more than a store, and the bold colors, prints and signature statement treatments bear that out. You might get a distinct feeling of the ’60s if you are paying attention when you shop.
5122 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas 76107, 817.570.0484, lovebeehive.com
Hip, Chic Boutique
Here’s an idea: Visit this eclectic and fascinating store in the Historic Camp Bowie Mercantile, have lunch in the Rose Garden Tearoom (we recommend the Rose Garden Variety Plate) and then just wander around. Hip, Chic Boutique is a consistent favorite of our readers. And they do know what they are doing when it comes to women’s fashions.
Historic Camp Bowie Mercantile
7200 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas 76116, 817.733.6301, hipandchicboutique.com
Flirt Boutique
Drop by, have a glass of wine to relax and enjoy the shopping experience. Flirt opened in 2009 and quickly became a favorite source of trendy women’s clothing and accessories. New arrivals are posted almost immediately on the store’s Facebook page, so you can beat your rivals to the latest hot trend.
2952 Crockett St., Fort Worth, Texas 76107, 817.744.7250, flirtboutique.com
ANTIQUE MARKETS
Historic Camp Bowie Mercantile
Chock full of fun consignment booths and a world of possibilities for browsing. The Rose Tea Room is a delightful luncheon place. It’s a good place to take kids, too, because the painted murals on the outside tell the story of early Fort Worth, mixing history with shopping pleasure.
7200 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas 76116, 817.377.0910, the-mercantile.com
Montgomery Street Antique Mall
2601 Montgomery St., Fort Worth, Texas 76107, 817.735.9685, montgomerystreetantiques.com
Grapevine Antique Market
1641 W. Northwest Highway, Grapevine, Texas 76051, 817.329.2124, gvamarket.com