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Girls' day out: Sip and shop your way through Fort Worth's Sundance Square

March 14,2019

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In case no one has told you lately, it's time to treat yourself. So grab your best gal pals and head to Sundance Square, where you can easily while away the day by shopping, sipping, and snacking.

Here are a few suggestions on how to spend a girls' day out at Sundance Square:

Shop to it
Back in the 1950s, Houston Street was the center of Fort Worth shopping. Today, it's back in a big way and the perfect spot for a shopping trip with friends.

Make sure you're never without a thoughtful card by stocking up at Yours Truly (pick out a present, too, and they'll wrap it for free), and, of course, while you're there, you might as well pick out some new loungewear, jewelry, bath and body products, and shoes. Make this one of your first stops to receive a fresh look from an expert in Jane Iredale cosmetics.

Duck into Earthbound Trading Company and feel like you're suddenly on an exotic vacation without ever leaving Texas. Browse rompers and try on eclectic jewelry (you need those feather earrings) before picking up a few unique decor pieces for your home — remember that you can never have enough pillows. Be sure to stock up on aromatic candles and decadent spa goodies as well, either for yourself or as gifts to have on hand.

It's also a fashion adventure at Parts Unknown, where such top American brands as Scully, Ugg, Lucchese, Johnny Was, Liberty Boots, Ariat, Olukai, French Dressing, and many more stock the shelves. You'll also find sophisticated and colorful pieces from Kendra Scott, which can lend a touch of elegance to any outfit.

The adorable boutique Willow House is filled with tasteful apparel, accessories, jewelry, baby clothing, gifts, and more, all hand-selected and updated often. You're sure to love anything that makes its way into your shopping bag, just as you're guaranteed of the quality at Overland Sheepskin Co. Since 1973, this brand has been the trusted source for premium sheepskin coats, leather jackets, luxurious fur coats, wool coats, sheepskin boots and slippers, leather handbags, sheepskin rugs, cowhides, and accessories.

Popular brands Loft and White House Black Market are the essence of modern classic style, with fashion that's versatile, polished, and refined and can easily go from work to weekend.

Cheers, y'all
Shopping can double as cardio, so remember to stay well hydrated ... with a glass of wine or two from Taverna Pizzeria and Risotteria. If you're feeling peckish, pause for an ultra-thin-crust pizza or specialty risottos (the restaurant's flagship dish).

Or you can wait to celebrate the end of a successful girls' day out with a Mediterranean meal at Istanbul Cafe. Authentic recipes are prepared with the finest ingredients, and dishes such as hummus and falafel were made for sharing. Toast to finally taking some me-time with a cocktail from the full bar.


Seeking more ideas for a day — or night — at Sundance Square? Check out these itineraries, and let the fun begin.

Locations Mentioned: Earthbound Trading Company, Istanbul Grill, Overland Sheepskin Co., Parts Unknown, Sundance Square Plaza