The great city of Dallas, Texas is often referred to as a modern metropolis. It offers its residents as well as its tourists an excellent commercial experience. Additionally, it is a real cultural experience as well—what more can you ask for? The population in Dallas is the ninth largest in all of the United States. One of the most astounding things about Dallas is, depending on which part you are in, there are new things everywhere! From East Dallas to South Dallas and so forth, each area has its own fame for significant characteristics and attributes! With this guide ready to go, you will find the best souvenirs available in Dallas, Texas, guaranteed.
1. Texas Western Gear
Texas – also known as the Lonestar state – is often thought of as a cowboy state. While this is not true for all of Texas, areas like Dallas still celebrate cowboy culture in a big way. This leads visitors of Dallas to a whole slew of cowboy inspired memorabilia and souvenirs. No matter what your taste in Cowboy apparel, they have everything from ten-gallon hats to smaller selections, and authentic cowboy boots. There are tons of items that represent the wild west, the state of Texas, and even a more outlaw feel.
2. Treasures of Texas
As you might expect, the state of Texas has a lot to offer in favor of their state. Depending on what store you find yourself in determines what you will find. Some stores offer Texas-shaped cutting boards complete with all the cities listed. Not in need of a cutting board? Try one of their Texas flag bears representing the red, white, and blue, and the stars and stripes. Then, of course, you will find your run of the mill mugs, aprons, kitchen towels, and even bikinis!
3. Candles and Home Fragrance
Who doesn’t love a nice, clean smelling house? The candle and home fragrance market has been a thriving one since its inception. This is a trend that is only growing with the increased popularity of products like Essential Oils. While visiting Dallas there are multiple stores that carry excellent brands like Nest. Nest offers various scented candles and boxes of incense. Scents like black forest, lavender and cedar, grapefruit, and lemongrass and ginger are available in both candles and incense. It is a great way to bring the scents of Texas home with you.
4. High Fashion Items
If you appreciate the finer things in life then there is plenty for you to check out in Dallas, Texas. For instance, stores like Ten Over 6 carry high fashion items that are more than worth checking out. Of course, this is not the only store carrying high fashion in Dallas. There are many shops to check out if you are in the market for some hot new clothes. Big name designers such as Eyewear, Apiece Apart, Basel, and Ilana Kohn all feature their items for sale here. Do you need new glasses? In the market for a new skirt or top? Dallas has you covered.
5. Unforgettable Chocolates
I think it is safe to say that the majority of the world enjoys chocolate. In fact, it was once a delicacy that only the rich could procure. Today it is available in nearly every store and anyone can enjoy its richness and diversity. In Dallas, there is quite the selection of specialty candy and chocolate stores. It is here that you will find hand-painted truffles in flavors you may not find anywhere else. From Bananas Foster to Ancho Chile, there are plenty of unique and sometimes unheard-of flavors to choose from. While visiting Dallas if you are a fan of chocolate, I would not pass up the chance to bring some home.
6. Unique Jewelry
As I believe I mentioned earlier, Dallas is full of artists. And in different regions of Dallas thrives a hub of artists that create beautiful pieces of jewelry. There are a variety of stores you can visit that feature these pieces for tourists and residents alike. One of the more exciting things about the best jewelry I found was that it is very modern. From beautiful statement pieces to more subtle and sleek pieces, the potential is endless. If you crave something a little more pronounced there are many options to appease those of you as well!
Dallas, Texas: A cultural hub
It does not matter who you are, there is something for everybody in Dallas. Embrace Western culture, many avenues of the arts, music, and great cuisine. No matter what you decide to do in Dallas, you are in for an excellent time. And believe me, there is plenty to do no matter which region you find yourself in. With this guide handy you will be able to properly memorialize your visit!
Updated: July 3, 2018