Local retailers will join western lifestyle and rodeo celebrities for a fashion show at RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN FanZone in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards. The show begins at 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17. Brianna Bigbee, aka "The Bleacher Babe," a rodeo fashionista and western lifestyle blogger, has put the show together. The show will feature rodeo athletes and their families plus western celebrity models wearing FarmHer fashion and apparel from area and Stockyards City boutiques.
Lorinda Graham Van Newkirk, founder of “Gypsy Soule” and well-known local western fashion industry insider, will serve as emcee. 2015 World Champion Barrel Racer and western fashion trendsetter Fallon Taylor, high-demand western industry model Cameron Baldus, “Western Sports Weekly” host Amy Wilson and rodeo icon Pam Minick headline the participants’ list. Others include the stars of western and rural lifestyle programs on both RFD-TV and RURAL RADIO Channel 147 on SIRIUS XM.
Joshua Rush, President and CEO of Rush Auctioneers is serving as the Live Auctioneer. Annually, Rush Auctioneers has raised over $1,000,000 for over 50 benefit and fundraising events nationwide. New items from DFW boutiques and autographed memorabilia from western celebrities will benefit Phase Line Organization, a local charity. They specialize in providing tools, equipment, and finances necessary for the advancement of veterans’ basic living, education and well-being.
Spectators will receive discount cards from participating boutiques plus have a chance to enjoy The American FanZone which includes food trucks, beer vendors, live music, exhibits and the only 2017 DFW area appearance of The Wall That Heals, the traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Tin Rose Boutique
Maverick's Fine Western Wear
Lazy J Ranch Wear
Wild Horse Western
Fallon Taylor – 2014 World Champion Barrel Racer and western fashion trendsetter
Cameron Baldus – western industry model who has modeled for Western Horseman magazine,
Cowboys and Indians magazine, designer Tasha Polizzi, National Roper’s Supply and many others
Raquel Gottsch – EVP of Marketing for RFD-TV and Executive Producer of “FarmHer”
Penny Gilley – host of RFD-TV’s “The Penny Gilley Show”
Pam Minick – host of RFD-TV’s “American Rancher” and “Gentle Giants” and member of the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame
Amy Wilson – host of RFD-TV’s “Western Sports Weekly” and “Road to THE AMERICAN”
Madison Brown – star of a new RFD-TV show in production “Chasing Down Madison Brown”
Paige Duke – television host and cookbook author
Haley Corkill – wife of World Champion Team Roper Jade Corkill
Bobbie Tryan – wife of World Champion Team Roper Clay Tryan
Lacy Brown and Libby Brown – wife and daughter of World Champion Team Roper Luke Brown
Ashley Minor – wife of NFR Team Roper Brady Minor
Katelyn Webb – girlfriend of ERA Champion Saddle Bronc Rider Cort Sheer
Terryn Cooper – wife of NFR calf roper Clif Cooper