Cowgirl Chic

By local contributor
JoAnne Zeterberg

If you’ve ever wanted to be a cowgirl – or at least dress the part – mosey on over to downtown Scottsdale. You can shop for the latest in cowgirl couture and then head out for a taste of the Wild West while showing off your new duds.


Head ‘Em Up


Saba’s Western Wear

As Scottsdale’s preeminent Western-wear store since 1927, Saba’s Western Wear is the go-to place for vintage-inspired and new-West designs in apparel, boots, hats, belts and more.

Scottsdale Fashion Square

Find all your favorite premium denim at Scottsdale Fashion Square, the Southwest’s largest retail destination offering more than 250 shops, designer boutiques and department stores.

Scottsdale Pendleton

Shop alongside local cowgirls at Scottsdale Pendleton, offering ranch-style shirts and jackets.

River Trading Post

Finish off your look with authentic Native American jewelry from River Trading Post, offering vintage and contemporary bracelets, earrings and squash blossom necklaces.


Move ‘Em Out


Rusty Spur Saloon

Housed in a former 1920s bank, Rusty Spur Saloon is a true Western gem where cowgirls can join local cowboys and celebrities (Clint Eastwood, Vince Vaugh and Jennifer Aniston are said to be fans) to knock back some suds and dance to live music.

Handlebar J Restaurant & Saloon

If your cowgirls’ night includes live country music and line dancing, scoot your boots on over to Handlebar J Restaurant & Saloon.

Roaring Fork

Roaring Fork offers a sophisticated take on Western fare by mixing traditional campfire cuisine with gourmet ingredients.

The Last Drop Bar at the Hermosa Inn

The Last Drop Bar at the Hermosa Inn combines a classic Western ambiance with a contemporary take on a girls’ night out. Pair cocktails like the Mezcal Mango Madness and El Diablo with tasty small plates by Chef Jeremy Pacheco.

Rawhide Western Town & Steakhouse

At Rawhide Western Town & Steakhouse, every dinner is served with a side of staged gunfights, gold panning and stagecoach rides.