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See How Dickies Makes Clothes For Big Tex

A team of nearly a dozen professional clothing designers worked all year on one very special outfit. Check out what the folks at Dickies had to do for their biggest client.

09/27/2013

Big Tex footprints in Fort Worth. (credit: The State Fair of Texas)

Big Tex Treks Across Texas

As the new Big Tex gets ready for his big debut at this year’s State Fair of Texas, he’s making several stops across the state — and leaving his footprints behind.

CBSDFW.COM–09/18/2013

Big Tex

New Big Tex Getting Updates

State Fair of Texas officials are making Big Tex stronger, smarter, less flammable, more expensive in the wake of the massive mannequin’s spectacular, fiery finish to the 2012 fair.

11/10/2012

Big Tex got a brand new outfit for the 2011 State Fair of Texas. (credit: Mike Kinney/KTVT/KTXA)

New Duds For State Fair’s Big Tex

When the State Fair of Texas opens its three-week run Friday in Dallas, the signature 52-foot cowboy Big Tex will be sporting some new duds.

09/27/2011

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‘Big Tex’ Outfitted In New Shirt Chosen By Online Voters

It’s almost time for the State Fair of Texas and Tuesday Big Tex got some new clothes. The pants for Big Tex weigh 80 pounds alone, and if you combine that with his new shirt he’ll wear about 200 pounds of clothes.

08/02/2011