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NEW PRODUCT ROUNDUP PONCHO VIXEN Rancho Estancia will keep your fashionforward customers warm and sublimely stylish with its new R Cinco Tres Poncho, woven with 100-percent Viscose. While this poncho exudes that uniquely rustic Western styling, it's also flush with a chic vintage feel, giving it all-around wearability. And its bold, contrasting colors and striking designs add a modern element. Pair it with black jeans or jeggings, sleek fashion boots and a bold necklace for an ultra-mod-meets-the-West look. (800) 288- 6579; ranchoestancia.com WESA MR 4711 DREAMING IN BLACK AND WHITE NOD TO THE DUKE Although John Wayne passed away more than three decades ago, Resistol Hats hasn't forgotten the iconic cowboy and silver screen star. To honor Wayne's heritage, Resistol is partnering with John Wayne Enterprises to develop a line of branded John Wayne hats. The hats will be available in straw, wool and fur/felt — and in modern and classic collectible styles. MSRP: $30 to $300. (800) 288-6579; resistolhat.com WESA MR 4771 A BIT OF FINE ART Drawing upon decades of perfecting the art of metal craftsmanship, Tom Balding continues to create metal masterpieces via his exquisite bits and spurs. One of the newest beauts from Tom Balding Bits & Spurs is the Eva Marie Shank Bit, with a hinge port mouthpiece. This beautifully crafted bit is detailed with handengraved sterling silver overlays and stainless dots — plus, it's bathed in an antique brown finish. MSRP: $480. (307) 672-8459; tombalding.com WESA EB 608 14 Western & English Today New from the brilliant Patricia Wolf is this exquisitely opulent ensemble, including a white Cantina skirt with intricate detailing; the Riverwalk jacket, embellished with hand-painted flowers in vivid hues; turquoise- and crystal-studded skinny belts; lavish fringed gauntlet gloves with Desert Rose paint — crowned with a black felt Topper hat decorated with a crystal band. Further accessorize with Wolf's glam wide-slot bracelet, featuring five elegant bands of faux-turquoise stones on sleek English bridle leather. The bracelet also comes with Wolf's custom-made "Thunderbird" snap closure for easy and secure wear. (800) 728-9653; patriciawolf.com WESA MR 3373 TUNIC WITH ATTITUDE When it comes to elegance, Scully doesn't skip a beat or miss a detail. Whether grocery shopping, gettin' raucous at a local rodeo or dining at an upscale eatery, Scully's new black-and-white pullover tunic top will steal the scene. Embellished with textured white embroidery and a sexy fringe border that accentuates the "shark-bite" hemline, this tunic rocks a folkloric look with a Western flair. Further accessorizing the top is the ribbontie neckline with an ultra-feminine shape. A lighter-weight variety of this tunic comes in white, replete with intricate chocolate-brown stitch detailing. MSRP: black-and-white tunic, $66.95; white-and-brown sister top, $55. (805) 483-6339; scullyleather.com WESA MR 4446