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DALLAS — The sun isn’t the only thing sizzling in Texas this season as the race for the coveted DFA Femme trophy heats up. The 45 nominees have been announced, and during market next month, buyers will cast their ballots for the 15 winners. Winners will be announced Oct. 23 at the Dallas Market Center. Here, some of the nominees.

Photos by Time Boole at the Kirby building, Dallas; Models: Linda Black, Kodi, Rachel Labeth and Rachel Turner, all for Kim Dawson; Hair and Makeup by Jeanna Doyle/Campbell; Styled by Barri Martin/Seaminx.