Dallas Gal Erykah Badu is the New Face of Givenchy

Riccardo Tisci has plucked Dallas gem Erykah Badu for the face for Givenchy. Uber cool Erykah, who Tisci calls “an icon,” will be modeling his spring 2014 collection, which Style.com describes as a “mash-up of African and Japanese influences.” After the recently rekindled conversation about the lack of diversity on runways, this is a refreshing bit of news, although I was equally thrilled to have to opportunity to see her at the Texas State Veggie Fair in October.

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Traffic LA at the Joule Hotel is Emerging from Friday’s Exploding Manhole Cover

When that manhole in front of the Joule exploded last Friday, it threw a wrench in the works for the newly opened Traffic LA. The Men’s, Women’s and Play stores were forced to close until the smoke literally cleared. But things are swiftly getting back to normal. According to Traffic LA Dallas’ guru of great […]

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The Mansion Is Off Limits For Locals Due To Chanel Until Thursday

Dropped by the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek last evening for a glass of Sauvignon and was told the entire facility “was closed” until Thursday. Was it the weather? Nope. It’s one of the designated hotels for Karl Lagerfeld and his Chanel invasion of celebs for Tuesday’s extravaganza, Métiers d’Art at Fair Park. And were […]

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Chanel’s Métiers d’Art Fashion Show in Dallas Will Be Held at Fair Park

A morning’s press release from Chanel confirms the location for Karl Lagerfeld’s much-anticipated fashion show on December 10 as Dallas’ Fair Park, a “historical exhibition venue with art deco architecture, situated in the heart of the city.” The show will be prefaced with a film, The Return, about Gabrielle Chanel and the opening of her couture […]

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ShopTalk Needs a Clever, Organized, Shopaholic Intern with a Flair for Writing

ShopTalk’s looking for a spring semester intern. It’s the perfect opportunity for a bright young thing to get behind the scenes of the magazine world and experience it through the shopping/beauty/style perspective. The description: Here’s what we are looking for: an organized, energetic intern with writing skills and a knack for multitasking. Photography skills are […]

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Lululemon Doesn’t Appear to Be a Fan of Partners Card for The Family Place

Every year, the shopaholics of Dallas have the opportunity to participate in a fundraiser for The Family Place, a Dallas-based family violence service provider, called Partners Card, a $70 card that provides a 20 percent discount at hundreds of participating stores (such as local boutiques, The Gypsy Wagon and Elements, and national designer stores including Oscar de […]

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The Neiman Marcus Christmas Book Is Here, Fantasy Gifts Revealed

The annual, highly anticipated Neiman Marcus Christmas Book 2013 is now available for you to flip through. But, of course, you’ll skip straight to the Fantasy Gifts section like me, right? A little sneak peek: The opening gift is a combo of experience plus gifts to keep. “Fancy Flying,” a falcon hunting experience includes a […]

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Changes at Number One/Le Jus in Highland Park Village

What was Number One/Le Jus, a combo of Brian Bolke’s boutique and apothecary plus Dana Card’s paleo cafe, is now just Number One. Dana Card is going back to full-time nutritional counseling and the shop’s juice business will being taken over by the elixirs of the Vim + Vigor girls, Annie Portman and Liz Black. We’ll […]

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