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Kira Plastinina Shares Her 5 Favorite Dallas Stores

This past Wednesday, we caught up with Kira to learn more about her most recent collaboration with Tinker Tailor, a website that lets shoppers customize exclusive pieces from top designers, and to get a little insight into where the fashion designer likes to shop when she’s in town. Click here to browse (and customize!) Kira’s Pre-Fall ’15 collection on Tinker Tailor, and see below for her top five favorite stores to hit while she’s in Dallas.

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Our Top Online Stories of the Year

It’s been a big year for Dallas. Hot off the heels of Chanel’s Métiers d’Art show, out ShopTalk blog roll was filled with lots of celebrity visitings, crazy (and not-so-crazy) beauty trends, and whole lot of style. These were your favorite shopping and fashion stories of the year.

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Best Shops for Fine Jewelry in Dallas

All that glitters isn’t gold—unless you’re going to one of these shops (okay, it could also be platinum too). Whether you’re shopping for a ring to say “will you?” or a piece to commemorate your golden anniversary, these are the stores you should be shopping.

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Zac Posen Loves Dallas Women

Fashion designers and celebrities all over the world are obsessed with Dallas women. (A fixation we whole-heartedly understand, of course.) Recently it was Diane von Furstenberg, and now we have another celebrity designer to add to the list: international fashion designer Zac Posen. The 34-year-old designer was recently named the creative director for Brooks Brothers’ women’s wear. And that’s not all that’s keeping him busy. He continues to design his eponymous clothing and jewelry lines and has appeared as a judge on Project Runway. 

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The Best Places to Buy Jeans in Dallas

Boot cut. Flare. And of course, the Skinny. Owning the perfect pair of jeans is key to any off-duty model and everyday girl’s wardrobe, but finding that oh-so-perfect pair isn’t so easy. We eliminated the scavenger hunt for you—stop by one of these Dallas shops to find your forever (or at least this season) fit.

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The Akola Project Lays Roots in Deep Ellum

The Akola Project’s flagship store is now open and ready for business in Deep Ellum. The non-profit jewelry company offers four different collections: paper beads, horn, metals, and glass. The pieces are accessibly priced, ranging from $25 to $250, with most falling below $100. The best part? All of the proceeds from these handcrafted pieces benefit the Ugandan women who created them. The jewelry is just as beautiful and vibrant as the story behind it. Color me impressed.

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