A high-end boutique opened quietly in October in the blossoming Knox Street area. Don’t worry that you didn’t know. Now’s the time you need to pop in. Owner Diana Tabeshi moved back to Dallas from Los Angeles, bringing with her a West Coast sensibility that fills her shop with all the lines you love to wear in warm weather months. And those are practically here.Full Story
Iconic Grace Coddington on StyleSheet, fashionable Dallas getaways, and perfect nude, ankle-strap wedges.Full Story
Pretty things for her, little luxuries for him.Full Story
Last year on Valentine’s Day, I watched Gossip Girl while eating Italian food and drinking red wine in bed with one of my favorite girlfriends. It was my favorite Valentine’s Day to date, and it included everything I loved: said bestie, booze, gluttony in a judgment-free zone, and Chuck Bass. It was neither here nor there whether or not a man was in the picture, but, I’m pretty sure, every spoken-for lady in my life was touched with a smidgen of envy when I Instagrammed our full-throttle hedonism. (Yeah, enjoy your steak dinner in a tight dress and heels–I’m going to polish off another tortellini in my pjs.)
But I think tokens of affection for the pillars of support in our lives are the best part of the holiday.
Cue: Packed Party.Full Story
Winter Sale at Forty Five Ten: The winter sale scene has spread to Forty Five Ten. The annual affair offers seriously covetable pieces at prices you will not see the rest of the year. Stanley Korshak: The sale rolls on in Crescent Court. Sweaters (like Lanvin’s 3-D butterfly sweater), blazers (like the gold velvet version […]Full Story
1. The Zinke “Luella” black and white lace overlay bikini from Haven.
2. AG white skinny ankle denim leggings at Scoop NYC
3. Kate Spade’s “Amara 2″ sunglasses at Kate Spade on Henderson.
4. Assad Mounser “Eno Collar” at Five & Ten
5. Chanel spring 2014 Glossimer lip gloss in Murmure.
Every shopaholic knows working on her fitness means starting with new workout gear.Full Story
1. The Eberjey “Gisele” sleepshirt in stretchy black jersey at Neiman Marcus. 2. This absurdly indulgent $500 pajama pant and button-up combo by Olivia von Halle. 3. This Stay Up All Night sleep set by Wildfox Couture on Shopbop.Full Story
Often catering to the ladies of Highland Park social scene, ELEMENTS has cocktail dresses covered. All cuts and shapes, all fabrics, all hemline lengths. The Lovers Lane boutique is stocked. If it’s not a frilly frock you’re in market for, jazz up the night with jewelry. Amethyst-adorned Pamela Love pieces, glow-in-the-dark Lionette earrings, and supernatural Ax + Apple pendant necklaces are all in stock.Full Story
Gift shopping’s time. Time to put you first again. Here’s where to go. Sussie’s and El’s Stilettos Semi-Annual Sale: This is serious. Everything in the store is 50 percent off. This means Milly, Trina Turk, 4 Collective, Michael Stars, Mother Jeans, 3 Dots, Robert Rodriguez, and other brands you probably already love. El’s Stilettos has the […]Full Story
Longtime readers are rolling their eyes. “Again with the LAFCO soap?” But, yes, again. Because, again, LAFCO’s simple, Italian, handcrafted, triple-milled (it matters) white bars of soap make my shopping list for all the ladies I love. Dudes too. And it could not be better for last-minute gift fill-ins. Just pop into the Highland Park Village shop, browse the 18-or-so fragrances (Duchess Peony, Rosemary & Eucalyptus, and Fleurs de Baies, trust me), make a selection, and wrap them up, knowing you’re giving a gift that is not only luxurious and practical but also makes your giftee’s skin softer.
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In short, anywhere you need to get the perfect presents. But there are a few can’t miss shop opps you might not want to miss. Mulberry Spring/Summer 2014 Handbag Preview at Stanley Korshak: I’ve been watching Mulberry since it’s recent whimsical fall 2013 handbag campaign with Cara Delevingne covered in wide-eyed owls. The new collection […]Full Story
You need a dozen hostess gifts. Pick up a dozen of these. Our local Jonathan Adler shop carries these cutesy match holders in a variety of shapes: a pipe, a boom box, a squirrel, etc. Strike a match anywhere against the base and you’ve got a flame.Don’t forget to pick up some matches to throw in. They’re not included.
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Just when you think you’ll have empty nest syndrome from the Chanel party leaving town, you have this hip shopping soiree to attend. Cool shops + open bar + DJ sets + photo booth. We’re in.Full Story
With so many Métiers d’Art out-of-towners checking out Highland Park Village, a tax-free customs office has been set up to provide VAT tax rebates for the international set. BTW, if you were at Mi Cocina around noon-ish, you probably spotted Elisa and Stephen Summers and Nasiba Adilova hosting a “casual lunch” for some of the […]Full Story