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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 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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Sneak Peek: Dark Florals for Dudes with BLKLN Spring 2014

Remember local designer Jim Duran’s BLKLN debut? The fall men’s collection was a medley of metallic slate cargo skinnies, sequined black tees, sheer black button-ups, and other glam, rock-and-roll-inspired separates. There were some quirky pieces–tanks as long as dresses, for example–but I would have worn most of it myself. The same could be said for Jim’s […]

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Spring Things and Cocktails at Piermarini Tomorrow

If any of these things struck your fancy last week, consider scratching your happy hour plans tomorrow and hitting up Piermarini instead. Grab a beverage, a few light bites, and peruse the racks packed with fresh spring/summer goodness, including this wicked cool neoprene (scuba suit material) blazer. Where: Piermarini When: tomorrow, March 26, 6 pm […]

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Links We Love

Scott Womack’s spring fashion spread in the latest issue of D This bit on how to eat healthy when you’re dining out on D Moms Krystal Schlegel’s clean spring roundup (especially the Fornasetti plate) The green glass and brass lamps as Pinned by Pink Memo founder Maxine Trowbridge Green Grocer’s heirloom black rice and kale […]

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Cynthia Vincent on Inspiration, Favorite Trends, and Her Favorite Place in Dallas

Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent turns ten years old this year, and lucky for us, the super chic designer stopped by Tootsies on Wednesday for a cocktail event, where guests enjoyed a runway show featuring some of her spring designs. After watching the show and sneaking a peek at the upcoming fall collection (spoiler alert: […]

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Take a Look: Neoprene, Big Floral Prints, and Metal Cuffs at Piermarini for Spring

Popped in Piermarini this morning to catch a peek at all the new spring merchandise on the floor. Owner John Piermarini has a great eye and has curated a well mixed spring collection. Alongside the colorful floral print dress above (with the ladylike sheer back), there are soft separates in neutral shades, light washed denim […]

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