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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 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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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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Kira Plastinina Opening Her LUBLU U.S. Flagship Boutique in Dallas

Kira Plastinina, successful Russian fashion designer and 20-year-old SMU student, is opening her first American flagship store for LUBLU, her high-end line, this spring in the Plaza at Preston Center. “I love Dallas and Dallas women,” Plastinina says. “I feel like it’s a very stylish city with a unique atmosphere and a fun shopping scene. […]

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My Favorite Pieces from Nha Khanh Spring 2013 Are, Surprisingly, Pink

I’m a proud pink hater, but something has happened this morning. I perused Dallas designer Nha Khanh’s spring 2013 RTW collection and fell for two looks. Hard. In pink. What is happening? Look at that gorgeous dress with a ladylike cinched waist, pretty tulle, and edgy cutouts to combat a conservative sleeve. Swoon. And those shorts. […]

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Signature Looks in Shades of the Rainbow at Abi Ferrin’s Revolving Door

It’s been too long since we last visited Abi Ferrin’s studio and storefront, The Revolving Door. The newly redesigned space feels more like an elegant living room, which is the perfect setting for a private girls’ shopping experience, which you can book by appointment. (Wine allowed.) Abi’s five-way tops and dresses have always been a staple for the […]

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Your One-Stop Color-Shop: Elements

If any of the following are on your summer shopping list, head to Elements: caftans bold prints colorful shorts bright cuffs kaleidoscope patterns local jewels colorblocked clutches flowy fabrics massive sale racks Plus, June and July are months of seriously hot deals at Elements. For starters, the sales racks (four large ones) are full of designer […]

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