A Peek Inside Canary Boutique on Lovers Lane

I have always loved Cabana, the beach house-ish boutique on Lovers Lane. I love its cashmere sweaters, casual dresses, bohemian jewelry, collection of sandals, and an occasional head-turner like a sequined frock or neon leather jacket. When I heard owner Merry Vose was opening a more upscale boutique nearby, I wondered if it was necessary. The threads aren’t exactly inexpensive at Cabana, and along with Forty Five Ten and Neiman Marcus, Highland Park Village has a slew of designer storefronts to provide our label fix, so do we really need more of the same? But sister store Canary is not more of the same. And despite its higher priced lines, it’s totally approachable. You can even pop by for an iced tea. In the March issue of D Magazine, Cristina Daglas reviews the shop.

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Peek Inside Planet Bardot on Knox Street

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.

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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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Steven Alan Talks Having Babies, Inspiration, and New York Sensibility in Dallas

When Steven Alan opened doors to his eponymous first store in 1994, he had no idea where the journey would take him. At the time he was exclusively selling other designers. In 2000, he launched his private label, but it wasn’t until 2007 he’d assembled a complete collection and 2010 when the line began having […]

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Take a Peek Inside Brand New Lublu

In the August issue, on newsstands now, I wrote a little piece about Kira Plastinina, Russian designer and SMU student, and her new flagship LUBLU storefront in the Plaza at Preston Center: When other 14-year-old Russian girls were playing with friends, Kira Plastinina was sketching designs for the teen fashion empire her father launched in her […]

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A Peek Inside Aftershock London

Don’t remove your sunnies when you walk into Aftershock London’s flagship U.S. location (sequins, glitter, and gemstones, oh my!). The shop in The Plaza at Preston Center is 1850 square feet of bling, but a no brainer for ladies looking to dazzle during big nights out (prom, for example). The clientele also includes glamourous older […]

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A Q&A With TenOverSix’s Kristen Lee and Brady Cunningham

Yesterday a magical thing happened: TenOverSix at the Joule opened downtown. The much anticipated boutique is everything as good as I hoped. The clean white space is divided into two parts, women’s apparel and accessories and a “TenOverSix Presents” lifestyle section with home decor, kiddo stuff, beauty, and gifts. A rack of apparel includes Alasdair, […]

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Christian Dior Boutique Opens Today in Highland Park Village

In another step toward luxury domination at Highland Park Village, the Christian Dior boutique opens today. The women’s shop will include ready-to-wear collections, shoes, handbags, and jewelry. According to Women’s Wear Daily (pay wall), Pamela Baxter, president of Christian Dior Couture, says, “It will probably end up being in our top five U.S. boutiques.” I just […]

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Sneak Peek at Goods from Soon-to-Open TenOverSix

TenOverSix, a soon-to-open shop in the big downtown renovation project, hosted a little sneak preview for editors and VIPs on Friday. I couldn’t make it, but fortunately, Joslyn did, and she’s got a recap for you: The preview featured a pretty edited selection of goods, but the mix got me really excited about the permanent […]

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Peek Inside Traffic Los Angeles in Downtown Dallas

I told you how much I loved my first visit to the Traffic Los Angeles menswear shop, the first new shop to open in Tim Headington’s downtown makeover. You’ll find a mix of sophisticated suits, colorful dress socks, funky, paint-speckled designer denim, basic tees and tanks, gorgeous Moma Italian leather shoes, and adventurous pieces (hello, pink […]

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It’s Official: Traffic at the Joule is Open (Well, the Men’s Side)

Head over to Traffic immediately. It opened today and there are cocktails being served tonight. The new LA-based shop has it’s men’s store open for business, and quite frankly, it’s killer. The store is gorgeous, with a dark, industrial palette and warm wood, and a curated batch of merchandise that will have men who love […]

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