What’s in the Hiatus Spa Owner’s Bag?

Anyone who has taken spa advice from me has likely been recommended a trip to Hiatus at Inwood Village. It’s a topnotch facility with some of the best treatments, masseurs, and products. It’s also helmed by a very lovely Sheila Garrison with abnormally radiant skin, luscious hair, and a collection purse accoutrements so inspiring it made me put “shopping at Hiatus’ spa boutique” on my weekend to-do list. She popped by D’s offices yesterday, clad in black–with a very cool leather vest–to share her accessories. With a third location of the spa opening in Plano’s Willowbend Wellness Center in just a few short months, I have no idea how she found the time, but I’m so glad this veteran of the beauty biz could spare some time (and product suggestions).

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What’s in Bridal Designer Vatana Watters’ Bag?

Vatana Watters, the Dallas based bridal designer behind Watters keeps her purse well-edited. With a constant rotation of trips around the world, she has to. Before packing up to head back out of town–Shanghai, New York, and London are on her itinerary–she stopped by D to talk about new collections (swooning over this rose champagne gown from spring 2014) and spill her bag.

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What’s in Ylang 23 Owner Joanne Teichman’s Bag?

Joanne Teichman, owner of jewelry boutique Ylang23 alongside husband Charles, is a very busy woman these days. On the heels of fulfilling the holiday wish lists of lucky, jewelry-loving ladies, she’s about to open the shop’s second location in the Plaza at Preston Center. Come February 8, all the pretty trinkets we love at the Galleria shop (rose gold from Todd Reed, dainty studs from Jennifer Meyer, and diamonds and exotic stones from Cathy Waterman) will be just a little closer. In the meantime, she popped into our offices to share what’s in her purse.

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What’s in Designer Mila Hermanovski’s Bag?

I’m not a TV buff, so unlike my Project Runway-obsessed peers, I didn’t fall in love with this Dallas-born, seventh-season finalist until I got my mitts on her luxe fall collection at Piermarini. You may remember, my gushing post on Mila Hermanovski’s fall leather-pocketed hoodie (which she wore to D’s offices–it’s still amazing), mesh-paneled leggings, and […]

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What’s in Jewelry Designer Amy Pyron Leber’s Bag?

Amy Pyron Leber is an artist of multiple trades. She began with interior design, but eventually switched gears to jewelry. She has now been creating earrings, rings, bangles, and necklaces under her line, Traeh  (that’s backward for “heart”), for nearly 12 years. Each piece in her collection is handmade. Hand-wrapped bangles that are both dainty and […]

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What’s in Stylist Stephanie Quadri’s Bag?

ShopTalk’s purse spills went on a brief hiatus, but they’re back. So let’s get voyeuristic. We’re peeking into the Jérôme Dreyfuss handbag of Stephanie Quadri today. The pint-sized stylist at SisterBrother Mgmt. keeps it surprisingly simple. Like her daily uniform of dark neutrals with a killer pair of heels, the contents of her bag are […]

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What’s in Model Gillian Vanderslice’s Bag?

I was surprised when Gillian Vanderslice’s vintage bag yielded only a handful of items, but then she reminded me, “There’s only so much a high school girl needs.” Good point. But even with her beautiful clean face, it’s hard to remember she’s only a junior in high school. The Highland Park student has already begun […]

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What’s in Miss Dallas USA Winner Christina Enstminger’s Bag?

They’re poised, confident, and have really white teeth. The ladies of the pageant world are a bit of an enigma. How does one acquire those bronzed legs for days and perfectly coiffed hair that stays in place? Christina Entsminger, Miss Dallas USA 2012 (and Miss Fort Worth USA 2011), dropped by our offices last week ready […]

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