In town for the Dallas Art Fair and in need of a little retail therapy? Out next week, Whitewaller has the perfect set of suggestions for you. Ahead of the fair, to help map out your home, gift, and personal shopping destinations, we are sharing that list here.
Forty Five Ten
Since 2000, Forty Five Ten has been a boutique destination, featuring top collections for men and women, home decor, fragrance, and beauty. Throughout the years, the store has hosted designers, celebrities, and clients including Narciso Rodriguez, Victoria Beckham, Jeremy Scott, Cindy Crawford, Derek Lam, Erykah Badu, and Steven Tyler, and has actively supported nonprofit organizations such as The Family Place, amfAR, and the Dallas Museum of Art. With a new flagship store recently opened on Main Street, the establishment has continued to grow as a household name within the community for rare specialties for men, women, and home.
Whitewaller recommends: Sip Ruinart in the new 37,000-square-foot flagship on Main Street.
NorthPark Center, a sprawling retail destination, is home to top-performing luxury retailers and department stores like Gucci, Versace, Canali, Neiman Marcus, Salvatore Ferragamo, Roberto Cavalli, and Hublot. With more than 25 retailers only found in Texas here, the center offers something special for visitors and locals alike. Join the 26 million people who annually visit the internationally-acclaimed art on display, too, by taking in works by artists like Frank Stella, Andy Warhol, Beverly Pepper, and others.
Whitewaller recommends: Checking out the NorthPark Center app to optimize your shopping experience.
Highland Park Village
The legacy of Highland Park Village began in 1906, and has continued to flourish with the Village Theatre, some of the best restaurants in Dallas, and more than 50 boutiques with a curated mix of brands include Dior, Alexander McQueen, Tom Ford, Saint Laurent, and more.
Whitewaller recommends: Grab a glass of wine on the patio at Honor Bar.
Neiman Marcus Flagship
Since 1914, this location has since been providing exceptional quality in shopping and cuisine. With the only bridal salon in the Neiman Marcus chain, designer clothing, jewelry, shoes, accessories, handbags, and more, the store provides exclusive merchandise, superb value, and unparalleled customer service.
Whitewaller recommends: Enjoying a bite to eat at the legendary Zodiac restaurant.
Dolly Python since November 2005 has been Dallas’s go-to award-winning vintage emporium. A third of the store houses clothing, jewelry, and accessories dating from the 1900s to the 1990s. With over 30 vendors and consignors selling vintage garments and antiques, they offer a wide variety.
Whitewaller recommends: Resting your feet, and “testing” the new sofas.
Nicole Kwon Concept Store
Through a collaboration of fashion, art, and culture, the Nicole Kwon Concept Store offers clients an opportunity to discover budding international luxury brands like IRO Paris, Saloni, and Cortana.
Whitewaller recommends: Exploring the selection of environmentally friendly and cruelty-free goods.
At the intersection of luxury and wellness is Cedra Pharmacy—a full-service pharmacy that features luxury goods, unique gifts, and medical-grade aesthetic products. Within Cedra is Vitae Med Spa, offering health-focused procedures, and Substance Vitality Bar, offering organic cold pressed juices, salads, wraps, protein bars, and smoothies.
Whitewaller recommends: Enjoying a treatment at the Vitae Med Spa.
SMINK is an internationally known showroom and gallery, exclusively dealing in Minotti, Piet Boon, Linteloo, Tacchini, Finn Juhl, Living Divani, and 17 other manufacturers. Further, SMINK’s corral of fine artists includes Dara Mark (NM), Gary Faye (CA), Robert Szot (NY) and ten others, giving a broad mix of mediums—all in the vein of American Contemporary Fine Art. The balance of design and fine art provides an unparalleled inspiration.
Whitewaller recommends: Enjoying SMINK’s incredible lines of luxury furniture and regional fine art.