Luxury Shopping in Dallas
Dallas is a city of fashion contradictions. You have the urban fashonistas living side by side with the Texas cowboys. There are corporate centers that rival those in New York next to a family owned old-world bakery. There is literally nothing that can’t be found in Dallas if you know where to look. To that end, some places have set themselves up to be the ultimate in shopping. You can find everything from the latest technological items making their first US appearance to the ultimate in fashion making it’s world debut.
Highland Park Village – 47 Highland Park
This is the fashion heaven of Dallas. Put on your comfortable walking shoes because you are in for a day of the most exclusive designers in the entire world all under one roof, sort of. A quick look at the mall map will set any fashion connoisseur to drooling
Hermes of Paris, Harry Winston and Stella McCartney are all located next to each other and it gets better from there. Christian Dior and Tom Thumb are located further down the walk and you haven’t even seen half of the stores yet. Jimmy Choo, Carolina Herrera and Escada are also present. Because Highland Park Village is laid out as an exclusive shopping center, there are also plenty of locations to stop and grab a meal. From a quick bite at an exclusive cafe to a full meal at a 5-star restaurant, you’re sure to find something that suits your palate and reinvigorates you for more shopping.
Collage 20th Century Classics – 1300 North Riverfront Boulevard
For the best in modern high-end furnishings and home decor you need to pay a visit to Collage. Collage quickly removes the myth that 20th century furnishings can’t be luxurious and inviting. Be on the lookout for furniture by renowned designers George Nakishima and Paul Laszlo. This is a great store for accent pieces and 20th century art.
North Park Center – 8687 North Central Expressway
If what you are looking for isn’t here then it probably hasn’t been invented yet! This shopping mecca boasts more than 300 exclusive shops and restaurants for your shopping and dining pleasure. Names such as Tiffany’s and Valentino are just the top of the elite designer list that makes for an all-star appearance at North Park Center. If you don’t feel like dealing with parking, there is valet service.
French Country Interiors – 1428 Slocum Street
If you are looking for the best in luxury furniture and home decor, stop in at French Country Interiors and look around. As the name suggests, there is a great deal of French influence in much of their inventory but they also import furniture and antiquities from other European nations. The old world craftsmanship of their imports can’t be beat. The selection of antique rugs is also quite impressive.
Forty Five Ten – 4510 McKinney Avenue
This is perhaps the most unique boutique in the world. Where most boutiques are small, this is an 8,000 square foot Texas plaza! You can find everything here from Balenciaga to Prada and everything in between. Be on the lookout for exclusive and one of a kind designer jewelry and fashions. Many designers make pieces specifically for Forty Five Ten and they aren’t available anywhere else in the world.
Trousseau of Dallas – 4266 Oak Lawn Avenue
If you are looking for the best in lingerie, this is the boutique for you. This cute boutique offers something for everyone and their personal service promises that you will find something that fits, flatters and makes you feel wonderful. They feature some of the worlds most elite lingerie designer including Chantelle, and La Perla as well as several high end domestic designers.
Cowboy Cool – 3699 McKinney Avenue
This is not your grandparents cowboy store! This is high-end urban cowboy attire and features turquoise and diamond belt buckles, designer clothing and one of a kind jewelry. Custom made boots are popular as are custom designed cowboy hats. This is the go-to place in Dallas for hot jewelry items in silver and turquoise.