4609 W. Lovers Ln., University Park
Merry Vose’s Cabana is a siren song in Dallas for all the women who love pretty, easily wearable labels, and so in response, she opened up Canary—a bigger, splashier store just down the street. The space is equally homey and filled with a mix of lesser-known finds like Christian Wijnants, SEA New York, and Each x Other.
1511 Commerce St., Downtown
This shop lives on the ground floor of the Joule hotel. Known for their great eye and fashion-y but relaxed finds for women, men, and kids, Kristen Lee and Brady Cunningham have opened a second location as delightful as their first. You’ll find familiar labels like Rachel Comey and Suno, along with planters from Kelly Lamb and Karen Kimmel’s modern dream catchers.
2418 Victory Park Ln., Downtown
Shop owners Jackie Bolin and Liz Thompson were the first to bring a new breed of understated labels to Dallas (and quite possibly to Texas as a whole)—for one, they’re known for their Isabel Marant buy. But they also stock Alexander Wang, Acne, Thierry Lasry, Coqui Coqui candles, and a trove of vintage in collaboration with Archive in Austin. You’ll find Chanel, YSL, Dior, and Hermès.
Forty Five Ten (Closed)
4510 McKinney Ave., Knox/Henderson
Brian Bolke and his late partner, Shelly Musselman, revolutionized retail in town back when they opened in 2000, bringing some of the world’s best designers, homeware, and a restaurant— T —all under one beautiful roof. You’ll find Proenza Schouler, Marni and Delpozo, to Kelly Wearstler home accessories, and Diptyque candles—and most recently, the goop line of organic skincare.
Ceylon et Cie
1319 Dragon St., Arts District
Michelle Nussbaumer, the interior designer we collaborated with on the first goop pop-up, has a not-to-be-missed showroom of her own. The best part is that it is literally packed to the gills, which makes it feel like an amazing treasure hunt. Nussbaumer has nailed a distinctly Texan brand of luxury. You’ll find an eclectic mix of antiques of all ages and styles (her eighteenth-century French tabletop is particularly great), sitting next to African and Middle Eastern tribal relics, mid-century modern furniture, and Nussbaumer’s own line of contemporary designs. Anyone in the market for top-quality antiques, including copious varieties of porcelain chinoiserie, would want to move in here.
4711 W. Lovers Ln., University Park
This store was once literally housed in a cabana on owner Merry Vose's property. However, when her covert, by-appointment operation was shut down by the city, she took her fan base to Lovers Lane. It's equally easy to miss there, which only adds to the allure and sense of discovery upon spotting the unmarked lavender door. The same mix of pretty, affordable labels—MiH, Monrow, Steven Alan, Nili Lotan—abounds. Vose has since opened a bigger sister store, Canary.
6730 Snider Plaza, University Park
Operating out of the same airy corner space since 2000 (the business dates back to 1997), husband and wife Sebastian and Kobie Ahmadi have been showing prominent international designers from Tom Ford to Matthew Williamson in their beautifully appointed, whitewashed showroom. They are often the first to get new and interesting labels (particularly since Barneys shuttered its doors in Dallas), including Paul Andrews.
4445 Travis St., Knox/Henderson
Grange Hall, with its gothic, cabinet-of-curiosities vibe, is the yin to Dallas’s glitzier yang. There’s a pretty gorgeous range of home goods—Ted Muehling candlesticks, Astier de Villate ceramics, Cire Trudon candles—along with really stunning jewelry. They just opened an on-site café, too, that serves artfully arranged food and an encyclopedia's worth of teas. This is inarguably one of Dallas’s very best stores.
45 Highland Park Village, Highland Park
Run by interior designer sisters Kirsten Fitzgibbons and Kelli Ford, this shop is one of the city's best resources for great gifts. They carry Baccarat crystal, Mottahedeh ceramics, and an array of kids' books and coffee table books, but what sets them apart is their personalization service—they’ll monogram, emboss, or engrave pretty much anything. (In fact, they’re doing the monogramming for everything at the goop pop in every conceivable color, including neons.)
Forestwood Antique Mall
5333 Forest Ln., North Dallas
In a state known for its antique fairs, you’re bound to stumble across great vintage troves, this one being one of the very best. As its name suggests, it’s an antique mall, not a shop, and you should expect to spend some time. You’ll find everything from Murano glass chandeliers to Art Deco dining tables to Chinese lacquered everything. Bonus: They ship everywhere.
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