On the hunt for something new? Below, you’ll find a selection of fresh and exciting luxury shopping destinations in Dallas.
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. Joined by a flagship store on Main Street, the establishment has continued to grow as a household name within the community for rare specialties for men, women, and home. In addition to a global roster of over 400 designers, the space features high-quality works by artists like Tracey Emin, Jose Dávila, and Juergen Teller.
- Check out the new indoor-outdoor café No Aloha on the first floor, featuring commissioned paintings on the walls and ceiling from Brooklyn-based artist Katherine Bernhardt.
- Enjoy the rare selection of home goods from designers like Moser, Iuvo, Kifu Paris, Renzire, Artemest, Pickard, Sawkille, and Yastik.
- Stop by 4510/SIX—a new platform for emerging fashion and design—on the first floor of the Main Street location.
- Indulge in a salad, sandwich, or sophisticated entrée at the restaurant, Mirador, located on the fourth floor.
- Be sure to note its other locations in Napa Valley, Miami, and New York’s Hudson Yards (which opened last month).
Whitewaller recommends: Sipping Ruinart in the new 37,000-square-foot flagship on Main Street.
NorthPark Center is the preeminent shopping center in the Southwest, with more than 230 stores and restaurants, including many exclusive luxury boutiques and the top-performing Neiman Marcus in the country. In addition to shopping global brands like Bottega Veneta, Gucci, Hublot, Roberto Cavalli, Salvatore Ferragamo, Versace, and more, visitors enjoy the world-class NorthPark Art Collection on view throughout the shopping center. The 20th- and 21st-century collection features over 200 works by Andy Warhol, Jonathan Borofsky, Mark di Suvero, Roy Lichtenstein, and Sterling Ruby, among others.
- Get a closer look at NorthPark’s art, history, landscaping, and shops by visiting northparkcenter.com or downloading the mobile app.
- Go beyond the permanent collection with NorthPark’s rotating art exhibitions and installations. This month, NorthPark partners with MTV RE:DEFINE to display a sculptural work in conjunction with their premier art auction and gala, as well as Parallax Gap, colorful ceiling installation by architecture firm FreelandBuck.
- Shop and save at the flagship TaxFree Shopping office for international guests.
Whitewaller recommends: Following @northparkcenter during the Dallas Art Fair for an inside look at the NorthPark Art Collection.
Highland Park Village
The legacy of Highland Park Village—widely known as the first self-contained shopping center in the United States—began in 1931. Since then, it has flourished within the community of Dallas as a trusted destination for the very best in shopping, dining, and relaxing. In 1997, the center was placed on the National Register of Historic Places, and in 2000 it was named a National Historic Landmark. Now renowned for hosting more than 50 contemporary and luxury boutiques (including Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Brunello Cucinelli, Dior, FRAME, Tom Ford, and Valentino), the Village Theatre, and some of the best restaurants in Dallas, the esteemed space is a favorite among locals and guests.
- Take advantage of complimentary transportation to and from the Village (call 214-666-3283 to arrange), and valet parking.
- Savor a variety of Dallas’s most renowned restaurants, including Fachini, Bistro 31, Mi Cocina, and Café Pacific.
- Stroll along the historic shopping plaza’s charming sidewalks and enjoy Spanish-inspired architecture that is home to the world’s most esteemed fashion houses.
Whitewaller recommends: Grabbing a glass of wine on the patio of Honor Bar.
Neiman Marcus was first opened in Dallas in 1907. It was co-founded by Herbert Marcus, Sr.; his sister, Carrie Marcus Neiman; and her husband, A. L. Neiman. This location has since been providing exceptional quality in shopping and cuisine. As a leader in the retail industry for quality garments and exclusive lines, the store is wholly devoted to care in selection and imported goods. 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.
- Visit the Michael Flores Salon on the sixth floor.
- Stop by the Espresso Bar on the first floor.
- Host an event in The Zodiac.
Whitewaller recommends: Enjoying a bite to eat at the Zodiac restaurant.
The balance of fine art and design found at SMINK is unparalleled. Located in the heart of the Dallas Design District, SMINK offers Minotti and 17 other Italian and Danish furniture manufacturers. SMINK also exhibits contemporary fine art by both regional and national artists.
- Be sure to see the ceramic vessels by Rina Menardi.
- Check out the hand-blown glass by Ivan Baj and Arcade.
Whitewaller recommends: Enjoying SMINK’s incredible lines of luxury furniture and fine art.