If you have an eye for fashion and a passion to shop, drop by at Crimson in the City. All the latest trends and fashions can be bought here. You not only get apparel but also accessories to match your garment. Unique, sophisticated and elegant, it all spells Crimson! Open thursdays and fridays 11am onwards.
No Dallas visit is complete without a trip to Neiman Marcus. Although the suburban locations are lovely in themselves, only the original downtown store gives you the full effect of Neiman Marcus. Elevator operators announce the floors, and beautifully presented merchandise tempts even the most resistant shopper. The world-famous Zodiac Room is the perfect location to enjoy an elegant lunch. Every well-known, upscale designer is represented and many have exclusive boutiques within the store. The level of service is impeccable.
For those who crave a true Texas experience, this specialty store is definitely a must-visit. Whether you are looking for a souvenir for your aunt, cowboy hats for your kids, a pair of cowboy boots for yourself, or even an extravagant gift for that special someone, you can find it all at Wild Bill's. The store caters to Dallas' out-of-town visitors by offering shipping worldwide.
This gallery, located in Downtown Dallas, hosts grand sales of fashion lines, where you can find the collection you've been looking for. This is a great place for fashion store retailers to visit and decide what they want to stock in a particular season. The gallery has played host to designers, such as Trina Turk, Michael Cohen, Nony Tochterman and Gerard Yosca. The gallery also features an eatery, if you like to munch on something.
Travel three blocks east of Downtown Dallas and you will find Deep Ellum. It is a conglomerate of unique shops, eclectic restaurants and residential lofts. Previously deserted historic buildings and warehouses are now alive with people eating, working, living and playing. Deep Ellum is home to numerous clubs, featuring an array of musical genres, from blues and jazz to reggae and alternative rock. It is also home to various theatrical and artistic venues.
Known for its exquisite architectural style, Plaza of the Americas consists of an upscale shopping center, as well as two 25-story mirrored office towers located on the north and south ends of the blocks, Le Meridien Hotel on the west end of the block, and a connecting atrium which houses a popular ice skating rink. Located on the northeast end of Downtown Dallas, the stylish shopping mall features more than 40 restaurants, services and shops.
Come to the Dallas Farmers Market early to make sure you can pick up the best of the best from their selection of produce, meat, plants, and more. Many of the items sold here have been grown by farmers within a 150 mile (241 kilometers) radius of the market. The market also hosts special events like book signings, cooking demos, festivals, and other fun activities.
Jolie is an all womens boutique offering high quality and trendy clothes. The apparel spans clothes from upcoming designers specializing in contemporary fashions. One finds clothes by designers like Nieves Lavi, Julie Brown and Susana Monaco. From jeans, trousers, blouses, smart casuals and stylish cocktail dresses, everything is available, leaving women spoilt for choice. They even have a stunning though limited collection of delicate jewelry from Anne Rachelle. Women can't miss the metallic Deux lux clutches among the stylish handbags.
At this pretty little shop you can find the best dark chocolates ever. The staff here is friendly and knowledgeable about the process of chocolate making as well. Chocolate boxes are available in different sizes and in a number of flavors from noted cacao regions such as Venezuela, Ecuador and Trinidad. You can also arrange to have a private in-store chocolate tasting for your family or friends. The chocolates are made using some of the finest ingredients around Dallas and that perhaps explains the high prices. But the chocolates are handcrafted with the best of ingredients with authenticity being the sole focus. So all you sweet tooths head down to this shop for your dose of chocolate!
V.O.D stands for Valley Of the Dolls, where you find exclusive designer wear to doll up and step out in style. It is a business enterprise started by Jackie Bolin, Liz Thompson and Elizabeth O'Mahony. Each of them are successful and respected names in the world of fashion for their keen sense of spotting the trends of the season. Labels such as Paric Sweeney, Alexander Wang and Magda Berliner find their place here. If you like classic vintage clothing, select from their rotating collection which even has esteemed items of 80's Alaia, Chanel and Chloe. Head here for rare finds in vintage clothing and classic lines.
Haven is owned by two men that used to run Trump Modeling; suffice to say, they know fashionable pieces. It's a small boutique that has many one-of-a-kind pieces that are sold directly off the floor. The collection rotates seasonally and caters to those that prefer a modern, clean approach to their décor with a slight feel towards masculine pieces. Haven is one of those great places to find something for the hard to buy for individuals. - Raine Devries
Lots of Furniture Warehouse is a store in Dallas that sells and deals in antiques, furniture, stained glass, art, rugs of all kinds. The store showcases products from the two brands, Advantage and Dickson, and these can be had for amazingly great prices. Browse through a mind boggling array of furniture for your bedroom, living room or dining area. The service at the store is excellent and the staff will help customers choose the right piece for their homes or private collections. This place is definitely worth a visit if you wish to redecorate your home—or if you are an antique collector.