Retail Rap

Dallas Shopping News for November 2012

Savannah Christian
November 28, 2012

Mark your calendar for the decadent and delirious jeweler Lydia Courteille trunk show and PA at Grange Hall December 11 and 12 … News this good bears repeating: Christian Dior, Alexander McQueen and Yves Saint Laurent open in Highland Park Village come Spring 2013 … Two more reasons to make a beeline to the Design District: The Bright Group’s stunning furniture showroom has moved from the International on Turtle Creek to new digs at the Decorative Center stocked with its own brand of furniture as well as small American manufacturers and artisans such as Evan Lewis (hand-forged metal accessories and furniture) and Charles Loomis (blown-glass lighting); H. Bloom, a luxe flower service with outposts in San Francisco, Chicago, Washington DC and NYC, has launched in Dallas and offers a flower subscription service with biweekly or monthly deliveries starting at $29. Choose loose blooms delivered to your door and tap into Bloom’s Blog for arranging tips, or choose the style of stems you love, already gloriously arranged … Just down the street but still up our alley, Into the Garden has moved to 3300 Knox Street … For a little bundle as fashionable as Mummy, shop the just-arrived Baby Bespoke boutique at Stanley Korshak; also on board is jewelry designer Monique Péan November 2 and 3, and the inimitable Ken Kaufman and Isaac Franco of KaufmanFranco November 29 and 30 … Briggs Freeman wants to Keep Dallas Warm. Bring your gently used coats to St. Bernard Sports in Inwood Village November 14 through 21. For every coat donated, a $30 gift card and raffle ticket will be gifted in return … Eiseman Jewels puts a gleam in our eyes: On November 1 through 3, check out the new Tank Anglaise during a Cartier precious timepiece showing; meet Anthony Hopenhajm of Seaman Schepps November 15 and see how beautiful the pairing of precious stones and ebony can be; the debut of the Yvel jewelry collection coincides with the arrival of its president and designer Isaac Levy November 16 and 17; reserve your appointment for The Watch Event — also on November 16 and 17 — by calling 214.369.6100 … At Neiman Marcus NorthPark, catch designer Erin Fetherston November 3, David Yurman November 8 and Guy Bedarida, the visionary behind John Hardy, November 15 … Meanwhile, at Neiman Marcus Downtown, don’t miss the J. Mendel presentation November 6 … Find your favorite fall bling during The Woods fine jewelry trunk show at Forty Five Ten November 2 and 3 … All we want for Christmas is Michael Kors: The new and improved store debuts this December at NorthPark Center with 4,070 square feet of fabulous. Also in the wings at NorthPark for Spring 2013: Splendid, Hublot, Industrie Denim and Green House Market ... Roche Bobois has exchanged its former Alpha Road address for a swell new 14,000-square-foot locale at 1707 Oak Lawn in the Design District; Italian leather collection Baxter makes its first appearance within the showroom.

IMAGE: Michael Kors at NorthPark Center