Benefit Cosmetics boutique, The Plaza at Preston Center
Benefit Cosmetics opened its first Texas boutique Thursday, April 9, in The Plaza at Preston Center. The shop stocks the brand’s coveted products such as Gimme Brow and offers lash- and brow-tinting services, body and facial waxing, airbrushing and more … Tangerine Salon has opened in the up-and-coming Preston Hollow Village shopping center. The two-story salon offers hair services featuring the entire line of Aveda products.
Highland Park Village is singing the blues with the opening of the first Bluemercury in Texas Saturday, May 30. Marla Beck’s sensational skincare and beauty boutique and spa stocks hundreds of beauty brands you know and love, plus hundreds more you may not have heard of yet — but soon will. The Bluemercury Spa is famed for its oxygen facials, glycolic peels, waxing and microdermabrasion … Next blue news in HPV is Royal Blue Grocery, an urban market slated to open this summer in the former Tom Thumb space. The Austin-based grocer tailors each store to the neighborhood, so we’re expecting Range Rover chips and best-dressed salads. Barring that, the new corner store offers conventional food items as well as fresh take-out and catering.
Meet and Greet
Forty Five Ten hosts hot designer Rosie Assoulin for a Fall 2015 trunk show Friday, April 24, 1 to 4 pm, and jewelry designer Yves Spinelli of Spinelli Kilcollin Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25 … Shoe designer Gianvito Rossi, son of Sergio Rossi, makes a personal appearance at Stanley Korshak Tuesday, April 28.
Accessories designer Elaine Turner launches her first ready-to-wear collection in stores and online Friday, April 17, with kaftan-inspired dresses, tunics, shorts and pajama-style pants in silk, lightweight georgette and ponte knit, ranging from $148 to $378. Shop the collection at Elaine Turner boutiques at Shops at Legacy and Southlake Town Square.
Dallas-based Hari Mari celebrates three years of flipping flip-flops and has just landed its 400th retailer. In Dallas, shop the home-grown slides at Stag, Whole Earth Provision Co., Tyler’s and St. Bernard Sports. It seems Texans aren’t the only fans of the flops: The Bachelor star Chris Soules has been snapped wearing a pair.
Before its first Dallas storefront opens this summer, Luxury Garage Sale pops up another pop-up, this time at Blue Print home store at 2707 Fairmount. The Vintage Chanel & Designer Accessories pop-up runs Friday through Saturday, April 17 through 25, 10 am to 5 pm (closed Sunday, April 19). Find exquisite vintage treasures from Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Céline and more.