5 Essential Shops to Visit in Dallas


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If you think New York and Los Angeles are the only fashion capitals worth visiting in the States, you're missing out on some seriously good shopping far from the coasts. Take a road trip through Texas, for instance, and you'd be a fool not to stop and at least browse some of the standout boutiques that have opened in the city in the past few years, as well as the luxury stalwarts that have been around for decades, like the flagship Neiman Marcus store on Main Street.

If you're visiting from out of town, make sure to check out some of the vintage haunts, too, like newbie Est. 1914, for some hand-tooled leather bags and pinup-worthy dresses. And fashion fans should flock to Forty Five Ten, the Texan retailer that OG street style star Taylor Tomasi Hill joined last year, bringing her inimitable eye for color, texture, and prints. Below, see five shopping destinations worth a trip to Dallas.

Forty Five Ten

You'll be forgiven for wanting to move into any one of Forty Five Ten's locations, packed as they are with covetable collections from Saint Laurent, Proenza Schouler, Monse, and more. Visit Taylor Tomasi Hill's curated boutique of emerging designers—called, what else, TTH—and you'll be hard-pressed to leave empty-handed.

TTH Forty Five Ten: 60 Highland Park Village,
 Dallas, Texas 75205

Forty Five Ten on Main: 1615 Main St.,
 Dallas, Texas 75201

For Home Forty Five Ten: 4510 McKinney Ave., Dallas, Texas 75205

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While it started in Los Angeles, TenOverSix has fit right into the Dallas shopping scene since it opened in 2013. With a wide selection of artsy housewares and pieces from creative-crowd faves like Rachel Comey and Zero + Maria Cornejo, the boutique is a design fiend's dream.

The Joule Hotel, 1511 Commerce St., Dallas, Texas 75201

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Jade & Clover

From the DIY succulent bar to the tightly edited selection of cool, affordable clothing, Deep Ellum's Jade & Clover is a lifestyle boutique you'll want to linger in for a while. Browse boho-chic décor, cute jewelry, and gifts so good you'll want to keep them for yourself.

2633 Main St., Dallas, Texas 75226

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Traffic Los Angeles

Located in the ultra-hip Joule Hotel, Traffic Los Angeles brings hard-to-find designers like Comme des Garçons and Ann Demeulemeester, along with luxe streetwear brands like Off-White and Daniel Patrick, to the style-conscious denizens of Dallas.

The Joule Hotel, 1604 Main St., Dallas, Texas 75201

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For cutting-edge designers and of-the-moment trends, you can't beat Victory Park boutique V.O.D. Look for cool-girl picks like R13 Denim, Raquel Allegra tees, and Tsumori Chisato accessories.

2418 Victory Park Lane, Dallas, Texas 75219

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For more Texan travel tips, check out this editors' guide to a long weekend in Marfa.

Hilary George-Parkin