Retail Rap

Dallas Shopping News for March 2013

Savannah Christian
March 01, 2013

It seems no luxury label can resist the siren’s call of Highland Park Village: Add James Perse and Ermenegildo Zegna to a list that includes Saint Laurent Paris, Alexander McQueen and Christian Dior (opening later this month) … Cruise to the Design District and explore the new Pummer-Winchester showroom. Owner Claus Pummer sources pieces from some of the world’s finest artisans; open to the trade and public at 1505 Hi Line Drive … The Green Grocer on Lower Greenville now stocks Dallas-grown organic meats, cheeses, fruits and veggies … The über-cool Sub-Zero and Wolf showroom enters its final weeks of construction. This wholesale distributor will open its doors at 3707 Lemmon Avenue April 8, proving refrigerators can be almost as sexy as La Perla … Shirt maker extraordinaire Craig Taylor jets into town, making stops at two Neiman Marcus locations: NorthPark Center on March 2, 1 to 4 pm, and Downtown March 8, 10 am to 4 pm. Also at NM Downtown: a Manolo Blahnik trunk show — perfectly timed pre-Stiletto Strut — March 21 through 23, followed by an appearance from handbag prodigy Anthony Luciano March 28 and 29 … In Spring 2014, Belk opens its first flagship store in the region, slipping into the Galleria Dallas space currently occupied by Saks Fifth Avenue … This month, we welcome I.O. Metro’s second area location to 4531 McKinney Avenue, featuring oh-so-affordable furniture, accessories and art … We Yogis, now open in the Inwood Pavilion, offers classes for adults as well as kiddos — plus on-site childcare. Namaste!