When you are in Dallas, the best thing to do is to break out your credit card and flex your American Express muscles. with a trip to some of the best shops in the world. The list of shopping stores in the so-called shopping mecca range from an amazing clothes designer to a bespoke chocolatier and the original Neiman Marcus. Be sure to bring some extra space in your bags for all the souvenirs.
Here is a glimpse of the top 7 shopping spots in Dallas you should not miss.
Neiman Marcus was founded in 1907 and is rightfully known as the granddaddy of Texas luxury department stores. Without any doubt, it is a quintessential part of the Dallas shopping scene.
Stanley Marcus began working at the elite emporium in the 1920s. He took the family business to a whole new level, with impeccable customer service and couture fashions.
You can find items shipped in from New York, Paris, and Milan. The specialty store stocks ready-to-wear straight from the runways for the fashionistas. For the younger shoppers, there are attractions such as FRAME, Alice + Olivia, and Vince.
If you have ever visit Dallas, it is a must to visit the Canary shop. In earlier times it was a fishing shop that occupied this 3,000-square-foot store but today there is no trace of the original merchandise. It is now adorned with pops of yellow, black-and-white floors, leopard furniture pieces, and Christian Lacroix wallpaper.
Canary is also known as the sister shop to the more relaxed Cabana down the road but it presents approachable and higher-priced fashion lines. One can shop upscale emerging women’s designs many of which are not typically found in Dallas. Some noteworthy names are Temperley London, Stevie Howell, and Marissa Webb.
3. Set And Co.
Set And Co. is a mesmerizing store with airy 1,100 square-foot space, bleached woodwork, lots of natural light, and a warm, modern feel. This seasonal home and kitchen shop is housed in a brick mercantile building in the historic Oak Cliff neighborhood. From cultured retirees looking for furniture, linens, and dishware to folks in their 20s looking for functional items like a laundry basket and dish rack, Set & Co. attracts a broad and bustling clientele.
4. Miron Crosby
Miron Crosby has something for almost every gender and age group. It is located in Highland Park Village. The owners are two sisters Lizzie Means Duplantis and Sarah Means and they ensure that the shopping spot is your go-to for artisanal boots for women, men, and children. All of these are boot handcrafted and hand-lasted at Rios of Mercedes, a 160-year-old Texas factory owned by the siblings' cousin.
For an extra-special souvenir, get a custom handwritten message transcribed onto leather and sewn into the lining of the boots for future references. It could be anything that reminds you of the surreal experience or your favorite quote.
5. Stanley Korshak
Stanley Korshak is a family-owned department store that opened its doors in 1985 at the dramatic Hotel Crescent Court. The 65,000-square-foot shopping mall features a collection of popular shops including The Shak, The Bridal Salon, and The Main Store. Either you are a local or a tourist, head to Stanley Korshak for your fashion needs.
6. The Wild Detectives
It is a haven for the bibliophiles. This quaint bookstore showcases around 1,200 well-curated books including nonfiction, fiction, poetry, classic novels, children’s stories, and Spanish selections. You’ll feel like you’re roaming in a warm and cozy living room surrounded by bookshelves with a bar that serves tea, snacks, and pastries.