It's time to put away the coats for good and think about a fresh spring wardrobe. Your home also deserves some new pieces for the season, so we've put together a list of where to shop in April.
The San Francisco-based brand opens at the Plaza at Preston Center on April 9, between Apples to Zinnias and Sprinkles Cupcakes. This is the first standalone Benefit Cosmetics in Texas, offering makeup, signature Brow Bar, bronzing and waxing.
Texas-born, El Centro-educated, London-based designer Levi Palmer is hosting a trunk show at Betty Reiter on Tuesday, April 23, from 10 am to 5 pm. A portion of all trunk show sales goes to the El Centro College Fashion Scholarship Fund.
Through April 12, you can design a personalized cocktail ring by choosing from seven different stones and a variety of cuts and settings. From April 15-20, head to the brand's accessories event, which features 25 one-of-a-kind handbags.
Expressions Home Gallery
This brand-new store in the Dallas Design District caters to remodeling homeowners as well as professional builders, contractors and interior designers. Highly trained industry experts are available to guide you toward the perfect kitchen and bath hardware, light fixture, or appliance.
Five and Ten
Brian Bolke's Highland Park Village shop has added new lines to its luxury racks. Carritz shoes are crafted from luscious calf leathers in a small and prestigious factory in Venice. One of the leading British luxury ready-to-wear labels, Chinti & Parker is renowned for simple, wearable clothing.
Forty Five Ten
Kimberly and Tyson Chandler collaborated with Selima Optique on a line of sunglasses called Our Secret, and you can only buy it at Forty Five Ten. Styles range from the Jane, which pays tribute to John Lennon, to a Wayfarer-like frame, priced between $175 to $350.
Luxury Garage Sale
Whether you covet a vintage Chanel handbag or a pair of Christian Louboutins, you can find it here at a great price. Expect high-end designer clothing and accessories priced anywhere from 10 to 90 percent off. The Luxury Garage Sale pop-up runs through April 12 at Mecox before heading to Blue Print from April 17-25. A permanent shop is set to open later this year.
Dallas mothers Mia Brous, Kerri Goldfarb and Louise Marsh have been scheming for three years to open a retail store and finally made it happen. This shop meets the home decor and lifestyle needs of mothers. The trio also joined forces with Biace Colgin Watson, owner of Little Bean, to offer kids' clothes and accessories.
Shop Rita Liefhebber's new spring apparel as well as her home decor line featuring pillows, blankets and tablecloths. Known for her modern and simplistic designs, Liefhebber uses natural materials such as velvet, cotton and linen, and all fabrics are hand-painted and dyed.
PilatesBarre Highland Village
At this newly opened PilatesBarre, you can get more than a workout. ShopBarre carries athletic and lifestyle brands such as Mara Hoffman, L'Etoille Sport, Vince, Joie, 7 for All Mankind and Hanky Panky.