St. Michael’s Woman’s Exchange (5 Highland Park Village): This “retail ministry” is run almost exclusively by more than 100 volunteers who serve in the roles of buyers, cashiers, and gift wrappers. But this isn’t a church-basement thrift store — the highly curated gifts range from simple stationery to ornate home decor.
The Mansion: An important part of Dallas’ history, the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek is one of the city’s most recognizable and historic homes. Built in 1908 by cotton tycoon Sheppard W. King, it’s been little more than a year since it underwent a massive, multi-million-dollar redesign. With guests ranging from presidents to playwrights to celebrities, the Mansion is no stranger to high-profile clients. A favorite of Dallas residents, locals know that the Mansion is the perfect spot for a much-needed stay-cation.
Bachendorf’s: This family business has provided Dallas’ elite with the finest jewelry for more than 60 years. Whatever you choose, you’re sure to dazzle.
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Dallas Arboretum: The Dallas Arboretum isn’t just a pretty garden. It’s also one of the city’s most important educational facilities. With more than 50 hands-on programs, kids can participate in activities ranging from experiencing life as a pioneer to conducting science experiments in on-site classroom labs. To further the educational impact, an 8-acre garden featuring 17 galleries is slated to open in May.
The Impeccable Pig: Offering pieces that are as comfortable as they are cute, this boutique is a one-stop shop for your boho fashion needs.
Culwell & Son & The Grooming Room: Culwell & Son has been suiting Dallas’ most distinguished businessmen since 1920. The store offers custom, made-to-measure suits in a myriad of fabrics and finishes. The Grooming Room is staffed with stylists who will carefully cut and comb your coif, recommend the best products, and even arrange for your shoes to be shined while you wait. Appointments aren’t required, but they are recommended since the shop can fill up quickly.
KidBiz: For 23 years, KidBiz has been the go-to spot for parents seeking fashion-forward clothing and accessories for their children.