GET YOUR CREDIT CARDS READY: Look forward to fashions from Ted Baker London (above and below right) and that fabulous shoe department at Nordstrom (below left).

Just in time for the holiday shopping bonanza, the first phase of NorthPark Center’s expansion brings a slew (26, to be exact) of new stores to Dallas. In 1965, the family-owned NorthPark opened with Neiman Marcus, JCPenney, and Titche-Goettinger department stores and forever changed the way Dallas shopped. Forty years later, the venerable center is still doing just that, starting with the 200,000-square-foot flagship Nordstrom, where you can browse exclusive labels such as Blumarine, Tuleh, Monique Lhuillier, Oscar de la Renta, and Missoni; relax and rejuvenate at Spa Nordstrom; and dine at Bistro N. Also new to the NorthPark lineup are Juicy Couture (second location in United States), where you’ll find the popular label’s women’s, men’s, and kid’s collections; Custo Barcelona, which carries graphic tees and innovative designs with a Spanish flair for guys and dolls; Ted Baker London, featuring quirky and quintessentially British pieces for both sexes; and St. Tropez’s Vilebrequin, where you’ll flip for stylish and swanky swimwear. Standbys like Ann Taylor, Boss by Hugo Boss, Charles David, Chico’s, Cole Haan, Steve Madden, and White House/Black Market also join the Dallas landmark. Look for David Yurman, and H Hilfiger at the beginning of next year. Phase two will open in spring 2006.


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Fancy Footwear

A must for winter, this Celine boot exudes casual elegance with a stacked heel, velvet kid laces, and rabbit-fur detail. Available in chalk, midnight blue, or ebony. $820/Celine, Dallas Galleria

Photos: Guys and Gal: Courtesy of Ted Baker London; Woman with Shoes: Courtesy of Nordstrom; Boot: Courtesy of Celine


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Tropical Trinkets
Island nights call for bold baubles like these.

counter-clockwise from top left

Matte onyx, black agate, and mother-of-pearl necklace/belt by Paul C. Lee ($4,800/
214-741-3293)

Labradorite, quartz, coral, pink turquoise, and 18-karat gold necklace by Ionescu ($17,625/Stanley Korshak)

Handmade antique glass, resin, pearl, and semiprecious bead necklace with pendant by Goldie-Jones Creations ($485/214-902-9435)

18-karat gold cuff by Julie Baker ($3,600/Forty Five Ten)

Gold chain with charms by Tremonte Design ($495/Forty Five Ten)

Photos: Nathan Shroeder/GB&A, Darren Looker (asst)