A Year in Dallas Shops and Showrooms

2015 brought some pretty fabulous new storefronts.

The Dallas design community saw its share of grand openings (and grand reopenings) in 2015. Here, we’re hitting some of the highlights.



Madre – The perfect shop for the mom (and the kid) who has everything opened its coral front door this spring in BelAir’s former West Lovers Lane digs.

Read Between the Lines – Former advertising exec Melinda Jones opened the flagship store for her nationally recognized foil-stamped paper line in Victory Park this spring.

SET & Co.After eight years working with the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Oprah, interior designer Jennifer Littke and her equally creative husband Adam opened their luxe kitchen and housewares shop in Oak Cliff this May.

The LoveliestLocated in a converted Uptown cottage, the aptly named store is filled with globally sourced Fair Trade items and an infinite selection of monograms that can be churned out on the spot.

Jean De Merry proved it was well worth the two year wait when it opened this fall.
Jean De Merry new Design District showroom proved it was well worth the two year wait.

Jean de MerryNearly two years after it was announced, the fourth showroom for the glam furniture and lighting design house opened its doors in the Design District. 

ModShopThe fifth outpost from the LA-based company brought its colorful, mid-century modern and Hollywood Regency inspired furniture and accessories to Slocum Street in November.

The CitizenryThe popular Dallas-based online shop took it from URL to IRL this November, when they opened their first brick and mortar showroom/studio off Knox Street.

MarketHighland Park Village co-owner Elisa Summers’ 2,800-square-foot lifestyle boutique features an edited selection of clothing, accessories, home décor, gifts, and a Sugarfina shop-in-shop.

The Urban ManorSnider Plaza’s new home goods and floral boutique houses contemporary home accessories lines curated by retail veteran Kurt Haymond (former visual director of Tootsie’s) and his daughter Ariel.



– After four years in their original West Lovers Lane location, the full-service design studio and glam nester’s haven reopened this spring in a charming cottage, just a few doors down from its former space.

Arteriors – After a two-and-a-half-year search and an eight-month renovation, the long-awaited showroom opened in the Design District this spring.

Husband-and-wife duo John Paul and Erin Hossley of {neighborhoood}.

{neighborhood} – After a six-week renovation this spring, the beloved Bishop Arts furniture and gift shop reopened with expanded offerings and a 56-foot gallery wall.

WildlySkilled estate sale and thrift shopper Monica Giddens opened a rebranded Wildly this fall in Deep Ellum. The shop features a carefully curated mix of vintage offerings and outside lines by Texas artisans.

Hermès – An expanded Highland Park Village boutique opened in November, and is now large enough to showcase—at long last—Hermès furniture, home accessories, and wallpaper.

The T ShopNow triple the size, Lakewood’s neighborhood floral and gift boutique has more room for specialty gifts such as candles by Voluspa, Rifle Paper Co., and housewares from lines like Europe2You.

WisteriaThe Dallas-based company packed up their original Cedar Springs showroom and brought their wares to a new retail shop in Inwood Village and a 15,000-square-foot outlet in Farmers Branch this fall.



Timothy Oulton – This is why we can’t have nice things!

We Are 1976 – Their original Henderson Avenue location closed its doors in March, but no need to fret. The Bishop Arts shop is still going strong.

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