No gent can go wrong with customized skincare, grooming, and wardrobing available at these local docs, spas, and shops.
Wardrobe cloning >>
Bring in your closet favorites—pants, shirts, suits, or jackets—to Q Custom Clothier or Q Shirtmakers, choose from more than 3,000 fabrics, and in four weeks you’ll have all the wardrobe essentials your heart desires. $120-$4,500. 214-780-9888.
<< Customized skincare
Dermagenetics, the newest technology in advanced skincare designed to prevent the signs of aging, is now available in Dallas at HealthWise Family Medicine and Advanced Aesthetics. With a swab from your cheek, your DNA is analyzed for missing components and a personal formula is mixed just for you. Privacy is paramount: a bar code keeps track of your personal information, enabling you to reorder as much as you want. DNA samples are destroyed. $359 for initial visit, testing, and two-month supply of cream. 214.387.4073.
A day at the spa >>
Day spas aren’t just for ladies anymore. Face Salon Spa Retreat for Men at the Mondrian offers an array of grooming services, including a straight-razor shave ($30); Just for Men facial ($75), which helps soothe razor burn; and the newest service, Manscaping ($40-$50), in which a guarded razor removes unwanted hair without the pain of waxing. 214-520-1103.
<< On-the-go custom shirts
Ike Behar Custom Express Originals (C.E.O.), available at Circa 2000 in the Shops at Legacy, are perfect for the business bloke. First select the fabric—smartly packaged in a box, ready to grab and go—then choose the collar, cuff, and size. Send your selections to the manufacturer, and within weeks you will have a custom-fit shirt. $175 each. 972-673-0920.
GOOD LOOK: Costume National, available at Studio Sebastian’s.
New Digs for Dudes
Studio Sebastian’s (6730 Snider Plaza; 214-360-9001), a favorite of local fashionistas, now carries men’s clothing, including shoes and pieces by Costume National and Armani. Angie Amadi (53 Highland Park Village; 214-559-4050) in Highland Park Village added men’s to its selection of designer lines, such as denim by Blue Cult, 575, Rock & Republic, as well as pieces by Ben Sherman, 7 Diamonds, Michael Kors, and Hugo Boss. Friction (3699 McKinney Ave.; 214-443-6155), the latest addition to West Village, stocks trendy designer brands for boys, including Antik denim, Medium shoes, Leather Island belts, tees by Tailgate, and blazers by Caffeine, just to name a few. Find luxe for less at Zara (13350 N. Dallas Pkwy.; 972-392-0622) at Galleria Dallas. The trendy Spanish chain opened at the end of last year, offering everything from tailored suits to vintage denim and newsboy caps.
From cuff links to cologne, we found Valentine’s Day gifts that any fellow would fancy.
|ABOVE: Legacy shades by Mosley Tribes ($230/Goo Goo Eyes). Ted Baker double-cuff shirt ($225/Ted Baker, NorthPark Center) with Thomas Pink cuff links ($135/Thomas Pink, Galleria Dallas)
BELOW: Lanvin fragrance for Men ($62/Saks Fifth Avenue, Galleria Dallas). Claudio Orciani hand-studded leather belt ($368/Ken’s Man’s Shop). Breitling chronograph watch ($4,730/Bachendorf’s). Elemis post-shave recovery mask ($46/Nordstrom, NorthPark). Asprey alligator cigar scissors ($625/Asprey, 800-883-2777)
Photos: Cloning: Courtesy of Q Shirtmakers; Custom Shirts: Courtesy of Ike Behar; Skincare: Courtesy of Dermagenetics; Spa: Courtesy of Face Spa; Man: Courtesy of Costume National; Shades, Ted Baker Shirt, and Elemis: Abel Sanchez; Lanvin: Courtesy of Alison Brod PR; Belt: Courtesy of Black Dog 8; Watch: Courtesy of Breitling; Scissors: Courtesy of Asprey