We’ve got holiday shopping covered from the best places to find the bag-of-the-moment to the kitchen gadgets that will be with her for years to come. Here, your no-fail guide to shopping for moms, sisters, wives, and girlfriends in Big D.
Neiman Marcus Beauty Counter
There’s no place more magical than the beauty counters at this homegrown department store. From creams to perfumes to red-alert lipsticks, you’ll find what you need here. Our pick: Stick with cult products like La Mer skincare, Byredo scents, or Giorgio Armani lipsticks.
Nicole Kwon Concept Store
This high-end McKinney shop stocks Rachel Comey shoes, Clover Canyon sheaths, and super chic studs. Our pick: If you’re on the hunt for one of the ultra-trendy Mansur Gavriel bags, this store keeps them on their shelves (while they can).
Whether her style is mega-polished or a little edgy, this store carries goods that will help her pull off the look. Our pick: Three Clare Vivier pouches give a nod to Friday Night Lights: Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Cant Lose.
Though this cool-girl shop in the Joule Hotel has some pretty fashion, it’s the home goods (Fort Standard kitchenware and BlackBird incense) that win us over. Our pick: Any of the Tom Dixon rose gold trinkets.
This gallery-store duo has everything from investment art to table top books. Our pick: The Jean-Michel Basquiat candles don’t just add the artist’s signature cool aesthetic to a space, they also deliver unique scents like Ylang flower and smoked tea.
When you shop for the lady in your life at this scent store, make sure you come prepared. It has a (very) extensive portfolio—from sweet KOBO Gardenia Royal to woody Jackson Vaugn No 6 Cliff candles. Our pick: The Pommes Frites Candles burn for 40 hours and come in a range of scents.
Villy’s Custom Bikes
This holiday, a one-of-a-kind beach cruiser for the girl unlike any other could be just the ticket. This shop specializes in creating truly unique bikes with everything from neon spokes to metallic handlebars.
The new store in Turtle Creek Village is packed with everything for the serious athlete, whether she be into running, yoga, or swimming. Our pick: Printed tights are always a win and the store has several patterns to choose from.
If this girl likes to spend more time in down dog than at Uptown stores, wrap up a few months of a membership to a gym or yoga studio. Our pick: Sunstone continues to be the Best of Big D pick year after year.
St. Michael’s Woman’s Exchange
Regardless of what you buy in this Highland Park Village treasure, rest assured it will be wrapped beautifully. Our pick: Pretty table top knickknacks and hostess gifts like candles.
Sur La Table
Sometimes it takes an old standard to mix things up. This store stocks colorful bowls, wine accessories, cookbooks, kitchen gadgets, knives, and just about anything else your heart desires. Our pick: A set of copper Moscow Mule mugs are a win for the whole family this holiday season.
The Goop Store
Gwenyth Paltrow’s pop-up shop has a little something for everyone, but it’s her cookbook that makes a great addition to the kitchen. Our pick: Smoke-colored Staub cookware that is a special collaboration with the store.