The i List for April

April 1, 2015 - garden totes

Home Is Where The Style Is

Fans of Arteriors will be happy that a Dallas-based furnishings code has non-stop a new flagship store in a Dallas Design District. Designed to showcase a brand’s award-winning home decor, a 5,000-square-foot salon facilities floor-to-ceiling windows, a thespian rooftop rug and a overwhelming entryway with front doors done from roof panels salvaged from owners Mark Moussa’s father’s home in Spain. Serving both pattern professionals and consumers, a store carries a curated preference of lighting, furniture, wall taste and accessories. Can’t find what we are looking for in-store? No problem. Arteriors has some-more than 1,200 additional equipment in a portfolio that are prepared to sequence and boat within 24 hours. 1413 Dragon St., Dallas, 214-760-1741,

Art Ball Exclusive

Renowned Dallas boutique Forty Five Ten has consecrated a collection of special editions from some of a biggest names in conform and beauty, all to be sole in one place only, on one night only: during a Dallas Museum of Art’s annual fundraising gala, a Art Ball, on Apr 11. This ultra-exclusive pop-up not customarily supports a arts, it also celebrates a boutique’s 15th anniversary, and owners Brian Bolke will offer a preference of sell from 15 designers, in editions numbering between 1 and 150, and trimming in cost from $35 (a tube of “Dallas Pink” lipstick from Edward Bess) to $100,000 (Hoorsenbuhs Forevermark solid cuff), with all deduction going to a DMA. Other exclusives: a one-of-a-kind Moschino robe ($2,550); a briefcase specifically designed by Proenza Schouler, in an book of 5 ($2,150); 15 cashmere slip sets from The Elder Statesman ($1,450 each); and decoupage plates from John Derian combined in a run of usually 50 ($95). For some-more information on a Art Ball or to squeeze tickets, call 214-922-1353 or email

Art al fresco

The balmy days of Apr make it easy to dive into a art world, support gifted folks whose works go on arrangement and find impulse for your possess artistic pursuits.

Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival, for a 30th year, transforms downtown into a beehive of artistic activity Apr 9-12, as some-more than 200 internal and general artists line a streets with booths showcasing things trimming from pastel paintings to metalwork. Musical performances from a Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Green River Ordinance and others fill 3 stages, and mixed food tents keep a dainty aromas wafting above with grill and Mediterranean, Thai and Cuban fare. New to this year’s festival is a qualification decoction garden with 12 internal and inhabitant brews, and booze tastings. Attendance is free. 817-336-2787,

The 16th annual Art in a Square festival brings Southlake Town Square alive Apr 24-26, when tighten to 150 artists put their talents on display. Exhibits embody photography, jewelry, sculptures and paintings, while live low-pitched performances on dual stages supplement to a merriment. The headliner, nation thespian Jo Dee Messina, takes a theatre during 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Event hours are 4-10:30 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Parking and assemblage are free. 1256 Main St., Southlake,

Ballet From a Masters

The fact that a Texas Ballet Theater has used live song for dual of a full-length ballets this year has been a group’s biggest headline. Until we cruise a open performances, that have some critical premieres. The initial will be staged in Dallas this month. This program, called “Masterworks,” will underline a area premiere of eminent choreographer Jirí Kylián’s Petite Mort, Ben Stevenson’s Five Poems and George Balanchine’s Rubies. Petite Mort is a modern, irritable work created as a reverence to composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart on a 200th anniversary of his death. The work is so dear to Kylián that a choreographer reportedly contingency privately approve companies’ use of it. Keep a demeanour out for a repeat, of sorts, in May during Bass Hall, when Five Poems will be transposed by a universe premiere from British choreographer Jonathan Watkins. “Masterworks” is Apr 17-19 during City Performance Hall in Dallas. $20-$55. 877-828-9200;

A More Modern Easter

Chicks, bunnies and lambs are as lovable as they come. But if your Easter taste leans some-more toward a contemporary, minimalist character of your home, cruise environment a beautifully complicated list with Pottery Barn’s Pierced Bunny finish hilt centerpiece. A recycled timber lumber serves as a bottom for 7 steel daffodil-shaped candle holders and a bunny and dual birds that lay among a flowers. The finish holders and animal total are assembled of iron with antique china finish; a centerpiece measures 24 inches prolonged and 7 1/2 inches high (before candles). To supplement open color, simply approximate it on possibly finish with tulips, daffodils or other blooms of a season. $119. Pottery Barn, 1440 Civic Place, Southlake, 817-251-0290, and 1616 S. University Drive, Fort Worth, 817-332-5707,

The Newest BB Blend

The beauty industry’s BB disturb continues with a new chronicle of this do-everything elixir: BB Oil from UltraLuxe, permitted exclusively during Daireds Salon Spa Pangéa. The “BB” nomination means that a product — customarily a substructure or a cream — boasts additional skin-care benefits, like SPF or antioxidants. UltraLuxe’s BB Oil ($48) is indeed a brew of 6 all-natural essential oils, including lavender and rosemary, and a “BB” advantages embody a rebate in a coming of age spots, wrinkles and pores, and relaxing and anti-aging effects. Daireds also offers a BB Oil anti-aging facial ($55 for 30 minutes; $90 for 60 minutes) that includes specialized instructions on how to use a oil in a daily skin-care routine. 2400 W. Interstate 20, Arlington, 817-465-9797;

Hilton Hollis Trunk Show

Hilton Hollis isn’t a domicile name — yet. The Mississippi-born, Fashion Institute of Technology-trained conform designer’s namesake line is a favorite among savvy women who preference wearable wardrobes with relaxed-yet-chic silhouettes and complicated styling. But his 2015 open collection, desirous by a new speed to a Caribbean island of Vieques, is firm to move a engineer to an even wider audience. Malouf’s in Southlake Town Square now carries name pieces from Hilton Hollis, and a boutique will horde a whole collection of open styles during a special case uncover regulating Apr 13-27. 190 State St., Southlake, 817-416-7100;

More of a Masterpiece

Iconic, superb and rarely covetable, many people would contend that a Hermès Birkin bag is ideal usually as it is. But there’s an chosen — and flourishing — organisation of women worldwide who expel amatory glances during their pleasing Birkins and confirm that a lily contingency be gilded. And for that honor, they spin to British conform engineer Holly Fowler. With bases in New York and London, Fowler specializes in hand-painted fashions and accessories, and she adorns gowns, boots and bags — including a dear Birkin — with bold, brilliantly colored renderings of gemstone jewelry, flowers, ribbons and more. Her bespoke pieces can be customized to simulate anything from a client’s favorite colors to a specific block of jewelry. Fowler grown her signature proceed to conform during London’s eminent Central Saint Martins, and she’s worked for Louis Vuitton, Zac Posen, Chloe and John Galliano. Now, Fowler’s dexterity will be permitted on Moda Operandi, an online site featuring straight-from-the-runway fashions and engineer case shows. This month, a site hosts a case uncover of Fowler’s ready-to-wear, FW15, and her Birkin-customization use now will be permitted exclusively by a site. Each bag customization knowledge takes between dual and 4 weeks, commencement with a personal consultation, customarily around Skype. Fowler afterwards creates adult to 3 illustrations for a customer to select from before a tote-to-treasure mutation begins. Fowler’s panoply start during $1,500; her tradition Birkin art is $3,500, and clients can possibly yield their possess bag or work with Moda Operandi stylists to source one. To see some-more of Fowler’s work, revisit For some-more information or to book an appointment with her, call 212-229-2075 or email

John Hardy Personal Appearance

From a pattern core in Bali, Indonesia, John Hardy valuables has built an general customers who covets a particular brew of outlandish dexterity and European technique. On Apr 16, a atelier’s conduct engineer and artistic director, Guy Bedarida, comes to Neiman Marcus Fort Worth to privately benefaction a intemperate collection of disdainful pieces. Bedarida will be assembly and nod from 1 to 4 p.m.; valuables will be on arrangement from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To report a personal appointment with Bedarida, call 817-989-4619. 2100 Green Oaks Road, Fort Worth, 817-738-3581.

A Growing Trend

Those on a hunt for all things cold are going crazy for a indie code Kertis. Founded by Jessica Kertis Ulrich in 2012, a New York City-based code creates clothes, accessories and home products that incorporate stylized botanical patterns and geometric motifs. Every block is domestic by Ulrich and her group in Queens, and prices are set to inspire experiencing, experimenting and collecting. New this season: minimalist ceramic valuables ($48-$130) finished with French glaze, and these must-have leather pouches ($56-$120) ornate with a hand-pained fern pattern desirous by selected botanical illustrations done by early naturalists to request a plants they’d discovered. Find a whole line during

Small World Chic

The “global nomad” cultured isn’t usually for stylish women — now, small girls can stone this comfortable, heterogeneous vibe, too, interjection to Little Handprint, a line of India-inspired children’s panoply now permitted during Zoe + Jack in Fort Worth. “We were so vehement to learn this company,” says Zoe + Jack co-owner Sheila Sawyer. “All a prints and colors usually done us happy.” But Little Handprint isn’t usually adorable, it’s also ecological-minded — it’s done from healthy fabrics regulating tolerable prolongation methods that implement solar power, harvested rainwater and a diagnosis of all effluents ensuing from a prolongation process. Pieces operation from $50 to $60. 5137 Birchman Ave., Fort Worth, 817-989-2200.


Hollywood Feed, a Memphis-based healthy and holistic pet product retailer, has non-stop a new store in Fort Worth. It carries a far-reaching preference of pet essentials, including beds, collars and leashes from Hollywood Feed’s possess pet product line, Mississippi Made. Pet relatives can also design bathing services, training classes and self-service dog-washing stations. 6200 Camp Bowie Blvd., Suite 6216, Fort Worth,

Napoleon Perdis cosmetics are now permitted during Neiman Marcus Fort Worth. The Australian makeup master launched a eponymous code in 1995, and a line is famous for a technology-driven formulations, glamorous colors and an permitted proceed to concentration and beauty. 2100 Green Oaks Road, Fort Worth, 817-738-3581.

The Spa Salon during Four Seasons Resort Club Dallas during Las Colinas now offers a HydraFacial, a favorite diagnosis of celebrities like Katy Perry and Charlize Theron. This disdainful use cleanses, exfoliates, extracts, resurfaces, hydrates and protects a skin. An discretionary LED therapy can be combined to foster collagen production, to revoke a coming of rosacea and advantage those with greasy skin and breakouts. A 60-minute facial runs $210; a 75-minute diagnosis that includes a LED therapy is $255. 4150 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving, 972-717-2555.

Byrd Bleecker will be relocating soon. Owner Libby Pettit Johnson says renovations will be finish by late May on a mark during 4650 Camp Bowie Blvd. The stationery and present boutique will sojourn open by appointment only.

Ariasalt Salt Therapy Center in Fort Worth has changed around a corner. The trickery is now charity halotherapy yoga classes to a clients. Single classes are $25, while packages are $110-$340. 6323 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, 817-732-7258,

Maven has polished a sell concentration and will now combine exclusively on home decor. The Fort Worth emporium is expanding a preference of tradition bedding, furniture, tabletop equipment and accent pieces, and will be including a possess designs in a mix. 3811 Camp Bowie Blvd., 817-731-8545.

Hanna Isul has changed to a beautifully renovated home nearby Ridglea Country Club. The significantly incomparable space — about 4,500 block feet — has authorised a anti-aging med-spa to emanate a customized eco-friendly, toxin-free and rejuvenating space. 6336 Waverly Way, Fort Worth, 817-377-4331.

Initially Yours, a full-service monogram boutique that once common space with Conrad Creative, has stretched to fill a whole storefront, charity even some-more bedding, valuables and garments, prepared for personalization. 4911 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, 682-224-6776.

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