With Mother’s Day circled on the calendar on Sunday, May 8, we’re in serious last-minute shopping territory here. Luckily, Dallas-area stores are coming to the rescue with special shopping events to help find the perfect gifts for moms, grandmas, wives, aunts, daughters, pet moms, and more. company, plant moms or any mother figure who deserved to be honored. (Aren’t they all?) But the shopping fun extends far beyond Mother’s Day, with plenty more new stores and product launches to check out in town this month.
Allie + Bess
In time for M-Day giveaways, the Dallas-based women’s jewelry brand has launched a new Birthstone collection. The collection includes the brand’s signature bracelets, incorporating the unique birthstones for each month into the pieces. They say they’re considering bracelets not just for mom, but for the birth months of grandkids, friends who share the same birth month, siblings, and more. each “Birthstone Dottie” bracelet is $42. Shop the collection here.
Boho Market at The Hill
The Hill Shopping Center in Lake Highlands is once again hosting the Boho Market for a special Mother’s Day pop-up one day only, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 7. Snag Mom a last-minute gift from a local vendor, including seasonal clothing, timeless accessories, handmade homewares, woodwork, treats, pet products, and more. The event will feature live music and spring floral decor. Find it on the courtyard lawn outside Snooze, an AM and CAMP restaurant.
Billed as “premium boots, handmade in Texas, made for the modern cowgirl, city girl and everyone in between,” City Boots has expanded to a new location inside the store. FleaStyle lighthouse at Deep Ellum. Founder Lizzy Chesnut Bentley, an SMU alum, opened her first showroom in Fort Worth in 2019, and since its inception the brand has attracted customers from all walks of life and lifestyles. Find him at 3009 Commerce St., Dallas. Hours are Monday by appointment only; Wednesday-Saturday 11am-5pm; close on Sunday. For appointments and more information, contact [email protected] or 817-688-9691.
Dr. Barbara Sturm
Dr. Barbara Sturm is launching a new collection for a new clientele: Teens. The Microbiotic Collection, specially formulated for Gen Z with acne-prone skin, will hit shelves at the Highland Park Village store on Thursday, May 5. The collection specifically focuses on balancing younger skin by providing teens with an accessible regimen of cleansing, moisturizing and treatment. The line includes a microbiotic cleansing balm, microbiotic hyaluronic acid moisturizing serum, microbiotic face cream, and the ultimate stinky pimple treatment, with prices ranging from $35 to $190; learn more here.
Finley Shirts x Neiman Marcus at the NorthPark Center
Want to give mom something super personalized? Before Mother’s Day, Finley Shirts by Neiman Marcus NorthPark will be giving away a free Monogram Club monogram with a purchase of Finley Shirts. This is a very limited event, taking place from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, May 7. Hosted by mother-daughter duo Cathy Williamson and Beverly Terrell, the special event will also include light snacks. It will take place at Neiman Marcus Level Two, and RSVP is not required.
Kendra Scott pop-up at the Galleria Dallas
The beloved Texas jeweler will host a special pop-up from May 6-8 to capture some of the magic of Mother’s Day. The company, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, specializes in jewelry made from natural gemstones. The designer will be offering gifts for moms and more, including popular women’s jewelry, candles, just-launched watches and their new men’s line. The pop-up store will be located across from Sephora on the first level. Learn more about new stores opening at the Galleria here.
LDT for Dillard
LDT, founded by Michael and Alex Toccin as a womenswear brand that blends the joy of youth with wearable, sophisticated styles, has teamed up with department store Dillard’s on an exclusive collection of handbags, small leather goods and glasses for spring. The accessories, they say, were designed to enhance any outfit and can be worn day or night so wearers are always “T-style”. Leather items range from $128 to $348 and sunglasses are around $80. The line was officially launched in Dallas, but all products are sold at 85 Dillard stores nationwide and online at Dillards.com
Pop-up Leatherology at the Conservatory
Kids can give their moms a high-quality, personalized gift during a special Leatherology pop-up from May 4-7 at Conservatory Bijoux in Highland Park Village. They will have the option of making a personalized design which can then be stamped onto an item of their choice, using the Deboss monogramming system. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Behind the scenes at Macy’s
Grapevine goes shopping: A Macy’s Backstage store opens at the Grapevine Mills mall, offering fashionable clothing at discounted prices. It opens May 14 as a discounted, on-trend concept that sells quality brands for fashion-loving customers with ever-changing merchandise. It will not only sell clothing for women, men and children, but also toys, household goods, beauty products, designer handbags, sportswear, gifts and pet supplies. Read more about it in this story.
Bargain shoppers will rejoice that online pioneer MorningSave, the top-selling flash sale website, has opened its first-ever physical store right here in Plano. Like its online counterpart, they say, the physical store highlights new products and offers deep discounts on an ever-changing assortment of items including home, kitchen, beauty, tech, accessories , etc. Find him at 1701 Preston Road, Plano. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Just opened at NorthPark Center on level two between Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom, UpWest offers apparel, sleep, wellness, and home goods. Debuting in Dallas, Texas, UpWest was founded in 2019 as a purpose-driven lifestyle brand that strives to bring convenience to customers’ everyday lives through content, commerce and marketing. community, they say. They aim to have a positive impact on people and the planet by giving back to those in need and emphasizing sustainability efforts. Learn more about new stores coming to NorthPark here.
Teresa Gubbins contributed to this story.