Dallas shopping guide

Uptown

Cowboy Cool

Rock-and-roll western wear rounds out the horseshoe-shaped sales counter and crocodile carpet. Best bets: skull-embellished cowboy boots, crystal-encrusted belts by Kippy’s, and slim-fitting leather jackets.,
3699 McKinney Ave., 214-521-4500 cowboycool.com

Products: Denim, Women's Clothing, Shoes, Jewelry, Antique
Type of Store: Boutique

Forty Five Ten

Forty Five Ten combines the elements of an ultra-chic department store with a small boutique. It’s our go-to shop for investment pieces from Alexander McQueen, Doo.Ri, and Dries van Noten. We love taking a break to lunch on the patio at the scrumptious T Room café.
4510 McKinney Ave., 214-559-4510, fortyfiveten.com

Products: Women's Clothing, Shoes, Jewelry, Antique
Type of Store: Boutique

Goss Gallery

Get your fix of contemporary paintings and photography at this hot spot, and take your pick of beautiful coffee-table tomes.
2500 Cedar Springs, 214-696-0555, gossgallery.com

Products: Tabletop, Books/Stationary, Gifts/Design
Type of Store: Boutique

Krimson and Klover

Two sisters created this welcoming Uptown boutique in a buttery-yellow house and now have a loyal following because of its down-home feel and unparalleled service. We count on it for funky-casual lines and items like kicky tops and dresses by T-Bags, Milly, and local designer Brynn Isom. Bonus: The staff is especially helpful. krimsonandklover.com
3111 Cole Ave., 214-871-2334, krimsonandklover.com

Products: Women's Clothing, Shoes, Bags, Jewelry, Linens, Boutique, Single Store
Type of Store: Boutique

Octane

Part of the Premium 93 family, Octane offers weekend and happy hour togs, including piles of jeans (Paper Denim & Cloth, Citizens of Humanity, True Religion Brand Jeans) and stacks of soft tees (James Perse, C&C California, Chip & Pepper).
3699 McKinney Ave., 214-219-3118, myoctane.com

Products: Women's Clothing, Denim
Type of Store: Boutique

Stanley Korshak

This beautiful and classy department store in the bottom floor of the Crescent Hotel is known for its bridal salon, fine jewelry offerings, and posh in-store trunk shows and events.
500 Crescent Ct., 214-871-3600, stanleykorshak.com

Products: Denim, Lingerie/Loungewear, Swimwear, Women's Clothing
Type of Store: Boutique