Gifts & Specialty Shops
AMERICAN GIRL— American Girl is a dream come true for any little princess. The vibrant and spirited characters of the American Girl book series come to life in a sprawling space, complete with a doll hair salon and a cafe. A bubbling event schedule can keep girls and their dolls busy nearly every weekend. www.americangirl.com. 13464 Dallas Pkwy., Galleria Dallas, 877.247.5223. CARLYN GALERIE— For two decades, Carlyn Galerie has been devoted to showcasing some of the finest functional and decorative glass art by American artists. The result is a breathtaking gallery where one can find special gifts and delicate, decorative pieces. Ceramic pieces and wearable fiber art are also featured. www.carlyngalerie.com. 6137 Luther Lane, Preston Center, 214.368.2828. . RETRO COWBOY— If you’re in the market for a Texas souvenir, look no further. Grab some turquoise earrings, a Cowtown T-shirt, a vintage pearl-snap or a pair of boots from Retro Cowboy. 406 Houston St., Fort Worth, 817.338.1194. ST. MICHAEL’S WOMAN’S EXCHANGE— The Exchange features gifts including pillows, frames, stationery, inspirational novelties, children’s and babies’ clothing and toys and women’s accessories. A longtime Highland Park fixture, the shop raises funds for outreach programs. st-michaels-womans-exchange. com. 5 Highland Park Village, 214.521.3862 WILLOW COTTAGE BOUTIQUE & SOAPERY— Find small-batch handmade soaps and beauty products infused with essential oils and scents like Texas bluebonnet and Moroccan vanilla—as well as women’s and children’s apparel—at this charming boutique in downtown Grapevine. www.willowcottage-boutique-soapery.com. 326 S. Main St., Grapevine, 817.310.0472. Home Accents
ANOTHER TIME & PLACE— Find unique treasures from around the world, including jewelry, clothing, home fragrance, sculpture and more. It’s a bohemian paradise, chock-full of patchouli, saris, lighting and furniture waiting to be uncovered. www.anothertimeandplace.com. 7200 Bishop Road, Ste. D6, Plano, 972.398.0101.