Take Your Shopping Experience to a New Level along the Knox-Henderson Corridor

When it comes to getting a little retail therapy, the Knox-Henderson neighborhood (named for the two conjoined roads that stretch through the area) offers plenty of places to empty your wallet. This cozy enclave is not only one of Dallas' most walkable 'hoods, it's also one of the best areas to find trendy designer fashions, chic home furnishings– and eclectic gift items you won't see anywhere else.

A good place to start is at Forty Five Ten, a stunning luxury boutique with a celebrity following that includes Oprah Winfrey and Laura Bush. The store boasts everything from designer apparel to accessories and home décor. Next door you'll find Nest, the ultimate browsing ground for cool interiors, unusual decorative pieces and terrific gift finds.

More home accessories and extraordinary treasures, say like a crystal embellished skull, can be found at Grange Hall.

Head down Henderson to find Art is Art, a consignment gallery filled with mixed media paintings, handcrafted jewelry and mid-century modern furnishings.

If you're wanting to deck out your closet without maxing out your credit cards, hit Milk and Honey for fashion forward finds under $100. Another store that’s perfected the boho style is The Gypsy Wagon. Fashionistas and dapper gents will not want to miss the amazing collection of vintage duds and gently worn designer goodies at Vintage Martini. More men's apparel can be found at STAG, a lifestyle emporium of everything that's masculine and cool.

La Mariposa Imports is the place to find all things Mexican; think embroidered dresses, Talavera pottery, and Day of the Dead items.

And regardless of what you may be shopping for, be sure to make a stop at Froggie's 5 and 10, a specialty toy store filled with a limitless array of unique playthings and classic treasures from the past.

Art is Art Consignment Gallery
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As the name implies, Art is Art is all about providing a platform for independent, local artists to showcase their work, which covers everything from mixed media paintings to ceramics, handcrafted jewelry and stained glass installations. But...  Read More

Froggie's 5 and 10
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Whether you're a kid or an adult, it's hard to walk into this whimsical little toy shop and not be dazzled by its seemingly limitless array of playthings. From robots, dinosaurs and puppets to kites, games, trucks and even toy drones, every inch...  Read More

La Mariposa Imports
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This cheery Henderson Avenue stalwart is your first port-of-call when it comes to all things Mexican, and for that matter--just about anything you can think of that hails from Central and South America. You'll find a terrific selection of...  Read More

STAG Provisions for Men
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This Austin based men's lifestyle emporium is the ideal place to cultivate that casual, not-trying-too-hard look with a well edited selection of classic apparel and accessories that never go out of style. The store is constantly reworked and...  Read More

Vintage Martini
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Whether it's straight from someone's private collection or right off the runway, there are enough designer and vintage goodies in this shop to send any discerning fashionista into sensory overload. Picture everything from Victorian corsets and...  Read More

Milk and Honey Boutique
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Think it's impossible to put together a trendy wardrobe without maxing out your credit cards? Then you'll be in for a surprise once you step into this delightful boutique. Founder and buyer Brittany York has filled her cozy shop with all of the...  Read More

The Gypsy Wagon
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With its dazzling collection of Boho-style apparel, hand-crafted jewelry and offbeat home accessories, it's almost impossible to stop into the Gypsy Wagon and walk out empty handed. Spark up your wardrobe with items like fringe vests by Tart,...  Read More

Nest Dallas
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One of Dallas' favorite retail haunts, Nest is the ultimate browsing ground for cool interiors, unusual decorative pieces and terrific gift finds. Within its handsome 3,000 square foot digs, home decorating hunters can find virtually everything...  Read More

Grange Hall
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When only the best will do-- hit Grange Hall, an eccentric florist shop and boutique boasting a show-stopping interior stocked with extraordinary treasures, many of which border on the bizarre. The shop, which its owners describe as Tim Burton...  Read More

Forty Five Ten Inc
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Retail therapy doesn't get much better than at this stunning 8,000 square foot luxury boutique--where you'll find posh threads for men and women from the likes of Stella McCartney, Proenza, Mark Jacobs and Thom Browne. The store also carries a...  Read More


Meet Ilene Jacobs

As a perpetual wanderer, foodie freak and wannabe chef, Ilene is always on the lookout for the best places to see, eat, drink and sleep. Ilene got hooked on this wanderlust lifestyle after...  More About Ilene