Spring is here and DFW boutiques are bursting at the seams with the best in designer trends, color schemes and patterns. From bigger and bulkier accessories to all-white Miami-esque ensembles, this spring’s fashion gives way to more risque style and individualized personality through one’s wardrobe. Warmer weather never looked or felt so great in the DFW area since the metroplex caters to some of the best spring lines to accentuate not only the warmer climate but your overall attire.
The Revolving Door – Abi Ferrin Studio
1409 South Lamar St.
Dallas, TX 00000
Named Texas’ Next Top Designer in 2007, Dallas resident Abi Ferrin now sells her wares in stores across the country. However, hew signature boutique is still here in Dallas. Ferrin says that “orange is the new neutral” and her 2013 spring collection is one of the best that Dallas has to offer. Including of bright colors, bold prints and trendy patterns, the Abi Ferrin spring line is perfect for the warmer weather with styles that can transition for both in the office (such as the Harper and Holland tops) and a night out on the town (such as the Houston dress and Hazel pantset). The Abi Ferrin spring line is largely reminiscent of her worldy travels, incorporating “sea fingers,” “wavy deep sea lace” and “fish scales” prints into many of the ultra chic designs. With so many vibrant color options and notoriously styled for multiple body types, the Abi Ferrin spring collection is just one suitcase away from being apart of your luxury travel wardrobe for this spring and summer.
4400 Lovers Lane
Dallas, TX 75225
Proudly boasting its vast and exclusive collection of European designers, Elements Boutique is one of the go-to boutiques for some of the most fashionable women in Dallas. Featured in both fashion bibles Vogue and Elle magazines, Elements Boutique is always a front runner for current trends, designers and private collections. This spring, Elements is featuring printed silk tops, silk shorts, lace bell-sleeved tunics and light blazers to add to your wardrobe for the warmer weather. Elements has spring collections that explode with pops of color and elegant designs that pair perfectly with white trousers, shorts or an all white blazer.
3699 McKinney Ave., #411
Dallas, TX 75204
Located in the popular shopping center of the West Village, Y & I Boutique offers trendy and affordable fashion items for DFW’s most stylish women. With the spring season, this favorite one-stop shop blooms new accessories, shoes and handbags in addition to its other designer items. Catering to those who seek a more youthful and daring appearance, Y & I has a wide selection of the more sheer, lace and chevron patterned clothing items in addition to name brand denim and California-styled tees. Sacrificing on the price and not the quality is a motto for this store, and for an affordable price you can have a show-stopping wardrobe for spring.
5321 E. Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75206
A local favorite, Movida Boutique caters to the young at heart and the fashion-forward trendsetter. Conveniently located at the shops at Mockingbird Lane, Movida Boutique is a definite go-to boutique when it comes to gearing up for the spring and summer seasons. Dresses can be as low as $38.00 and available in lace, chevron and color-blocked styles. From rompers to sheer maxi dresses, Movida has everything a fashionista could desire that is on trend and reasonably priced. Accent your style with a piece from one of Movida’s statement accessories and you are ready to turn heads in DFW this spring.
Edgar Gomez Atelier
2201 Main St., Suite 840
Dallas, TX 75201
Peplum, lace and everything that screams luxury is what embodies the Edgar Gomez Atelier brand. Based out of Dallas, fashion designer Edgar Gomez designs and caters to the classy and elegant woman who desires a sexy flair and a touch of sophistication. At the introduction of his spring 2013 line last year, Edgar Gomez left the Dallas fashion crowd in awe as this soon-to-be household name designer proved in one show why he has one of Dallas’ best spring collections for 2013. Newly available through his online boutique, the Edgar Gomez Atelier spring 2013 collection is tailored to your body and custom-fitted for perfection.
Leah Frazier is a freelance writer covering all things Dallas. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.