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Fashion Insider: Introducing Zadig & Voltaire at The Shak

Posted in Fashion Insider by SMUstyle on October 17, 2011

The popular French brand, Zadig & Voltaire, has finally come to Texas and is now available at The Shak at Stanley Korshak. French designer Thierry Gillier launched the clothing line in 1987 having previously worked at Yves Saint Laurent. Artistic director Cecillia Bonstrom, a formed Swedish model, designs the looks with a cool-girl twist. The line’s rock’n’roll aesthetic is characterized by glittered skulls, lead glass inscriptions, and lots of leather combined with delicate fabrics such as cashmere and washed silk.  The luxury and contemporary design pieces are affordable yet stylish.

1. Leather Paneled Sweater Dress

2. Nosfa Cuir Pull- Plum

3. Nosfa Cuir Pull- Black

4. Daphnee Deluxe Cardigan

5. Azure Deluxe Tee

6. Vencia Deluxe Jacket

7. Cream Knit Jacket

8. Jem Deluxe Skirt

Stop in The Shak to shop the laid back luxe look!

Meg Jones


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Fête Set: Amber Venz Trunk Show at The Shak

Posted in Fête Set by SMUstyle on October 6, 2011

You are invited to the Amber Venz Fall Trunk Show + Meet the Designer this Friday at The Shak at Stanley Korshak in Dallas, TX.

This weekend Dallas is hosting the Red River Rivalry game, Texas v. OU; stop by and get decked out in your team colors from the new tribal collection before the big game!

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Fête Set: Fashion’s Night Out Dallas 2011

Posted in Fête Set by SMUstyle on September 6, 2011

Are you ready to join Dallas in Fashion’s greatest holiday? Then slide on your stilettos this Thursday for the third annual Fashion’s Night Out! Confused on where to go and who to see? We’ve compiled a list of events and have the inside scoop on where some SMU Stylistas will be celebrating!

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Highland Park Village

  • Christian Louboutin will show off their exclusive FNO shoe and have their very own eyelash bar. Falsies anyone?
  • Diane von Furstenberg will let you capture all your fashionable moments with their photo booth.
  • Join our favorite fashion photogs from D StyleSheet  at Jimmy Choo. They will be celebrating the launch of their partnership with D Magazine.
  • Come sample Chanel’s special FNO trio of polishes inspired by denim.
  • View fashion shows outside the Marquee Bar & Grill from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

NorthPark Center

  • Courtney Kerr from Most Eligible Dallas will host Intermix’s FNO bash. Styling tips and sips provided!
  • Small stations throughout NorthPark will host product demos and mini-makeovers.
  • Juicy Couture and BCBG will have testing of their new fragrances.
  • Anthropologie will party with hos d’oeuvres and modeling.
  • All participating stores stay open till 10 p.m.

Neiman Marcus NorthPark

  • Watch outfits styled by fashion bloggers Bradley Agather & Allison Gross of, Amber Venz (SMU alum!) of, and Krystal Schlegel (current SMU student!) of walk the runway on Level 3 at 7 p.m.
  • Design your own Hanky Panky thong to celebrate the company’s 25th  year anniversary.
  • At CUSP, accessorize your hair with feathers and snap pics at their photo booth.
  • TART Bakery will provide complimentary beverages and sweet treats!

Dallas Area Stores

  • The Shak at Stanley Korshak will host designers Sachin and Babi from Sachin+Babi from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Expect a fashion show with cocktails and dancing beats.
  • Tooties will have it’s own party going on with special guests Tara Harper and Drew Ginsburg from Most Eligible Dallas.
  • Vintage phenomenoun Decades will bring its luxurious archive to Forty Five Ten for a three-day pop-up shop.
  • West Village stores will keep their doors open till 11 p.m.. Drop by to get some free PinkBerry!

Galleria Mall

  • Come join the Galleria in hosting the longest runway in North America. Tons of may-jor outfits will walk this may-jor runway!
  • The Fashionistas will have a fashion-forward lounge on Level 1 next to Sephora. Complimentary mini bottles of champagne in FNO colors, need I say more?
  • Saks Fifth Avenue is set to reveal the B Brian Atwood  shoe collection.

Haven’t had enough fashion for one night? Join Gilt City Dallas & FD LUXE at their exclusive After Party! *You Must be 21 to attend* An exclusive after-hours event from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. includes a fashion show styled by designer Abi Ferrin, feather hair extensions, speciality cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Buy tickets for $30 at


Grace Davis


You’re Invited! Fashion’s Night Out Dallas 2011

Posted in Fête Set by SMUstyle on September 3, 2011



Shop Savvy: Parents Weekend at The Shak

Posted in Shop Savvy by SMUstyle on September 23, 2010

Fête Set: Fashion’s Night Out Dallas

Posted in Fête Set by SMUstyle on September 8, 2010

Shop Savvy: The Shak SALE

Posted in Shop Savvy by SMUstyle on November 25, 2009

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Spotted: Tibi Fashion Show

Posted in Spotted by SMUstyle on October 21, 2009

Tibi designer Amy Smilovic & Paige Clark Hardison

Tibi designer Amy Smilovic & Paige Clark Hardison

SMU Style snapped a pic of senior Paige Clark Hardison at the Tibi Spring 2010 fashion show at The Shak Friday. Hardison, an intern at Pink Memo, chatted it up with Tibi designer Amy Smilovic before the runway show kicked off. The SMU student was perfectly put together in a black mini and white blouse combo, accessorizing with some killer black pumps and a studded clutch.

Sarah Bray

Shop Savvy: Texas OU Discount

Posted in Shop Savvy by SMUstyle on October 16, 2009


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Fête Set: Tibi Fashion Show

Posted in Fashion Insider, Fête Set by SMUstyle on October 14, 2009

SMUstyleTo be in Tibi! When it comes to looking your best in a sun dress Tibi has you covered. The collection of frocks features bright hues and stand-out patterns that make any outfit into an instant success. Pair the brand’s chic silk blouses with a mini skirt, tights and boots or go bold with a mustard-colored dress or a hot pink ruffled wool coat for a fabulous fall look. Make a statement for spring with Tibi’s 2010 line full of color that pops! Don’t miss the electric color palette of blues, reds and yellows, mellowed down with crisp white shorts and capris.

Meet the designer behind the fun brand, Amy Smilovic, at the Spring 2010 Tibi Fashion Show at The Shak at Stanley Korshak. Soak in the line’s color, as Page Parkes models hit the runway decked out in Smilovic’s designs this Friday at 7:15pm.

Sarah Bray

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