Kitchen & Tableware
Ceylon et Cie1319 Dragon Street, Dallas, TX 75207
"Expect the unexpected" is her slogan. Michelle Nussbaumer is a designer of international note. It is always worth a trip to her Design District shop to find unusual table accessories, or you may even come home with a new dining table.
Copper Lamp Fine Silver & China208 Preston Royal Shopping Center, Dallas,TX 75230
Before searching the internet, your missing silver or china pieces might be right here. In business since 1959, the Copper Lamp has an extensive inventory. The owners are also happy to search among their associates to satisfy your needs.
Dishes from the Past3701 Lowell Avenue, Ft.Worth, TX 76107
Seekers of missing china pieces are blissful with the inventory at this Fort Worth institution. There is every opportunity to pick up an entirely new set of china and crystal.
Duo: All Things Culinary7721 Inwood Road, Dallas, TX 75209
Tracy Rathbun and Lynae Fearing, wives of celebrity chefs Kent and Dean and owners of the popular Shinsei restaurant a few doors away, have opened a multi-personality shop, just south of Lovers Lane. Chic culinary shop by day, stocked with distinctive finds, plus ambitious schedule of cooking classes and event space by evening, this latest venture of the talented duo is a welcome addition to the culinary arts scene in Dallas.
Forty Five Ten4510 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX 75205
The trendy boutique for him and her includes a great selection of handcrafted objects to enhance the dining scene. Fans of Jan Barboglio will find that many of her welded art works work well with the party scene.
Hermès21 Highland Park Village, Dallas, TX 75205
Not just for purses, scarves and ties. Hermes has beautiful china as distinctive as their better-known products.
Lovers Lane Antique Market5001 W. Lovers Lane, Dallas, TX 75209
With a stable of individually owned shops, there is always a tabletop treasure to be found at Lovers Lane Antique Market. The well-vetted shops offer mostly small items from around the world, including porcelains and silver to complement the dining scene.
Madison45A Highland Park Village, Dallas, TX 75205
The Dallas shop we love to visit. Madison is a visual feast of beautiful accompaniments to the dining scene. With top lines of William Yeoward crystal and Herend china, all so beautifully displayed, it is a candy store for the lovers of select tableware. Please note their line of hand-engraved stationery from The Printery to launch the party.
Mecox Gardens4532 Cole Avenue, Dallas, TX 75205
Another Hamptons' outpost with casual vintage and "re-edition" home furnishings and accessories. There are always unique offerings of dining scene embellishments.
Neiman Marcus1618 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75201
400 NorthPark, Dallas, TX 75225
214/363-8311 , www.neimanmarcus.com
The measure of all good taste in china, silver and crystal for the home with the top lines represented. In recent years, the casual lines have had stronger representation with lines such as Juliska. The table settings are there to inspire. We are happy to note that Neiman's is now carrying the luxurious tableware and bibelots by the French company L'Objet.
Nest4524 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX 75205
A premier shop for home and tabletop accents for more than a decade. Owner Heather Wiese-Alexander, a former Neiman Marcus Art Director, shows her flair for style. Exquisite letterpress papers by Bell'Invito can be found there.
Ralph LaurenHighland Park Village, Dallas, TX 75205
Along with clothing and bed linens, the Polo Shop completes the image of comfortable home living with china, flatware and table embellishments.
Rutherford's Design, Fabric and Gifts5417 W. Lovers Lane, Dallas, TX 75209
A 20-year institution, Rutherford's fabric collection is our place to go for having individualized tablecloths made for rental tables. There is a constantly changing inventory to perk up the house for any occasion. While visiting, you can always go for a total home decor makeover.
Sally Rosen 20th Century Collections214/252-9041, www.20thcenturycollections.com
Exquisite taste in mid-century jewelry and bibelots are owner Sally Rosen's forte. Among the tresaures are vases and decorative items that enhance any entertaining scene.
Stanley Korshak50 Crescent Court, Dallas, TX 75201
Korshak's Home Shop is always a destination for well-selected tableware, such as Baccarat, Simon Pierce and Juliska, as well as for handcrafted, beautiful accents by Jan Barboglio.
Stephanie Anne2 Highland Park Village, Dallas, TX 75205
Now in Highland Park, Stephanie Anne has a changing collection of tabletop china and flatware, as well as a variety of centerpiece materials to keep the scene updated.
Sur la Table4527 Travis Street, Suite A, Dallas, TX 75205
From the wisk to mandolin, Sur la Table can satisfy the cook's needs for essential kitchen equipment. There are always great cookbooks to find and accents for holiday entertaining. Their cooking classes are among the city's best.
Suzanne Roberts Gifts6718 Snider Plaza, Dallas, TX 75205
McKenzie Childs collectors flock to this shop. It also has a great Caspari inventory.
The Ivy House6925 Snider Plaza, Dallas, TX 75205
The Ivy House is a unique and complete source for china, silver, crystal, linens and all the dining accompaniments. The extraordinary selection of mostly high end table top vendors makes this Snider Plaza shop a standout.
The Market at Home5470 West Lovers Lane, Suite 335, Dallas, TX 75209
Great place to seek out holiday decor. Crystal and porcelains abound, including some nice sets of antique service ware for the table. Locations also in Plano and Fort Worth.
Tiffany & Co.330 North Park Center, Dallas, TX 75225
13350 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX 74249
Everyone loves something in a Tiffany blue box. Purchases or gifts of china, silver and table accompaniments are always in the best taste and of the finest quality, destined to become family heirlooms.
Williams Sonoma (multiple locations)51 Highland Park Village, Dallas, TX 75205
327 NorthPark Center, Dallas, TX 75225
A toy store for foodies! San-Francisco based Williams Sonoma has all the machines the keep the home chef going, plus all the extras to keep us coming back. There is always a need for a new gadget or another size baking pan, not to mention selections from their informal china and glassware.
Casa di Lino4026 Oak Lawn Avenue, Dallas, TX 75219
An extensive range of luxury table linens, such as Anichini and Leitner, are available in this Oak Lawn boutique. The owners' passion for beautiful linens is evident with the selection and their assistance. Complementing their linens are ceramics from Portugal and decorative objects for the table.
Leontine Linens214/522-3733, www.leontinelinens.com
Dallas is fortunate to have a representative of the heirloom quality linens tailor-made by Kentucky artisans. Unique in design and color coordination, Leontine has a loyal following in the couture linen market.
Linen Boutique5600 W, Lovers Lane, Dallas, TX 75209
Great tables linens from Sferra and Kim Seybert are among the select choices at the Linen Boutique. The shop also carries ceramic tableware and glassware from Juliska to complete the dining scene.
Yves deLorme4270 Oak Lawn, Dallas, Tx 75219
True to its French patimony, Yves DeLorme carries an extensive selection of Jacquard-woven linens and unique faiance pieces for a country feel. Follow the web link to their outlet center.
Antique Harvest214/351-1425, www.antiqueharvest.com
Antique Harvest owner, Hedda Gioia Dowd, combs southwest France for the finest antique linens as well as exquisite chateau silver flatware and table accessories. Many of the owner's treasures can be found at her latest enterprise, Rise #1, in Inwood Village.
Bardith, Ltd.901 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10021
A visit, and perhaps a purchase, is collector's heaven for any admirer of 18th and 18th centuryEnglish procelain and pottery. French porcelains and Chinese Export also abound in the compact shop. A newly expanded website can satisfy the visual experience for collectors between New York jaunts.
Bergdorf Goodman754 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10019
The BG seventh floor is always a visual experience and ripe with ideas for the hostess, not to mention a great place for gifts. The tabletop displays are without equal and inspiring. While some of their inventory is available on the internet, the fullest appreciation requires a visit.
Devonia Antiques15 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114
A fabulous discovery is the Boston and West Palm Beach-based purveyor of heirloom antique porcelains. This a a collector's paradise, with most of the collection viewable on the internet site. Rumor as it that the owner, Lori Hedtler, is also the supplier of Bergdorf Goodman's excellent antique china department.
E. Braun & Co.484 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022
Founded in Vienna in 1893 and opened in New York in 1943, E. Braun is a "jewel box" of a store and one of the few remaining sources for fine European enbroidery and appliqué.
E. Dehillerin18 et 20, rue Coquillière
51, rue Jean- Jacques Rousseau, 75001, Paris, France
Savvy foodies long ago discovered where Parisian chefs bought their kitchen equipment. Now the same knives and copper pots used in Michelin-starred restaurants can be found on the internet unless, of course, you find yourself in Paris and want to experience the a visit to an almost 200 year-old institution.
Infectious as it may be, eBay offers every opportunity for the collector to find all the accoutrements (and more) to enhance the dining scene.
F & B Specialty Linen1085 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Distinctive imported linens for the kitchen and for fine dining are their specialty. Great elections of Le Jacquard Français, Sferra and Matouk. Watch for great sales as well.
979 Third Avenue, Suite 1521, New York, NY 10022
212/753-6700 or 800/954-6369, www.leron.com
On June 18, 1910, after arriving in New York City from Vienna, Austria, Charles and Margaret Forster opened Salon de Trousseaux, a luxury linen shop on West 57th street. Today (and renamed along the way), Léron can be found in New York's D&D Building. As a couture house for fine linens for more than 100 years, Léron is no longer the Mom & Pop linen boutique, but rather an international institution steeped in tradition headed by lineage president David Forster. The company has a faithful following among Texas collectors of exquisite linens.
One Kings Lanewww.onekingslane.com
Launched just last year, One Kings Lane has registered nearly a million members who log on for 72-hour advertised "tag sales" on designer furniture, home accessories, kitchen and tableware. Among the choices are antique porcelains, linens and silver. Tag sales are offered by big names such as Bunny Williams, Tony Duquette and Gwyneth Paltrow. One Kings Lane works directly with top designer brands and has amazing home and entertaining essentials at deep discounts.
Replacements, Ltd.1089 Knox Road, McLeensville, NC 27429
Who has not discovered Replacements? This is the destination for missing silver and china and, perhaps, an entire new set to replace the old.
Schweitzer Linen1132 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10028
An old-line New York linen institution with a large collection of European table linens, frequently at sale prices. Their catalogue and website are worth viewing.