Tuesday, September 19

Lele Sadoughi


A portion of proceeds will be donated to the Greater Houston Community Foundation for the hurricane Harvey relief fund.

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Saturday, September 23


Meet Lele


60 Highland Park Village

Monday, September 18




Few products offer more immediate improvement than an excellent mask. Like a mini spa trip, a mask can hydrate, lift, and brighten—all in a matter of minutes, not weeks. Here are four new favorites chosen by our Beauty Buyer, Grace Davis Damrill.

ANTIAGING: Nannette de Gaspé Youth Revealed Masque

There are standard sheet masks, and then there are those by Nannette de Gaspé, which take the concept to a whole new level. The dry-to-the-touch “techstile” material holds active ingredients that release into skin when gently massaged, allowing a single mask to be used up to three times. The potent formulas are comprised of 87% active ingredients and emollients that penetrate skin to hydrate and reduce wrinkles. The Youth Revealed Collection includes masks targeting face, neck, eyes, mouth, and hands—ranging from $85-$120 each. $420 for a coffret of all five.

BRIGHTENING: Tatcha Violet-C Radiance Mask

With AHAs derived from seven different fruits, this creamy, purple-hued mask brightens and smooths by gently exfoliating and increasing cell turnover. The formula also contains Vitamin C in two forms: water-soluble to impart immediate glow, and oil-soluble to sink in and protect skin from free radicals and UV damage. A super antioxidant Japanese beautyberry and Tatcha’s signature antiaging trio—green tea, rice, and algae—round out the power ingredients to restore youthful glow. $68.

HYDRATING: Derm Institute Antioxidant Hydration Gel Mask

Pre-portioned and individually packaged, this rinse-less mask uses nano-gold technology to help active ingredients sink deeper into skin’s layers. That means the brand’s exclusive Moisture Complex with soothing aloe, antiaging mushrooms, and antioxidant tea leaves works even harder. Ideal for sensitive skin, the gel mask helps calm irritations, reduce redness, and add an extra dose of moisture to stressed complexions. The packaging is a natural for travel, too. $120, box of 20.

ENERGIZING: 111Skin CO2 Crystallizing Energy Mask

You may feel a little like a lab scientist when preparing the latest innovation from London-based 111Skin. The formula arrives in two parts: treatment mask and activating gel. Mix in the provided kit, spread on clean skin, and wait 40 minutes while the cream crystalizes into a protective layer that allows the product to work underneath. As CO2 is released, skin produces an influx of oxygen to remedy the imbalance, and in turn, boosts production of collagen and elastin. $200, box of 5 treatments.


Sparkle Plenty


Top: Ashley Longshore

Above: Chance Wick & Sarah May | Zephyr Gin | Alison Kirkpatrick & Laura Black

Stellar crowd. Commendable cause. Guest of honor with a personality huge enough to dwarf Big Tex. What else—apart from copious cocktails, bites and DJ—does a great party need? If you attended Art for Advocacy at FFT’s For Home store on McKinney Avenue last Thursday night, you already know the answer: Not one thing.

The evening’s mission was raising funds for Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center, a 26-year-old nonprofit that serves abused and traumatized children throughout Dallas County. But it was impossible to feel somber surrounded by so much visual joy. That came courtesy of New Orleans-based artist Ashley Longshore, a pop-culture magpie as flamboyant (and unfiltered) as her work. The tsunami of color, sparkle and provocation took over much of the store, from tables laden with acrylic trays, prayer candles, cocktail glasses and beaded bags, to a show-stopping gallery of massive, maximalist paintings. Sample message:  WORK HARD. EAT CARBS. SPEND MONEY. Amen, sister.

blog-2DJ Lucy Wrubel

blog-3Veuve Clicquot | Macarons by We the Birds

blog-4Karen Bivins & Rob Dailey |David Howard, Lindsey Carneal-Howard, Ree & Jason Willaford | Bill Saplicki & Brenda Meloy

blog-5Joseph Steffen, Ashley Longshore & Dan Rodriguez

blog-6Frank & Marisa Howard | Shannon Durst, Yola Risser & Erin Waks | Eric & Katherine Reeves

blog-8Michelle Sereno, Reed Robertson & Lamar Brittany Allan

blog-9Ashley Longshore bedazzled Veuve Clicquot Jeroboam

blog-10Laura Naylor, Phillip Cottone & Jonathan Merla


Wednesday, September 13

Rare. Beauty.

When makeup artist Edward Bess launched his line just over ten years ago, he touted the wardrobe of lip colors as “the last lipstick you’ll ever need.” Clearly, he’d never been to Dallas. Now that he has, meet Dallas Doll, a hot pink stain that definitely deserves a spot in your makeup kit. Bess created it exclusively for Forty Five Ten (the case even bears our name). “I’m always tickled pink to see my dolls of Dallas,” says Bess. “Here’s my homage to the girls who have my heart!”


A Perfect 10


Pictured above: Doniphan Moore, Michelle Nussbaumer and Michael Thomas

Catherine Lowe and Whitney Kutch | Dolce & Gabbana bag | Kara and Randall Goss


The style stars of Dallas were especially bright last Thursday, twinkling over four floors of Forty Five Ten’s Main Street flagship to toast the city’s 10 Most Stylish of 2017. Most of the ten honorees—debated and determined with remarkably little disagreement by teams from D magazine and Forty Five Ten—were in attendance, along with roughly 300 friends, family, colleagues and past (and no doubt future) honorees. It was difficult to say whether there was more Gucci on the racks or on the crowd.

The store was transformed into a temporary gallery, with photographer Elizabeth Lavin’s portraits of the honorees showcased on easels throughout the second and third floors. Next to each stood a mannequin styled in homage. As in the portraits, white shirts from the Forty Five Ten fall edit served as the only common denominator among the vastly different expressions of fashion individuality.

Honoree Michelle Nussbaumer and Forty Five Ten Home Creative Director Rob Dailey sipped bubbly next to the portrait of Nussbaumer wearing ruffled white Tome NYC, a vintage skirt and several pounds of bohemian jewelry. Tom Ford-clad Patrick Tichacek greeted well-wishers in the men’s department. Sisters Jan Barbologio and Christina Barboglio Lynch came out to celebrate Lynch’s daughter, Mi Golondrina founder Cristina Lynch. Also fielding congratulations were Clan of Cro designer Kendall Eckerd Falcon, Dallas Contemporary senior curator Justine Ludwig, Fred Holston of Kim Dawson Agency, Jonathan Merla of Forty Five Ten and bloggers Natalie and Sarah Knowlton of We the Birds.

More notables in the crowd: D Magazine Partners president Christine Allison; Kim Dawson Agency owner Lisa Dawson and husband, writer Tom Maurstad; Tony Longoria and Michelle Kohanzo of Todd Oldham Studio; artist Blake Wright; 1814 Magazine editor Michael Thomas; interior designer Doniphan Moore; and entrepreneur (and Bachelor-franchise success story) Catherine Giudici Lowe. —Rosie Roberson


Jonathan Merla | Rowan Abusad and Kendall Falcon


Rowan Abusad, Sydney Pulford, Caleb Smith, Jenna Coalter and Ryan Foster



Tesla photo booth



Tony Longoria and Michelle Kohanzo  | Patrick Tichacek  | Becky Bruder and Justine Ludwig



Stevie Moore and Robert Maxwell | Cristina B. Lynch, Cristina Lynch, Harry Lynch & Jan Barboglio | Blake Wright and Fred Holston


Joel Baldazo and Rob Dailey | Karla McKinley | Julian Machann and Ruben Burgess


Christine Allison and Jan Barboglio | Laree Hulshoff, Casey Bunch and Jo Marie Lilly  | Diamond Mahone and Linda Ewing

Tuesday, September 12

Ashley Longshore has landed


Stay tuned for updates on her postponed Houston appearance.


Thursday, September 7

The 10 Most Stylish People in Dallas 2017

Superlative lists are always subjective—and subject to fervent discussion. But when the D and Forty Five Ten teams sat down to determine this year’s list of the city’s 10 Most Stylish, consensus came in record time. The 2017 group is as cool as it gets.

A few honorees are celebrated for their style far beyond Texas or even national borders. Others are little known outside their own circles of colleagues and friends. The one quality each exhibits in spades: an entirely singular point of view when it comes to getting dressed. To illustrate, we asked each honoree to choose a white shirt from the fall selection at Forty Five Ten, then dress around it using pieces from his or her own wardrobe. The portrait gallery photographed by Elizabeth Lavin shows the results.


ERYKAH BADU, musician | Erdem bow blouse, $925


LEON BRIDGES, musician | Sacai zig-zag shirt, $615


KENDALL ECKERD FALCON, creative director, Clan of Cro | 3.1 Phillip Lim gathered-front blouse, $395


FRED HOLSTON, new faces & development, Kim Dawson Agency | Givenchy star-detail shirt, $685


NATALIE & SARAH KNOWLTON, bloggers, We The Birds | On Natalie, Sacai layered-pleat shirt, $465 On Sarah, Palmer Harding asymmetrical long shirt, $465


JUSTINE LUDWIG, senior curator, Dallas Contemporary | Delpozo tulip-sleeve blouse, $790


CRISTINA LYNCH, founder, Mi Golondrina | Dice Kayek puff-sleeve top, $1035


JONATHAN MERLA, stylist | Comme des Garcons Shirt double shirt, $480


MICHELLE NUSSBAUMER, interior designer | Tome ruffle blouse, $595


PATRICK TICHACEK, sales associate, Neiman Marcus NorthPark | Berluti dress shirt, $530


Wednesday, September 6

The Making of Free To Be

Who: Taylor Tomasi Hill, Nick Wooster, Photographer Maxine Helfman, and the Forty Five Ten creative team

Where: Tehuacana, Texas (population – 283)

Home Base: Louisiana Hall, built in 1906 as a Women’s Dorm for Westminster College

Why: The Fall 2017 Campaign Shoot

Average Temperature: 101°F

Women’s Fashion Director Taylor Tomasi Hill prepares the looks for day one in Tehuacana.

Nick Wooster preps model Chad Rohde (Kim Dawson Agency) for the first shot of the day.

Taylor Tomasi Hill styles a Frame look on location in Tehuacana.

Model Julia Banas (The Society Management) tries to stay cool in Leal Daccarett before the next shot.

Attico and Gucci wait to be called into action.

Nick Wooster and Taylor Tomasi Hill review film in the midst of mosquitos and poison ivy.

A Tehuacana local attempts to perform a citizen’s arrest on model Jace (Wallflower Management) in Calvin Klein.

Vegan supermodel Julia Banas preps for an afternoon of shooting with a mountain of kale.

Nick Wooster styling on set.

Model Jace balances in a gown by Khaite.

Videographer Will ___ films and ethereal Julia Banas in ___ and Natasha Zinko.

Videographer Will Graham films an ethereal Julia Banas, wearing Sara Battaglia and Natasha Zinko.

Slipper-clad models in Calvin Klein lounge on the porch of Louisiana Hall.

Crystal-encrusted Saint Laurent stops traffic in Tehuacana’s town square.

¿Quien Es Mas Macho? Nick Wooster and Chad Rohde, in Nick Fouquet and Berluti.

Shut The Front Door: Taylor Tomasi Hill and Julia Banas, in Dries Van Noten and Attico.