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F.I.G. Blog: Store Spotlight

Store Spotlight :: Elements
  • February 27, 2015
Elements has been a Dallas staple for over 15 years, and they don’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. Connie Sigel started off with a wholesale showroom of her own before realizing she wanted to be on the other side of the industry. Inspired by timeless elements, Connie focuses on &ldqu...
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Store Spotlight :: Julep
  • November 14, 2014
Located at the Shops at Legacy in Plano, Julep Boutique opened in fall of 2011. Owner Cheryl McDonald is a California native and has deeps roots in retail. After a break from the industry to raise her daughters and time spent living in Chicago, she returned to Texas and Plano’s Shops at Legac...
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Melissa Benge, of the chic Henderson Ave. boutique Melissa Benge Collection, has been in the retail industry for over 25 years. She started out making and featuring her own jewelry and custom designs in her storefronts before venturing into contemporary fashion and home goods. And although she...
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Laura Freeman is no stranger to the retail industry. As a fourth generation storeowner, it is obvious that retail is in her blood. While her store name stems from her maiden name, Laura Bartlett Bush, it was an SMU college friend who suggested the name years prior to it’s opening. Nine years ...
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We are back for our 2nd round of “Store Spotlights” with Dallas & Fort Worth based Flirt Boutique! A frequent FIG buyer and Finale participant, store owner, Liz Albert, has not always been a part of the fashion industry. After a career as a corporate attorney in Dallas, Albert decid...
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Store Spotlight :: La Marque
  • January 31, 2014
FIG loves our buyers, so we would like to introduce you to our first (ever!) Store Spotlight! Meet a Dallas favorite, La Marque. Owner Allison Michie gives us a peek at her store, background, inspirations, and buying experience at FIG. “La Marque means ‘the brand’ in French,&rdqu...
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FIG FEATURED HOTEL - THE FAIRMONT DALLAS

FIG FEATURED HOTEL - THE FAIRMONT DALLAS

FIG Exclusive Valet

FIG Exclusive Valet

FIG Preferred Tanning

FIG Preferred Tanning