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Dallas' Christmas Bar @papercitydallas D i v e i n t o o u r D i g i ta l W o r l D Pa P e rC i t Y M ag.CoM BrunCh CitY t he pandemic has drastically affected the restaurant industry, but it has not slowed Dallas' love for brunch. New brunch spots are still popping up, including Rise + Thyme, a cafe from Chopped judge Amanda Freitag; the new Kimpton Pittman Hotel's Elm & Good in Deep Ellum; and downtown's Sloane's Corner. Outdoor patios are more important than ever, and the new Dahlia Bar & Bistro makes its patio sing with a variety of French-press cocktails and waffle boards. PaperCity's Megan Ziots takes you on a tour of the city's vital weekend food scene. Who says the first meal of the day has to be traditional? Read more at Post Pandemic Fashion Walking PoWer movie schooled Students of fashion history know that some of the most memorable, innovative designs emerge out of the darkest eras. Take Christian Dior's iconic New Look, a cinched-waist silhouette that surged in popularity after World War II. It's hard not to think about the current pandemic moment. The New York Times is declaring "Sweatpants Forever," and pajamas are selling at a rapid pace. Of course, many are itching to dress up once again. A new New Look could be coming. For more insights on the future of fashion, we turn to Annette Becker, Texas Fashion Collection director. Read more at papercitymag. com/pandemic-wardrobe. Working at a high-level corporate job, Lizzy Chesnut Bentley felt stifled. She had the big title and the responsibilities, but something was missing. Something creative. "I started the concept really just to keep myself sane," Bentley tells PaperCity editor at large Francine Ballard. Bentley is talking about the humble beginnings of her now burgeoning City Boots brand. The little girl who never wanted to take off her pink cowboy boots grew into a self- made businesswoman who built her own sophisticated cowboy-boots and Western brand. Bentley needed courage and her own guardian angel to do it. Read more at Dallas filmmaker Iver William Jallah first experienced life on a film set before he was 10. His aunt was an agent who would put him in films, including one where he did a scene with Wesley Snipes. The obsession grew from there. Jallah began shooting music videos in Dallas, attended a couple of local film schools, and landed his first big screenwriting credit with a script he wrote in college. Now, he takes on the roles of writer and director for the new film Blood Orange Moon. "It's a very imaginative, surreal type of film," Jallah says. "I was inspired to make a micro-budget film that I could control creatively." Read more at neWSletter Sign-uP D on't be the last to get the new PC Daily. Our redesigned, expanded editorial newsletters put the entire city right in your inbox. Get Dallas' top fashion, restaurant, real estate, society, and art news — and more — five times a week. Sign up at newsletter. Hudson House oysters @reallywrongfong Dallas @megziots #PCSEEN What our eDitorS are uP to, DigitallY. Dahlia Bar & Bistro Dior exhibit Lizzy Chesnut Bentley Iver William Jallah LIKE: FOLLOW: @papercitymag TWEET: @papercitymag get SoCial: 20

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