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Fashion Notes By Steven Hempel ISABELLE WENZEL ISABELLE WENZEL L ouis Vuitton is e x p a n d i n g i t s p r e s e n c e a t G a l l e r i a D a l l a s d o u b l i n g i t s footprint to include the entire Vuitton universe under one roof, from women's and men's ready- to-wear, leather goods, accessories, fragrances, watches, and jewelry to shoes and travel goods … If it's Vuitton, you can find it here. The facelift incorporates original art by Isadora Capraro and the façade features a custom-built "flower blade" design with a series of metal blades with polished e d g e s t h a t a r e individually constructed to create a composition of the maison's signature m o n o g r a m f l o w e r. See it in person at the Dallas Galleria. F endi has launched the Peekaboo-K, a limited-edition book celebrating the history and evolution of its iconic bag. The Peekaboo handbag is classic Fendi, from material to form, conception to execution. Created in 2008, it made its debut with the Women's Spring/ Summer 2009 Collection and has evolved over time as a mainstay for the brand. Designed by Silvia Venturini Fendi, Peekaboo is rooted in simplicity, taking cues from traditional house codes while sporting clean lines and a contemporary form. To celebrate its enduring success, Peekaboo-K covers the evolution of the bag over four chapters, taking a deep dive into the processes, materials, and personality that have made it an icon. With more than 1,000 finish options through the years and countless reinterpretations through artist collaborations, the storied history of the bag and its journey are recounted through interviews and contributions of designers, fashion critics, and photographers. It's the perfect holiday gift for those in your life who appreciate great fashion. At s e l e c t Fe n d i b o u t i q u e s , Game. Bag. Book. Match. T he best things come to those who wait. And, for lovers of luxury brand Loewe, the wait is over: The Spanish fashion house opened its first and only Texas boutique last month at Highland Park Shopping Center. The women's-only store features a full range of ready to wear, accessories, shoes, and leather goods. To celebrate the opening, Loewe showcased a special collaboration with Kyoto-based ceramic art studio Suna Fujita alongside work from its resort collection. Inspired by childhood memories, pets and children, the studio's work blends motifs from the softer side of life, embellishing bags such as the Hammock, Puzzle Fold, Flamenco, and the new Font tote with unique characters f r o m t h e s t u d i o 's imaginative creators. Loewe, 43B Highland Park Village, Something Big is Here Vuitton Gets a Makeover Gwyneth Paltrow Peekaboo bag Arnaldo Pomodoro Peekaboo bag from Fendi's new book, Peekaboo-K Loewe x Suna Fujita Puzzle bag MNG Flower earwarmer cap $1,410 Tricolor Porthole Pocket dress, $2,020

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