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pair of Jimmy Choos, nothing — not even fame — can come between this sisterhood. In 2011 when Branson's Santa Monica production company Virgin Produced was two weeks into filming the reality show about their family, Hanging with the Hutchinsons, the sisters exercised their option to cancel after realizing the show had been edited to play up a nonexistent conflict angle between the blended families. "We told our parents it just wasn't who we were at all," says Holly. There were no hard feelings when the show was canceled, they assure, and the producers are still good friends of the family. "It was a good lesson to never burn a bridge," says Holly. The connection later helped Dunhill snag the city's first Virgin Hotel. The rest, as they say, is history in the making. Here's what's on their minds. HOLLY HUTCHINSON Leasing associate at Dunhill Partners As leasing associate at Dunhill, your dream tenants in Dallas Design District. Hollywood at Home from L.A. and John Rosselli from New York. Your vision for the District? As different Design Districts around the country have evolved, some have become more relevant and others have lost their significance to the industry. I want the Dallas Design District to stay relevant, and everything we do here at Dunhill Partners is done with the goal of making it better for the city. Because of the geographic location of the Design District, it was inevitable that it would become a hot urban infill location because of its proximity to the Park Cities, Uptown and downtown. Growing up, you thought you would be … Married, with a toddler and pregnant at this period of my life. But I think my life has been perfect just the way it's been thus far. Favorite labels. Roland Mouret or Alexander McQueen for black tie, Camilla for an easy/casual maxi, Frame, Rag & Bone for jeans and casual T-shirts and Stella McCartney for all of the above. Go-to shoe. I know the Aquazzura name has been out and about, but I haven't found another shoe that pairs as well with a black- tie dress or a tee and jeans. Not to mention, I could walk for miles in them. Handbag. Céline Phantom for traveling or YSL clutches. I could own every color and still not have enough. Last trip. We were just in Maui with my dad. Generally we aren't the most adventurous, but Tess convinced us to get up at 2 am and bike down the Haleakala Crater at sunrise. It was incredible, and you really felt a spiritual presence. Favorite restaurant in Dallas. You'll find my sisters and me at Toulouse for dinner most weekdays. I love Javier's for a fun girls' night or Hibiscus for a Friday date night. Ascension and Mercat Bistro are favorite breakfast places. We are a breakfast family and love to meet in the mornings to discuss what's going on in the day/week. And anything at East Hampton. Cocktail. Old-fashioned skinny at Mico or a Mexican martini at Javier's. I admire … My sisters. Rachel for acknowledging her passion and running with it, and Tess for finding her soul mate so young. I feel like they both have a good grasp on where they are going in life. Music. Anyone is lying if they don't like Taylor Swift, and George Strait is pretty much the only thing that plays in my car. I'm truly a country girl at heart. On working with family. It makes work fun! I have also gained a new sense of respect for my dad. Watching him work has shown me how much passion he truly has for real estate and what he does. He loves every aspect of his job, and you can see it. My least favorite thing about working at Dunhill with my family is that work never truly ends. It can easily be carried over to a vacation or just a casual family dinner. When you're not at the office, we'll find you… Traveling. I can't remember the last time I was in Dallas on a weekend. My mom raised us on a plane. She believed we learned more from seeing and experiencing than reading in a textbook! Reading now. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn. RACHEL HUTCHINSON Design District marketing coordinator at Dunhill Partners What's your vision for the Dallas Design District? There are already tons of showrooms, amazing galleries and excellent restaurants. We want to build on what already makes it special so that it's even more of an artsy, cool area where young people can come to hang out, eat and explore. Style icon. Kate Middleton. I think she always looks so classic and has a timeless style. On your obsession with the culinary life. When I was in high school, I started watching Giada De Laurentiis' Everyday Italian and got addicted. She made cooking look so fun and effortless. But it's both extremely challenging and satisfying all at once, which is a great combo. Chef hero. Ina Garten. Her whole story is fascinating. I go to every book signing she has. Growing up, you thought you would be … A Food Network TV host. In the sisterhood, you were the one who … Always acted as the peacemaker. Go-to shoes. I can't live without my nude suede cutout booties by Aquazzura. They're comfortable, classic and add instant polish to any outfit. Last trip. I spent last weekend in Montauk with college friends and we went to Navy Beach, The Surf Lodge and LUNCH (lobster roll). We also ran into social-media phenomenon "The Fat Jewish" at a launch party for his new wine, White Girls Rosé. He didn't disappoint! Cocktail. Belvedere martini, up, extra dirty, with blue cheese-stuffed olives, of course. Mambo taxi from Mi Cocina is a close second. I admire … My dad. He built his company from the ground up and is the most positive, generous person I know. He is an inspiration for my sisters and me. On working with family. There's never a dull moment. And it's nice to work with people you trust. We are all very opinionated … Arguments happen. Reading now. Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll — I am hooked! The main character is super witty and entertaining, plus Reese Witherspoon is making it into a movie. TESS HUTCHINSON Design District marketing coordinator at Dunhill Partners This fall, you're excited about … I'm really looking forward to the first annual Dallas Design Awards in October, which will showcase and highlight Dallas designers' work. Growing up, you thought you would be … A fashion designer. In September, I'm launching the Wonder Waist Liner, which I patented. It's something I invented when I was in high school to cinch in the waist of a loose dress. It's a staple, like Spanx. In the sister line up, you were the one who … Always had chocolate on my face. My favorite dessert would have to be the peanut butter, chocolate and banana cream pie at Al Biernat's. Pet charity. American Cancer Society. I lost my grandfather and grandmother to cancer, so it really hits close to home. Style icon. I really admire it-girl Gigi Hadid. Gigi's style is California cool, a perfect mix of bohemian and preppiness. On shopping. Brian Bolke's Forty Five Ten is amazing whether I'm searching for a cocktail dress, a tall stiletto or just want to grab a bite to eat at the T Room. Handbag. Right now, it's my Valentino trapeze bag. It's like a mini carry-on for everyday errands. Favorite lipstick. I am addicted to Chanel lip gloss. I gave my bridesmaids my favorite shade: Glaze #03. It's subtle yet elegant, and it looks great with every complexion. You'll find me dining at …. Yutaka Yamato's Yutaka Sushi Bistro on McKinney. It's our date spot. At the office, you are the one who is always … Asking my dad for his opinion. I have looked up to my dad a lot in the last year for work advice. He has really helped me grow and pushed me to take risks. When you're not working, you're likely … Taking a class at The Pilates Barre or walking the Katy Trail with my sisters. Reading now. Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God by Danae Yankoski and Francis Chan. Bill Hutchinson with daughters, from left, Tess, Holly and Rachel Hutchinson Holly Hutchinson Rachel Hutchinson Tess Hutchinson

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