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Old 06-03-2023, 08:41 PM
 
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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Originally Posted by R1070 View Post
Some of these Austin ones don't seem to be luxury shopping. Is Soho House considered retail?

If I'm not mistaken there's a Goorin Bros in Dallas.
Soho House was just a note for myself oops. lol

Goorin is also true thx.
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Old 06-04-2023, 12:01 PM
 
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As of June 3, 2023
Texas Exclusives are bolded.
Proper city limits of Austin and San Antonio only.


Upscale/Luxury Shopping in Austin:

The Domain/DomainNorthside:
Allsaints // Annie Bing // Bonobos // Burberry // CB2 // Chanel Fragrance & Beauty // Cole Haan // David Yurman // Design Within Reach // Dior---------(Coming Soon) // Diptyque // Golden Goose // Gucci // Hublot // Indochino // Jo Malone // Kiehl's // Louis Vuitton // Lucchese // Neiman Marcus // Nordstrom // Reformation // RH Austin, The Gallery at the Domain // Saint Laurent // Stag Provisions // Stuart Weitzman // SuitSupply // Ted Baker // Tesla Motors // Tiffany & Co. // Tory Burch // Tumi //Versace-----(Coming Soon) // The Webster-----(Coming Soon)

Barton Creek Square:
Nordstrom

Lamar/Music Lane/ South Congress:
ADA // Alice & Olivia // Allbirds // Aviator Nation // Billy Reid // ByGeorge // Buck Mason // Everlane // Frame // Ganni // Garrett Leight California Optical // Goorin Bros. // Hermes // Imogene + Willie // Jonathan Adler // KickPleat // Le Labo // LoveShackFancy // Moscot // Nak Armstrong // Neighborhood Goods // Rag & Bone // Reformation



Upscale/Luxury Shopping in San Antonio:

Alamo Quarry Market:
Lee Michaels Rolex-----(Coming Soon) // Lucchese Boot Co.


The Shops at La Cantera:
Boss // Breitling // Chanel Fragrance & Beauty // CH Carolina Herrera // Golden Goose // Gucci // Lee Michaels Rolex // Louis Vuitton // Marc Jacobs-----(Coming Soon) // Neiman Marcus // Nordstrom // Omega // RH San Antonio // Tiffany & Co. // Tory Burch // Tumi


Northstar Mall:
Kate Spade New York // Saks Fifth Avenue

Allbirds is not a Texas exclusive
ByGeorge is a local Austin store, so being a Texas exclusive is not very meaningful.
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Old 06-04-2023, 12:47 PM
 
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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Allbirds is not a Texas exclusive
ByGeorge is a local Austin store, so being a Texas exclusive is not very meaningful.
ByGeorge has expansion in mind with 2 stores in Austin and recently a New Orleans opening.
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Old 06-04-2023, 03:18 PM
 
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ByGeorge has expansion in mind with 2 stores in Austin and recently a New Orleans opening.

So what. It remains an Austin-based store. So the fact that it has a store in Austin (and no others in Texas) is pretty meaningless.
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Old 06-04-2023, 03:49 PM
 
Location: Houston/Austin, TX
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Local stores in general aren’t fitting for these lists.

Neiman Marcus is an exception. It’s a national brand. Perhaps Johnny Dang & Co is one of the only other exceptions because it’s a nationally recognized brand frequented by celebrities. But in general, when we start tapping into local boutiques, it gets extremely blurry.
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Old 06-05-2023, 09:16 AM
 
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Local stores in general aren’t fitting for these lists.

Neiman Marcus is an exception. It’s a national brand. Perhaps Johnny Dang & Co is one of the only other exceptions because it’s a nationally recognized brand frequented by celebrities. But in general, when we start tapping into local boutiques, it gets extremely blurry.
This is going to be especially true in Dallas. What this thread is attempting to do is compare the retail in both Dallas and Houston when it contrasts. Wholesale buyers and sellers attending the Dallas Market Center and the Dallas Design District provide Dallas with more depth in product.The Dallas market is positioned and fed like a little Chicago even more so than Atlanta.
It is enough for a metro area to have one corridor of regional shopping. North Texas has developed two with one stretching along Highway 121 to the north and the other along the I-20 corridor to the south. In Dallas, it has been impressive the way Knox Street has developed, but the extension off of it as Henderson is developing as well. It is easy to forget that West Village even exists along McKinney Avenue. Neiman Marcus together with Stanley Korshak.
This isn't chopped liver here but extraordinary.
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Old 06-19-2023, 07:59 PM
 
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I'm having sooo much fun with this!!!!!!!!



Me: Chat GTP...Highland Park Village or River Oaks District?

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Highland Park Village in Dallas and River Oaks District in Houston are both upscale shopping destinations known for their luxury retailers and sophisticated atmosphere. Here's an overview of each shopping district:

Highland Park Village (Dallas):
Highland Park Village is an iconic and historic shopping center located in the upscale Highland Park neighborhood of Dallas. It is known as one of the first planned shopping centers in the United States and has retained its charm and elegance over the years. The village features a mix of luxury boutiques, high-end fashion brands, jewelry stores, and upscale home decor retailers. In addition to shopping, Highland Park Village offers a selection of fine dining options, including renowned restaurants and cafes. The center's Spanish Mediterranean architecture and landscaped courtyards create a visually appealing and inviting atmosphere.

River Oaks District (Houston):
River Oaks District is a luxury lifestyle center situated in the affluent River Oaks neighborhood of Houston. It is designed to provide a sophisticated and contemporary shopping experience. The district offers a curated collection of luxury retailers, including high-end fashion boutiques, international designer brands, luxury jewelry stores, and upscale beauty and lifestyle retailers. River Oaks District also features upscale dining options, from fine dining restaurants to trendy cafes. The modern architecture, landscaped outdoor spaces, and art installations contribute to the district's stylish and refined ambiance.

When comparing Highland Park Village and River Oaks District, both shopping destinations excel in offering a luxury shopping experience with high-end retailers and upscale dining options. The choice between the two depends on personal preferences, location, and the specific brands or boutiques you are interested in.

Highland Park Village is known for its historic charm, elegant architecture, and a mix of luxury and niche retailers. It has a more traditional and classic vibe.

River Oaks District, on the other hand, offers a contemporary and modern ambiance with sleek architecture and a carefully curated selection of luxury brands. It provides a more contemporary and cosmopolitan shopping experience.

It's recommended to visit both destinations and explore the stores, atmosphere, and overall shopping environments to determine which one aligns better with your preferences and desired shopping experience.
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Old 06-23-2023, 12:09 AM
 
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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Default The Webster Set to Open Three New Locations by end of 2024 with Simon®

The Webster Set to Open Three New Locations by end of 2024 with Simon®

"Luxury multi-branded retailer, The Webster, announced today that they will be expanding their physical store footprint with the opening of three new boutiques beginning in the fall of 2023. In collaboration with Simon®, the brand will open the new boutiques at The Shops at Riverside (New Jersey) in early October of 2023, Lenox Square (Atlanta) in late Summer 2024, and The Domain (Austin) in early Fall 2024. These new boutiques will build on an already successful collaboration between Simon and The Webster at The Galleria in Houston, Texas...


https://investors.simon.com/news-rel...nd-2024-simonr
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Old 06-24-2023, 05:53 PM
 
Location: Dallas, Texas
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The Webster Set to Open Three New Locations by end of 2024 with Simon®

"Luxury multi-branded retailer, The Webster, announced today that they will be expanding their physical store footprint with the opening of three new boutiques beginning in the fall of 2023. In collaboration with Simon®, the brand will open the new boutiques at The Shops at Riverside (New Jersey) in early October of 2023, Lenox Square (Atlanta) in late Summer 2024, and The Domain (Austin) in early Fall 2024. These new boutiques will build on an already successful collaboration between Simon and The Webster at The Galleria in Houston, Texas...


https://investors.simon.com/news-rel...nd-2024-simonr
Is there a Simon shopping center in DFW that would be a good candidate for this store at some point? Perhaps Shops at Clearfork?
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Old 06-26-2023, 07:54 PM
 
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Except that the "black prestige" in Houston can be proven in the number of black-owned restaurants, lounges, and other businesses all over town. Black people literally THRIVE here.

Dallas only wins in the typical 9-5 high-paying job and family raising categories...which makes sense, seeing as how DFW has a million quiet suburbs to choose from. It's crazy how Dallas blacks outnumber Houston's blacks mathematically, yet Houston is FAR MORE well-known for black culture.

Wonder why that is...
... Did you roll your eyes at the end of your comment?!!


Ok........Me:.. Chat GPT.....which city has the most enriched Black culture Dallas or Houston?

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As an AI language model, it is difficult to determine which city has the most enriched Black culture as it is subjective and can vary depending on personal experiences and perspectives. Both Dallas and Houston have a rich history and culture of African American contributions to the arts, music, food, and community. Dallas is known for its African American Museum, the Black Academy of Arts and Letters, and the South Dallas Cultural Center. Houston is known for its Ensemble Theatre, the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, and the Emancipation Park Cultural Center. Both cities have a vibrant African American community and offer a variety of cultural experiences.

Restaurants
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Houston

As an AI language model, I do not have access to real-time data. However, according to a report by the Greater Houston Black Chamber, there are over 1,000 Black-owned restaurants in the Houston metropolitan area. It is unclear how many of these are retail restaurants specifically.
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Dallas

As an AI language model, I do not have access to real-time data. However, according to a report by the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce, there are over 1,000 Black-owned restaurants in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. It is unclear how many of these are retail restaurants specifically.
History

Me: Chat GPT......Which city has the most enriched Black culture?
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As an AI language model, it is difficult to determine which city has the most enriched Black culture as it is subjective and can vary depending on personal experiences and perspectives. Both Dallas and Houston have a rich history and culture of African American contributions to the arts, music, food, and community. Dallas is known for its African American Museum, the Black Academy of Arts and Letters, and the South Dallas Cultural Center. Houston is known for its Ensemble Theatre, the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, and the Emancipation Park Cultural Center. Both cities have a vibrant African American community and offer a variety of cultural experiences.

Me: Chat GPT.....Is South Dallas equivalent to third Ward in Houston with black culture and History?
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As an AI language model, both South Dallas and Third Ward have a rich history and culture of African American contributions to the arts, music, food, and community. Both neighborhoods have been historically significant in the development of African American culture and have produced notable figures in various fields. However, it is important to note that each neighborhood has its unique characteristics and history that make them distinct. While there may be similarities between the two neighborhoods, they are not equivalent and should be appreciated for their individual contributions to African American culture and history.

Me:Chat GPT.....What make those two different?

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As an AI language model, there are several factors that make South Dallas and Third Ward different from each other. Some of the factors that contribute to their differences include:

1. Location: South Dallas is located in the heart of Dallas, while Third Ward is located in the southeast part of Houston.

2. Demographics: South Dallas has a higher percentage of African American residents compared to Third Ward, which has a more diverse population.

3. Historical Significance: Both neighborhoods have a rich history of African American culture and contributions, but their historical significance is different. South Dallas was a hub for African American businesses and entertainment during the segregation era, while Third Ward was a center for African American education and activism.

4. Cultural Offerings: Both neighborhoods offer a variety of cultural experiences, but the types of cultural offerings are different. South Dallas is known for its blues and jazz music scene, while Third Ward is known for its hip-hop and rap music scene.

Overall, while there may be similarities between South Dallas and Third Ward, they are unique neighborhoods with their own distinct characteristics and history.
Me: Chat GPT...Uhhh.."Third Ward" and "South Dallas" are actually located in the exact spot in each City so you said the wrong thing.

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I apologize for the mistake in my previous response. You are correct that Third Ward in Houston and South Dallas are both located in the southeastern part of their respective cities. However, my other points still stand that the demographics, historical significance, and cultural offerings of the two neighborhoods are different and contribute to their unique identities.

Me: ...which one of the neighborhoods have the richest history?

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As an AI language model, both Third Ward in Houston and South Dallas have a rich history of African American culture and contributions. However, it is difficult to determine which neighborhood has the richest history as it is subjective and can vary depending on personal experiences and perspectives.

Third Ward
in Houston has a long history of African American education and activism. It was home to the first public school for African Americans in Houston and has produced notable figures such as Barbara Jordan, Mickey Leland, and Beyoncé. The neighborhood has also been a center for civil rights activism and played a significant role in the desegregation of Houston.
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South Dallas has a rich history of African American businesses and entertainment during the segregation era. It was home to the famous blues and jazz venue, the Apollo Theater, and produced notable figures such as Blind Lemon Jefferson and T-Bone Walker. South Dallas has also produced notable figures in the hip hop and neo soul era, including Erykah Badu and Big Tuck. Both artists have made significant contributions to the music industry and have helped to shape the sound of hip hop and neo soul.

It is important to recognize and celebrate the contributions of all artists and figures who have made an impact on African American culture and history, regardless of the era or genre. South Dallas has a rich history of producing talented artists and musicians, and it is important to acknowledge and appreciate their contributions.The neighborhood also played a significant role in the Civil Rights Movement and was the site of several protests and demonstrations.

Both neighborhoods have contributed significantly to African American culture and history, and it is important to recognize and celebrate their unique contributions.



MILLION DOLLAR QUESTION!!!!!!!!


Me:....Chat GPT...Which city has the most affluent Black culture Dallas or Houston....

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As an AI language model, it is difficult to determine which city has the most affluent Black culture as it is subjective and can vary depending on personal experiences and perspectives. Both Dallas and Houston have a rich history and culture of African American contributions to the arts, music, food, and community.

In terms of economic indicators, Dallas has a higher median household income for African American households compared to Houston. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median household income for African American households in Dallas was $47,000 in 2019, while in Houston, it was $42,000. However, it is important to note that economic indicators do not necessarily reflect the richness of a community's culture.


Ultimately, both cities have a vibrant African American community and offer a variety of cultural experiences. The richness of a community's culture cannot be measured solely by economic indicators, but rather by the contributions and experiences of its members.





.... THANKS CHAT GPT!!!!!!!
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