Travel

2011

10/24


Jenna Scatena


Travel


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Changing the Corset of History

Portrait by William Mazzoleni, courtesy of DMA

Changing the Corset of History

by Holly Haber | Modern Luxury Dallas magazine | October 21, 2011

Street Smart

Beauty, sex, wit, wizardry, celebrity and plenty of buzz—who says erudition can’t be enchanting? With The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, opening Nov. 13 and running through Feb. 12, the Dallas Museum of Art rides the fashion-as-art tide that swept up The Metropolitan Museum of Art in the recently concluded Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibit.

Layers of Meaning

Photography by Justin Clemons

Layers of Meaning

by Rebecca Sherman | Modern Luxury Dallas magazine | October 21, 2011

In the land of big houses and even bigger mortgages, Dallas loves its square footage. Been there, done that, say furniture designers Arthur Johnson and Scott Hill, who moved into a rented two-bedroom apartment in an Uptown area high-rise in January, leaving behind a rambling modern ranch that they had painstakingly renovated, and before that a 70-year-old house “the size of a football field,” in North Dallas. The upkeep required constant diligence, Johnson, 55, says. “Our taxes had gone up at our previous house 125 percent in three years.

Executive of Privileges

Photography by Sal Owen

Executive of Privileges

by Jason Sheeler | Modern Luxury Dallas magazine | October 21, 2011

Ah, the life of a five-star hotel group president. Dashing into a quiet room of a forthcoming property in Abu Dhabi, Radha Arora politely says he doesn’t have much time to talk. He’s about to bounce to London. Announces the new president of Dallas-based Rosewood Hotels and Resorts in a clipped British accent: “We plan to double the number of hotels we have in the next five years to 40.”

Reality Bites

Photography by Carissa Byers

Reality Bites

by Mark Stuertz | Modern Luxury Dallas magazine | October 21, 2011

It’s an understated bulge of flash. Dark trim. Exotic macassar ebony wood grain transitioning from table to menu. Polished steel. Lounge featuring U-shaped bar. Metal mesh wall dividing the room. Parade of short skirts and devilish platform heels (mostly yellow). Taut Porsches and sleek Bentleys badgering the valets.

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