Southern Style: A closer look at the Dallas Fashion scene

The fashion world is constantly expanding especially when it comes to previously undiscovered fashion scenes. The South is doing its part to bring more attention to its own fashion scene.  One place in particular is Dallas, Texas which is gaining more notoriety in the world of fashion. Even the Kaiser himself, Karl Lagerfeld stopped by for his traveling fashion show there last December.   One upcoming fashion event to take notice of is Fashion X Dallas.   The three night event will take place November 6-8, showcasing collections from gifted independent and emerging designers from the U.S along with other countries. The event includes eight emerging designer runways and one headlining collection to close the evening taking place on November 6th and 7th.   Dallas also has its share of noteworthy fashion bloggers who are sharing their take on what’s hot in the world of fashion.  Here I am highlighting three Dallas based bloggers who not only have their own significant online presence, but keep readers up to date with the latest fashion happenings in  Dallas and surrounding areas.

So Then They Say
Mary Summers Hafner is the owner of the travel, fashion and lifestyle blog So Then They Say.  Since launching in January 2011 it has developed quite a following on social media (i.e Instagram, Twitter and Facebook).  Originally starting off as a fashion only blog So Then They Say has since incorporated travel and Home Décor. Recently Mary attended the Mulberry opening in Dallas . Summers Hafner offers an interesting balance of her travel finds & fashion in Dallas along with other areas. To find out more about Mary Summers Hafner check out her blog at

Mary  Summer Hafner of Of Then They Say

Oh So Cynthia
Another noteworthy Dallas based blogger to highlight is Cynthia Smoot of the lifestyle blog Oh So Cynthia. Smoot spends her time as a Marketing Strategist, Public Relations networker, Southern Belle and Blogger.    Oh So Cynthia is where you will find the latest events and trendy people in the Dallas area. From food to fashion and things in between if it’s happening in Dallas you will find it on Oh So Cynthia.You can catch Cynthia at upcoming fashion events such as Fashion for a Passion and FGI Night of Stars on November 1st & 14th. You can find Oh So Cynthia at  Oh So Cynthia can also be found on several social media platforms including YouTube!

Dallas Lifestyle Fashion Blogger Cynthia Smoot

Doni Brown
Lastly, Doni Brown has her own blog/website Doni Brown.  In addition to being a fashion blogger Doni is the owner the brand TWEAKED, as well as a Fashion Stylist and Creative Director. She also is one of the contributors of on DFW Beauty Guide.  Not only will you find events, fashion news, and tips you will also find a fashion styling section.  Here you will find personal sessions with services offered by Brown such as wardrobe reconstruction, wardrobe maintenance, personal event styling, and group styling.   You can catch Doni at Style Your Life on November 1st.   To keep up with the latest from Doni and her blog check out at .  She can also be found Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Google Plus just to name a few.

Doni Brown

Dallas is making sure that the fashion fans and pros alike take notice of what it has to offer when it comes to fashion.  From bloggers, designers, and events Dallas based fashion will receive the recognition that it deserves.  Be sure to check out Fashion X Dallas on November 6-8 and be on the lookout for Mary, Cynthia and Doni.  I have a feeling we will be seeing lots more from the Dallas fashion scene.

This article is written by Tamarah. Follow her on Twitter @TZB86

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