Shop for a cause. Save on home furnishings during Partners Card. (@scoutdesignstudio)

Need a reason to shop? How about 20 million of them? That’s how much money the Partners Card, the annual fundraiser for The Family Place, has raised to help support survivors of family violence since its inception 30 years ago.

For the uninitiated, here’s how it works: For $75, shoppers can purchase a card to save 20 percent at over 700 area retailers — and at the same time, provide one night of safety for victims of abuse. Win-win.

The timing is especially opportune. The annual event, which runs from Oct. 28 to Nov. 6, comes just in time to get your home spruced up for the holidays or make a dent in your gift list.

Participants run the gamut, from apparel and electronics to health, beauty, and spa. Read on for our picks of some of the best in the home furnishings arena.

The Stella Sideboard is from the exclusive ACQ Collection. (Acquisions Interiors)

This Dallas Design District showroom features European antiques, fabric and leather upholstery, and the brand’s custom ACQ collection, a line of top-quality Italian reproductions. The mix of old and new also includes lighting, accent tables, and accessories.

Architectural elements are among the featured products at AOI Home. (AOI Home)

Another DDD staple, this family-owned business is a treasure chest for versatile, one-of-a-kind furnishings and home décor. We especially love the amazing architectural elements — think arches, doors, ceilings, and marble and stone panels.

Head north for a huge assortment of furniture and home accessories. (IBB Design Fine Furnishings)

Go big … and then go home. This award-winning, 90,000-square-foot North Dallas emporium offers a diverse mix of designer and luxury home goods. The real draw is the availability of hands-on interior design assistance. Business owners are designers Shay Geyer and Beth Rafferty.

Head to the mall for stylish holiday décor and more. (Arhaus)

Arhaus was founded in 1986 on a simple premise: Furniture and décor should be sustainably sourced, lovingly made, and built to last. Along with artisan-made, heirloom-quality pieces, the NorthPark Center showroom is a mecca for high-style, seasonal collections for inside and outside the home.

Find captivating gifts for everyone on your holiday gift list. (@talulah_hess)

A CandysDirt.com favorite, this East Dallas gift and lifestyle boutique is chock full of goods designed to inspire and uplift. Check Talulah & Hess on Instagram for new arrivals like this chic Everlasting candle.

Plush velvet is a must-have layer, especially as the weather cools. (Serena & Lily)

This Knox Henderson shop combines California style with a passion for great design. The idea is that home should be a welcoming oasis — a place to retreat, gather, and live well every day.

Discover newness on every trip. (Consignment No. 235)

This North Dallas consignment store calls itself “a different kind of shopping experience.” The constantly rotating stock keeps it interesting.

Get your outdoors winter-ready. (Frontgate)

Long-time fans of the brand might not know a brick-and-mortar store is at Legacy West. Find everything you need to create a home “you’ll love to live in” — think furniture and accessories, holiday décor, outdoor furnishings, and what just might be the greatest pool floats.

Set a festive table for less. (Madison)

For almost 20 years, this Highland Park Village institution has been a go-to for its expertly edited assortment of gifts and decorative items. Tasteful findings are from around the country and the world — including New York City’s renowned Madison Avenue.

This Iris Sectional features just the right amount of curve and luxe shine. (Scout Design Studio)

This DDD showroom wins for the most intriguing tagline: “We Scout. We Design. And most importantly—We’re not for everyone. Neither are you.” Expect to find an eclectic assortment of new and vintage furniture, artwork, lighting, and home accessories from around the globe.  

We’re obsessed with these fabulous cobalt blue chairs. (Process)

The mid-century modern selection in this Lovers Lane store is off the charts. Case in point: architect Jan Bocan’s Czech Embassy chairs. Also find super cool art, accessories, lighting, and more.

Purchase your Partners Card online or at select retailers.





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