Big And Bold: Official Blog of Galleria Dallas


Get To Know The Galleria: Sean Lodge, Guest Reception

For this installment of Get To Know The Galleria, we caught up with Sean Lodge, the guest services manager at the Galleria Dallas Guest Reception Center on Level 1. He’s your go-to guy for everything from directions to restaurant recommendations, and it’s almost impossible to stump him when it comes to finding what you need.

What originally motivated you to get into the customer service industry?

I started out working in a family-owned restaurant when I was a young man, so you can say I grew up in the customer service industry. I once had an office job but felt unsatisfied and missed the direct interaction ...  More

5 summer must-haves from Galleria Dallas

It’s official: Summer is here. Whether you’re beach bound or spending the season at home, your summer won’t be complete without these essentials.

Lounge Chairs

Find your throne at Tommy Bahama, the undisputed king of summer. The uber-portable deluxe backpack chair is perfect for both the pool and beach, and the teal color is a fun standout. It’s 2.5 inches wider than the standard backpack chair, reclines five different ways and is equipped with a an insulated cooler pouch, phone holder, towel bar and an adjustable pillow — talk about beach luxury! Deck out that towel bar with Tommy Bahama’s thick terrycloth blanket-sized beach towel.

Insulated Water Bottles

The key ...  More

Color Me Nautical

Nothing says summer quite like sailor stripes and hot hues! See where to find this nautical-inspired look at Galleria Dallas.

Nautical Striped Stud Earrings from Macy’s

Pique’ Dress from H&M

Woven Straw Tote from Nordstrom

Women’s Excel from Steve Madden 

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Summer home decor finds

As much as we love summer, there’s one thing we love even more: air conditioning. Don’t deny yourself the comfort of cool air. With these unique home decor finds, you can bring the sweetness of summer inside and chill out.

Pottery Barn

Summer decor is all about bright colors and fun prints, and seasonal pillow covers are a great way to showcase both. These vibrant Aria ikat print silk lumbar pillow covers combine the very best of warm-weather style with their trendy ikat print and accents of rich green and blue. We also love the bold, butterfly-esque look of these Remi pillow covers, which offer festive ...  More

Holly’s July Hot List

Less is always more this time of year, thanks to the scorching hot temps outside. That’s why I like to spend July’s long, hot days in breezy one-piece ensembles, paired with some colorful accessories. Check out the summery styles I’ll be rocking all month long.

Rompers These easy pieces are as effortless as a summer sundress, but with a playful flair. I already know this flirty cold shoulder romper from American Eagle Outfitters is going to be on repeat in my summer rotation thanks to its lightweight fabric and feminine eyelet detailing. Another solid staple is this linen-blend safari romper from Ann Taylor. It’s sophisticated enough for casual ...  More