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In the kingdom of Dallas retail, she is a queen — and the person who introduced the town to Michael Kors, Badgley Mischka and Donna Karan. But the esteemed retailer raised eyebrows when she resigned, just weeks ago, from a plum job after almost 14 years: vice president and general manager of the most famous location of the most famous store in Texas. We dig in with Shelle Bagot Sills, who has been behind that magic curtain, who knows what shoppers want and who knows why you should always — always — ask the valet guys what they think.

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Label queen. Spendthrift. Show-off. Say what you will: She has moved to LA, rebooted and is about to launch a fashion line. Was the blogging, brazen Brazilian too flashy even for Dallas — or is she the latest in a long line of virtual sitting ducks?

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She was one of Neiman Marcus’ best customers. Then she tried to return more than $1 million in luxury goods. Not because the merchandise was defective. Not because the colors were all wrong. Because her sales associate was sleeping with her husband. Neiman’s balked. Now it’s battling a lawsuit. How did Dallas’ most fabled retailer get tangled in a love triangle? And who will be left holding the bags?