Sleep Tight

Casper Opens Its First Houston Mattress Store Today

Test-drive the mattresses in person—or just book some Zs in a nap pod.

11/17/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Conscious Consumerism

Reimagine Resale Combines Ethical-Minded and Budget-Friendly Fashion Under One Roof

The new thrift store will donate its proceeds to Love146, which helps combat child trafficking.

11/15/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Christmas Comes Early

Do You Need a $46 Whataburger Cup?

Yeti is betting that you do.

11/15/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Shop Til You Drop

The 4 Best Boutiques in Sugar Land

Whether you're on the hunt for the perfect Rodeo outfit or the ultimate sari, you'll find it in Sugar Land.

11/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Where Fashion Meets Women's Empowerment

This Jewelry Company from a Houston Native Helps Support Female Entrepreneurs

Tribe + Glory empowers women in Uganda to live above the poverty line, all while equipping them to achieve their dreams.

11/13/2017 By Charnee Collier

Workwear

How to Rock a Pencil Skirt 101

This classic piece works with all body types and heights, plus it's versatile enough to wear 365 days a year.

11/09/2017 By Beth Levine

Local Love

Wear Your Astros Pride on Your Sleeve

Literally, with cuff links—and other themed apparel—from Paris Texas Co.

11/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Shoes We Need

We're Loving Pedro García's New Collection

The third-generation shoemaker hosted a pop-up in Houston.

11/01/2017 By Anita Gomez

Clutch City

Houston-Made: Our Local Holiday Gift Guide 2017

This holiday season, it’s more important than ever to keep our dollars local.

10/30/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Local Love

At Kendleton Farms Market, Helping Women Heal

A farm in Fort Bend County is supporting survivors of sex trafficking by teaching them how to create—and sell—boutique-quality handmade wares.

10/27/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Local Love

A Unique Pop-Up Boutique Is Opening Soon at GreenStreet

The 13-month-long pop-up shop focuses solely on women-owned-and-made brands from the Bayou City.

10/26/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Beta Testing

Retail Disruptor b8ta Opens in The Galleria This Week

With space for products from smaller makers and no pushy salespeople, one store is changing the way people purchase new tech.

10/17/2017 By Jamie Smith

Charmed, I'm Sure

No One Will Ever Doubt Your Love for Whataburger Again

A new James Avery charm released today lets you boast your burger loyalty.

10/09/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Want/Need/Love

Pinto Ranch's Boots Just Got a Little More Baller

The Houston-based Western store is collaborating with Black Jack Boots on an exclusive, exotic-heavy line.

10/04/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Aunt Game Strong

What in the World Do You Give a 1 Year Old?

We asked the experts—parents—and came up with over a dozen fool-proof ideas.

10/03/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Happenings

Space Montrose Is Throwing an Artsy Harvey Benefit

Help Harvey victims by bidding on some local art at A Night for Harvey.

09/29/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Store Report

Where to Find Bold Clothes for Confident Dressers: Melodrama Boutique

“There should be a story to tell in your closet,” says Melodrama owner Jackie Adams.

09/26/2017 By Jamie Smith

Menswear News

Local Retail Legend Al's Formal Wear Sold to Iowa Company

Al and Lillian Gaylor opened the first Al's in Houston in 1957, renting tuxes for $5.95.

09/21/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen and Nick Bell

Retail

6 Exciting New Shops for September

Heights Mercantile stores are up and running, a pure Houston-based beauty source and—hold my spandex—a Lululemon outlet approaches.

09/21/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Store Report

Where to Find Pint-Sized Southern Charm: Sweet Bambini

Sweet Bambini is a rare gem—an upscale, family-owned child and baby boutique in a neighborhood known for chains.

09/11/2017 By Jamie Smith