Cheap Thrills

Why Do We Have Memorial Day Sales?

Plus, what to buy—other than mattresses—and what to wait on until the real deals arrive.

05/25/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Cheap Thrills

Where to Shop for Sandals on a Budget

Five places to buy a summer's worth of shoes without breaking the bank.

05/24/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Pop-Up Shop

Dallas's Coolest Jewelry Store Is Popping Up in Houston

Ylang 23 puts sparkle in motion for a one-day event at Atrium Ready-to-Wear.

05/22/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Shopping

Where to Find a K-Beauty Bonanza: HallYu Cosmetics

You thought the Clinique/Crayola collab was fun? Wait until you see the epic cuteness at this Korean cosmetics retailer.

05/16/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Retail

Rice Village Is Getting an Artful, Pedestrian-Friendly Makeover (Again)

Goodbye, pink brick; hello, stylish storefronts.

05/10/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Retail

8 New Spots to Shop in Houston This Month

From a spa pop-up to an East End spot for south-of-the-border finds.

05/09/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Don't Forget the Flowers

9 Places to Spend Mother's Day Shopping and Crafting with Mom

From silhouettes to succulents, mom will love celebrating at these special events around Houston.

05/08/2017 By Julia Davila

Mommy Issues

5 Bad Gift Ideas for Mother's Day (and What to Get Instead)

Put down the fuzzy slippers and slowly walk away.

05/04/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Pop-Up Shops

The Weeknd Is Popping Up in Houston This Weekend

The Canadian crooner is the latest musical act to drop limited-edition apparel.

05/03/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

5 to Try

5 Mexican Designers You Need to Know

Consider it a more chic way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

05/03/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Shopping Trips

Shop 'Til You Literally Drop at Bangkok's Chatuchak Market

I left with arms full of goodies, feeling both conqueror and conquered.

04/25/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Deals

It's Not Too Late to Shop River Oaks' Classiest Closets

The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary is opening its Chic Boutique to the public through Saturday.

04/20/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Want/Need/Love

6 Spring Style Collabs You Need To Know About

From Jeff Koons for Louis Vuitton to Charlotte Gainsbourg's makeup palette for NARS.

04/19/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Shopping

Namu Shop Brings Stylish Japanese Minimalism to Houston

A natural ethos and timeless, elevated aesthetic define this new online boutique.

04/19/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Hill Country Guide

Seeking Antiques? Head to Round Top

It's all about the thrill of the hunt.

04/17/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Clutch City

Skip Town With These Awesome Travel Essentials

Get out of here. With help.

04/17/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Made in Houston

Katie Scott's Jewelry Brings the Joy and Pain of Easter to Life

The thorn collection is a modern rumination on Christ's suffering that's subtle enough to wear every day.

04/14/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Bling Ring

Houston Start-Up Do Amore Wants to Shake Up the Engagement Ring Industry

Do Amore makes affordable, ethical rings and wants to save the world, too.

04/12/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Where to Shop Now

8 New Stores to Shop in April

April showers bring an Aussie skincare line, NYX's cheap makeup thrills and a Biscuit fresh out the oven.

04/07/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Travel Tips

How to Haggle for Souvenirs Like a Pro

Because shopping at a bazaar requires a slightly different skill set than picking up postcards at the airport.

04/03/2017 By Bill Wiatrak