Gal Pals

10 Galentine’s Day Gifts Made by Women for Women

“What’s Galentine’s Day? Oh, it’s only the best day of the year.” —Leslie Knope, “Parks and Recreation”

01/22/2021 By Gabi De la Rosa

clutch city

The Best Running Gear to Get You Ready for Race Day

Log those miles for the Chevron Houston Marathon—and beyond—in style.

01/13/2021 Edited by Gwendolyn Knapp

Falling Action

After 47 Years, River Oaks Bookstore Has Reached Its Final Chapter

Local booksellers reflect on the industry’s biggest antagonists: big online sellers and the pandemic.

12/18/2020 By Aarohi Sheth

Shop Local

Relic General Store Brings Artisan Apparel and Gifts to the Heights

Chic diffusers, local honey, handcrafted leather bags? This shop is after our hearts.

12/11/2020 By Rebecca Noel

Clutch City

15 Houston-Centric Gifts and Where to Get Them

Rep the Bayou City underneath the Christmas tree.

12/10/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

The best kind of marketing

Check out These 7 Local Holiday Pop-Ups and Markets

Why order online when you can support local makers and have a little fun?

12/04/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Shop ‘til you drop

36 Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday Deals

Get all your holiday shopping done early this year.

11/25/2020 By Desiree Cantu

Holiday shopping

12 Cool Gifts at This Year's Nutcracker Market

These are a few of our favorite things.

11/20/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

On the Road Again

Glamp It up with These RV Camping Accessories

Your luxe packing list.

10/07/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Simplicity Reimagined

Houston Sustainable Boutique Designer Wants Customers to Be Proud of Where They Shop

With minimalistic pieces and a touch of femininity, you can mix and match BIDA founder Bianca Dabney’s elegant wear to work or brunch with the girls.

09/29/2020 By Desiree Cantu

Your Home Garden

Find a Green Haven at the Flora Culture

The Uptown plant boutique offers a little bit of everything for first-time owners and niche collectors alike.

09/28/2020 By Brittany Cristiano

A Sappy Post

Buy an Engagement Ring from Zadok, and They’ll Plant a Tree in Your Honor

The decades-old Houston jewelry store is partnering with Trees For Houston on this initiative.

09/07/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Everything's unisex

Wear What You Want from MAW Supply

The Houston-based online vintage shop is defying gender norms with its clothing selections.

08/28/2020 By Rebecca Noel

Some retail therapy

Retail Roundup: What Opened This Summer and What’s Coming This Fall

Lots of shoes and lots of spas.

08/25/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

School Shopping

5 Back-to-School Must-Haves, All Parent-Approved

We spoke to parents across Houston about what got them through online learning in the spring, and what they recommend for the fall.

08/12/2020 By Isabella Goodman

Wearing Luxury

Find Amazing Deals at the Tootsies and Norton Ditto Pop-Up Shop

The collaboration between the legendary women's and men's clothing stores means sales of up to 75-percent off.

08/04/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

HGTV-worthy

Here Are 3 Local Businesses Turning Your Home Goals Into a Reality

These local interior designers’ Instagram posts walked straight out of magazines, but recreating their wow-factor in Houston is easier than you think.

06/26/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Imagine walking into a life-size jewelry box

Kendra Scott Relocates to Highland Village

The jewelry store celebrated its grand opening with donations to MD Anderson.

06/23/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Safety First

Houston Thrift Stores Get Back to Business

It’s not as easy as simply reopening the doors.

06/17/2020 By Isabella Goodman

Subtle elegance

Pamper Your Feet at This New Luxury Shoe Store in River Oaks

Clorinda Antinori designs high-end leather footwear for the working Houstonian.

06/10/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt