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

#harveyhmag

Houston Creatives Show the Art of Giving

From painting to tattoos, check out these 10 artsy efforts to support Harvey recovery.

09/08/2017 By Julia Davila

#harveyhmag

Shop With Heart for Harvey: Local Jewelry and Accessories

Get inspired by all the local designers and shops who want to do their part to make a difference.

09/06/2017 By Julia Davila

Shop Local

Where to Find the Most Legit Surf and Skate Shop in Houston: Surfhouse

“I have a lot of guys who come in and say, ‘You put my skateboard together when I as 12. Now I want you to put my son's skateboard together.’”

09/05/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

#harveyhmag

Wear Your Big Houston Heart On Your Tee

It's just a little way to show your Houston pride while helping the relief efforts.

08/31/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

E-Commerce

10 Designer Deals to Find on Facebook

Why pay retail when you can find these luxe labels for resale from local Houston sellers?

08/23/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Retail

Where to Find Your Childhood Toy Icons: Super Happy Incredible Toys

Super Happy Incredible Toys offers customers the opportunity to re-live their happiest childhood memories.

08/23/2017 By Jamie Smith

TV

Questions We Have About the Simon Premium Outlets Back to School Commercial

Is she trapped there? Does she not understand that she can put down the kid's backpack and just leave?

08/21/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

Is This the World’s Fanciest Gun Store?

Houston’s incredible Gordy & Sons Outfitters aims to become a national destination for hunting and fishing.

08/21/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Talkin' Shop

Where to Find Your Weekend Wardrobe: Emerson Rose

This Heights shop nails the laid-back, flirty vibe encapsulated in the classic movie Dazed and Confused.

08/14/2017 By Jamie Smith

Travel

Pro Tips: How to Pick the Perfect Piece of Luggage

Check these four boxes to ensure your possessions get from Point A to Point B safe and sound—and dry.

08/03/2017 By Jason Bargas

Retail

Where to Find Hug-Worthy Recycled Threads: Milk + Honey Vintage

Mid Main has a colorful new vintage shopping destination.

08/03/2017 By Julia Davila

Retail

7 New Stores to Shop in August

Latin American fashion has arrived, locals make the move to brick and mortar, and someone finally found the perfect place for a Tory Burch store.

08/01/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Retail

Where to Find 50 Shades of Naughty: Darling Way

Think sexy little things, without all the shame.

08/01/2017 By Jamie Smith