Take it Back!

Generous Return Policies: A Primer

Fashion faux pas? Post-shopping spree regrets? These stores understand.

12/01/2013 By Peter Holley

O Tannenbaum

Building the Galleria’s Massive Christmas Tree

Houston's heftiest of holiday trees is 56 feet tall, 28 feet wide, and assembled entirely by hand.

12/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Good Ideas

Spending 24 Hours at the Galleria: A Diary

We challenged one of our writers to spend one full day at the Galleria. Will he survive?

12/01/2013 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

Slideshow: Nicely Priced Gifts

They’ll think you paid way more than you did.

12/01/2013

Gift Guide

The Nice Price

A.K.A., they’ll think you paid way more than you did.

12/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slick Deals

Galleria Freebies

Run out of the house without your wallet? No problem!

12/01/2013 By Kerry H.

Gift Guide

It’s Your First Christmas Together

So don't overdo it.

12/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Young ’Uns

Where a Kid Can Be a Kid

Quit interrogating your kids about what they want for Christmas. Take them window shopping instead.

12/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Gift Guide

Offered with Prejudice

When it comes to gift giving, a little stereotyping goes a long way.

12/01/2013 By Katie McNew

Crime

Call the Fashion Police!

Heists! Prostitutes! Oh my! Some of the Galleria’s more infamous moments.

12/01/2013 By John Lomax

Gift Guide

Home for Christmas

For the new homeowners on your list, give gifts with a personal touch.

12/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Secrets of the Galleria

'A Shopping Center It Is Not. It Will Be a New Downtown.'

What was once a pockmarked Post Oak prairie became a temple to consumerism unlike anything seen before.

12/01/2013 By John Lomax

Space City

Kitchen Remodeling: When Less is More

Not necessarily bigger, but better

12/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Max Burkhalter

Gift Guides

Christmas Curated: Museum-Inspired Gift Ideas

This year, let Houston’s museum gift shops do the hard work for you.

12/01/2013 Photography by Audra Oden By Katie McNew

Slideshow

Christmas Curated: Museum-Inspired Gift Ideas

Let Houston’s museum gift shops do the hard work for you.

12/01/2013

Elements of Style

Bohemian Rhapsody

"The Shoe Diet" blogger on Canadian tuxedos and man repelling.

12/01/2013 By Sarah Gabbart

User’s Guide

An Interactive Map of the Galleria

Thirty points of interest, including where to park, where to snag free champagne, and even the latest Beyoncé sighting

12/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt Illustrations by Michael Newhouse

Editor’s Note

Why We Celebrate the Galleria

More than just a mall, the Galleria is a symbol of who we are, where we came from, and where we’re going.

12/01/2013 By Scott Vogel

H-Town How To

"Some Decades Are Made for Curves."

Vintage beauty queen Alejandra Avila spills her shopping secrets.

11/27/2013 By Sarah Gabbart

Gift Guide

Holiday Pop-Up Shop Brings Designer Back to Houston

Mr. Larkin is packed with gifts you won't find anywhere else in the city.

11/26/2013 By Tricia Gilbride