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

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

Take it Back!

Generous Return Policies: A Primer

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

12/01/2013 By Peter Holley

Unextreme Makeovers

Westward Expansion

With a renovation of Galleria III beginning in 2014, the Galleria aims to reinvent itself once again.

12/01/2013 By Peter Holley

Galleria Amour

Mall Out of Love

Gift ideas for that special someone

12/01/2013 By Kerry H.

Gift Guide

All in the Family

An idea for every minefield-strewn gift target on your list

12/01/2013 By Katie McNew

Insiders’ Guide

Secrets of the Galleria

An opinionated guide to the place you thought you knew

12/01/2013

Insider’s Guide

Insider’s Guide to the Galleria

An opinionated guide to the place you thought you knew

12/01/2013

Slideshow

Christmas Curated: Museum-Inspired Gift Ideas

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

12/01/2013

Slideshow

Slideshow: Nicely Priced Gifts

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

12/01/2013

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

Gift Guide

Get Invited Back Next Year: Best Thanksgiving Hostess Gifts

Show them why you deserve a seat at the grown-up table.

11/25/2013 By Sarah Gabbart

We Were There

Kendra Scott Unveils New Line in Houston

The designer's myriad fans now have higher-end pieces to drool over.

11/22/2013 By Kerry H.

WINDOW SHOPPING

The World's Tiniest Lowriders

$2400 custom slabs for infants? Why not?

11/20/2013 By Peter Holley

Meet the Stylist

Nordstrom's Secret Weapon

If it doesn't work, she'll tell you.

11/19/2013 By Sarah Gabbart

We Were There

Scenes From the Fashion Houston Finale

Johanna Johnson, Zachary Prell, Haute Hippie, Wes Gordon—and the afterparty.

11/18/2013 By Sarah Pendley

Slideshow

Fashion Houston Takes a Bow

A Week of High Fashion Ends on a High Note

11/17/2013