Sign of the Times

The Emerson Rose Marquee Is Giving Us Life

An ode to the cheekiest shop sign in town.

06/05/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Retail

Saint Cloud Buys Brooke Feather, Expands Into River Oaks

The name is changing but the West Coast vibe is not going anywhere.

03/31/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Retail

The New Saint Laurent Store Is Giving Us Sleek Marble Realness

Saint Laurent debuts its new store concept at the Galleria.

05/18/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Retail

Pomp & Circumstance Pops Over to Rice Village

The beloved boutique for fun and affordable fashion is bigger and better than ever.

02/18/2016 By Beth Levine

Shop Local

Where to Indulge Your Inner Pin-Up Cowgirl: My Flaming Heart

This mid-Main boutique draws an uncommon crowd by mixing vintage fashion and timeless art.

01/19/2016 By Beth Levine

Shopping

The Sale with 50 Boutiques and Bargains

Save more than money this weekend at Bayou City Event Center.

01/06/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Curiosity Shops

At The Place Upstairs, Gifts for the Weirdo in Your Life

What do you get someone who has everything? How about a human skeleton?

11/29/2015 By Marianella Orlando

Retail

Iko Iko Brings Boutique Shopping to North Main

Before dining next door at Foreign Correspondents, check out Camella Clement's youthful, relaxed fashions fit for a yogi.

10/20/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Feature

101 Great Little Shops: Home

Class up the joint with antiques, accessories and other furnishings from these 32 shops—plus, 4 adorable shops for the little ones in your life.

03/16/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Feature

101 Great Little Shops: Men’s Apparel

Everything guys need to suit up or dress down can be found at these 10 shops. Plus: 3 food specialty stores (because shopping should be delicious).

03/16/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Feature

101 Great Little Shops: Gifts

These 21 shops have the enticing extras that are perfect to give or receive.

03/16/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Feature

101 Great Little Shops: Women’s Apparel

27 spots where style-setters shop for local finds and designer goods—plus, 5 resale shops and 4 places to look for your next pair of boots.

03/16/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Fashion & Shopping

101 Great Little Shops

Get to know Houston’s amazing local retail scene, one store at a time.

03/16/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Retail Therapy

Hey Hey, Monkees Is Open

The North Carolina-based boutique brand has debuted its first Texas store.

03/02/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Closings

Another One Bites the Dust: Dryden Kreps Closes in CityCentre

Is this the end of independent boutiques in CityCenter?

02/10/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Article

5 Things I Learned From a Shopgirl

It's easy to ignore them, but enlightening if you don't.

12/02/2014 By Natalie Harms

Salad Dressing

A Well-Oiled Shop Debuts in Rice Village

Germany's VOM FASS is your new go-to store for exceptional oil and vinegars.

11/18/2014 By Natalie Harms

Retail Therapy

At Wardrobe, Clothes Tell a Story

Claire Carmichael-Grant mixes West Coast style, American-made goods, and globally conscious fashion brands at Wardrobe.

11/05/2014 By Natalie Harms

retail therapy

A Youthful Makeover for Elizabeth Anthony

A new name, more space, and fresh mix of designers among the updates at Uptown Park boutique Elizabeth Anthony

10/29/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Where the Sidewalk Ends

The Storefronts You Can’t See from the Street

How Houston’s small businesses are balancing web and sidewalk traffic.

10/21/2014 By Emma Hurt