Events

Social Graces Social Club Opens Clubhouse

The members-only philanthropic networking and friendship group celebrated its one-year anniversary by opening a retail, co-working, production and event space.

07/20/2018 With Laura Tracy

New Neighbor Alert

Heights Retail Boom Continues With New Development

18th Street Bungalows, a 3,000-square-foot project, would bring two new tenants to the neighborhood.

07/18/2018 By Abby Ledoux

I Don't Wanna Grow Up

It's the End of an Era: Toys R Us Shutters Its Last Stores

We'll always be Toys R Us kids.

06/29/2018 By Anna Lassmann

The Future of Retail

PopUp Shops, the Houston Startup That Connects Brands with Retail Space, Announces Nationwide Expansion

“Houston isn’t the only city where traditional brick-and-mortar retail is suffering and vacancies in malls and strip centers are prolific because of it. It’s happening in all 50 states," said co-founder Megan Silianoff.

06/28/2018 By Julia Davila

Retail Revolution

Are Pop-Ups the Future of Retail?

Yes, according to a Houston-based tech startup that connects brands with temporary retail space.

03/12/2018 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

The Galleria's Revamped Saks Wing Is Now Open

The first wave of stores in the former Saks space include Coach, Tumi, Sam Edelman and Ted Baker.

07/03/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Imperial Jewels

From Russia, With Love: Fabergé to Open Retail Store in Houston

The favorite jeweler of the Romanovs is heading to the Galleria this fall.

06/20/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Retail

What's New at Tootsies: Fresh Fridays + A Designer Discount Destination

Tootsies Takes Off is the Houston-based counterpoint to Nordstrom Rack and Neiman Marcus Last Call.

03/22/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Retail

Carrie Underwood Gets Physical to Celebrate Dick's Sporting Goods in Houston

The All-American Girl showed off her fitness line and made a major donation to support local girls in sports.

10/25/2016 By Megan Bartlett

Retail

10 Stylish Stores Heading to the Galleria's Revamped Saks Wing

Including FLOTUS-beloved formalwear and your soon-to-be-fave spot for workwear under $100.

10/21/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Retail

Have You Seen Baybrook Mall Lately?

A massive, almost-complete expansion has made this mall in Friendswood a modern shopping destination.

08/29/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Retail

River Oaks District Goes Dallas & Dutch

A spa, a design destination and a major store from up north round out District's next wave of tenants.

04/29/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

New In Town

Is Maison Jolie the Sexiest Lingerie Shop in Houston?

Highland Village's new shop of pretty little things is so chic, the name has to be French.

03/14/2016 By Jamie Smith

New In Town

A Major British Brand Is Heading to River Oaks District

Jo Malone London will open its first freestanding boutique in Texas in June.

03/02/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Retail

Goodbye to the Bungalow: Queen of Heirs Lands New Digs

The promise of more space and less stress led owner Robin Lindberg into a unique partnership with Tenenbaum Classic Jewelers.

02/25/2016 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

Retail

Where to Soulfully Upgrade Your Ikea: Nadeau

This community-oriented chain offers stylish and affordable furniture imports that aren't mass produced—no assembly required.

02/11/2016 By Beth Levine

Openings

Cuatro Brings a Taste of Round Top to the Heights

The furniture consignment shop has a new warehouse stocked with everything from French Country antiques to mid-century modern pieces.

02/05/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

New In Town

L'Equipe Has That Old Time Rock 'n' Roll Gear

Cragg Eubanks has been selling his vintage motorcycle jackets and cowboy boots for years; now he's opened a shop in Houston.

01/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen