Neighborhood Guide

12 Must-Hit Shops in River Oaks

This tony neighborhood is surrounded by stylish boutiques and major retailers with price tags to match.

07/10/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Fashion Designers

Vivienne Tam on Why Orange is the New Houston

The fashion designer was fêted in Houston as she debuted her H-Town-inspired collection at Baanou.

05/08/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Suit Up

This River Oaks District Pop-Up Shop Is Where the NFL Guys Are

Football meets fashion at Alba, plus the inside scoop on where else the top players will be hanging out.

01/30/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Dashing through the Stores

Fancy Holiday Cheer Is Here with Free Carriage Rides at River Oaks District

Dressing like the world's fanciest elves is awesome but not required.

12/20/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Restaurant Review

At Toulouse and Taverna, Stars Are Blind

Breaking down the buzz on two new Euro eateries in the River Oaks District

10/24/2016 By Alice Levitt

Put a Ring on It

How to Hook a Whale

A tongue-firmly-in-cheek guide to landing a billionaire in the Bayou City.

10/24/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Flower Power

Amorino Gelato is Open!

The wait is over for River Oaks District's chic gelateria.

08/29/2016 By Alice Levitt

A Rose Is a Rose Is a Rose

Amorino Gelato Will Open in River Oaks in August

The Italian-owned gelato company prepares for its Houston debut.

06/17/2016 By Alice Levitt

Giving Back

Steak 48 Three Night Charity Event

The River Oaks restaurant hosted a three-night charity event.

06/15/2016 With Haley Gunn

New In Town

Head Outdoors in Style at Saint Bernard

The new River Oaks District store specializes in ski, swim and all things travel.

06/14/2016 By Julia Davila

New In Town

Jeweler John Hardy Is Opening Its First-Ever U.S. Boutique in Houston

River Oaks District will get even sparklier in September.

06/10/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Joys of the Flesh

Steak 48 Opens in River Oaks on June 14

The Arizona steakhouse plans to leave a meaty impression with its first Texas location.

06/08/2016 By Alice Levitt

New In Town

Take a Vacation to Roberta Roller Rabbit

The breezy fashion and home decor line is full of tropically-inspired colors and prints.

06/07/2016 By Julia Davila

Making Dough

Taverna is Now Open at River Oaks District

Lombardi Family Concepts' Italian eatery is up and running, but what's the deal with Toulouse?

06/06/2016 By Alice Levitt

The LBD

The Traveling Black Dress: Elegant Lace Edition

A statement coat in white takes the LBD look to the next level.

05/16/2016 By Beth Muecke

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

Drama

Grab Your Popcorn: Houston’s Latest Movie Wars Are Getting Intense

As the turf wars between chain theaters and independent concepts heat up, are Houston filmgoers losing out?

03/31/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

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

California Seeming

Houston and L.A.: More Alike Every Day?

Between all the Newstonians and the new development, some think our city’s character is changing.

03/01/2016 By Steven Devadanam

District Dining

SumoMaya Mexican Asian Kitchen Coming to River Oaks

Pad thai al pastor is just the beginning at a new fusion restaurant concept.

01/14/2016 By Alice Levitt