Tecovas, an Austin-based western retailer, has stolen the hearts of boot lovers across the country has finally opened their doors in Houston. After spending three years strictly online, 2019 marked the brand’s first expansion into brick and mortar. Founder, CEO, and Houston-born, Paul Hedrick told us he decided to open physical stores in order to allow customers to feel and see Tecovas’s products in person. “We’re a very customer-driven brand – with customer satisfaction and an incredible overall brand experience as our primary goal. You simply can’t do that if you’re 100% online! We’re a direct-to-consumer brand, which means our stores are 100% Tecovas and you still won’t be able to find Tecovas products in other stores.” Keep Reading
‘Tis the season to shop, and you’re in the right place! No matter the occasion or holiday, Houston is guaranteed to offer the perfect present to show your friends and family how much they mean to you. You can shower your loved one with sparkling diamonds from premier jeweler Deutsch Houston or on-trend, ready-to-wear pieces from J.Landa. For western flare, mosey on down to Lucchese to be fitted for the perfect pair of handmade boots. Then, explore Tribute Goods to find upscale bedding and home decor. Whether you need something for your significant other, your home or your little one, we’ll point you in the right direction, so you can find the gifts they’re dreaming about this season. Keep Reading
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Years after co-founding Jimmy Choo in 1996, Tamara Mellon is continuing to design shoes and break fashion boundaries. Today that is through her namesake luxury shoe and handbag company. After learning both the in’s and out’s of shoe manufacturing and craftsmanship along with figuring out exactly what makes a woman fall in love with a shoe – Tamara is delivering you quality at a new price. That price doesn’t have the traditional 6x markup many luxury shoe brands have but, a more attainable luxury price. Think $350 – $795.
Universal Standard started in 2015 when then friends and now co-founders, Polina Veksler and Alexandra Waldman, were frustrated with the fact that size inclusively and style were mutually exclusive. The brand now carries a wide assortment of everyday basics, work wear items and on trend pieces in sizes 00-40. Each style goes through rigorous fit testing so the worries of “will it look the same on me?” or “this is made for a size 6 and doesn’t fit me right” are thoughts of the past. Along with that many of the pieces are photographed on women of all sizes so you are able to both better determine what size you are, and have a more realistic preview of how it will fit. Keep Reading
Shopping in Houston has always been noteworthy. Expanding far beyond the 3–million–square–foot mall that opened in 1970, our extraordinary shopping centers have always included restaurants, entertainment venues and other attractions. These distinctive destinations are not only for shoppers, but also for individuals and groups looking for a full day of unique activities. Keep Reading
The Houston Holiday Shopping Card returns for yet another year of life-saving fundraising with 100% of the proceeds allocated to The American Cancer Society. This $75 card is available for purchase online and will be activated for use October 24th-November 3rd. With this card, you will receive a 20% discount at over 550 Houston retailers including Bering’s Hardware, Elizabeth Anthony, Tootsies, Tenebaum Jewelers, William Sonoma, Veronica Beard, Vincent Ford Custom Apparel, and many more. Participating restaurants including Carrabba’s, Dish Society, The Palm, and Field & Tides offer free or discounted meals to cardholders.
Houston is full of business that feed both your mind and body. Our fall + holiday issue launched our newest series, ‘Take Note’ – a collection of places to go, dishes to eat, treatments to indulge in and more all with wellness in mind. Keep Reading
The world-renounced event designer Todd Fiscus has brought his Dallas-based flower boutique in all its glory to The River Oaks District across from Toulouse Café and Bar this month. His dazzling display will occupy an open and bright 2,500 foot showroom with 19-foot ceilings where the beautiful arrangements can be properly admired. Fiscus pushes the boundaries of conventional conceptions of art with his awe-inspiring and creative works realized through flowers. The boutique draws inspiration from the glitz and glamour of the 1920s injected with a sense of modernity that proves the undeniable link across generations though art and beauty reflected in floral. Keep Reading