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Explore A West Houston Shopping Wonderland

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CITYCENTRE Houston

To know West Houston is to love it. One of the city’s most affluent parts of town, West Houston is home to some of the most swank real estate, best restaurants, and world-class hotels. It also boasts fantastic shopping.

Meet CITYCENTRE, a premier destination for everything from shopping to dining to accomodations. This season, head west and take care of your holiday shopping at one of Houston’s best stops for all things high-end and fabulous.

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For the Most Unique Gifts in Town, Shop Here

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We can all agree that the best gifts are the unique ones—the memorable surprises, the unexpected treasures.

Discerning shoppers know that Houston is home to some of the best shopping centers and districts in the nation. This holiday season, we’d like to direct your attention to one of the city’s most memorable little shopping corners: The Museum Shop at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.

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Hermès, Chanel, Rolex: Stunning Luxury Finds at The Vintage Contessa

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Everything old becomes new again.

This Golden Rule of style is a testament to the value of luxury goods, those exquisite bags, accessories, and timepieces that transcend the test of time. These days, the most coveted pieces are on the vintage market—just ask the queen of pre-loved luxury, Houston’s own Donae Cangelosi Chramosta, co-owner of The Vintage Contessa & Times Past.

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Next Weekend’s Extravagant Design Show

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The Houston Alumnae of Kappa Alpha Theta have rebranded their popular annual Theta Charity Antiques Show. As they celebrate the showcase’s 65th year, the sorority expanded the concept to include an array of design dealers. The charity show’s new name? Theta Design Weekend (December 1-3).

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Coveted Christian Siriano Line Arrives at Elizabeth Anthony

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Christian Siriano at Elizabeth Anthony

Christian Siriano, winner of the fourth season of popular TV design competition Project Runway, made a visit to Houston to debut his latest fashion adventure—a book!

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The Art of the Gift

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    Oyster Perpetual Datejust 41 by Rolex | Stainless steel with smooth bezel, radium dial, and Jubilee bracelet. $7450 » deutschjewelers.com
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    In the Pink Earrings from de Boulle Collection Pink sapphires set in 18K rose gold in overlapping ovals with an inner circle of brilliant diamonds. Call for pricing » deboulle.com
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    Spalted Maple Bowl by Peterman's Boards + Bowls from Kuhl-Linscomb $75-507, depending on size » kuhl-linscomb.com
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    Dos Carolinas #195: The Classic Guayabera | Custom, Classic Guayabera Shirts from $160 to $300 » doscarolinas.com
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    Lucchese McKinley Men's Boot in Crocodile $2,695 » lucchese.com
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    Patek Phillippe 5270R Chronograph, Perpetual Calendar, from de Boulle Call for pricing » deboulle.com
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    Mischka Collection by Lauren K. Earrings, from Deutsch & Deutsch | Black rhodiumed 18K white gold, 39.89ct pink/grey sapphire, 0.77ct diamond pave frame Call for pricing » deutschjewelers.com
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    Chef Hugo Ortega's Holiday Gift Set | Street Food of Mexico cookbook, Mexican chocolate, molinillo, & mugs $60 » chefhugoortega.com
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    Lucchese Juliette Women's Boot in Black Python $1,495 » lucchese.com
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    Handmade Felina 22kt Gold Plated Spiral Choker and Gold Plated Earrings from Collectivo $360 » collectivostore.com
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    HearthCabinet Ventless Fireplace | Tall HearthCabinet in Black, Model #202 $6,650, trade pricing available » hearthcabinet.com
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    Passport Case by Stash Co Starting at $129 » stash-co.com
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    Scottie Dog Push-Along by Little Bird Told Me, from Kuhl-Linscomb $120 » kuhl-linscomb.com
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    Frame Bag from Nasher Sculpture Center | Durable nylon & vinyl bag designed by Konstantin Grcic $295 » nashersculpturecenter.org
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    Paramount PM-TE Travel Guitar by Fender $699.99 » shop.fender.com

Britons know how to queue; New Yorkers know how to hail a cab; Los Angelenos know how to find the beach; Houstonians know how to shop. Ever since the city struck liquid gold, the finest brands and boutiques have dropped a pin on the Texas gulf, well aware that Houston visitors and locals alike had a keen eye for the crème de la crème. The legacy of that appreciation for quality lives on today—no matter the occasion or holiday, Houston is guaranteed to offer the perfect token to show your friends and loved ones how much they mean.

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4 Ways to Be Your Best Self This Holiday Season

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As the holiday season approaches, we all share one wish: To look and feel our best around our friends and loved ones. For your appearance enhancing goals, cosmetic or non-invasive procedures may be just what you’re dreaming of.

Ask any Southern belle or gent—Houston is no novice in the realm of aesthetic procedures. One fantastic local practice, Basu Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery, is here with a handy list of four of their convenient, non-invasive procedures for men and women that are perfect for the holiday season.
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Four Top Trends from New York Fashion Week

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The titans of America’s fashion industry met this month to exhibit their latest and greatest in New York. What does this mean for us? An exciting new set of trends and ready-to-wear collections to anticipate for 2018. Below are four top trends seen across the runway—read on to preview what will be hitting the fashion scene this spring.

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Three Must-Haves for Fall

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Despite thermometers indicating otherwise, it is officially fall! Because of the Houston heat, you will need transitional pieces that can be draped on or taken off when temperatures are sliding between 85 and 60 degrees. These pieces probably already have a place in your closet, so in that spirit, I’ve featured some wardrobe items from my own closet with suggestions on where you can shop around Houston to grab similar looks of your own! Here are three staples to keep close at hand as the seasons (slowly) turn.

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Houston’s Latest Style Debut

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Houston is the most diverse city in the United States, and proud of it.

Evidence of its rich culture abounds, making it one of the most exciting destinations in which to dine and shop. Furthermore, it’s a bustling scene for what’s next—creative new concepts favor Houston’s enthusiastic audience and strong economy, bringing new stars to a sky that’s shining brighter by the moment. One of the city’s latest and greatest style debuts? Collectivo.

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