Carrie Ann Boutique
There's no yellow brick road, but there are petite golden paw prints at the door of Carrie Ann Boutique, an Uptown Park shop for women and their pups. Store owner Carrie Ann Sanders loves fashion and her dog Oliver too, so after getting her stilettos wet in Los Angeles (she graduated from The Fashion Institute of Design Merchandising) Sanders came back to Houston, bringing Los Angeles style with her. Her eco-friendly eye is evident in the paint and flooring materials used in the store and many of the items she sells, benefit various charities and organizations. While the store carries basics like Paige Premium Denim, Sanders' taste goes beyond basics so expect embellishments with a bit of an edge. The boutique's selection of Celilia de Bucourt tops, vests and dresses can elevate a look in no time; the same is true for the collection of belts, smart Matt & Nat vegan bags and sunglasses worn by the Sex and the City girls. Considering the real estate, the store is affordable and the pieces that are a bit pricier are quality and worth it. The right side of the shop is devoted to dogs and the cute little clothing and accessories worn by them. Shoppers can also have their dog's portraits professionally painted on canvas or a dog bowl.
Mmmmm, don't those cookies and cakes look good? You may want to think twice about taking a bite, but your dog will think they are divine. The treats are all natural, so if two-legged shoppers had the munchies, they'd probably be just fine, but they are actually for your pooch.