The case of the curious H&M tweet and sales for accessory junkies
H&M at the Galleria after all?
So what is one to make of this cryptic tweet released Thursday morning by the Galleria? “Your H&M Tweets have been heard. New stores are opening all the time, so keep a watch out. You never know.” And yes, I’m on it.
New Year, New Look for Paula Fridkin
Oh, the price of progress. After enduring months of Kirby road construction, accessories maven Paula Fridkin has consolidated her array of jewelry, handbags, Tyler candles and other unnecessary must-haves to her one location in River Oaks Shopping Center at 2022 West Gray. While she has fond feelings for her 16 years in Rice Village, she has found a fresh direction for her flagship shop.
“I came in and re-did everything. It’s brighter and exciting to see all of the new items. I am always looking for the most beautiful things,” Fridkin said. Her upscale River Oaks boutique is bursting with affordable bags ranging from clutches to totes and jewelry for every occasion. Don’t miss the sale tables lining the middle of the shop loaded with deals such as quality jewelry under $10.
Bag a Mary Nichols purse for less
Is anyone else glad the era of garish, look-at-me symbols on purses has fizzled out? Houston handbag designer Mary Nichols never bought into the craze in the first place and her classic chic bags proves quality and good design trump flash any day. Others are noticing too, including People magazine, which recently featured her Manhattan leather clutch in an accessories spread about adding color to your look. The bag normally costs $250, but through today, shoppers can get the bag for $150 when entering the code PEOPLE at checkout on the Mary Nichols Web site. Locally, Mary Nichols bags are available at Rebecca & Drew, Á Bientôt and Coquette.
Glam Squads coming to a cosmetic counter near you
By this time of year, our thoughts start turning to spring even though the weather still occasionally feels like winter. Get a jump start on your makeup routine with a consultation with Guerlain and Dior cosmetic teams who are coming to Houston next week. Guerlain national makeup artist Pamela Morgan takes up residence Jan. 27-28 at Saks Fifth Avenue, showing clients what’s new for spring and Dior national artist Jeff Sanchez brings his team to Nordstrom Jan. 28 for one-one-one time with clients.
Walking down the aisle?
While June is still prime wedding time, modern brides are celebrating bliss all year long. Casa de Novia welcomes recently affianced women to the Oscar de la Renta trunk show Thursday through Saturday (Jan. 28-30). Expect dreamy dresses with trumpet skirts, cascades of ruffles and everything in between.