From home décor, beauty store openings, and collection launches, we have something for every shopper to indulge in this month. We figure since yu are doing a little spring cleaning, it is only fitting to replace those items with new shiny ones!
Kate Spade New York has debuted a collection of wall décor featuring an array of colors, photographs, patterns, and sayings that are sure to add a splash of sass to any living room, bedroom, or office wall. Wendover Art Group is the collaborator of the cheeky 60-plus piece collection. The flirty and trendy fashion brand already features home décor items such as rugs, bedding, lighting, and cookware. There are pieces that I am adding to my shopping cart to hang in my office as we speak. Prices range from $150-$1,495.
Supermodel Karlie Kloss has teamed up with Express to launch a limited-edition collection that features more than 100 looks for the fashion-forward woman on the go. The collection features an array of maxi dresses, embellished bomber jackets, and vibrant tees. "This collection is made for everyday women—the strong, dynamic, on-the-go achievers among us," said Kloss. The Karlie Kloss x Express Collection ranges in price from $24.90 - $168.00 and is available online at express.com and in stores.
Matte lipstick and contouring has become just as important as the perfect peep-toed pump. To make your makeup needs even more accessible, NXY Professional Makeup has opened its fifth store in Texas at The Galleria, offering beauty shoppers an exclusive interactive makeup station featuring custom video tutorials, a trend-based Lip Bar, and Shadow Bar.
Houston based retailer NAMU SHOP will host a pop-up event on April 29 at Myth & Symbol located in Rice Village. The Japanese and Korean-inspired retailer is founded on the idea of regional modernism. The name echoes their timeless design that can be seen in an array of their pieces. NAMU SHOP is a creation of men’s and women’s clothing focused on casual yet refined styles for everyday wear.
Luxury retailer Tootises has launched its first-ever pop-up shop located across the street from the West Ave flagship store. Tootsies Takes Off features exclusive labels and prices to entice the on-the-go tastemaker looking to make an impact on the Houston fashion scene. It's open Wednesday-Saturday from 11 am - 6 pm and Sunday from noon-5 p.m., and offers new selections each week. Labels like Diane von Furstenberg, Trina Turk, Lafayette 148 NY, Joie, and Alice + Olivia, are featured.
Designer Victoria Beckman has teamed up with Target to launch a capsule collection featuring over 200 items, including sizes for all body types as well as children’s apparel. The collection features floral prints, scalloped trimmed tops, and vibrant colors that are sure to catch any eye. As can be expected, certain looks were sold out within moments. However, the majority of all items remain available online and at various Target locations. Prices range from $25-$70.
British fast-fashion retailer has launched a bridal collection, available online and at the Galleria store. It features five limited-edition bridal gowns, 25 bridesmaid dresses, and various pieces with ruffle, satin, and cap sleeve ascents. The gowns have an airy carefree vibe, while others have a more traditional flair in a range of pastel and nude shades. The collection also includes an assortment of shoes, hair accessories, and lingerie to complement all of the featured dresses. Prices range from $150-$1,500.
Island-inspired retailer Tommy Bahama has unveiled its 2017 Major League Baseball premium apparel collection, including camp shirts, dugout crewnecks, palm print polos, and league shirt styles in various styles available for all 30 teams. I already have my eye on a couple of Texas Rangers shirts to wear to Globe Life Park in Arlington. The line of officially licensed MLB apparel was introduced in 2009 with the launch of the first "Collector's Edition" shirt to celebrate the World Series, followed by the first collection of team shirts for the 2010 MLB season. Shirts range in price from $58- $158 with collectable MLB bandannas coming in at $32.
Houston First Corporation and fashion influencer Sydney Dao have extended the LAUNCH pop-up shop through the end of the year. LAUNCH showcases 10-12 local designers that will rotate each month. Located on the ground floor of Houston Partnership Tower at 701 Avenida De Las Americas in a 2,000-square-foot space, LAUNCH showcases 10-12 Houston designers, including Kimono Zulu, Purple Cactus, Steve Guthrie, and Katherine Zeren, whose designs rotate each month.
In celebration of Earth Month, Kiehl's will donate $1 to Recycle Across America for every empty jar, bottle or tube from the natural skin products retailer brought to a Houston-area store. Spend $100 at a Kiehl’s retail stores or Kiehls.com through April 26 and receive a reusable water bottle filled with four deluxe samples of your choice. On Kiehls.com, enter code EARTH at checkout.