FAB FASHION FOR DECEMBER
30 fabulous fashion events for the stylish Houstonian this December
A handpicked gift for the fashion-obsessed family member, friend, or colleague can spark some serious holiday joy. Whether you’re seeking out a white elephant gift or the ultimate accessory for your best friend, you’re sure to find something special that’s worthy of being wrapped and put under the tree.
This month, look for jewelry trunk shows, holiday sip and shops, and more. Here are 30 fashion events you won’t want to miss.
The women’s boutique is hosting Carla Valencia Design for custom, one-of-a-kind, embroidery on handbags, shoes, jeans, or jackets; Thursday, December 5 to Friday, December 6; 10 am-5 pm; 2517 South Blvd.
The renowned womenswear Uptown boutique presents its Gems & Jewels week with numerous trunk shows and personal appearances.
Shop Katherine Jetter’s luxury opal pieces, rose gold baguette hoops, and enchanting pendants; Thursday December 5 to Saturday, December 7; 1180 Uptown Park Blvd.
Meet Federica Rettore and shop her unique Italian-made jewels; Wednesday, December 11 to Thursday, December 12.
Handcrafted in Istanbul, Yossi Harari’s 24-karat gold jewelry has been worn by Salma Hayek, Oprah Winfrey, and Rihanna. Meet the designer and shop the celebrity-worn line; Friday, December 13 to Sunday, December 15.
Ba&sh x Susana Vega
Mix and mingle with Colombian-born jewelry designer Susana Vega, shop her latest collection, and find your holiday frock from Parisian label Ba&sh. Stylist Luisa Barbarczy will be in-store styling looks for the holidays; Thursday, December 5; 5 – 7 pm; 5805 Westheimer Rd.
River Oaks District
Moreau Paris invites you to its holiday toast and shop benefiting The Regis School of the Sacred Heart Auction and Gala; Thursday, December 5; 4 – 8:30 pm; 4444 Westheimer Rd., Suite A145
Enjoy an evening of fashion and art with artist Louise Owens at Alice and Olivia. 10 percent of sales will benefit Covenant House, an organization dedicated to providing safe housing to homeless youth; Thursday, December 5; 6– 8 pm; 4444 Westheimer Rd., Suite A150
Meet twin sisters Lizzie and Kathryn Fortunato and shop Lizzie Fortunato’s newest arrivals of statement jewelry and accessories; Thursday, December 5; 10 am – 6 pm.
Known for its transitional pieces, Rosetta Getty’s collections “reflect the attitudes of East coast and West coast dressing.” Shop an exclusive collection Saturday, December 14; 10 am – 6 pm. ; 2565 Kirby Dr.
One of the city’s largest family-owned jewelers is inviting Houstonians to its Holiday Designer Showcase featuring Ippolita, Marco Bicego, Mikimoto, Pomellato, Roberto Coin, and Sutra; Friday, December 6 to Saturday, December 7; 10 am – 6 pm; 1749 Post Oak Blvd.
Enjoy surprise discounts at Hemline CityCentre’s customer appreciation party. Shop Mirta Tummino Studio, Sofia Collection, Caitlyn Fryar Designs, and Hunter Bell; Friday, December 6; 10 am – 8 pm; 796 Town and Country Blvd., #114
Holiday on 19th Street
19th Street’s annual holiday event will feature in-store specials from Manready Mercantile, Emerson Rose, Mary & Moss, and more. Enjoy live music, cocktails, and pictures with Santa. Friday, December 6; 6 - 10 pm; 300 W. 19th St.
Lesley Ann Jewels
Meet contemporary jewelry designer Joon Han and shop her recent collection of stylish pearls and gemstones; Friday, December 6 to Saturday, December 7; 4721 Westheimer Rd.
Shop Penny Preville, a line which “speaks to a woman’s personal sense of style and independence;” Friday, December 13 to Saturday December 14.
Holiday in the Park with Pop Shop America
Shop from more than 30 locally owned businesses in the heart of Downtown at Market Square Park. Enjoy holiday crafts, live music, photo booths, mimosas, and more; Saturday, December 7; 10 am – 4 pm; 301 Milam St.
Heights Holiday Market
The 15th annual Heights Holiday Market will feature over 20 vendors of handcrafted jewelry, apparel, home decor, art, and more; Saturday, December 7; 11 am – 5 pm; 935 Harvard St.
Join the ethical athleisure brand as they share how to wear the line whether it’s to the gym or out on the town. Unique customization will be offered with any purchase of the newly launched City Slick Crop Hoodie — made from recycled materials, including plastic water bottles — and the Urban Zip Hoodie. Feast on new brunch features from one of Houston's sexiest spots; Saturday, December 7; 11 am - 1 pm; Bisou, 4444 Westheimer Rd., Suite A120
Holiday Market at Anthropologie CityCentre
Celebrate the holiday season at Anthropologie CityCentre and shop local vendors for the perfect stocking stuffers; Saturday, December 7; noon – 4 pm; 816 Town and Country Blvd.
The Brunch! Holiday Market
Kick off Sunday Funday with complimentary yoga and fitness classes then stay to shop at East Downtown’s beer park, co-founded by former Houston Dynamo player Brian Ching; Sunday, December 8; 10 am – 5 pm; 2120 Walker St.
Jawda and Jawda Holiday Pop Up Shop
Shop the 7th annual Jawda and Jawda Holiday Pop Up Shop featuring candles in seven styles, unique jewels from De Petra, and holiday gifts from Manready Mercantile; Tuesday, December 10 to Thursday, December 12; 10 am – 6 pm; 1537 W. Alabama St.
Deutsch Fine Jewelry
Shop New York City-based jeweler Temple St. Clair, known for its distinctive gold work and iconic rock crystal amulets; Tuesday, December 10, 10 am - 6 pm.
New York City-based jewelry designer Lauren K. is bringing her spring 2020 collection to Houston. Shop the “bohemian chic” designs that are not only feminine but also edgy; Friday, December 13 to Saturday, December 14; 10 am - 6 pm; 3747 Westheimer Rd.
Shop the perfect finishing touches from Jennifer Behr; Tuesday, December 10 to Thursday, December 12; 10 am - 7 pm.
Meet Brazilian-born Claudia Lobao and shop her fall collection of contemporary jewelry; Thursday, December 19 to Saturday, December 21; 10 am - 7 pm; ; 2601 Westheimer Rd.
The Shops at Lamar River Oaks Shopping Center, including Itsy Bitsy, Dos Carolinas, à bientôt, Mariquita Masterson, and Ann & Sid Mashburn, invite Houstonians to its Holiday Stroll, benefiting Star of Hope. Enter to win prizes from participating boutiques; Thursday, December 12; 4 - 7 pm; 2501 River Oaks Blvd.
Pretti.Cool Trunk Show
A group of local creatives founded Pretti.Cool as an excuse to design and craft well-made, beautiful goods and the Menil Collection Bookstore (across from the main building entrance) is hosting them for an evening trunk show. Enjoy extended bookstore hours and shop jewelry, soaps, home goods, and more; Friday, December 13; 6 - 8 pm; 1520 Sul Ross St.
Heights Mercantile Holiday Market
The one-stop shop for all your Christmas gifts is taking place Saturday, December 14; 10 am - 5 pm; 714 Yale St.
Pinto Ranch Fine Western Wear
Black Jack Boots, known for its 100-step boot making process, is popping up at Pinto Ranch with guests Wrapped to Wear, handmade leather wrap bracelets, and Hide & Chic, hand-tooled leather handbags and accessories; Saturday, December 14; 10 am - 6 pm; 1717 Post Oak Blvd.
Forth and Nomad
Shop for a cause at Dressember Houston’s Holiday Shopping Event and enjoy light bites, beverages, and a festive photo set up for last minute holiday photos; Saturday, December 14; noon - 4 pm; 731 Yale St.
Carrie Ann Holiday Soiree
Join lifestyle bloggers Florencia Guarin and The Sports Brat for a holiday soiree with sounds by DJ Athenz, discounts, holiday makeup tips, and organizational hacks for the new year; Thursday, December 19; 6:30 - 8:30 pm; 1151 Uptown Park Blvd.