WHERE TO SHOP
Where to shop in Houston right now: 12 must-hit spots for February
The season of romance will soon be in full swing, with so much to love about February in Houston. The aromas of chocolate — and barbecue — will waft through the air as Houstonians celebrate Valentine's Day, the yearly return of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and the beginning of beautiful weather in the Bayou City.
This long-awaited trifecta of festivities makes shopping opportunities even better with Western-themed popups, Valentine's Day markets, and springtime offerings. From heart-studded boots to luxury handbags and seasonal jewelry, we've rounded up the best shopping spots in H-town.
Just in time for rodeo, Ariat has teamed up with Rodeo Quincy for a bold collection featuring the best of two iconic western brands. The collection, available at Cavendars and Boot Barn, features embroidered roses, polka dots, and camouflage, bringing a fashionable edge to Ariat's most popular clothing lines, boots, and sneakers.
Lyndsey Zorch, founder of the Avenue, will host a popup with Lindsay Silberman, founder of Hotel Lobby Candle, at the Cottage on February 6 from 4 to 7 pm. Shoppers can meet the founders, shop, and experience Hotel Lobby Candle in person.
There are trunk shows and popups galore at Uptown's buzziest boutique. Shoppers can get their hands on Niluu Silkwear, featuring vegan silkwear designed in Miami and produced in Japan from February 7 to 29. The shop will also host several trunk shows, including Anabela Chan, Graziela Gems, Judith Leiber, Talbot Runhof, and Safiyaa. Find more information about the trunk shows here.
Shop ''til you drop at a rodeo-sized popup hosted by Truth BBQ on February 24. Featured makers include Chap's Choppin' Tops, Hibiscus Linens, Kemo Sabe, Laura Goodson Art, Leather and Vodka, Modern Marla, Richter Goods, Sister Goods, and Lucchese Bootmaker. The evening will also feature tasty bites from Truth BBQ and cocktails from Blade and Bow Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Tickets are available here.
Gucci's 2024 Valentine's Day lineup showcases an array of timeless staples ranging from the Horsebit Mini to a Silk Carré Scarf detailed in the brand's signature Horsebit print, both available in pastel pink. These Valentine's Day selections are perfect for anyone looking for a gift that keeps on giving.
Curate a luxury rodeo style with Lela Rose during the Lela Rose Ranch Popup Shop at The Cottages at Matt Camron (3014 Earl St.). The store will be open from February 2 through February 10 and will feature new and one-of-a-kind items from the Lela Rose Ranch collection and vintage pieces.
The season of love is in full swing at Miron Crosby with its lineup of chic boots. The boot store has several varieties to choose from, including the popular Elaine Red boot, showcasing X's and O's and light pink hearts, Natalie Creme Metallic featuring Miron Crosby's signature lazy hearts, as well as many others in pink, white, and red colorways perfect for the season.
Elevate your date night look this Valentine's Day at Mizzen + Main's Heights boutique. The fashion-forward lineup includes several colorways perfect for the season of love, including the Pink Foulard Print Leeward Shirt and the Tea Rose Floral Print Versa Polo.
Shop Houston's favorite apothecary shop for "The Courtney Mask," its collaboration with broadcaster turned influencer Courtney Zavala. The mask can be incorporated into a morning or evening skincare routine and used as a makeup primer, cooling mask, or sleeping serum.
KDA Markets will host their Valentine's Market at Stomping Grounds on Saturday, February 3, from 11 am to 4 pm. This one-day event will feature unique, handcrafted items from various Houston-based makers and vendors. Find the perfect Valentine's Day gifts for your loved ones as you shop local and support Houston's "k" realtors, designers, and artisans.
Just in time for Galentine's Day, Studs Rice Village has a Piercing Pals Promotion that will run through February 29. Besties can get 50 percent off a piercing service when they visit the boutique to get pierced together. Studs also just launched their Valentine's Day collection for those looking to adorn their earscape.