december's best looks
Where to shop in Houston: 12 best brands, boutiques, and must-haves for December
Yes, we all know that giving beats getting any day of the year. But let's be honest – the struggle is real when coming up with the perfect presents for everyone on that holiday list, bouncing from one shop to another, and then wrapping the mountain of presents.
Fear not; we've rounded up the best spots in Houston to snag amazing gifts. From local brands and artisan markets to luxury items and pre-order specials, there is something for everyone this December.
Alo Yoga is now open in the Galleria on Level 1 near the Galleria Financial Center. The California brand, beloved by celebrities and fashion-forward yogis, is also well known as a street brand because of its comfortable, contemporary clothing.
Sip and shop with Rachel Clements in River Oaks District's Balmain boutique. Get a first look at the pre-spring 2024 collection in benefit of the Rescued Pet Movement: Tuesday, December 5, from 5 to 8 pm. RSVP to the sip and shop event here.
Due to popular demand, Christy Lynn offers a limited cutting of the highly coveted black Elizabeth Dress. The dress that initially sold out in three days will be available for pre-order on a first come, first served basis. Made from gorgeous Italian organza, their target delivery window is the end of January to the end of February due to fabric lead time and production. For more information or to order, email email@example.com.
Just in time for the holidays, Gucci unveiled this year's Gucci Gift campaign designed to inspire the art of giving. The campaign is the next step in the story of Sabato De Sarno's new creative direction that has characterized his vision since the debut of Gucci Ancora last September. The campaign, shot by Anthony Seklaoui, showcases a wardrobe of refined textures, vibrant hues, sleek silhouettes, and sparkly details and is available at the Woodlands location.
Enjoy a day of shopping at Jenni Kayne's River Oaks District boutique. Shoppers can enjoy light bites, drinks, and 20% off all their in-store purchases along with a surprise holiday gift with purchase.
Give the gift of luxury pajamas, hand towels, robes, and home decor from Texas toile designer Katie Kime. Her latest drop, Après Ski, features delightful images of snow-filled fun. Don't forget to snag your Houston gear or build customized pj sets for the whole family.
Experience the holidays outdoors with MetroNational on The Lawn at Memorial City. Check out the Memorial Market on Saturday, December 9, from 9 am to 1 pm. Families can enjoy a memorable day with holiday trinkets, special character appearances from Memorial City reindeer, and even snowfall on The Lawn. Explore a wonderland of delightful holiday gifts, decorations, and treats.
Sleigh your holiday shopping list with Houston Plant Market, which will deck the halls with 30+ vendors, a lively DJ, a merry scavenger hunt for all ages, and more. Enjoy looking for the perfect plant, artisanal gifts, and goodies to brighten the season.
Curate a functional and stylish travel wardrobe at Foreign Fare's popup in Montrose Collective. The Houston-based brand, which features six silhouettes, is co-founded by couple Thy Mitchell and her husband, Matt. Foreign. Fare's popup will run through January 14.
Perfect for holiday giving, Tory Burch offers customized calligraphy gift tags with any purchase on December 9 and 10 in their Galleria outpost.
Give the gift of luxury to yourself or someone you love with Valentino's latest drop, the Valentino Garavani Vlogo Moon bag. Available in its Galleria boutique, the bag's signature details – the circular shape and iconic VLogo is available through December 26.
Zadok Jewelers is the one-stop shop for holiday and gift-giving bling. The Post Oak outpost is buzzing with events this month, including The Ultimate Watch event featuring brands such as Baume & Mercier, Cartier, Jaeger-LeCoultre, and more. Shoppers can also pop in for trunk shows, including Marco Bicego, Phillips House, and more. Find additional event details here.