WHERE TO SHOP NOW
Where to shop in Houston right now: June vibes with John Varvatos, a Christy Lynn collab, and more
The official start of summer is right around the corner, making June a fantastic time to go shopping.
With Father's Day coming up, it's a great chance to find a special gift just for Dad. Plus, outdoor festivals and markets are popping up everywhere, so shoppers can enjoy exploring and discovering unique finds.
Remember to take breaks from the heat and duck into Houston's air-conditioned stores and malls to chill out. We've rounded up the best spots to score those summer vibes while scoring some incredible finds.
Shop the second drop of Mason's Daughter from Lindsey Zorich's in-house label, exclusively available at The Avenue. The collection has several pieces in a light blue and white seersucker fabric — perfect for summer. Mason's Daughter has also added home goods to their line, including tablecloths, napkins, and flatware.
Join the crowds at CityCentre Summer Socials. Starting June 1, 2023, from 5–7 pm, CityCentre is hosting bi-weekly al-fresco gatherings. Visitors can enjoy cold drinks, music, giveaways, and mingling. The Sound Cream Airstream, a mobile discotheque, will bring shimmering disco balls, vibrant lights, and summer vibes for the ultimate thirsty Thursday experience. A local DJ will spin hits from the latest charts to classic dance anthems, creating an electric atmosphere. Connect, sip cocktails, sample gourmet bites, and grab a promo card to redeem special offers on food, drinks, and services from participating stores and restaurants during Summer Socials.
Indulge in the beautiful styles at the Christy Lynn and Inclán Studio Summer Warehouse Sale. These two local labels will join forces in a chic venue, offering a delightful selection of fashion pieces. Explore tiered cotton poplin garden dresses, striking floral trousers paired with matching blazers, and elegantly feminine eyelet and ruffle dresses. The sale will run until June 23 at 306 Avondale St., so seize this opportunity to enhance your wardrobe with these swoon-worthy looks.
The global fashion eyewear brand was founded on the philosophy of luxury experimentation and recently opened its first Texas outpost in the Galleria on Level 1, near the Galleria Financial Center. Shoppers can explore the SS23 mainline, the best-selling collaborative Maison Margiela collection, and the recently launched BOLD2 collection.
Houston Premium Outlets has exciting news for fashion-forward and budget-conscious shoppers. The renowned luxury brand Jimmy Choo has just arrived, offering its signature high-end styles and accessories to Houston residents. Explore an extensive range of coveted items, including trendy shoes, chic bags, stylish eyewear, small leather goods, and more.
The brand John Varvatos is known for its menswear designs, uniting old-world craftsmanship and refined tailoring with modern innovations in textiles. John Varvatos' designs often draw inspiration from the past and make them into something entirely new. Its Galleria boutique reopened on Level 1 near the Galleria Financial Center.
Katy Mills and Houston Premium Outlets are getting ready for the highly anticipated National Outlet Shopping Day, bringing shoppers incredible deals from popular brands, exclusive giveaways, and exciting center-wide experiences to celebrate the art of finding great bargains. Over 65 retailers, including Aeropostale, Coach Outlet, Kate Spade New York, Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse, Polo Ralph Lauren, Reebok, Saks OFF 5TH, and Under Armour, Katy Mills will offer discounts of up to 65 percent on a wide range of luxury, designer, and houseware brands.
Available at Heights Mercantile, Mizzen+Main has the "Best Damn Dress Shirt" that goes from work to night with no ironing necessary. The Leeward dress shirt is comfortable and lightweight, perfect for dad, with superior quick-dry and stretch properties.
On June 15 from 5 to 9 pm, join the festivities at M-K-T Sunset Market for an evening of local shopping, delicious food, and entertainment suitable for all ages. This outdoor market takes place trailside every third Thursday, offering a delightful experience with gourmet food pop-ups, live music, engaging activities for children, talented local artisans, and breathtaking sunset views. Take advantage of this opportunity to enjoy a vibrant community gathering filled with tasty treats, unique crafts, and enjoyable moments against the backdrop of a stunning sunset.
Rhianna's Savage X Fenty's Galleria boutique will host a Sip' N Shop event to celebrate the newest collection in June. Starting at 5 pm, shoppers can enjoy branded drinks, light snacks, and an elevated shopping experience. The sip n' shop event will be recurring on the first Thursday of each month and is open to the public.
The premier Buy/Sell/Trade store beloved by sneakerheads and streetwear fans recently opened in the Galleria on the Rink Level in the Dining Pavilion. A Sneaker City carries Nike, Jordan Brand, Adidas, Yeezy, and many more.
SuitShop makes its Texas debut at M-K-T, marking its first brick-and-mortar store in the state. Founded by a woman, SuitShop is a direct-to-consumer suiting brand that has served over 200,000 clients since 2016. The brand's success is built on three pillars. They prioritize sustainability with their Eco Stretch suiting fabric made from 38-percent poly-recycled material derived from recycled plastic bottles. They also emphasize gender and size inclusion, offering mix-and-match pieces and the broadest size range in the industry (sizes 00-60). Affordability is another crucial aspect, with prices starting at $200, below the average rental cost.
Warby Parker will unveil its latest Summer 2023 Collection on June 6. Serving as a refreshing update to their previously released Summer Pt. 1 collection in April, this new assortment showcases an array of frame families, extended sizing options, and fresh variations of their popular best-selling designs. With prices starting at $95, the collection provides an ideal opportunity for individuals to revamp their summer eyewear and embrace the upcoming sunny days.