WHERE TO SHOP NOW
Where to shop in Houston right now: 14 must-hit spots for October
October is finally here, and we are about to be blessed with slightly cooler temps for what we know will be the best "hotumn" yet. It's time to embrace those rich fall colors – warm burgundies, deep emeralds, and silver or red. Houston's boutiques are filled with the latest autumn fashion trends, making updating your wardrobe with the season's most stylish pieces easy.
Houston's sports teams are on a winning streak, making it the perfect time to grab those gameday essentials. From jerseys to hats and everything in between, Houston's shops are stocked with fan gear to help fans show off their team spirit. And don't forget to pair those sporty looks with some fabulous fall boots and dresses, the ultimate combination of style and comfort.
We've curated a list of can't-miss boutiques, popups, and events to make your October shopping experience effortless.
Local boutique Ames Layne has everything for a perfect and sparkly game day look. They have everything from clear stadium bags, beaded belts, "Fancie" gameday fans, and sequin jackets in all the right colors.
From October 14 to 28, Blue Hills at Round Top is the place to be. There will be more than 100 vendors showcasing their beautiful clothing, decor, antiques, jewelry and more. Parking is free, bathrooms are staffed, and there are over 100,000 square feet of treasures to explore.
BeDesign celebrates its 10th anniversary with a massive expansion that quadrupled its Montrose showroom footprint to 20,000 square feet. The BeDesign showroom is now the largest of its kind in Texas and among the largest in the country.
BeDesign showcases over 40 of the world's most celebrated European designer lines and renowned brands, including B&B Italia, Maxalto, Fendi Casa, Flexform, Ligne Roset, Molenti&C, and Paola Lenti.
Uptown boutique Elizabeth Anthony has 11 in-store events featuring Spring trunk shows and designer appearances. Jewelry designers Katherine Jetter and Chris Davies will make personal appearances with their gemstone collections. This year, Catherine Regehr will host a Designer Evening Trunk Show with a personal appearance along with her daughter and co-designer, Eva. The trunk show aligns with their runway show benefiting the American Heart Association on October 25. Find details about individual events here.
Francesca's recently opened a new boutique in the Galleria. It is twice the size of a typical boutique and features a mini shop-in-shop where shoppers can find the brand's tween line, Franki.
Popular Houston brands Freya and Mirth are joining forces and making it easy for one-stop shopping in their new space at 1610 Bissonnet St. Their shop, Sixteen Ten, will be open to the public beginning October 11.
Planning fall getaways? Take a piece of Texas wherever you go with the Texas JW Original Pendant Coin. Double-sided, the pendant features the popular Texas Lonestar and the bluebonnet surrounded by the massive sunny state. The best-selling coin pendant is made of sterling silver and dipped in 14-karat gold.
The wait is over for fashion-forward basketball enthusiasts as MCM and PUMA Hoops are launching the third and final drop for Autumn/Winter 2023. This collection features vibrant ready-to-wear pieces and a show-stopping edition of PUMA's TRC Blaze Court Shoe, set to turn heads on and off the court. The new collection is available at MCM in the Galleria.
The premium lifestyle brand for men redefining the workplace wardrobe with performance-grade fabric and makers of "the best damn dress shirt" are having their biggest sale of the year. Beginning October 6 and lasting through October 9, Mizzen+Main shoppers can get 20 percent off sitewide with the code FRIENDLY20.
Nails of America River Oaks and Nails of America Memorial invite Houstonians to get "Pretty in Pink" in October to support the local nonprofit Beauty Beyond Breast Cancer, whose mission is to provide free wigs and salon services to women who have lost their hair due to various cancer-fighting treatments. Ten percent of each manicure or pedicure service will be donated to the nonprofit Beauty Beyond Breast Cancer. Related nail art services, including pink ribbons, are also included in the donation. Pretty in Pink will occur every Thursday in October from 9 am to 7 pm.
It is October, so it is time to upgrade your Houston bling. Patch Collection has one of the largest selections of patches in Houston, featuring patches for all Houston sports teams, anime, music, travel, and more. Find them at 11718 N. Garden St., Building C.
Shaftel Diamonds collaborated with CultureMap lifestyle columnist Reagan Bregman on a collection of affordable and easy-to-style jewelry. With Love by Reagan Bregman is composed of 14 custom 18-karat gold vermeil with natural white sapphire pieces, all designed with a minimal aesthetic for everyday wear. The collection will be available in-store and online on October 11.
The popular boot brand just dropped its newest collaboration with designer Kristopher Brock. Inspired by the American frontier and designed with a modern touch, the collection includes limited edition boots, floral print dresses, and more.
River Oaks favorite Tootsies will host several trunk shows, including Angela Mia Jewelry, Pedro Garcia, Maria Kastel Jewelry, and Catherine Regehr Resort 2024. Find details on dates and times here.