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After Labor Day, as everyone gears up for those fabulous fall fashion finds, the ladies of Houston are still keeping it cool. While the rest of the world is reaching for cozy sweaters and pumpkin-spiced lattes, Houstonians are navigating the aisles in their summer dresses, thanks to these persistent triple-digit temperatures.

Who says you can't rock a cute sundress or a stylish pair of shorts while sipping iced coffee? Let's embrace the endless summer and find those transitional pieces that effortlessly blend the seasons.

We've rounded up a full roster of Houston designers, fall drops, and fun pop-ups to keep September's shopping season busy. So, grab the sunblock and oversized shades, and let's make shopping after Labor Day in Houston a sizzling, style-packed adventure.

Ann Made Clay

Physicians Assistant at MD Anderson Cancer Center by day and polymer clay artist by night, Ann Made Clay's intricate jewelry sells out as quickly as she makes it. Stalk her Instagram feed for pre-orders and new drop announcements – her earrings are a must for this fall season.

Christina Greene Jewelry

Houston jewelry designer Christina Greene recently dropped her fall collection, including a line of new cuffs, earrings, necklaces, and rings – all containing the brand's signature turquoise stone. Shoppers can pop into her Rice Village outpost or shop online.

Christy Lynn

Luxury womenswear label Christy Lynn opened her first flagship store in Memorial. Guests can shop her newest fall collection with her signature hand-painted floral designs, beautiful skills, and one-of-a-kind fabrics.

House of Creed

The House of Creed just unveiled their latest scent, Carmina. It is a bold and sultry scent inspired by Henry Creed's fashion sketchbooks, passed down the Creed family for generations. Carmina has notes of black cherry, pink pepper, violet, and muted rose. The scent is also layered with saffron, musk, ambers, and cashmere wood. Carmina is available in the Galleria's Creed Boutique.

Elizabeth Anthony

September is a busy month at Uptown's Elizabeth Anthony. The boutique will host several trunk shows, including a Designers Evening Showcase, Derek Lam 10 Crosby pop-up, and Naeem Khan Trunk Show. Lourdes Chavez will also make a personal appearance during her Spring 2023 Collection Trunk Show. Find out more details and more information here.

Hibiscus Linens

Prepare for fall soirees and gift-giving at Hibiscus Linens. The bustling boutique will be everywhere this fall, including Round Top and the Nutcracker Market. Shoppers can stock up on exquisite embroidered cocktail napkins, linens, handkerchiefs, table linens, and the ever-popular blockprint shirt dresses.

Inclán Studio

Houston-based ready-to-wear fashion label Inclán recently dropped their fall collection with gorgeous lightweight dresses perfect for Houston's temperate climate. The Inwood Dress in the colorway Evergreen combines breathable cotton and luxurious silk perfectly. The Octavia Kaftan in Espresso is roomy and comfortable for any occasion.

Kendra Scott

Kendra Scott's newest collection is live and ready to elevate game day looks. Shoppers can rep their school colors with earrings and necklace stacks. Additionally, Kendra Scott's Woodlands' Market Street location offers her newest permanent jewelry program, Sparked. The permanent jewelry collection includes dainty 14K Yellow Gold styles featuring the Eternity Diamond Cut Chain Bracelet, Eternity Satellite Chain Bracelet, Eternity Paperclip Chain Bracelet, and Eternity Rope Chain Bracelet.


PXG, a golf lifestyle company, has unveiled its latest apparel and accessory offerings designed to carry golfers and lifestyle enthusiasts through the upcoming fall and winter seasons. This drop features a curated series of must-have classic and new silhouettes with technical innovations and thoughtfully crafted details for enhanced performance on and off the golf course.

Susana Vega

After an extended run in Bergdorf's in New York City, Susana Vega's newest collection drops September 6. The Houston-based jewelry designer, best known for her earcuffs, has several designs with pearls, gold accents, and more.

Tory Burch

Personalize some new kicks at Tory Burch. Shoppers are invited to join Tory Burch for complimentary personalized laces, charms, and a monogrammed shoe bag – available with any sneaker purchase from the Good Luck Collection. Saturday, September 9 - Sunday, September 10, noon to 5 pm. Tory Burch is located on Level 1 between Galleria Financial Center and Neiman Marcus.

Zadok Jewelers

The Post Oak jewelry store will host Watchtemberfest, inviting guests to view and shop novelties from some of the world's most renowned brands. On Saturday, September 9, guests can view extended watch collections from over 20 world-renowned brands from Watches and Wonders. From 9 am to 11 am, guests are invited to sip on coffee and view luxury cars by Indigo AutoGroup. Enjoy a beer on tap from Third Level Brewing and indulge on soft, gourmet German pretzels from Slow Dough.

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Complete fall looks with a stack of earrings from Susana Vega.

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Drew Brees-backed sports bar kicks off in Bay Area with Cajun classics, 60 TVs, and more

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A spacious new sports bar has opened in the Bay Area. The Houston area’s sixth Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux opens this Monday, December 4.

Located in La Porte at 10003 Spencer Highway, the new sports bar and restaurant features more than 60 TVs for following games all day. The 10,000-square-foot restaurant features three outdoor seating areas and a mini arcade with a basketball game for shooting hoops.

Founded in 2003 by former LSU basketball walk-ons Brandon Landry and Jack Warner, Walk-Ons has grown to almost 100 locations in 15 states. Former NFL star Drew Brees became a co-owner of the concept in 2015.

As one might expect, Walk-On’s puts a Cajun spin on sports bar fare. Some of its most popular scratch made dishes include chicken and sausage gumbo, shrimp and grits, fried alligator, po’ boys, and crawfish etouffee. Other options include burgers, salads, wraps, and tacos. They’re paired with an extensive selection of beer, wine, and cocktails.

“At Walk-On's, we're passionate about creating memorable experiences for our guests. Our expansion into La Porte is a testament to our dedication to providing communities with an extraordinary combination of delicious, made-from-scratch dishes and a sports-centric, fun environment.” CEO Chris Dawson said in a statement. "We look forward to becoming La Porte's go-to spot for guests supporting their favorite teams, celebrating with friends, or just enjoying a fantastic meal."

The restaurant touts its scratch-made food as one way it’s different than other sports bars. It also aims to be more family friendly than other, similar establishments and makes regular donations to local charities, schools, and other organizations.

Walk-On’s celebrated its grand opening with a special ribbon cutting ceremony and a donation of the La Porte Police Department’s Blue Santa Program. The first 100 customers had the opportunity to win free Walk-On’s for a year.

“We want to be a part of the moments that matter in our guests lives, whether big or small,” operating partner Brett Gunn added. “Beyond serving delicious food, we are committed to making a meaningful impact in this La Porte and we can't wait to become an integral part of this wonderful community.”

3 steps to get a Texas medical marijuana prescription online

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Getting a prescription for medical marijuana in Texas is easier than you think. With telemedicine appointments, Texans can get qualified from the comfort of their homes.

In 2015, the Compassionate Use Act passed, legalizing medical marijuana treatment for Texans living with intractable epilepsy.

The program has since expanded several times, allowing treatment for more than 150 conditions including PTSD, muscle spasms, neuropathy, cancer, autism, Alzheimer’s, ALS, MS, Parkinson’s, and more.

Texas Original, the leading medical marijuana dispensary in Texas, makes the process of receiving a prescription online easy. It all starts with a few simple steps:

Step 1: Schedule an appointment
To find out if you qualify for medical marijuana in Texas, schedule an appointment with a doctor registered in the Compassionate Use Program. Appointments can be completed securely online from the comfort of your home.

To connect with a doctor, visit Texas Original’s website and fill out the form. Make sure to check your email for a confirmation after submitting.

Step 2: Meet with the doctor
During your telemedicine appointment, the doctor will review your medical records and confirm if you are eligible for medical marijuana in Texas, then discuss your treatment plan.

Once approved, your doctor will add your prescription to the online medical cannabis registry, where licensed Texas dispensaries can access it.

Step 3: Place an order
After your appointment, call 512-614-0343 to place your first order. The dispensary team will help you select your products, then schedule you for a pickup at a location nearest to you.

Texas Original’s medicine is made locally in Texas, and all products undergo rigorous testing to ensure quality, consistency and purity.

As a legal treatment for more than 150 conditions, medical marijuana provides Texans with a legal, safe option to help alleviate common symptoms like pain, insomnia, nausea, and anxiety.

If you or a loved one are interested in getting a medical marijuana card in Texas, reach out to Texas Original to get started. Plus, enjoy a 20 percent discount on your first order at Texas Original.

Regal River Oaks manor and sprawling Spring estate list among 10 most expensive Texas homes in November

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Discerning Texas buyers only have one month left in the year to purchase that next dream home. Fortunately, the Lone Star State offers plenty of luxury, multi-million-dollar homes for savvy shoppers.

With that in mind, the Houston Association of Realtors has revealed the most expensive inventory (read: the 10 priciest properties) currently on the market from November onwards throughout Texas.

These posh properties range from new-build masterpieces and marvelously modern estates and astonishing abodes. Locals will want to check out the Jacobean-inspired mansion in River Oaks neighborhood and the a massive 10-acre, 40,000-square-foot retreat in Spring.

1. 319 Verna Trail N., Fort Worth
List price: $15.9 million

319 Verna Trail N., Fort Worth home for saleThe Lazy H ranch is located on 50 acres of land.Photo courtesy of HAR.com

The No. 1 most expensive home on the market in November was 319 Verna Trl. N. in western Fort Worth. Dubbed the Lazy H Ranch, this private property is located on 50 acres of sprawling land. Each of the four bedrooms in the main house have their own en-suites, with an additional two half baths elsewhere. The 6,500-square-foot main home also boasts a media room equipped with a 100-inch TV, and a state-of-the-art kitchen with Miele appliances. Outdoor features include a reverse osmosis pool, a gas fire pit, a climate-controlled patio (made possible by the home's GeoThermal system), and an infrared sauna in the pool bath.

Elsewhere on the property are two casitas, each boasting two bedrooms and two bathrooms with fenced patios and large backyards. The eight-stall stable barn contains a vet room with a commercial washer and dryer, refrigerator, office, a half bath, tack room, a separate saddle room, and two workshops. A stable caretaker's apartment is also located on the property. Additional amenities include a hay barn, equipment barn, eight pastures, and much more.

2. 862 Grape Creek Road, Fredericksburg
List price: $14.9 million

862 Grape Creek Road, Fredericksburg home for saleGrape Creek Estate is an ideal private compound for a family.Photo courtesy of HAR.com

Privacy is the central idea behind Texas' second most expensive real estate listing in November. 862 Grape Creek Road in Fredericksburg contains two estate homes and a guest house across 116 acres of wooded Hill Country land.

"The property is fully fenced, gated, a paved road system connecting all improvements, under ground utilities and 3 wells with large cisterns," the listing says. "The property was designed for a family compound offering privacy between the two main homes and guest house."

3. 4625 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas
List price: $14.75 million

4625 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas home for saleThe ceilings on the first floor range from 12 to 22 feet high.Photo courtesy of HAR.com

3217 Del Monte Drive, Houston home for sale

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The sixth most expensive home listed for sale in Texas last month was 3217 Del Monte Dr. in Houston.

A modern home at 4625 Walnut Hill Ln. in Dallas is the first new construction home that made it on HAR's list of the most expensive Texas listings last month. The listing brags that the 11,858-square-foot home is "Preston Hollow modern living at its finest" while also being priced at the lowest cost-per-square-foot in Dallas.

"The house is surrounded by over 70 evergreen trees coupled with a tall aluminum fence, establishing a very private sanctuary," the listing says. "[The fence's] automatic gates open to [the] granite driveway and leads to [a] five-car garage with aluminum doors featuring epoxy floors."

The house features five bedrooms, six full bathrooms, one half bath, high ceilings throughout the first floor, an open-concept living space, wood flooring, marble accents, and more.

4. 419 Lighthouse Drive, Horseshoe Bay
List price: $14.5 million

419 Lighthouse Drive, Horseshoe Bay home for saleThere are lake views from every room at 419 Lighthouse Dr. in Horseshoe Bay.Photo courtesy of HAR.com

While modernity has been a dominant design feature between the top three most expensive homes, 419 Lighthouse Dr. in Horseshoe Bay takes a much different approach. This grandiose Spanish Colonial lake home sits on two connected lots with waterfront access to Slickrock Creek which leads into the Colorado River.

The two-story home was built in 2015 with six bedrooms, seven full bathrooms, and three half baths. The house's exterior is constructed from solid, hand-cut limestone blocks that creates a distinguished appearance that also exhibits a timeless luxury. A few other defining characteristics of the home include multiple antiquely-carved 17th century doors, reclaimed ceiling beams, antique French limestone floors, French oak wood floors, and more.

5. 4231 W. Lawther Drive, Dallas
List price: $13.98 million

4231 W. Lawther Drive, Dallas home for salePhoto courtesy of HAR.com

Those who enjoy the coveted White Rock Lake area of Dallas will definitely covet this home on the sought-after Lawther Drive in Lakewood. Sitting more than 3.6+ acres of prime land along White Rock Lake, this property offers an unparalleled waterfront living experience. Five bedroom suites, 5 full baths, and 3 half bath soffers ample space and privacy; a gourmet kitchen with custom cabinetry and top-of-the-line Viking, Subzero, and Wolf appliances, perfect for master home chefs.

Three living areas, three suites, and a game room with a wet bar make for ideal gathering places for family, friends, and guests. Ideal for a getaway or party space, an 2,775 square-foot basement makes for even more community space. Car collectors and large groups can park it in the13-car covered parking area.

For privacy, guests can crash in the 785 square-foot full guest quarters, while a three-stall barn, pool house, an 820 square-foot workshop bring the outdoorsy lake life home. Take in the scenery at the 2735 square-foot of exterior patios and porches, which offer majestic lake views.

6. 3217 Del Monte Drive, Houston
List price: $13.5 million

3217 Del Monte Drive, Houston home for saleDespite still being under construction, 3217 Del Monte Dr. in Houston is already proving to be a beautiful masterpiece.Photo courtesy of HAR.com

This resplendent new construction home in Houston's River Oaks neighborhood was the only property in Greater Houston to make it onto HAR's list of the most expensive homes for sale in November. The home 3217 Del Monte Dr. is inspired by English Jacobean manors and was designed by local luxury home builders Fifty Seventh + 7th.

While the home isn't completely finished yet, architect Robert Dame has a grand vision for the final product, which includes a two-floor entryway, a personal library, a dining area with a show-stopping steel and glass wine room, a catering kitchen, a bar and tasting room, and much more. Once finished, the home will have six bedrooms, which includes a second-floor primary suite that opens to a terrace.

7. 4020 Glenwick Lane, University Park
List price: $13.4 million

4020 Glenwick Lane, University Park home for saleThe second floor balcony overlooks the turfed yard and pool.Photo courtesy of HAR.com

As of December 1, the luxuriously modern home at 4020 Glenwick Lane in University Park is under contract, but it was the seventh most expensive Texas real estate listing in November. The property is located on a .59 acre lot in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Dallas.

The 10,111-square-foot home features five bedrooms, five full bathrooms, two half baths, and a three-car oversized garage. Additional highlights include Italian-imported travertine tile throughout the home, Sky Frame phantom doors that connect the indoor and outdoor spaces for a perfectly seamless look, a turfed back yard, a marble waterfall wet bar, pool, fountain, and spa.

8. 2449 Mountain View Court, Cedar Hill
List price: $12.9 million

2449 Mountain View Court, Cedar Hill home for saleIt costs a pretty penny to have views like this 24/7.Photo courtesy of HAR.com

While guests may not find mountain views at 2449 Mountain View Ct. in Cedar Hill, they'll definitely be satisfied with the stunning panoramic visuals of Joe Pool Lake from the comfort of the backyard resort-style pool. This Dallas-Fort Worth paradise property boasts a 13,739-square-foot mansion on more than four acres of land.

The Mediterranean-style abode boasts eight bedrooms, eight full bathrooms, and two half baths. Three ornate floating stairways lead to the second floor, which showcases similar breathtaking views that reach hundreds of miles into Fort Worth and Las Colinas. The gourmet kitchen is equipped with quartz counters, Wolf and SubZero appliances, a butler's pantry, and a wine room. But the most impressive features of the property are located just outside the home.

"Designed for a luxurious lifestyle, the magnificent mansion features...a resort style pool featuring two grottos, waterfalls and water features, a sunken fire pit, fire sconces, and a cabana with outdoor kitchen and bath," the listing says.

9. 19525 Doerre Road, Spring
List price: $12.79 million

19525 Doerre Road, Spring home for sale19525 Doerre Rd. is perfectly suited to host retreats, vacation rentals, or can be turned into an assisted living center.Photo courtesy of HAR.com

November's penultimate priciest Texas real estate listing is none other than the gargantuan retreat center at 19525 Doerre Rd. in Spring. The property consists of one gargantuan main estate, and five separate estates on 10 perfectly-manicured acres of land.

Other features of the property include an attached five-car garage, a detached six-car garage with a garage apartment; a two-bay RV garage, a fitness center, resort-style pool, tennis court, and sand volleyball court. Huge families can look forward to a 40,000-plus-square-foot space offering anywhere from eight to 30 — yes, 30 — bedrooms.

10. 2502 Oestrick Lane, Austin
List price: $12.5 million

2502 Oestrick Lane, Austin home for saleFloor-to-ceiling windows display the entirety of the back yard, but ceiling curtain tracks surround the room to provide guests with the ultimate privacy.Photo courtesy of HAR.com

The final property that was among the most expensive Texas listings in November is a gorgeous award-winning home situated in the hills of West Austin. 2502 Oestrick Ln. is a five bedroom, five full bathroom and two half bath Hill Country paradise brimming with natural light and expertly-designed modernity. The home sits on a 3.7 acre estate and was originally built in 2014, according to the listing.

"The interior spaces are studies in the manipulation of natural light, achieved through the strategic placement of windows, skylights, and innovative ceiling geometries," the listing says. "The choice of warm, luminescent materials for cabinetry and walls juxtaposes the industrial simplicity of concrete floors, cultivating an atmosphere of calm sophistication."

With a list price of $12.5 million, it's no wonder how this innovative residence has earned its many accolades, including The 2018 Architecture Master Prize and the 2017 American Architecture Award.