Houston's top independent bookseller since 1974. Carefully curated, with a strong literary bent, it’s a wonderful spot to browse local titles or meet authors at their many monthly events.
Try on Project Runway winner Chloe Dao's fashionable wares in this Rice Village gem that's all about local design, looking good and having fun.
A beautiful shop filled with vintage art and handicrafts from Mexico, plus unique items from top artisans south of the border.
First Monday Trade Days have been taking place in Canton since the 1850s. Today more than 5000 vendors gather the Thursday through Sunday before every first Monday of the month. Peak summer weekends, more than 100,0…
Dare we say it? The mantle for luxe shopping in Houston has moved to this outdoor, village-style mall east of the Galleria. It offers a bevy of international chains, including Brunello Cucinelli, Tom Ford, Stella Mc…
A kitschy delight: the old general store is crammed with an idiosyncratic array of Texas-themed souvenirs. When you're done shopping, cool off with an ice cream or soda at the counter. All manner of old-timey sweet …
Along with lots of sporty shoes, clothes and gadgets for the outdoorsy set, Texas-based Whole Earth has essential travel merchandise such as guidebooks and high-tech gadgets. Has good state-park info.
A classic indie shop that exudes the Montrose vibe; look for crafts and gifts with artistic sensibility. Everything is made by crafty people in the USA.
Resistance is futile. The hand-crafted chocolate here – in all of its forms: bar, confection, cake, pie, ice cream – is irresistible.
Great little women's clothing store run by a fashionable mother-daughter team. Excellent recommendations, no matter your style.