Houston's independent bookseller since 1974. 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.
Houston's definitive and most selective buy-sell-trade clothing store. Yes, they're picky, and that's a good thing.
Gay or straight, frat boy or professional, this menswear store isn't about a demographic so much as about whatever's hottest (Zachary Prell, Diesel, Z Brand...).
Along with lots of sporty shoes, clothes and gadgets for the outdoorsy set, Whole Earth has essential travel merchandise such as guide books and high-tech gadgets.
A fun-spirited store that features a mod mix of architecture, design, art and style – plus weird Japanese toys. After shopping, retreat to the back patio cafe.
Off Richmond Ave in Upper Kirby, Houston's original indie-music store has been rocking out for more than 30 years, pleasing hippies, punks and country boys alike.
Welcome to THE mall, Houston's Walhalla of shopping. The sprawling Galleria is Texas' biggest indoor shopping center, with 2.4 million sq ft, 400 stores, 30 restaurants, two hotels – oh, and an ice skating rink.
Diverse used books, movies, and eclectic clientele.
Resistance is futile. The handcrafted chocolate here – in all of its forms: bar, confection, cake, pie, ice cream – is irresistible.