If you’re a compulsive shopper, skip the crowded Galleria and malls to discover some of the best Houston shops off the beaten path.
This treasure trove is your one-stop shop for all you could ever want. From home goods to furniture, and china to jewelry, you could spend an entire day in this in this 60,000-square-foot store that spans five different showrooms.
This expansive home furniture store includes a massive warehouse and showroom located on Post Oak. If you are looking for one-of-a-kind pieces, be sure to pop in and have a look at their selection, most of which are handcrafted in Asia.
Memorial Antiques and Interiors
Located in the Houston Design Center, this interior decoration store is well-known for its elective and latest designs. Their magazine-ready window displays change monthly so there is always a new treasure to be discovered.
The Guild Shop
Tucked away in Montrose, this popular antique store is a Houston favorite for some of the most unusual antiques in the city. Founded in 1962, this thrift store specializes in donations and consignments of gently used house wares, furniture, rugs, art work and jewelry with all proceeds going to helping the elderly.
FASHION AND BEAUTY
From apparel to beauty products, Manready Mercantile is not just a shop for men. Their selection of soaps, fragrances to their very own make-your-own candle bar, this general store offers something for everybody.
Still owned by the family that started the business in 1883, Hamilton Shirts specializes in bespoke and made-to-measure shirts of the highest quality. Hand cut from double-ply Italian and Swiss fabrics, the shirts are made at the Richmond Avenue store by trained specialists who have been with the company for years.
For all you thrift shoppers out there, there is no better place to find the best in secondhand garments. It’s also located close to other thrift shops so if you don’t find something there, just head up the street.
This hip Upper Kirby boutique prides itself on selling unique garments, jewelry and bath products. At its core are some of the most beautiful and sought-after fashion and jewelry collections in the world. There are even trinkets that make great gifts.
When you want to get your Western on, Pinto Ranch is the place to go. With high-end boots, clothes and hats, you can find it all there. And we mean everything, including saddles.
Tejas Custom Boots
For anyone who wanted to be an authentic cowboy or cowgirl, you know the first thing you need is a good pair of boots. This shop is known for its handcrafted boots, belts and buckles, with boots starting at $1,500.
King Ranch Saddle Shop
Don’t get fooled by the name, this leather shop sells more than just saddles. Priding themselves on their skill and craftsmanship, King Ranch Saddle Shop is your place for luggage, clothes and anything you could need for your ranch home.
For those who enjoy music the old-school way and not just on their phone, this Upper Kirby music store sells vinyl records, old and new. They also frequently hold live shows and events.
The Museum Shop at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
The Museum Shop offers a diverse selection of books related to contemporary art. The Shop also offers an array of unique gifts, including artist-made jewelry, design objects for the home, and educational toys and games for children.
Always a cheerful place, Space Montrose features over 200 entrepreneurs with about 70% being Texas based. Browse art prints, greeting cards, jewelry and more as you help support local businesses.
AND EVERYTHING ELSE
Don’t let the name fool you, this isn’t a hardware store like Home Depot. While they do sell hardware supplies, this Houston institution also sells kitchen supplies, Texas-made foods, stationary, children’s toys and clothes, and much more.
Located on the charming 19th street in the Heights, Bliss on 19th offers stylish quality gifts, a unique blend of home accents, candles, wall decor, greeting cards, wedding gifts, baby gifts and much more.
Bedrock City Comic Co.
You’re never too old to grow out of comics. Collectors have come to love Bedrock City Comic Co. for their selection of comics, figurines, apparel and graphic novels.