Atop the Venetian-mirrored tables in this boudoir-esqe spot lies a stunning array of ladylike footwear by the likes of Emma Hope, Lulu Guinness, Sigerson Morrison, and Hollywould.
White walls and simple wood floors provide the perfect beach cottage-like backdrop for this store's chic mix of seaworthy swimsuits and stylish accessories by Letarte, Zimmermann, and Mella.
Half apothecary, half boutique (hence the name), this spot covers every base. There's Anna Sui clothing, Miller Harris perfumes, and Diptyque candles, all contained within a casually comfortable space.
Though succulent, deserty arrangements aren't hard to find in Austin, this shop has one-upped the competition with its totally mesmerizing array of globe terrariums ($35 to $55), complete with tiny cacti and even tinier toy pagodas. The store also offers an impressive range of modern homewares and planters from local artisans, as well as big-name pottery designers like Guy Wolff.
Austin hipsters Lizelle Villapando and Talena Rasmussen opened shop just shy of a year ago to give local designers an outlet to sell their wares. Today, Parts & Labour boasts goods by more than 150 Austin-based creatives.
This is the kind of store you head to with giddy expectation, knowing you'll score something amazing. Room Service has so many off-the-wall knickknacks from the '50s through the '80s (a $12 ballpoint pen Purple Rain-era rendering of Prince, anyone?) that perusing the shelves becomes a thrilling adventure.
Proprietor Jane Vanisko-McCan has made Shiki a favorite among UT undergrads and young professionals due to her shop's mellow, Japanese-minimalist vibe and range of everyday-wearable labels like Lotta and Earnest Sewn.
Always ahead of the curve, this popular boutique is Austin's premier spot for the newest, most inspiring labels. Currently, Desanka art-deco-influenced silk tops and playful drop-waist Issho dresses are our top picks.
Dozens of individual booths, each loaded with a meticulously assembled array of collectibles—like a $12 tatted-lace table runner or $20 ivory rosette-pendant necklace—break up this wildly imaginative antiques store into a maze of browsing bliss.
Entirely girly in looks and merchandise, this Davenport Village favorite stocks all the essentials a ladylike Austinite could desire: Nanette Lepore dresses, Rebecca Taylor spangled chiffon tops, and Trina Turk frame purses.