Houston Shopping Guide

Kirby Drive Area and Rice Village

Abejas

This cool shop showcases a startlingly well-rounded array of labels, all arranged by color. Find stock from Velvet, James Perse, Inhabit, Kiwi, Shelly Litvak, and Alexa Garner Sidaris.
5600 Kirby Dr., 713-522-3025, abejasboutique.com

Products: Denim, Lingerie/Loungewear, Women's Clothing, Bags, Jewelry
Type of Store: Boutique

Area

A favorite among the city's decorators, this home-furnishings giant offers a stellar selection of antique and contemporary furniture, plus smaller home goods from Jonathan Adler, Votivo, and more. Bonus: a nice selection of jewelry by local designers.
5600 Kirby Dr., 713-668-1668

Products: Denim, Lingerie/Loungewear, Women's Clothing, Bags, Jewelry
Type of Store: Boutique

Brown Eyes Blue

Swing into this cute Rice Village boutique and find a blend of stylish clothes from Tocca, Lamb, Development by Erica Davies, Raven, and Harkham, plus accessories and makeup by T. LeClerc.
2427 Rice Blvd., 713-520-5577

Products: Women's Clothing, Jewelry, Beauty
Type of Store: Boutique

Hemline

We like the experience of shopping for sexy pieces by Laundry, Nicole Miller, Poleci, and Diane von Furstenberg in the boutique's plush environment in Rice Village.
2505 Amherst St., 713-942-2016

Products: Denim, Women's Clothing, Shoes
Type of Store: Boutique

Leap

Owner Susan Silverman can spot a trend from a mile away and proves it with racks filled with a broad range of easy-wearing lines (ReSet, Hazel Brown, Casch Copenhagen, Matta, Majestic, and Orla Kiely).
2314 Bissonnet, 713-526-4580

Products: Women's Clothing, Shoes, Bags, Jewelry
Type of Store: Boutique

Lot 8

Project Runway winner Chloe Dao's fabulous dress shop has long been a favorite. Find her latest collection and check out her sister Sydney's adjoining hair salon.
6127 Kirby Dr., 713-807-1565, lot8online.com

Products: Women's Clothing
Type of Store: Boutique