It’s easy to track down one of the many department stores we have around town, but what about a smaller, more personalized shop? Maybe you are already a boutique connoisseur, or just maybe you’ve been searching for a signature item and just haven’t found quite the right look yet. Regardless, our guide to the 10 Best Houston boutiques will more than get you started—and don’t worry men, we’ve got something for you as well. Check out our list below to expand your wardrobe and find the style of your dreams.
10 Best Houston Boutiques
Established in 2010, Carrie Ann’s in Uptown Park combines the owner’s passion for both fashion and dogs. Here you can shop sophisticated West Coast styles that range from casual to elegant office attire, to a night on the town. The boutique also features accessories for your furry friend from brands like Faux Paw and Crystal Affair. Better yet, they can even come to the store with you!
The next shopping spot on our list of best Houston Boutiques is in Rice Village. Azuz is the number one stop for edgy fashion pieces. Since they opened in 20013, friend duo Jacki Cosgrove and Penny Packer have been helping patrons find the look to help them stand out in a crowd. Book a “Private Sip & Shop,” a private shopping event for you and up to ten of your friends and get 20% all your purchases during the event.
Mio Boutique in Montrose is full of unique items from both national and international designers. The decor is a perfect juxtaposition of classic Texas country and high-end style, allowing shoppers to browse with ease. Additionally, owner Claudia Ayala’s motto for the store is “Live Love Houston, ” and she strives to support local businesses and charities whenever possible. Her other primary goal is to help Houston women find the style that is just right for them.
Luxington is the newest boutique on our list, having just opened its doors in August of 2016 in Post Oak Plaza. Despite its recent beginnings, the store has already made a huge impression, earning a reputation for their beautiful clothing and excellent price points. You can visit in-store, where you can receive personalized assistance from the Luxington Ladies, or for the fashion-forward on a budget, their website also features an “Under $100” section.
Myth & Symbol is a women’s boutique located in Rice Village, and true to their name, if you order from their online store, your package will arrive decorated with fun symbols and designs. Myth & Symbol prides itself on stocking pieces from independent and responsible labels. Additionally, we hear they are a great furnisher of UK & Australian magazines that can otherwise be hard to find.
As the name might suggest, KB Kasuals provides more casual, but still very popular selections. Owned by Krista Burks, this Woodlands shop is one our best Houston boutiques because it brings pure California and New York fashion to the Houston area and is a great one-stop shop for reasonably priced clothing ranging from daily wear to a cocktail dress. Visit them in-store in the Hughes Landing Shopping Center.
Salt Studio Boutique in River Oaks features eye-catching and cutting-edge designer apparel influenced by European and Middle Eastern styles. The store is owned by the Baradhi sisters who combined their love of fashion in travel to achieve their dream in 2014. Their shop has the perfect blend of designer labels and more independent sources.
Also found in River Oaks, Brooke Feather brings a more West Coast vibe for a more easy-going style. Their attire is perfect for a casual day out, a chic work outfit, or even a carefree evening with friends. The selection features mostly neutrals with pops of deep, rich colors for the perfect contrast.
With two locations, one in River Oaks and one in the Woodlands, you can count on the fact that the employees of Cake Walk Shop truly have an “eye for style.” They are always ready to help with an outfit without pressuring you to buy something that’s not right for you. Established in 2009 this boutique spawned from a blog called CakewalkStyle started by two friends, Gina Cartwright and Jennifer Grigsby.
And finally, one of our top Houston boutiques is just for the gentlemen. Rye 51 is a men’s clothing store in West Avenue River Oaks, focusing on an exemplary yet simple shopping experience. They draw inspiration from American Rye Whiskey and even offer a complimentary whiskey bar in their store locations. Rye 51 is also a perfect place for the tall man, providing clothing in a variety of sizing. Visit the store or online for brands from around the world or for Rye 51’s line of ethically crafted selections.
We hope you’ve enjoyed our insights into the top Houston Boutiques that our city has to offer. Let us know in the comments which local shop is your favorite!