The Plano-based chain tried this before, to disastrous results. Has the department store’s time simply passed?
How to wear your love for tacos on your sleeve, your feet, or even on a fanny pack.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the jewelry designer and entrepreneur talks philanthropy, the future of retail, and the benefits of a company led by women.
Even as new developments rise around it, Houston’s 19th Street remains a funky, independent haven for shoppers.
Among the kitsch and charm, visitors will find some sophisticated offerings in this popular Central Texas destination.
A visit to these indie gift shops, which feature impeccably curated stock from makers around the world, is a gift in itself.
Ah, NorthPark, how Dallas loves thee.
In North Texas, Walmart employees are threatening to strike. In South Texas, people are almost two weeks in to camping out in front of Best Buy. It's just another celebration of holiday season bargain-hunting.
J.C. Penney is trying desperately to revive its brand after a disastrous stint by former CEO Ron Johnson. Let's revisit some of his biggest missteps.
The essential Southwestern stone is having a modern moment.
The Texas border city sneaks onto a list of consumer markets that buy the most "sweats and sweat items" each year.
Style blogger Jane Aldridge on where she likes to go in Texas to get her goods.
Two luxury retailers: Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue. One desirable market: Houston. The fight for the hearts and credit cards of couture clotheshorses like Lynn Wyatt and Carolyn Farb officially begins next month, but already the fur is flying.
Elegant antebellum furniture in Jefferson, Latin American folk art in Smithville: Where the buys are in two dozen communities.
With three days in Dallas’s historic Oak Cliff, my mantra was “Shop, eat, repeat.”
Meet Texas Style & Substance and The Diego Files.
The best way to visit Houston is one neighborhood at a time. Let’s start with Montrose.
From rugs to bags to pillows, a little hair never hurt anyone.
The oil-fueled boomtown may be running out of water, but there’s still plenty of shopping and culture to be found.
Tour Blue Bell, buy Italian-designed clothing, and attend the theater in historic Brenham.
Anchored by a lively square, this Hill Country haven attracts artists, musicians, and spirited shoppers.
In this high-desert hub just north of Big Bend National Park, you’ll find Western artwork, Mexican handicrafts, and the unexpected snow cone.
Ginger Reeder on gift giving.
Handmade crafts, homey cafes, and cowboy couture make this Hill Country hamlet a browser’s paradise.
Eat and antique your way along the brick-paved streets of this charming East Texas town.
Susie Q. (not her real name) has been reviewing hotels, restaurants, and retailers anonymously for about six years. She works for several market research companies, such as Sinclair Customer Metrics, to whom she reports her findings after posing as an everyday customer and testing out products and services. She has…
Location: Austin What You’ll Need: Ironic T-shirt, bed head
Alameda Street, Corpus Christi.
Watch your back, Fredericksburg.
His LFT is a BFD—those f’s are for “fashion”—and therefore he is too. Following a hugely successful maiden foray into upscale retail with Octane and Premium93, both going strong as storefronts in the West Village neighborhood of Dallas, Varona opened Lifestyle Fashion Terminal last March at Victory Park, northwest of…
How the owner of the first shopping center in Austin is destroying it—one banned candy bar at a time.
Mouth Kim France likes Old Navy—but not leggings.
Accessories for sexual adventurers, columns for your Craftsman bungalow, tasteful tables made from old manhole covers: You can find it all on this reborn Houston strip.
We’ve found thirty shops just across the Rio Grande where you can buy everything from hand-carved furniture to whimsical walking sticks. The quality is high, the prices are right, and you don't have to pay in pesos.
If you think there are bargains on the border, you won’t believe what you’ll find seven hundred miles south in three tiny Mexican towns.
Five chic interior design stores in Fredericksburg are comforting, inspiring, and for the acquisitive, absolutely irresistible.
Once upon a time the His and Her Gift reflected a Texas that was extravagant and maybe a little gauche. Now the gift is no less extravagant, but it’s a lot less, well, innocent.