Murder and mayhem are no strangers to the usually gentle clientele of Murder by the Book, which opened in 1980. A comprehensive selection of more than 25,000 mystery titles is available to choose from, including collectible first editions. Shopping for a gift? Check out the large variety of mystery-themed T-shirts, coffee mugs and other items that will please any fan of this genre. If you are really into spine-tinglers, you will not want to miss the monthly discussion group, or the book-signing parties with prominent mystery writers.
Wonderful shopping options are available all over Houston, but this is the perfect place to go for designer shops, unusual gifts, wonderful imports, or just plain fun. After an extensive renovation, the Galleria now has more than 400 stores, and it is certain to offer exactly what you need. Upscale shops include Gucci, Saks Fifth Avenue and Fendi. If you are more interested in art and culture, check out Arader Galleries. There are plenty of restaurants that cater to hungry shoppers, and the ice skating rink is a popular way to cool off.
This store has so much to offer, you could spend hours just browsing. Assorted Western wear is available for the entire family, including boots in various styles and hides, clothing, hats, purses and accessories. The friendly and professional staff will assist you with whatever you might be looking for, and you're sure to leave with a smile.
This mall has a lot to offer. Whether it is men's, women's or accessories or sports gear, you have lots of stores to choose from. If you get hungry while shopping you can grab a snack at one of the food or drink vendors or sit down in one of the restaurants and relax. Memorial City Mall also offers a 16-screen Cinemark movie theater; a Venetian-style, double-decker carousel; a custom-designed, 28-foot PlayCastle for kids; and an NHL-sized hockey and ice skating arena bordered by a six-story stone fireplace. Whether you are shopping, grabbing a bite to eat, or catching a movie, this mall offers it all.
Good literature is easy to find if you know where to go. Visit this fine literary shop Brazos Bookstore that has been serving Houston since 1974. You will find a wide selection of books, journals, magazines and maps lining the shelves, and you are welcome to browse the selections at your leisure. If you cannot find the specific book you are looking for, ask about special orders. The friendly staff will assist you in any way possible. Use this perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge of the arts, cooking, parenting or any other subject that interests you.
Records, tapes and compact discs are more than abundant in this popular store. A large variety of recordings is available, including rock, techno, avant-garde, punk, alternative, blues, country, dance, gothic and comedy. Browse the selection of imports and take home something a little different. Phonograph accessories and books relating to different types of music are also available. You are certain to find something for yourself and everyone else you know, so seize the opportunity to stock up on gifts.
If you want a truly unique piece of jewelry, this Galleria shop can set you right up. Featuring gold, silver and platinum jewelry inset with precious stones and diamonds, the store specializes in custom design and unusual items. Equally impressive, the staff of goldsmiths, gemologists and industry experts has 168 years of combined experience. Forget about a typical jewelry store when trying to find that special something that says it all. Opt for a custom design.
The owner of this shop is considered an expert in the field of metallurgy, so do not be surprised when you find the shelves lined with an abundance of modern and antique silver pieces. Unique items made of the finest silver make wonderful gifts and are fabulous additions to your own collection. It is time to unleash your imagination and take care of some of your gift shopping. Many of the items make the perfect foundation for years of beautiful memories.
Masterson Design has many of her jewelry creations on display at Neiman Marcus, Tootsies, Saks Fifth Avenue and The Kittie Kyle Kollection. She first began selling unique jewelry in 1984 and she hasn't stopped to take a breath ever since. Many famous women have asked her to design special pieces. If cost is no object and you want a unique or custom-designed piece, this is the person to visit.
You'll want to give your house a makeover with all the stylish pieces in Eclectic Home. Modern lamps and artful hanging lighting gently illuminate the high-end inventory here. Incredible blown glass sculptures, rich tapestries, and decorative plates perfectly accent the rich furniture selections. You’ll want to lounge on the leather seating, and imagine how the grand buffets and dressers would be perfect for your space. From silvery table runners and place mats, to decorative boxes and accents, to beautiful bedding: there’s something for virtually every room in the house. Eclectic Home is a great store for boosting your own style, or picking up a fun and functional housewarming gift. - Gemma Amato
Jewelry and More is a fashion jewelry brand reflecting the trends straight from New York and Los Angeles. Not only attractive jewelry pieces but you can also spot some stylish accessories, cute gifts and colorful apparel collection for women. This boutique gives a much needed retail therapy after a busy day.
Started in 2016, The Market at Sawyer Yards continues every 2nd Saturday of the week. This market showcases a blend of artist mediums with a focus on folk art and artisan crafts including packaged specialty foods. The market may be canceled on rainy Saturdays.