Megan Pruitt Winder
- June 01, 2013
We can confirm a rumor we first shared in January: Designer Roberto Cavalli has signed on the dotted line and will join the ranks of luxury retail in the River Oaks District, opening late 2014 … Atrium has picked up the label Piamita for fall, a must-have for polished loungewear … Local designer and Houstonian Yvonne Betts has launched her latest collection of jewelry, featuring expertly carved, faceted and polished semiprecious gemstones, available exclusively at More Than You Can Imagine … Billy Reid and Past Era Antique Jewelry present an evening of fine antique gems, southern charm and elegance at the Billy Reid boutique Thursday, June 13, 6 to 8 pm … The Houston Museum of Natural Science Museum Store is the first store in Texas to stock MAWI London, the chicly punk, luxe costume jewelry label. The collection has a huge following in the UK and is carried by the likes of Selfridges, Harvey Nichols and Harrods. Expect the current collection, Pretty In Punk, to “woo you” with vintage-inspired pearls strung alongside emerald, golden apple-green and rose Swarovski crystals … Mariquita Masterson launches a new collection of square Venetian earrings in an array of fabulous colors … Under new co-ownership, the modern girlie boutique in lower Westheimer, Coquette, stocks unique labels from A.L.C., Camilla, Lie Sang Bong to the Aussie native collection Sass & Bide … British brand L.K.Bennett launches a limited-edition vintage-inspired collection, L.K.Bennett Vintage (derived from the L.K.Bennett archive) with three shoe styles: a kitten heel, a pump and a sandal, each in blush or navy floral print; $275 to $375 at L.K.Bennett’s Galleria boutique … Ceron Salon in Uptown Park is now blowing and going until 7 pm on Thursdays; stop in for a shampoo blow dry and a glass of champagne before dinner ... Chic boutique Muse on West Alabama clears retail space for one of Houston’s up-and-coming jewelry designers, Ana Mae Holmes and her Temple Street collection.