Megan Pruitt Winder
- August 01, 2013
Rice Village arrivals: Early this month, The Boardroom for Men opens in a 2,100-square-foot space at 2526 Rice Boulevard, offering haircuts, traditional hot lather shaves, grooming products and more in a charming 1920s country-club environ. Just down the block, stylish tweens boutique Un Deux Trois — a mainstay for the offspring of icons Johnny Depp, Heidi Klum and Reese Witherspoon — has found a new home in the Village at 2402 Rice Boulevard … Shop designer showrooms that are normally only accessible to the trade at the Houston Design Center’s Designer Sample Sale Friday, August 23, 9 am to 5 pm, and Saturday, August 24, 9 am to 3 pm, at 7026 Old Katy Road. Showrooms including Lighting Treasures, Pride of Persia, Randall Edward Design and Bunch & Shoemaker will open their doors to the public with great discounts on floor samples, furniture, rugs and accessories. Information 713.864.2660; thehoustondesigncenter.com … Fresh handmade cosmetics brand Lush moves its aromatic wares to 4055 Westheimer in Highland Village Shopping Center in mid-October … Tootsies hosts trunk shows with designers Nicole Miller and jewelry designer Claudia Lobao August 14 through 17, Lobão, August 14 and 15. More Tootsies news: Fady Armanious now serves as creative fashion director for the West Ave store, while Chris Goins takes the reins as store manager … M Penner at Uptown Park welcomes contemporary women’s collection Milly … Elizabeth Anthony/Esther Wolf now stocks Bibhu Mohapatra, Ella Zahlan, Gabriela Cadena, Rafael Cennamo, La Petit Robe, Valentino Red, Elizabeth Showers, Devon Leigh, Kara Ross and Laura Buccellati … Settlement Goods now carries Richard Chai’s Made In The USA frocks for men and women, as well as labels Field Scout, Nicolino and Emmanuelle … Another school year is just around the corner. Join Bering’s Saturday, August 24, 3 to 4 pm, for the annual Back-to-School children’s fashion show … Just in time, Cotton Club now stocks Swiss-crafted Bertolucci watches.