Retail Rap

Houston Shopping News for November 2013

Megan Pruitt Winder
November 01, 2013

I W Marks Jewelers has expanded to 30,000 square feet to house a luxury watch boutique, home to such timepiece names as Rolex, Omega, Tudor, Alor, Raymond Weil, Philip Stein, Shinola and Michel. A full coffee and cocktail bar with big-screen entertainment marks the spot … Neiman Marcus hosts precious jewels designer Isaac Levy of Yvel, November 7 – 8, and Guy Bedarida for John Hardy jewelry, November 9; RTW duo Johhny Talbot and Adrian Runhof of Talbot Runhof, November 13; Rebecca Taylor and her namesake collection, November 13; Stephanie Kantis designer jewels, November 13; men’s designer Peter Millar, November 14; Nicole Miller and her dress collection, November 14; Eddie Borgo and his jewels, November 15; Zachary Prell men’s sportswear, November 16; Sophie Theallet couture collection, November 16; jewelry designer Jamie Wolf, November 16; and jewels creator Alexis Bittar, November 22 … Saks Fifth Avenue hosts Elie Tahari at Catwalk for A Cure November 7 at Hotel ZaZaCasa de Novia Bridal hosts an Oscar de la Renta trunk show for debutantes searching for the perfect white dress, November 29 and 30 … Get ready for spring at Tootsies with these PAs: sisters-in-law Veronica Miele Beard and Veronica Swanson Beard of Veronica Beard, November 7 – 8; Catherine Deane, November 13 – 14; Yigal Azrouel, November 14 – 15; Haute Hippie designer Trish Wescoat Pound, November 15; and finally, the jewelry designer Roni Blanshay, November 21 – 22 … European home-goods boutique Méli-Mélo showcases the fine scent of palaces everywhere, Rigaud Candles, with Rigaud’s Deborah deGroff on November 14; champagne reception, 4 to 7 pm … More Then You Can Imagine welcomes jewelry designer Jeannette Simon of Gypsy, whose pieces are handcrafted by artisans in Istanbul, November 8 and 9 … Robert’s Fine Jewelry welcomes the designer jewels of Alex Sepkus for a trunk show November 15 and 16 … Bering’s Hardware has added some exciting new names, including Pappardelle’s Pasta, Harry Barker pet gear, ROHL Hardware and Texas-made White Wing Label luggage … MAM’S House of Ice Snoballs sets up permanent shop this month at 1040 West Cavalcade in the Heights, offering New Orleans-style snoballs year-round.