This Black Friday, it's all about the boutiques.
Favor The Kind is giving out goodie bags to the first 10 customers.
Sobare is giving shoppers 25% off all full-priced items.
Sloan/Hall will offer 40 percent off select luxury brands.
The Webster is hosting an epic presale.
Kendra Scott is going for buy more, save more.
Abejas will give you 50% off one full-priced item.
So, let’s be real. Black Friday can be a nightmare. Like, next-level, please wake me up from this crushing crowd of discount-ready deviants, jostling, yelling and ruining my long weekend.
But there’s a reason people turn out in droves despite their turkey and pumpkin pie hangovers. It’s because Black Friday has the hands-down best deals of the year, right in time for Christmas gifts. Or something for your personal stash — we won’t tell.
If you do it right, Black Friday can be a dream. This Friday, you could head on out at 5 am to big department stores to fight the crowds. Or, you could shop in pint-sized pieces at Houston’s finest boutiques and most stylish sops. An impressive handful of Houston stores are offering too-good-to-be-true sales on their unique items, and some bigger stores with outposts in our fair city are doing the same.
You can get your shopping done stress-free, and get inspired for unique gifts to boot. Stand out from the crowd. Peruse one of these 1o top shops for a low-key, laid-back Black Friday and give the gifts no one else will.
2414 Rice; 1407 S Voss; 800 Town and Country
Get ready to take notes. Lily Rain is hosting a sale of sales, with multiple different deals. The Space City-based lifestyle shop specializes in clothing and accessories from designers on the rise and veterans in the industry.
There are racks on racks, with items for $25 and $35, BOGO 1/2 off full-priced clothing and jewelry, and $25 off every $100 you spend. There’s a deal no matter what you do, no matter how you shop.
2400 Mid Lane
The ultimate athleisure awaits at Sobare, whether you’re into workout wear, leggings, swimwear or accessories. The street-style brand is upping the ante with sale options galore. Think 25 percent off full-priced items, and select pieces for 50 percent off and even 75 percent off.
Sloan/Hall covers creative collection of clothing, jewelry, fragrances and designer goods. Eclectic options abound, and you can expect mega deals on some luxe lines. Friday only, get 40 percent off all ready-to-wear from Adam Selman, Sies Marjan and Koché, plus 15 percent off all jewelry.
This savvy Miami Beach-based mainstay is bringing it with the perfect presale party. This Black Friday, you get more than just a sneak peek at the upcoming styles. You can shop a significant 20 to 50 percent off featured presale items from clothing to accessories. Talk about fashion-forward.
The Little Bird
1713 Post Oak
You’re in for a one-of-a-kind treasure hunt at The Little Bird, Houston’s destination for high-end consignment and gently used clothing and accessories, with big brands such as Chanel and Louis Vuitton.
Shop tip you drop for unique pieces and bring them on up to the register, where they’ll be scanned and certain items will reveal their secret discount. Select items that have been in-store over 30 days will have a 10 percent discount, items that have been there 60 days get 15 percent off, and so on and so forth. Get hunting.
This Paris-inspired boutique is extending its super special sidewalk sale through Saturday. Stroll through the sale for discounts on dazzling dresses, cross-body bags, scarves, eyewear and more. Expect sales up to an amazing 60 percent off.
The stylish mother-daughter duo behind LA-worthy Tres Chic are rewarding shoppers with blowout deals Friday and Saturday. When it comes to trendy bags, stylish-yet-comfy tops, sleek jumpsuits and statement skirts, buy one get one half-off.
2517 South Boulevard
Here, designer labels meet vintage apparel and unique accessories. We’re talking one-of-a-kind dresses, boho tops and striking jewelry. This Black Friday, get one item of your choosing a whopping 50 percent off.
2411 Times Boulevard
This Texan’s tried-and-true jewelry is on sale in a major way. Shop the iconic, statement-making pieces in a buy more, save more format. The more you spend on your lucky loved ones, the more you rack up for yourself. Spend 100, get 15 percent off. Spend 200, get 25 percent off. You can’t go wrong.
Favor the Kind
642 Yale, Suite C
This Heights Mercantile shop is all about casual-chic clothing, accessories and home goods. The exact deets on this deal are on the down-low, making for one epic surprise the day of. But, we can tell you the first 10 shoppers get a free gift bag of goodies.