Two-year-old Cielo is for the occasional, tempting indulgence. Yardley Bowen, wife of former Spur Bruce Bowen, bring an upscale West Coast style to the Southwest with top contemporary designers.
Gabby B’s Boutique
1723 N. Loop 1604
Merging style and affordability, Gabby B’s features prices lower than that of traditional boutiques, but it still carries trendy tops, dresses, pants, handbags, and jewelry that rival many higher-end shops. The goods are primarily organized by color, and it’s not hard to find just what you’re looking for.
2508 N. Main
This boutique’s namesake stocks her small shop with hard-to-find eclectic brands such as Odd Molly and timeless standouts like embroidered Mexican-style tops and baroque belt buckles.
Filled with glitz and glam spirit, anniegogglyn in the heart of Alamo Heights has been known for being incredibly fashion forward since its opening more than a decade ago. Ironically quaint on the exterior, this funky boutique catches the eye with beads, sequins, and embellishments.
Moda Luna Boutique
Moda Luna, part salon, part shop, may not be a particularly large boutique, but it boasts a chic atmosphere. Moderately priced dresses and tops line the front half of the store, many of which are appropriate for a night out or a special occasion.
Quarry Market, 255 E. Basse Rd.
La Cantera, 15900 La Cantera Pkwy.
Despite numerous locations across the country, Francesca’s Collections still maintains the feel of a small boutique. At both SA shops you’ll find great sale items, often priced under $20, while fantastic, inexpensive gift ideas include elaborate jewelry and colorful accessories.
434 N. Loop 1604 West
Localizing high fashion from cities such as London, Los Angeles, and New York, Frayed in Stone Oak carries finds you probably won’t see on anyone else. Bold patterns, prints, and a wide variety of styles means each piece — whether purse, top, or dress — truly stands out. Plus: a high-quality collection of designer jeans.