A is for accessories when you visit these best places to find summer accessories in Houston. Whether you are just trying to add a little bling to your black dress for the hot summer nights or color to cool your hot summer days, these five stores in Houston will help you find the latest and greatest of bright, sparkly things.
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8000 Harwin Drive, Suite 410
Houston, TX 77036
With accessories from handbags to ankle bracelets arriving almost daily, Accessory Plaza is one of Houston’s best-kept secrets for the perfect accessory to match any outfit. Trendy to classic and designer knock-offs, this place is known for having “everything.” You can find luggage, wine tags, jewelry, handbags, scarves, shoes, hair accessories and boots. You can even find the perfect accessory for your holiday wear from 4th of July bling to Halloween.
The Hat Store
5587 Richmond Ave.
The Hat Store first opened in 1915, and the family is still in charge of handling the hat business in Houston many years later. No closet in Texas would be complete without at least one hat in it, if not more. This historic business provides excellent customer services and specialized fittings. It offers a wide selection of hats from fedoras to western and everything in between, along with hat bands. With the hot summer months ahead, you may need one of each to keep cool and sunburn free.
2427 Rice Blvd.
Houston, TX 77005
Stay in the “Loop” about the most popular fashion accessories from wedges to bangles and bracelets at this popular store in Rice Village. Curbside parking makes it easy to get into the store, but the temptations within may make it difficult to get out. From flats and flip flops to dresses and handbags, and day to evening wear, Loop helps the fashion diva look good from head to toe.
9726 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77055
The moon is the limit at Sam Moon when it comes to accessories. Dress up your hair or your boots, even your pet, with its large selection of affordable fashion accessories. From trendy to classic and stylish to contemporary, it would be hard not to walk out of this store without at least one thing to brighten up last year’s summer wardrobe.
7501 Harwin Drive, Suite 101C
There are a whole lot of “great goods” available at this fashion-forward store, but what you may be most interested in are the handbags. Find adorable handbags, purses, evening bags, wallets, belts and accessories. Great Goods has everything from leather to mesh and western to evening wear. However, the handbags will keep you coming back as you discover the joy of a lost youth when you find a “Betty Boop” or “Hello Kitty” purses along with iPad cases.
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