This is a heavenly destination for serious gardeners or those who just delight in beautiful things. The owners search worldwide for one-of-a-kind gadgets, books, terra cotta pots, birdbaths and antique furniture. The store imports many of their specialty items directly from Tuscany, Italy, England and France. As many items are unique, quantities are limited but new delights are constantly being added to their stock. The on-site nursery is brimming with flora and fauna equipped to handle our Texas heat. If you do not have a green thumb yourself, Gardens has a fabulous landscape architecture service.
Since 1992, Architects & Heroes has been Austin's number one destination for the best selection of decorative hardware for the kitchen and bath, imported lighting from Turkey and Italy, unusual gift items for any occasion, objects of art and antiques. Architects & Heroes offers more than 2,000 choices in cabinet knobs and pulls from many of the country's leading manufacturers as well as one-of-a-kind items produced by local artisans. A few brand names available include Emtek, C X Design, Schlage, Bobrick as well as many others.
This full-service shop has the largest boat (kayak and canoe) selection in Texas carrying Prijon, Ocean Kayak, Perception, Dagger and Cobra kayaks and boats. Rental boats are available, and all rentals include paddles and Personal Flotation Devices. It also offers American Canoe Association instructional classes in kayaking and carry tons of camping gear. Organized trips are available for day and overnight excursions that can combine camping, kayaking, snorkeling or diving, and bird watching. Additional classes allow you to fine tune your outdoor skills with a backpacking course, or try map and compass skills training.
This boutique, formerly Wild Child, specializes in high-end and highly creative children's clothing. Among the patterns and materials, you'll find trendy animal prints, plush velvets and organza. A great place to check out if you're looking for a unique baby shower or youngster's birthday gift or the perfect attire for a special event.
This store sells vintage clothing from the 1930s to the 1970s. Cowgirls, disco and hippie clothes rein supreme. After picking out that perfect outfit garnish it off with a killer handbag, scarf, or hat. Have fun trying on vintage glasses and shoes. If more intimate clothing is your style, try the lingerie ranging from nightgowns to robes. You will also find a plethora of vintage toys and collectibles.
The Beauty of Simplicity is the theory behind Sanctuary, a boutique gift store located in Westlake Hills. A pure white backdrop is the canvas for soft colors & textures showcased in the carefully chosen lines from established, independent & local designers. The store is an eclectic mix of designs discovered locally as well as in magazines, design blogs & through the owner's travels. Each piece is chosen for its unique character beauty.
Who isn't familiar with the Bebe brand? You have all the who's-who of the fashion world raving about this designer collection. And the showcased range at the Austin location only seems to get better. Choose your style with the trendy tops, sweaters, pants, skirts, swim-wear and denims displayed here. With a different collection every season, this store adds zest to your wardrobe throughout the year. Chic, uber and creative designs of this stylish wear truly transforms a simple girl into a fashionista! So stop dressing like one-amongst-the-crowd and be a show-stopper with Bebe!
Cupidz Clozet is a store different from the rest. All of its profits go to charity and it has donated more than $150,000 to various causes since its opening in 2002. Find some of the best in designer wear, right from the likes of Gucci, Chanel and Dior. It stocks both vintage and contemporary clothes, jewelry and accessories, that are not only good enough for your personal collection but which make good gift items as well. Remember, you are contributing to a worthy cause, so keep their slogan in mind and "shop with heart".
Proprietor Clay Copeland has about 30 years experience as a jeweler. The store specializes in custom design and jewelry making, with gold and colored gem stones. You will also find repair services offered. The shop features pieces from several award-winning designers, and has a large selection of tanzanite. Don't forget to explore the selection of fine watches. Collections include the Hamilton Retro Line, Cyma, Citizen and Maurice Lacroix.
If you are looking for status furniture for your home or office, this small shop is worth checking out. Professionally-restored American Turn-of-the-Century (1850-1910) wooden (oak, walnut, mahogany) furniture is on display beside restorations-in-progress. You will find at Turn of the Century Antiques formal conference tables, swivel chairs, glass cabinets and more. The owner has years of restoration experience and on display are distinct pieces at moderate prices ranging from several hundred to several thousand.
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The Beauty of Simplicity is the theory behind Sanctuary, a
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