Retail Rap

Houston Shopping News for December 2013

Megan Pruitt Winder
December 01, 2013

Whimsical toyshop The Land of Nod brings a lot of cheer with a pop-up shop in Galleria 4, Level 2, just outside Nordstrom, through January 26. The shop offers exclusive toys, holiday decor, from personalized stockings to garland and ornaments, as well as limited selection of furnishings such as the infamous Nod chair… Tootsies welcomes Claudia Lobao and her jewels, December 6 – 7; designer Gemma Kahng, December 12 – 13; and Vincent Peach and his jewels, December 19 – 20 … Neiman Marcus news: The Galleria retailer will keep you holiday-ready with a posh PAs: Roland Mouret and his collection, December 3; jewelry designer Robert Lee Morris, December 11; jewelry designer Linda Bergman, December 13 – 14; Devon Leigh and her jewels, December 19. In other news, Neiman’s has selected the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, as the 2013 Heart of Neiman Marcus nonprofit partner. Through December 24, 10 percent of sales generated from items in the Ken Downing Gift Collection support the museum’s mission of making art available to children of all ages … Masterson Designs debuts a new jewelry collection of hand-dripped art glass in a brilliant shade of Royal Blue. We’re having visions of Diana and Kate … Catching up with Zadok Jewelers: Zadok’s has added jewelry by designer Pomellato and Carelle to its vitrines. Bring the kids to the jewelry haven for a Lemonade Day book signing with Lisa Holthouse, author of It All Started with a Turtle, December 6, 3 to 5 pm. And don’t miss Zadok’s gift-savvy All That Glitters trunk show, December 6 – 7, where JJ Number 8 and Sutra, as well as reps from Mikimoto, Yvel, JB Star, Goshwara, Dior and Ulysse Nardin, will help you pick holiday gifts. Zadok’s Switzerland in Houston Watch Fair, December 13 – 14, showcases 25 renowned Swiss brands. Limited editions and Museum Collection watches will be on view … December 5 – 6, Elizabeth Anthony/Esther Wolf hosts a PA with designer Kevan Hall (spring eveningwear) and Erickson Beamon jewels.