Shopping near Downtown Houston

Houston ShoppingThe Galleria in Houston, Texas, has designer boutiques, upscale department stores and specialty shops. Women who are interested in designer handbags will find them at Louis Vuitton, Prada and Kate Spade. Shoe lovers will find plenty of additions to their shoe collections at Jimmy Choo and Gucci. Chanel, Ralph Lauren and St. John sell designer clothing. Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom offer designer handbags, shoes and clothing. Specialty stores here include Tiffany & Co., Godiva Chocolatier and Sephora. Shoppers can reach this mall by bus.

The Shops at Houston Place are in downtown Houston. Shoppers can buy clothes at Dress Barn and Jos. A. Bank. Pet toys are available at Animal Kingdom. Trudy's Hallmark sells cards and gifts. Other stores in the downtown area include Macy's and Books-A-Million. There are a number of bus stops in downtown Houston.

People shopping for clothes will enjoy a visit to the River Oaks Shopping Center. Women's clothing is sold at Ann Taylor, J.Jill and Talbots. Jos. A. Bank has men's suits, dress shirts and shoes. Children's clothing is available at Gymboree. Barnes & Noble, Chandail Needlework and Sur La Table are some of the other stores here. Buses stop near this shopping center.

A variety of merchandise is available in the shops at CITYCENTRE. Cooks will enjoy browsing through the kitchen items at Sur La Table and the specialty olive oils at OLIVE & VINE. Paper Source offers stationery, gift wrap and greeting cards. Women can buy clothing at J. Crew and accessories at Charming Charlie. Several bus stops are less than a quarter of a mile from this shopping center.

Willowbrook Mall can also be reached by bus. Shoppers will find a large selection of clothing, shoes and accessories at Macy's and Dillard's. Old Navy and Banana Republic have casual clothing for the whole family. Women looking for formal dresses will find them at Jessica McClintock. Shoes for every occasion are sold at Payless ShoeSource.

The Village Arcade is an outdoor shopping center that is accessible by bus. Clothing for the whole family is available in the stores here. Ann Taylor has women's clothing. Children's Clothing is available at Gymboree and The Children's Place. Men can shop at Express. Other stores here include Sephora, Bath & Body Works and Nadeau Furniture.

People who want to shop at outlets can visit Katy Mills approximately 25 miles west of Houston and the Houston Premium Outlets approximately 30 miles north of Houston.