Summer with Style
Where to shop in Austin right now: 5 cool, must-hit shops for July
Enduring the heat of an Austin summer doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style. From the fresh, new space of Charm School Vintage to local shops with esteemed collections, here’s how to add some serious cool to your home and wardrobe this summer.
When it comes to finding items for your home, Nannie Inez offers a beautifully edited mix of modern and handcrafted art and design pieces. The boutique carefully selects each item based on history, design, story or level of craftsmanship. From art prints to pillows, furniture and lamps, you’re sure to find an item with a special meaning and memorable design.
Charm School Vintage
Explore the new East Austin home of Charm School Vintage, filled with custom dark wood furnishing and fresh florals. Charm School Vintage has broadened its selection of vintage pieces and added new apothecary collections to the mix. Nothing says summer quite like a flowing vintage dress, and at Charm School Vintage, you can have your pick and then some.
Swarm into Bee Hive and shop a variety of summer-ready pieces like jumpers, blazers and kimonos in a variety of bold and bright prints. Check out the Hope Market Tunic Dress, the Lotus Flower Kimono, a Watermelon Crochet Top and Polly Wants A Skort. Infuse your wardrobe with '60s-inspired attire with the latest finds from this stylish boutique.
Walk right into an episode of Mad Men with a visit to Uptown Modern. This shop specializes in restored vintage Danish and mid-century modern furniture. The collection at Uptown Modern offers a strong focus on dining tables, reupholstered chairs and sofas, credenzas and much more. Add a touch of flair to any space and shop the light fixtures and coffee tables.
W3ll People brings health and the best of beauty into one. This green-friendly cosmetic line and local boutique is 100-percent natural with a focus on organic ingredients. Products do not include artificial chemicals, preservatives or petroleum; instead they utilize powerhouse ingredients like organic aloe, chamomile and green tea. Nourish and beautify your skin with the Bio Brightener Stick or the award winning Universalist Multi-Stick Matte for the eyes, lips or cheeks — our absolute favorite! Visit the South Lamar store to find your newest summer shade.