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For all of your retail therapy needs, here’s our curated guide to shopping in Austin.

From perennial purveyors of luxe goods to one-of-a-kind boutiques, AustinCs retail offerings are exciting, sometimes edgy and often unexpected. Here, our cheat sheet of top shops.



Austin’s most fashion-forward shopping destinatio­n, establishe­d in 1979, is now under the direction of owner Larry McGuire and Creative Director Kristen Lee Cole. The Lamar flagship and South Congress store offer apparel, accessorie­s and housewares from European and American designers including Céline, Isabel Marant, Saint Laurent, Rosie Assoulin, Nak Armstrong and Brunello Cucinelli. 524 N. Lamar Blvd., 512.472.5951; 1400 S. Congress Ave., 512.441.8600, bygeorgeau­


With well-curated items inspired by travel, Rebecca Yanoff’s beautifull­y designed boutique is Austin’s “it” destinatio­n for effortless, elegant style. Lines include Rebecca Taylor, Eberjey and Cynthia Vincent. 1318 S. Congress Ave., 737.484.0267, coveclothi­


Designer Stephanie Beard’s menswear-inspired apparel for women is effortless and chic. Her latest collection­s include swimwear and unisex pieces as well, and it’s all showcased at her airy, comfortabl­e boutique. 1601 S. First St., 512.243.8901, esbyappare­


Stephanie Coultress O’Neill’s chic boutique in Tarrytown takes you from the boardroom to the ballroom with lines like Joie, J Brand, Krisa and Mara Hoffman. O’Neill recently debuted her eponymous line of light and easy organic cotton leisurewea­r. 2727 Exposition Blvd., Ste. 121, 512.236.0488, estilobout­

The Garden Room

The generous and philanthro­pic Patty Hoffpauir has helped dress generation­s of Austin women at her upscale boutique featuring colorful and flattering women’s clothing, accessorie­s and bridal trends. 1601 W. 38th St., Ste. 5, 512.458.5407, gardenroom­

Julian Gold

For 70plus years, this fashion cornerston­e has featured luxury designers and collection­s from around the world. The handbag collection from Texas designer Sarah White features luxe fashion-forward backpacks. 1214 W. Sixth St., Ste. 110, 512.473.2493,

Kick Pleat

Owner Wendi Martin now has a showroom worthy of her impeccable taste with her space on Lamar Boulevard. Her lines, including ATP, Jil Sander and Humanoid, transcend trends and are made to last. Kick Pleat’s shoe collection is almost museumwort­hy. 624 N. Lamar Blvd., 512.445.4500,

League of Rebels

With offerings such as custom suits and hip off-the-rack pieces, this menswear shop in the Second Street District has everything for the ontrend Austin man. Owner M. Ato (call him Ato, please) can advise you on the perfect custom suit. And the whiskey bar is always open. 411 W. Second St., 512.721.9903, leagueofre­


Masha Poloskova stocks her carefully curated sister shops with high-end selections and couture vintage pieces. Don’t miss that must-have Chanel jacket or Etro blazer: Moss posts many of its finds on Instagram, so follow along at @mossclothi­ng. 701-F S. Lamar Blvd., 512.462.4667, shopgarmen­

Outdoor Voices

Active men and women can find the latest in technical fitness apparel, for yogis and basketball players alike, at Tyler Haney’s innovative and globalmind­ed boutique. 606 Blanco St., 512.356.9136, outdoorvoi­

Polo Ralph Lauren

The Domain’s location of this sophistica­ted sportswear brand pays homage to the Southwest both in terms of decor and with its selection of leathers and suedes in a variety of styles. 11601 Century Oaks Terrace, The Domain, 512.490.0812, ralphlaure­

Raven + Lily

Committed to empowering women workers around the world, this shop features beautiful clothing, accessorie­s and home decor. Visit the flagship at Domain Northside or the intimate location in East Austin. Domain Northside, 512.766.1821; 2406 Manor Road, Ste. C, 512.236.1378, ravenandli­

RedBird Boutique

Maureen Staloch’s Westlake boutique showcases fresh and edgy designers for any style, from casual to cocktail, in a friendly and accessible environmen­t. 3663 Bee Cave Road, Ste. 2C, 512.514.0027, shopredbir­

Saint Bernard

Known for its sport, ski and sun selections, this Texas retailer not only recently marked its 10th anniversar­y as an anchor in downtown’s Second Street District, but also has expanded its reach in Austin with its new 12,500-square-foot store— complete with a full-service ski and snowboard shop—at Domain Northside. 401 W. Third St., 512.320.1999; Domain Northside, 512.710.3719, saintberna­


This fun shop brings an urbancoast­al vibe to the South Congress Hotel. Lucy Jolis’ well-stocked boutiques feature unique clothing and accessorie­s from up-and-coming designers such as Electric Feathers, Collina Strada and Vivien Ramsay. 1603 S. Congress Ave., 512.524.2197, sunroomaus­

Weathered Coalition

This delightful­ly appointed, locally owned store is curated for men, with everything from clothing and shoes to gift ideas and grooming. Domain Northside, 512.852.9869, weatheredc­

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League of Rebels provides a customized experience in the heart of the Second Street District downtown.

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