Where to Shop in Austin This Spring
Lead photograph by Jana Cantua
Maybe it’s the longer days, the gorgeous weather or more opportunity for good times with great people. Spring is always an exciting season to be in Austin and this year, the grass seems just a bit greener. Dressing for warmer weather is part of the fun—perhaps because our city has such stellar shopping destinations. Whether you’re hunting for vintage or need to complete an outft with a pop of color and the perfect accessory, these local brands should be on your list of shops and boutiques to visit this spring. The perfect fnd is out there—if you know where to look.
Hearth & Soul
All of this year’s spring essentials are curated to perfection at Hearth & Soul. Be inspired by gorgeous floral pieces from Texas designer Christy Lynn, sunglasses by Tom Ford, Oprah’s favorite classic hoop earrings by Janis Savitt and so many more unique spring finds for him and her.
Garment Modern Vintage
Garment specializes in designer vintage clothing and accessories from the 1970s through the early 2000s. Think classic Chanel jackets, logo prints from Fendi and Dior, and girly Yves Saint Laurent silk blouses. Each piece in this shop is distinctly relevant and fits seamlessly into a modern wardrobe. Owner Masha Poloskova buys vintage items daily by appointment, so there are always beautiful new pieces in store. Garment also carries an array of new fine jewelry and accessories from hip indie labels, making it a great spot to shop for a unique gift.
MOSS Designer Consignment
Celebrating 10 years in business, MOSS Designer Consignment has become an Austin staple for socially conscious fashion lovers. This beautifully curated women’s consignment boutique specializes in luxury labels like Chanel, Gucci and Louis Vuitton while also offering up contemporary favorites like Ulla Johnson, Golden Goose and Ganni. With hundreds of items arriving each week, there is always something new to discover. Visit the second location in San Antonio for more fab designer finds. Make an appointment online to become a consignor or to request a house call.
Uptown Cheapskate is the award-winning, locally owned place for sustainable upscale fashion, including trendy designer and vintage apparel for up to 90 percent off the retail value. Uptown Cheapskate pays cash for clothes or will offer even more in store credit. Save your money and help save our planet— all while looking your best.
Specializing in bra fitting, family-owned Petticoat Fair has been Austin’s premier lingerie and swimwear boutique since 1964. Summer is around the corner. Shop a curated and exclusive collection of beautiful swimsuits designed to flatter and support all body types. With bra sizes 28-50, AA-O cups and swimwear sizes 4-24, every Austin woman will find something she loves.
Glass artisan and designer Katie Heiselberg handcrafts modern glass jewelry and home accessories for color lovers and style originals. Inspired by modern art and Scandinavian design, Katie Kismet features statement pieces from bolo ties to cocktail rings, ultra-wearable everyday styles and fresh home decor. Bolo up, Austin!