New to River Oaks/Upper Kirby: Kendra Scott, yoga and coffee, Italian shoes, a 3D-scanning tailor and more

Kendra Scott
After eight years in Rice Village, Kendra Scott has moved to the Highland Village shopping district. (Courtesy Ashlee Crianza/Kendra Scott)

After eight years in Rice Village, Kendra Scott has moved to the Highland Village shopping district. (Courtesy Ashlee Crianza/Kendra Scott)

Look out for these new retailers and restaurants setting up shop in the River Oaks/Upper Kirby area of Houston.

After eight years, Kendra Scott has relocated its flagship Houston location from Rice Village to Highland Village, 2701A Drexel Drive, Houston. The new location opened June 22, and it features a Color Bar, a gift wrapping room, on-site engraving and expanded jewelry offerings. With the grand opening, Kendra Scott donated $59,000 from curbside order proceeds to the MD Anderson Cancer Center. 713-965-4056.

Clorinda Antinori Italian Shoes opened its location at the River Oaks Shopping Center, 2039 W. Gray St., Houston, on June 18. The retailer offers a selection of shoes, sandals, espadrilles, flats, heels, sneakers and wedges, all crafted in small, family-run factories in Italy.

The custom luxury menswear brand Alton Lane is opening its first Houston showroom at the River Oaks Shopping Center, 1964 W. Gray St., this summer. Using 3D body scanners to capture fitting measurements, the store offers tailored shirts, suits, trousers, shoes and other items.

Brazilian steakhouse Gauchos Do Sul opened its new location in Highland Village, 3995 Westheimer Road, Houston, on June 11. The churrascaria offers 15 cuts of meat, including beef, lamb, pork and chicken, along with cocktails, beer and wine. Reservations are recommended. The location also has two private dining spaces capable of hosting parties and business meetings ranging from eight to 48 guests. 832-879-2926.

The owners of the Pilates studio Restored Motion, 2703 Bammel Lane, are closing its doors June 30 as they prepare to reopen under a new coffee shop-studio concept called Duo. The new business will feature a full coffee shop also serving wine, beer and a selection of food, along with yoga and Pilates studio classes at 2147 Westheimer Road. Prior to a planned early fall opening, Duo is hosting pop-up events every Sunday at Buffalo Bayou Brewery.
By Matt Dulin
Matt joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2018 and is the City Editor for Houston's Inner Loop editions.


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