Houston Street Pop Ups
Houston Street will be activated with two six-month pop up shops within the historic Book Building until it goes under construction in Fall 2018. The two spaces at 140 E. Houston St. will be filled with four local companies, that represent 10 local brands. The shops will soft open March 20, with a Grand Opening in April. Store hours will be Tuesday - Saturday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm and Sunday 12:00 - 6:00 pm. Stay tuned for more details!
La Villita Pop Ups
Huipil Market is a socially conscious brand partnering with artisans from around the world to bring unique, handmade, Fair Trade goods straight from their hands to yours. Offering a variety of vibrant, one-of-a-kind accessories, you can find anything from intricately hand-embroidered handbags to handcrafted jewelry, to yoga mat covers, and even home décor, all which represents what they are most passionate about -- global culture, colorful art, sustainability, and artisan empowerment. Huipil Market is located inside Building 25 at La Villita Historic Arts Village.
Pop Ups Turned Permanent!
Eye Candy Boutique
Founder, Elsa Fernandez, began her dream of opening a boutique that specialized in plus-size fashion during an entrepreneurship course at Texas State University. Through personal experience, she knows that flattering and trendy plus-size merchandise is not always the easiest to obtain. Eye Candy Boutique is meant to make the specialized shopping process more pleasant without breaking the bank. Elsa spends her time searching for the latest must-have plus-size fashion and statement accessories for everyone to curate a well-rounded collection of products. Eye Candy Boutique is a result of her desire to help women fill their wardrobe with fabulous pieces and feel they are capable of Capturing Eyes at Every Size! Eye Candy Boutique was awarded Retailer of the Year at the 2016 & 2017 San Antonio Fashion Awards. Eye Candy Boutique can be found at 531 Navarro and is open Tuesday - Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm and Saturday & Sunday 12:00 - 6:00 pm.
Capistrano Soap Company
ACEQUIA® all-natural body care is handcrafted by Capistrano Soap Company, a family with three generations of soap-making heritage that's passionate about skin health. Using only nature's pure, emollient-rich oils, botanicals and butters, Capistrano's soap making artisans create all-natural body care to cleanse, revive and revitalize skin, with no harmful chemicals or additives. The company has been producing personal care products since 2011, and is opened its first retail venture in historic La Villita Building 7. Capistrano carries its complete line of ACEQUIA body care, including the launch of its highly anticipated Aqua CrèmeTM ultra-rich moisturizer to a national audience. Visit Capistrano Soap Company at La Villita, Building 7 Monday-Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm and Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Bird and Pear
Bird and Pear is a working studio turning out a carefully edited collection of fashion accessories, home décor and accent furniture handmade in San Antonio, Texas. Latin America and Mexico and their strong traditions of producing beautifully hand-embroidered and hand-woven textiles are major influences in their line of South Texas-flavored livables. Decorative pillows, handbags and accessories fill their beautifully displayed store alongside gifts and floral pieces perfect for your trendy loft or quaint bungalow. With her years of experience in display and design, the owner will help you find just what you need to update your living space or your favorite outfit with your own colorful and carefully made objects. Visit Bird & Pear at La Villita, Building 10 Monday-Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm and Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Chic'tique, based out of San Antonio, Texas caters to the modern cool millennial in their quest for style. With this person in mind, it houses timeless, chic clothing pieces and accessories handpicked from various marketplaces and contemporary labels. Chic'tique started with a unique concept combining a studio space with showroom that offered private individual styling sessions and trunk shows. It quickly became the go - to destination shop for the modern woman, which led to a pop up shop in La Villita Historic Arts Village. The shop then found its long-term home in the very popular Richter Goods complex at 2202 Broadway St. Visit the shop Tuesday-Saturday from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.
Designer and maker, Brandy Garcia creates unique handcrafted jewelry and accessories, specializing in silver and copper jewelry. In addition to metalwork, you'll find bold colors, textures, and vintage elements infused into B.Link's design. Located in historic La Villita, Building 14B, B.Link is open Monday - Saturday from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm and Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Red Cat & Co.
After a successful pop up shop called Indigo Makers Collective at Hemisfair, the owners re-branded to Red Cat & Co. which is now a mobile retailer inside a refurbished vintage school bus parked at 2202 Broadway St in the Richter Goods Complex. The shop is open Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm.