The Webster Opens First Location Outside Of Florida At The Galleria In Houston, Texas

Jan 20, 2016, 06:55 ET from Simon Property Group, Inc.

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Webster is pleased to announce the opening of its fourth boutique. Located at The Galleria in Houston, Texas, the 5,000 square foot, newly constructed, freestanding building with its own, dedicated valet service, is referred to as the "Jewel Box".

"I am thrilled to have the opportunity to open my fourth location, and first outside of Florida, at The Galleria. This is truly a labor of love and I look forward to sharing my unique and personal perspective on both art and fashion with the city of Houston. I couldn't be happier to partner with Simon Property Group on creating this very special jewel box of a boutique in such a beautiful city," said Laure Heriard Dubreuil.

The boutique offers a refined and unique selection of various men's, women's and accessory brands including Alexander Wang, Aurelie Bidermann, Chloe, Givenchy, Pierre Hardy, Maison Rabih Kayrouz, Olympia Le Tan, Rosie Assoulin, Sonia Rykiel, Saint Laurent, Stella McCartney, Valentino and many more. This location's collection of luxury fashion houses mixed with emerging designers recreates The Webster DNA, providing a one-of-a-kind retail experience.

Design elements from the Miami and Bal Harbour stores have been incorporated into this new location featuring a mint quartzite entry, signature 'Webster brown' walls and blush wool carpet throughout. Additional custom details include clothing racks featuring a combination of Rosso Levanto marble and antique brass. The decor integrates the ambiance of an opulent living room-like space or the ultimate walk-in closet, complete with luxurious vintage wallpaper, a mix of custom and antique furniture and artwork from Houston native artist Max Snow.  Photography from Ellen von Unwerth and Dennis Hopper also features prominently.

"We are excited to be able to share the unique point of view offered by The Webster where it joins 75 other exclusive to market brands found only at The Galleria," said Vicki Hanor, Simon's Managing Director of Luxury Leasing.  "With its curated array of brands and products, The Webster's cutting-edge fashion aesthetic is sure to appeal to Houston's most discerning shoppers."  

About The Webster

The Webster currently has four locations. The Webster Miami is a 20,000 square foot luxury multi-brand boutique located in the heart of Miami Beach, in a historical Art Deco building designed in 1939 by famed architect Henry Hohauser. The Webster opened its 4,000 square foot second location within the Shops at Bal Harbour in 2013 and in 2014, an outlet location in Sawgrass Mills, also in Florida. Laure is responsible for editing the Webster's exquisite collection and developing partnerships with brands for exclusive fashion including men's and women's ready-to-wear and luxury accessories.

About Simon

Simon is a global leader in retail real estate ownership, management and development and a S&P100 company (Simon Property Group) (NYSE: SPG). Our industry-leading retail properties and investments across North America, Europe and Asia provide shopping experiences for millions of consumers every day and generate billions in annual retail sales. For more information, visit simon.com.

 

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