LABOR DAY IS synonymous with long weekends away, summer whites and effortless-yet-cool tablescapes. Get the latest ideas on the "official" mark to the end of summer — from these local women-owned boutiques.
GO AHEAD JUMP FFemininity and sophisticated silhouettes are Christy Lynn's specialty. After a day at the beach or pool, show off your tan in the Chase Jumpsuit from the Houston-based women's label. $575, christylynn.com
SUSTAINABLE AND SEXY Pack a punch in Béyu's sustainably produced Flower top. Ideal for sun-kissed holiday weekends. $75, shopbeyu.com
INSTANT OUTFIT A relaxed, casual top is a must-have in Houston's humidity. Strong details are apparent in this Emerson Fry Mandarin Collar Top, like the batwing-style sleeve with an elastic cuff. Shop the button front shirt from Memorial-area boutique, Frock Shop. $98, frockshoptx.com
CABLE GIRLS Nili Lotan's Kalina Jacket is versatile and can be worn through next season. Found at Abejas near Rice Village, the cable-knit piece strikes the perfect balance between cozy and chic. $1,309, abejasboutique.com
LATEST DISH Neutral stoneware plates, sold individually, make for a great backdrop to your al fresco dinner parties. Make every celebration count with the Italian crafted plates, hand-picked by lifestyle blogger Lyndsey Zorich. $22,onlyontheavenue.com