Ultimate Holiday Guide: The Shops of Highland Village | Encore Presentation

Tuesday, December 27 on Houston Life, an encore presentation of ‘Ultimate Holiday Guide: The Shops of Highland Village.’

The Houston Life team called in the pros to help with all of your holiday dilemmas! Derrick, Courtney, Lauren and Melanie spent the day at The Shops of Highland Village, just inside the 610 loop off Westheimer. Here are the results:

How about 3 fresh ideas for holiday gift exchanges?

Plus the ‘World’s Greatest Gift Wrap Artist’ shows us a cool way to wrap gifts that will have your friends asking -- how did you do that?

Sometimes the hardest part about giving a holiday gift isn’t actually choosing the item, but wrapping it! That’s why Houston Life brought in the pros to help us all learn a tip or two when it comes to making your gifts look their best. Alton Dulaney is The World’s Most Famous Gift Wrap Artist, and he’s showing us a few ticks of the trade when it comes to wrapping a few items that may not be your cookie-cutter straight edged boxes.

We also shopped for some fun, trendy men... and women’s holiday fashions.

Bonobos has been open for about a month now, and has everything from office looks, to fancy suits, all the way down to the socks. From plaid stylish shirts, to comfy jean, playful sweaters and more, Derrick Shore is exploring a few looks that any man would love to wear.

...and women’s holiday fashions.

Lilly Pulitzer is best known for its beachy vibes and colors, but they also have a ton of perfectly trendy items to wear over the holidays. From sparkles, to metallics, jackets and more, watch as Courtney Zavala gets a glimpse at their timeless pieces inside the Highland Village location.

If you have company coming over, we’ve got dining options that will ‘wow’ even the toughest in-laws!

If you’ve got guests or family coming over for the holidays...don’t worry about cooking a huge meal for them! Plan a night at Gauchos Do Sol in Highland Village a Brazilian Steakhouse that features delicious endless meats and plenty of signature cocktails.

Decorations at the Shops of Highland Village

If you think your house is hard to decorate for the holidays, wait until you hear what goes into the decorations at Highland Village! Derrick Shore chatted with Lauren Leal all about how many lights, how much glitter, and how long it takes to put this beautiful display up for the holidays each year.