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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Sponsor Spotlight: a bientot

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One of my favorite shops in Houston, á bientôt recently launched an online store! a bientot is one of my favorite destinations when I am in search of fun, new accessories or a fabulous gift. The boutique features everything jewelry, accessories, clothing, handbags, shoes, stationery, items for the home, and gifts for baby. The selection is carefully culled from every corner of the globe by fashionable owners, Betty Newton and Christiana Anderson who frequently travel in search of inspiration for their wonderful store. Whether you are in search of a new necklace or a new scarf, chances are you will find what you are looking for at á bientôt. Betty and Christiana have a knack for finding on-trend, posh items that for every style and every price point. There is literally something fabulous in every corner of the store!

This spring, Betty and Christiana are loving the classic combination of turquoise and coral, as well as natural elements like horn and wood. They have even added a gardening section with the cutest tools in order to welcome the warmer months.

In celebration of the official launch of á bientôt’s online store, La Dolce Vita readers will receive 20% off on purchases made over the next two weeks. Simply enter the code “ladolcevita” at checkout and the discount will be applied to your purchase. New items are being added to the website on a daily basis, so be sure to check back often!


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{As you can probably tell from these images, any jewelry lover would feel like a kid in a candy store at á bientôt!}

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{The store carries a fabulous bag for every possible occasion. I’ve had my eye on the muse-inspired bags on the top shelf for a while now. Aren’t they gorgeous?}a bientot 060 a bientot 066

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{These fun clutches are completely customizable. They come in a wide array of colors and sizes and can be personalized with your monogram.}


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{ á bientôt currently has a lot of wonderful dresses for spring as well as an amazing selection of tunics that would make even Tory Burch jealous!}

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for the home

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{There are many wonderful items available for baby at á bientôt including these cute onesies.}

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{The store carries stationery from designers like Jonathan Adler and Dabney Lee as well as personalized items and party supplies.}

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To visit á bientôt, click here and be sure to enter “ladolcevita” in order to receive 20% off!


All images by Paloma Contreras


Anonymous said...

This looks like my kind of place! I am drooling over the jewelry tower and the cuff bracelets!

The Iconic said...

What a great range of items! I'm so glad they have an online store. Thanks for posting.

Mariska Meijers said...

A real candystore :))

ashlina {the decorista} said...

wow. looks amazing. i want to shop there. total bliss.

Kristen said...

Thanks so much. I moved to the Houston area last year and I just love finding new places. I would love a blog about your favorite places to shop in Houston!


That is some, pile-it-on-thick-and-high-beehive-style shopping going on over there. Wild.

Anonymous said...

I think I've died and gone to heaven.

Helena - A Diary of Lovely said...

dream store!

Diane@InMyOwnStyle said...

Hi Paloma-
I want to hop on a plane to Houston right now. I wish I could step right into all the images in your post so I could leisurely browse through the entire store in person. I can see why it is one of your favorite destinations.

Andrea said...

Its a good thing I dont live in Houston bc I would never leave that store. Love everything!

LifestyleBohemia said...

Are you kidding?!?! This store is what I picture heaven looks like ;)

Lila said...

Yay, I love when shops go online. Can I just say, that jewelry looks absolutely delish!?

Porchlight Interiors said...

What an incredible range...almost too many choices! Tracey xx

Unknown said...

Wow -what an amazing store! I wish their online store was as tempting/stocked as their retail outlet appears to be....
- Danielle
other-option AT hotmail DOT com

Sarah Ring said...

I am so happy I can shop "local" even from Orange County!! Love it!

jess said...

I'm having heart palpitations over those monogrammed clutches! Killer store.

Mrs. D said...

I don't think I've ever wanted EVERY SINGLE item featured in a post. Until now!

Pineapples and Pickles said...

I didn't realize you are a Houstonian too, and I certainly didn't know this store existed. I can't wait to check it out in person. Thanks for sharing. Love your blog by the way.

Sanity Fair said...

Greek Key AND orange tiger stripe bangles?!!! Where have they been all my life!?
On my way to the store site now!
-Sanity Fair

Laura Trevey said...

So many great items.. I don't know where to begin! LOVE all the bling, and the adorable pillows too ~~

Pink Frenchie said...

Holy cow----I want a tower of necklaces and a bevy of rings! Thanks for the fabulous blog.

SGM said...

Are you kidding me?!?!?!!? Th jewelry alone sold me on this place. WOW.

Congrats on your 002 Houston Magazine feature!

Paige said...

Worth a trip to Houston just to browse the store.

Bethany Dirksen said...


That looks like the perfect place to get lost in on a bad day. Wish I could dive in :)

the cape on the corner said...

oh my goodness, i want to go there. you would need uninterrupted hours to really look at everything. amazing!

Karena said...

I too am eyeing the pillows as well as handbags. Would love to have one of the starfish pillows!

Art by Karena

Pink Wallpaper said...

i'm like a kid in a candy store....

alison giese Interiors said...

OMG, I think I'm practically seizing! Off to their site, and planning a first post-baby trip ASAP, too!

Paula said...

That's just crazy. If I had a private jet, I'd hop on it tomorrow and go to Houston!

Unknown said...

absolutely drooling over every last item. i suddenly find myself needing a monogrammed clutch! gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous. thank you for sharing their goodies and your discount!

The Single Nester said...

Oh my gosh! My credit card would explode after being in this store.

Megan @ Lovely Happenings said...

I NEED to go and check this out! looks fantastic!