OUTLET SHOPPING-SOUTHERN TEXAS
Texas is chock-full of outlet shopping centers. In southern Texas you will find quite a few around the Houston area. With so many available, the listings are rather short.
CONROE OUTLET CENTER
Located 50 miles north of Houston on I-45. Stores include many brand names. Notable are: Adolfo II, Capezio, Carter's Childrenswear, Chaus, Etienne Aigner, Geoffrey Beene, Guess?, Liz Claiborne, Nike, Royal Doulton, Toys Unltd. and at least 60 more.
Stores include: Bass Shoe, Book World, Capezio, Great American Fashion Outlet, Mikasa, Prestige Fragrance & Cosmetics, Texana Rose, Van Heusen and others.
FACTORY STORES OF AMERICA
Located 55 minutes northwest of Houston on Highway 290. Stores include: Banister Shoe, Prestige Fragrance & Cosmetics, Van Heusen & VF Outlet.
LONE STAR STATE FACTORY STORES
La Marque is 45 minutes south of Houston and 15 minutes from Galveston, near the Johnson Space Center. There are 40 stores, including: Aileen, Air Step/Buster Brown, Black & Decker, Brass Factory, Bugle Boy, Farberware, Harve Benard, Hathaway, Hawaiian Cotton, Kid's Zone, Levi's, San Antonio Shoe, Toy Liquidators, T-Shirts Plus, West Point Pepperell and the rest of the 40.
FACTORY STORES OF AMERICA
Livingston is one hour northwest of Houston. Stores include: Banister Shoe, Van Heusen, VF Outlet (which includes quite a number of brand name outlets), and others.
NEW BRAUNFELS MILL STORE PLAZA
On I-35 between San Antonio and Austin. Stores include: Arrow, Bon Worth, Cape Isle Knitters, Carter's Childrenswear, Easy Spirit & Co., Ernesto's Jewelry, Farah, Geoffrey Beene, Kids Zone, Lacy Lady-Cypress, Le Creuset, Lise J, Multiples, Oneida, Palm Beach, Simi Fashions for Children, Reebok, Russell, Stone Mountain Handbags, Swank, Toys Unlimited and many more.
SAN MARCOS FACTORY SHOPS
Southwestern village architecture and landscaping with more than 90 stores in the middle of Texas Hill Country. On I-35 at Centerpoint Road, 30 minutes south of Austin, 45 minutes north of San Antonio. Stores include: Adolfo II, Ann Taylor, Ashworth, Banister Shoe, B.D. Baggies, Benetton, Bruce Alan Bags, Carter's Childrenwear, Coach, Colours & Scents/Elizabeth Arden, Corbin Factory Store, Designers Extra/Joan Vass, Donna Karan, Esprit, Group USA, House of Hatten, Insider Trading Co., C.I. Castro, Jonathan Logan, The Executive Suite, Kelly Stryker, Lammes Candies, Mondi, Mothers Work Maternity, Napier, Nike, Outer Banks, Perry Ellis Shoes, S & K Menswear, SBX, Tanner, Toy Liquidators, Trader Kids, UnisaWemco, Young Generations and obviously many, many others.
TANGER FACTORY OUTLET CENTER
Also in San Marcos, if you can stand more shopping. These stores are all owned and operated by the manufacturers. Stores include: Aileen, Class Perfumes, Childcraft Outlet, Crazy Horse, Dansk, Farah, Florsheim, Greetings 'n More, Izod, Jerzees, Kitchen Collection. Koret of California, Liz Claiborne, Reebok, Samsonite, Sara Lee, Wallet Works, and quite a few more.|
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