Dresses, jewelry, and high-heeled shoes make women discernable from men and aristocratic monkeys discernable from regular monkeys. Dress the part with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 toward girly gifts and garb at Bless Your Heart Giftique in Bracken Village.
Featured on Great Day San Antonio, Bless Your Heart Giftique is a treasure trove of jewels, clothes, shoes, and gifts for the girliest of retail addicts. Guests can slip into a shopping extravaganza with a selection of apparel from Angie and Ya—each of which boasts a collection of dresses and tops for around $40 and under—or bottom out with Miss Me Jeans, whose multidimensional denims are meant to fit the many facets of the modern girl ($84–$104). Vera Bradley quilted-cotton handbags and luggage are perfect for transporting Bless Your Heart's ever-rotating selection of costume and handmade jewelry or carting rolls away from an all-you-can-eat buffet. Find fabulous footing with a pair of cowboy boots or Toms shoes ($44–$54), a comfy and conscientious brand that donates a pair of shoes to a child in need with every purchase made.
Beyond apparel, Bless Your Heart also displays a changing roster of gifts from companies such as Natural Life, Curly Girl, and Two's Company, which crafts high-fashion home products for domiciles trying to look good before breaking back into the dating world. Most gifts such as candles, journals, frames, and totes cost $20 or less.
Perched behind a white picket fence amid historical Bracken Village, Bless Your Heart is one of many shops in the village housed in renovated, century-old homes. Attempts at chasing former occupants are futile, as their ghostly vapor slips right through the mountainous exhibits of merchandise displayed on the charming wraparound porch.
- This is the only place I have to go when I have a birthday party to go to, or I need just the right thing to go with my new outfit! – chioaggie99, Citysearch
- The prices are very reasonable so you can find a great gift and have money left over to throw something in for yourself! – Ksamples, Citysearch
Bless Your Heart
Bless Your Heart's twin locations bustle with vibrant, colorful goods that celebrate beauty and femininity. Paisley purses mingle with socially conscious Toms shoes and fashionable duds and accessories from brands including Miss Me jeans, Yellow Box, and Kendra Scott. Jewelry and artwork crafted from local artisans share space with embroidered cowboys boots and handmade lassos to steal the show at the next rodeo. After whirlwind shop-a-thons, visitors can relax on the porch of the Bracken Village location, which resides in a restored 100-year-old red barn that's witnessed more history than a time-traveling archaeologist.