After months of working on the store with my dear friend and co-founder Devon Liedtke (not-to-mention years of dreaming about this concept!) we officially opened Paloma & Co exactly one year ago today! Devon and I combined our passions for design and general joie de vivre and founded the store, curating an assortment of antiques, found objects, original art by emerging artists, homewares, and other handmade, bespoke pieces sourced from our travels across the globe. Paloma & Co is nestled in the heart of Houston’s River Oaks neighborhood and delivers a curated experience for trade professionals, interior enthusiasts, and design-conscious travelers visiting the fourth largest city in the country. Every piece in the shop tells a story that we are incredibly excited to share with you. This past year has brought many wonderful people into our lives, it has taught us countless lessons, afforded us the opportunity to travel to some of our favorite places to source new treasures, and we were even named to House Beautiful’s list of the 50 Best Stores in the US– we are the only one in all of Texas!
When I launched La Dolce Vita in 2007, I never imagined what the next twelve years would have in store—literally. From starting Paloma Contreras Design and traveling the world designing beautiful spaces to seeing my projects appear in national magazines, it’s been an amazing adventure that I couldn’t have done without your encouraging comments and endless support. If you’re in Houston, stop by 2705 Bammel Lane and shop all our lovingly curated products. Not in town? You can always shop our website. Thank you so much for all of your support and patronage through our first year. Stay tuned for many exciting things to come! We’re having a big sale to celebrate this big milestone. Details are below– happy shopping!