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The Man Shop Shoes: high quality footwear for men

Before, men had few options in styles and trends when talking about footwear, today men have a wide amount of options to look spectacular on every opportunity, from head to toe.
The Man Shop Shoes located at La Plaza Mall in McAllen, Texas is an excellent option to find all kind of footwear for men.

For this store the goal is to gain the trust of their customers by offering the best brands and excellent service. The brands they offer, among them, Lacoste, Johnston & Murphy, and many more, only use materials and high quality designs that provide comfort and fashion.

Here you can find formal, sports, casual footwear for all ages, of juvenile style as well as for professionals and formal events. There are shoes for all tastes and occasions.
This store with implacable sideboards reflects the experience that supports them, since through generations; the Westerman family has been synonymous of dedication for service and good taste when serving their customers on their different stores since 1926.

Neil Westerman directs The Man Shop Shoes store, he tell us that one of their most important philosophies is that to underline the service to gentlemen you have to give one hundred present since men also are looking fashionable, with style without losing comfort just as women do, therefore it is always important to seek the best personnel in order for each customer feel heard and served.


Neil did not think to be dedicated to the family business after graduating from the University of Texas, but thanks to his father David Westerman, he decided to continue the tradition and be the head of one of the preferred stores in South Texas. We invite you to visit The Man Shop Shoes at La Plaza Mall, we are sure they will be helping you wedge for success.

More information:

The Man Shop Shoes
La Plaza Mall
2200 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78503
(956) 686-1145

White House Black Market: who says you can not have everything?

White House Black Market is an omni channel fashion retailer dedicated to making women feel beautiful and confident through polished workwear, black and white pieces and feminine, all-occasion dresses – all delivered through coveted, curated collections and personalized customer service.

As the name says black and white are the hallmark colors of the store, but it also offers garments in seasonal colors and beautiful prints with the highest quality in fabrics and materials.
This store is dedicated to become your favorite place so your wardrobe will always have a great style and exceptional taste.

White House Black Market operates several stores in the United States and Canada, where they sell their exclusive collection of tops, dresses, skirts, pants, jackets, shoes, jewelry and accessories. Every piece will make you feel that it was made especially for you.

Some of the most representative collections are: Work, which includes head to toe suiting and workwear staples, such as sheath dresses and pencil skirts. The brand also offers a variety of reversible pieces that give you different looks with only one garment. The Body Perfecting Collection will make you feel your best because of their special designs.

The company began in 1985 when the founders opened the first store called The White House, in Baltimore, Maryland. True to its name, the White House only sold women’s clothing in white tones.

In 1991, The White House began its national expansion and added a new commercial format:”Black Market” handling mainly black and white garments but with pops of color and patterned pieces.
In each store you will find fashion experts that provide you the most amazing personal service and will recommend the best options for you to look spectacular in any occasion or event.

White House Black Market operates more than 440 boutiques in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands. We invite you to visit the White House Black Market store closest to your location.
You will be surprised!

White House Black Market
La Plaza Mall
2200 South 10th Street Suite H08
McAllen, Texas
(956) 686-3919

Chico’s: How bold are you?

Chico’s started in 1983 as a small boutique selling especially Mexican art and antiques in Sanibel Island, Florida. One day, the owners discovered there were much more to be offered, thus they expanded their options by offering ladies items of excellent taste with beautiful colors, original stamps, artisan details and an excellent customer service.

As result Chico’s is today a big company with more than 500 stores in different countries, specialized in offering ladies clothing designs with styles and combinations for all tastes, always in fashion and with the objective of exalting the woman. Among its clothes you will find sweaters, pants, jackets, bags, accessories, blouses, dresses, outfits, bags, hats, sunglasses and all at great prices.

Chico’s mission is to inspire woman to feel great, regardless their age and to make them feel proud of her individuality. When visiting this store you will be fascinating with their colors, designs and styles that will reflect a confidence in yourself and with an unparalleled personality. In addition, they want to make your life easier therefore some clothes do not need to be ironed, they have a special design for a comfortable waist, there are also convertible garments with applications or pieces that get unattached so you can use them in an event, at work or reversible clothes that give you different looks in only one item.

Chico’s also prepares a monthly catalogue in which you can appreciate their new trends in clothes as well as in accessories, gift certificates and online purchasing.

Chico’s styles will make your figure and personality highlight since Chico’s inspires in fun, fabulous women reflecting joy and confidence.

More information:

1700 S 10th St,
McAllen, TX. 78503
(956) 683-1016

Boot Jack

Boot Jack opened its doors in 1976. The owners have always considered that, high-quality products and excellent customer service is the most important thing. Therefore they decided to create a company based on this vision. Today, Boot Jack keeps the promise and they offer products of the highest quality and provide the best country style items for all its customers.

Over the years, Boot Jack has added a great diversity of products and services. Currently, they have everything you need to complete your Texan style outfit. Here you can find a great variety of boots brands, hats, jeans, work boots, shirts, suits, belts, belt buckles and even decorations for your home or business.

In order to serve you better, Boot Jack has opened 6 stores in Southern Texas, thus they can offer customers with great services and products. As soon as you are inside a Boot Jack store, you are surprised by the excellent service and attention they provide you.

Among the services offered by Boot Jack are: cleaning and molding hats, customizing men suits for special events such as weddings, quinceaneras and anniversaries. In addition, they offer embroidery in detail on your clothes which can be customized according to the color and theme of your event. Boot Jack employees take special care in each order to provide a great customer satisfaction. Their personnel not only make you look good, but they guarantee you will feel comfortable when you wear an outfit made exactly for you.

For your convenience, you can also go to where you can find great variety of brands and pieces that are available for you and be delivered right at your door. This service is available for United States, Mexico and Canada.

The Boot Jack vision remains on each one that belongs to this company. Boot Jack has been serving the community for more than 40 years, they have collaborated with different organizations that support charity causes to have a better future for all. Visit Boot Jack and be amazed!

More information:

504 S.Main St. McAllen TX 78501
(956) 682-2467

1428 E Jackson Ave McAllen TX 78503
(956) 618-3900


James Robert Cavender took a chance in Pittsburg, Texas to open, what would become a town staple, the Dairy Hart back in 1957. That was the beginning of a successful career for a man who believed that hard work and good customer value would keep him in business for a lifetime.

Eight years later, James was ready for something bigger, took another chance and opened his first clothing store and the rest, as they say, is history. Now, with 80 stores across 11 states, they have been helping cowboys and cowgirls find just the right pair of boots, jeans, shirts and cowboy hats. Cavender’s have become synonymous with the well-dressed Texan.

Cavender’s is truly a family operation. The family lives a western lifestyle on Texas ranches, so they are in tune with the merchandise that offers value, style and durability. Cavender’s has been a great source for cowboy boots, cowgirl boots and western wear for men, women and kids.

Because they wear what they sell, you are getting first-hand knowledge of what works! They can outfit the ranch hand as well as the socialite for the Cattle Barons’ Ball. They have the largest boot selection anywhere in the world and because of volume purchasing, they are able to offer you great prices.
At Cavender’s, they take exceptional care of their customers, striving to provide a great selection and service in the business. It’s true, Cavender’s has something for everyone.

James Cavender says it very well: ”Take care of the customer and everything else will take care of itself.” That’s why Cavender’s has put together a hard-working, fun-loving, knowledgeable group of individuals to serve you. From the sales floor associate to the office support staff, their commitment is to offer an enjoyable shopping experience and an exceptional product that will keep you coming back to Cavender’s.

If you don’t find what you need here, contact them at our Customer Service e-mail address and they will help outfit you in true Texas style. They will be waiting to hear from you at

If you like a quality product with a friendly down-home shopping experience, you will love Cavender’s.

Cavender’s McAllen
Palms Crossing
3300 W. Expressway 83 #900
McAllen, Tx. 78501
(956) 687 2668

OJ Collection

OJ Collection is a boutique which offers selective brands at an excellent location in McAllen, Texas.

The Clothing, shoes and accessories offered by OJ Collection is a selection for gentlemen, ladies and children that will make you look spectacular at any occasion. Whether you need an outfit to go to work, a cocktail, or for a formal event. Among some brands this store has are the prestige ones Ted Baker, Melissa, Gucci, Carolina Herrera, Tory Buch and Jovani, some are difficult to find in the Texas Valley.
Accessories such as purses, wallets, beautiful earrings and necklaces, pashmina with a very special touch.

The wide diversity of styles is up to the most demanding tastes and always to the latest fashion. The excellent customer service and the comfortable atmosphere offered at the store is what distinguish this boutique. The personnel also help and advise you to achieve that spectacular look for that special occasion.

OJ Collection also gives you the opportunity of making special requests in garments of these renowned brands. And not only OJ Collection distributes all those brands, but they also have their own exclusive clothing line characterized by its great quality in fabrics and materials selected with excellent and fine taste.

This store is ideal to find something very special and original to give to your love ones. Or you can also purchase a gift card for that special person so they can chose among different beautiful options. In addition the prices you find here are more accessible than in other places, even better than in the stores of these recognized brands.

Visit OJ Collection to accent your wardrobe. It is the ideal place to acquire quality clothing of excellent taste.

More information:

Kamila Plaza
2801 W. Expressway 83 Suite 260
McAllen, Texas.
(956) 682 8800

H & M

H&M group has more than 70 years bringing fashion and quality garments to everyone around the world. Everything started with only one clothing store for women in Sweden which opened its doors in 1947. Currently, it is one of the leading groups that has different brands such as H&M and H&M Home, COS, & Other Stories, Monky, Weekday Cheam Monday and ARKET. Each one of these brands manages its own identity.

Today we are celebrating the H&M is opening a new store at the prestigious shopping mall at La Plaza Mall in McAllen, Texas.

The main idea of H&M is to make available styles and fashion at accessible prices for women, men, children, juniors and home. The variety of garments and styles you would find here goes from formal garments, pants, blouses, dresses, shoes, sweaters, accessories, suits, jackets, lingerie, maternity clothes, beauty articles, bathing suits, exercise and sleepwear, seasonal clothing, in the end all you can need for each member of your family or friends.

More than 4,500 H&M stores around the world dedicated to create the best experience for its customers, in the store as well as online, always sharing the values that characterize them based on respecting the environment.

H&M is a dynamic company that grows day after day with the idea that everything is possible. Visit them now at La Plaza Mall and you will be surprised by their great amount of options to look spectacular.

More information:

La Plaza Mall
2200 S. 10th St.
McAllen TX. 78503

Sunrise Mall
2370 N. Expressway,
Brownsville TX. 78521

Outlet Shoppes at Laredo
1600 Water St., Suite #B320
Laredo, TX. 78040

Mall Del Norte
5300 San Dario Ave., Laredo TX.
(956) 231-5456

¡La Plaza Mall más grande y más bella para ti!

¡La Plaza Mall más grande y más bella para ti!

La Plaza Mall es ya una garantía de encontrar en un mismo centro comercial las mejores marcas y establecimientos de renombre internacional. Administrada por Simon, quien es una empresa líder a nivel global, La Plaza Mall se ha convertido en el principal destino de compras en el Valle de Texas. Aquí encuentras, además de artículos de alta calidad en ropa, calzado y accesorios, las mejores opciones para comer o cenar con tu familia o amigos. La Plaza Mall ahora presenta una expansión de 245,000 pies cuadrados. A partir del mes de noviembre del 2017 estarán abriendo sus puertas las nuevas tiendas que conformarán la fase uno de esta expansión del centro comercial como H&M, Kendra Scott, REEDS Jewelers, Texas de Brazil, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Auntie Anne’s, Cinnabon, Flip Flop Shoes, T-Mobile, Divine Formal Wear, MAC Cosmetics y Sharol Shoes.

Así también en el 2018 encontrarás una combinación de tiendas reconocidas a nivel internacional como Zara, Palenque Grill y otras más.

Simon ha incluido en esta expansión una remodelación tanto del interior como del exterior de todo centro comercial. Al visitar La Plaza Mall te encontrarás un diseño totalmente diferente, moderno, que realza la belleza de la propiedad con entradas completamente renovadas, bellos pisos, luces LED, baños remodelados, asientos más lujosos y jardines que te harán más placentera la visita al centro comercial.

Además para tu mayor comodidad ahora también La Plaza Mall te ofrece un nuevo estacionamiento de tres niveles techados y conectados a las tiendas Dillard´s y Macy´s. Este estacionamiento acomoda aproximadamente a 2,000 vehículos.

Estos cambios le brindan a los visitantes tener una experiencia más placentera, además de más opciones de compra, entretenimiento y buena comida. Esto confirma que La Plaza Mall sigue siendo uno de los destinos de compra y entretenimiento más importantes del Valle de Texas, así también, su inmejorable ubicación sobre la calle 10, a solo 5 millas de la frontera con México, hacen a este centro comercial un destino obligado para los visitantes.

Las más de 150 tiendas que ya conoces y dan a La Plaza Mall el renombre de siempre siguen ofreciéndote las mejores marcas y opciones como BCBGMAXAZRIA, Marciano, Michael Kors, Pandora, Express, American Eagle Outfitters, Victoria’s Secret, Aéropostale, entre otras más.

Sus tiendas ancla como Dillard’s, JCPenney, Macy’s, Macy’s Home Store y Joe Brand ofrecen excelentes ofertas y artículos que te sorprenden en cada visita. La expansión también te ofrecerá nuevas opciones para comer delicioso. En el nuevo food court: La Plaza Cafes encontrarás Green Leafs Beyond Great, Charley’s Subs y más.

¡Visita La Plaza Mall en tu primer oportunidad, te encantará aún más que siempre!

Mayores informes:
2200 South 10th Street
McAllen, Tx. 78503 USA
(956) 972 -5454


Sunglass Hut más de 30 años de experiencia y las mejores marcas en lentes de sol a tu alcance

Los lentes de sol no son solo un accesorio más de tu guardarropa, este artículo se ha convertido en algo que debes tener para proteger tus ojos y tu piel. Las hermosas variedades en materiales, formas y colores que ofrecen hoy por hoy las diversas marcas te dan la oportunidad de proyectar tu estilo y personalidad con este accesorio. Sunglass Hut es uno de los lugares en donde se reúnen los expertos y las mejores marcas para asesorarte.

Sunglass Hut tiene como misión ser el mejor lugar para inspirarte y poder adquirir las últimas tendencias de las mejores marcas en lentes de sol. La gran calidad y exclusividad de estilos que encuentras en Sunglass Hut es lo que los caracteriza.

Sunglass Hut abrió en 1971 en Miami, Florida. Hoy por hoy esta tienda opera más de 2,000 tiendas en más de 20 países. Sunglass Hut es un patrocinador principal del London Fashion Week , cada temporada organiza eventos y actividades para promover y celebrar la moda. En estas tiendas puedes encontrar las mejores marcas como Prada, Michael Kors, Armani Exchange, Burberry, Bulgari, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, Gucci, Miu Miu, Persol, Ralph Lauren, Ray-Ban y muchas más.

La moda y nuevas tendencias en este accesorio van desde los florales, joyas, colores sólidos o con algún tipo de estampado, los tipo aviador o los llamados cat-eye,
Entre los servicios que ofrece esta tienda es el envío gratis en Estados Unidos, ajustes gratis de tus lentes de sol en la tienda, y coberturas diversas para asegurar tus lentes de sol. También los tipo espejo son muy populares, los redondos más clásicos o bien los cuadrados, hay pequeños o grandes también dependiendo del tipo de rostro. La utilidad también es importante mencionarla, ya que con este accesorio proteges tus ojos y piel del daño que causan los rayos UV.

Mayores informes:

Grande Valley Premium Outlets
5001 E Express Way 83, Ste 600-I
Mercedes, Tx. 78570
(956) 565-9331

Brighton: Piezas que nacen del corazón

La marca Brighton fue fundada por Jerry y Terri Kohl que tuvieron la visión de crear una compañía diferente que se construyera desde el corazón, enfocada en tratar a empleados y clientes de la manera en que desean ser tratados.
Comenzaron en 1991 con una colección de cintos, con los años han evolucionado a ofrecer estilizados accesorios para mujer que la embellecen de los pies a la cabeza. Hoy, Brighton cuenta con más de 180 tiendas y 4,000 boutiques que ofrecen esta marca.

En el Valle de Texas la boutique Renee ́s es una de las tiendas en la que puedes encontrar estos bellísimos accesorios.
Brighton practica la filosofía de tratar a cada cliente como si fuera el único, de crear accesorios diseñados a mano y elaborados con procesos tradicionales que le imprimen calidad y creatividad a cada pieza para hacerlos obras de arte.

La extensa variedad de opciones que encuentras en Brighton va desde bolsas, carteras, brazaletes, aretes, lentes, pulseras, relojes, calzado, collares o gargantillas que están divididas en colecciones como Meridian, Halo, Christo, Neptune ́s Rings, Contempo, entre otras que se caracterizan por estar inspiradas en distintos estilos.

Esta variedad hace que encuentres algo especial para todas las edades y todos los gustos.
También hay detalles que son perfectos para regalar en ocasiones especiales como graduaciones, cumpleaños, aniversarios para maestros o hasta para mascotas.

Fragancias, accesorios para viaje, algunas piezas para hombre hechas de piel de gran calidad, llaveros, marcos para fotografías, en fin, también puedes encontrar originalidad y creatividad en piezas para tu hogar.


Renee ́s of Sharyland:
2600 E Griffin Pkwy,
Mission, Tx. 78572
PH: (956) 519-9595