A Texas woman with a chic cosmopolitan sense, Elaine Turner combines her love
“You don’t have to be at the Louvre or in Anguilla, these accessories perform at
How It All Began
After designing for an apparel brand in New York, Elaine co-founded the company
Elaine was a finalist for the 2011 Texas Business Woman of the Year Award, and
Elaine’s Design Inspirations
Elaine's first handbag was inspired by raffia, which she was using to re-paper the
Elaine's design aesthetic was sparked by the family vacations she took as a child. She was swept away by the effortless, laidback luxury
“I get a kick looking through the lens without rules,” she says. “I always look at color first, it’s emotional; it’s where my eye goes. Next is shape and movement where art, architecture and the third dimension come into play.”
Her collections are based on destination and muse, leading Elaine to unexpected places like traditional menswear tweed piped with a sueded metallic or raffia with patent leather, custom prints and fabulous leathers.
Elaine Turner Today
Headquartered in Houston's historic Rice Village, Elaine's design loft is directly above her flagship boutique in an art deco building painted the brand's signature color—pink. A second store in CityCentre opened in February 2011.
The shoe salon with its plush pink couches is at the heart of both stores, inviting customers to relax, socialize and enjoy a glass of pink champagne. The merchandise is a playful mix of her handbag and shoe designs, as well as her favorite jewelry, clothing and home decor. Many of these items can be found in Elaine's
Giving back is part of Elaine’s personal DNA and at the core of her business philosophy. She avidly supports Breast Cancer Awareness,
Looking for Elaine Turner Stores, Handbags, Shoes and Accessories?
Along with her flagship stores in Houston’s Rice Village and CityCentre, you can find Elaine Turner stores in The Woodlands, just north of
Elaine Turner Press
Elaine and her signature designs have been featured on The Today Show, ABC’s Mirror/Mirror and in Glamour, InStyle, People, Lucky, Self,