Young business owner Sara Ash Jessop, once a jewelry designer herself, has poured her heart and soul into this boutique to create a unique shopping experience that also incorporates local artists and their artwork.
A big supporter of the local art world, Jessop has succeeded in translating that vision into her boutique.
Inside Aquarius boutique — Photo courtesy of Aquarius
Currently, Aquarius is showcasing two resident artists: Gregorio Mannino, a well-known San Antonio artist, and the talented Tracy Williams.
"Gregorio's work has a lot of glitter and Tracy's art is abstract, so they really complement the store," says Faith Haddad, art director and stylist at Aquarius. "Aquarius is definitely a good vibrations boutique. It's a very pretty, fun and inspiring space!"
Haddad is also the owner and art director of HAUS Collective at the popular Blue Star Arts Complex, located in the Southtown Arts District. HAUS is an art gallery and pop-up shop that displays small businesses and emerging artists and designers. Each show usually lasts approximately two months and kicks off with an opening reception.
Aquarius is also known for hosting some fantastic parties that include yummy food trucks, art raffles and just good fun.
Of course, if it's the clothes you're here for, then you've just hit the jackpot. Aquarius carries a number of popular yet niche lines that have a following but aren't found just anywhere. You can expect to find brands such as Frame Denim and Clover Canyon.
Fashion at Aquarius boutique — Photo courtesy of Aquarius
They also carry a beautiful assortment of fine jewelry, including pieces by Lizzie Fortunato and delicious handbags by top designers such as Foley + Corinna. You can expect to find big totes, butter soft leather and incredibly designed collectible fashions.
"I wanted the store to match the progressiveness of San Antonio economically and structurally, something fashion-forward," says Jessop.
Additionally, they have a brand new beauty line by RMS Beauty that includes lip and skin treatments, eye polishes and more.
Shoe-lovers, don't despair! They also carry gorgeous flats by Yosi Samra.
Aquarius offers customers "timeless looks mingled with contemporary savvy" and leaves you feeling confident and original. Isn't that how we all want to feel?!
So if you're on the prowl for some amazing finds in San Antonio, don't just shop at the mall. You'll discover some of the most incredible outfits, accessories and more in upscale neighborhoods like Terrell Hills and Alamo Heights.