Women-Owned Businesses to Support in Corpus Christi - The Bend Magazine

Women-Owned Businesses to Support in Corpus Christi

From vintage finds to locally crafted cosmetics, here are some women-owned businesses to support in Corpus Christi.

Photo by Lillian Reitz

March is Women’s History Month and a great time to remind you of all the women-owned shops to support around town. Women-owned businesses are among the crowned jewels of our city and constantly provide us with unique merchandise and a friendly shopping experience. From vintage finds to locally made cosmetics, there’s a women-led business for just about everything in the community. Here are a few to check out. 


This shop is an indoor plant nursery specializing in plants, modern pottery, workshops, and maintenance programs. With greenery ranging in all sizes and styles, Tina Turman works to bring quality plants and plant education to the community. 3847 S Alameda St.


For all things home decor, Wildflowers is the perfect spot. Led by owner Terrie Moore, this home and garden boutique has a selection of hand-picked European antiques, vintage finds, handmade pottery, and unique plants to style your home.  2729 S Padre Island Dr.

Elena Flores owns local shop Sew Bonita in Corpus Christi
Check out Sew Bonita’s Instagram for regular workshops and pop-up events hosted inside the store! Photo: Ben Zaragosa

Sew Bonita

This boutique showcases handmade apparel and accessories that celebrate Mexican-American culture. Created by Elena Flores, Sew Bonita celebrates both the culture and vibrancy through a variety of products that can be found right here in the Coastal Bend. 4719 S Alameda

Lavender + Lee

Lavender + Lee is a small-batch jewelry line based in Corpus Christi that creates minimalist, botanical, dainty jewelry perfect for any occasion. Owned by local Samantha Thurman heads up the tiny studio which aims to provide high-quality, romantic jewelry to the community and beyond. @lavenderandlee

4 Chicks in the Park 

This Lamar Park shop is your one-stop shop for gifts, party supplies, a new outfit or something to spruce up your home. With an abundance of Women’s and Children’s clothing, home accessories, toys and home accessories, 4 Chicks in the Park has something for just about everyone. 3819 S Alameda St.

Coastal Closet 

Coastal Closet in Port Aransas is your coastal destination for women’s, men’s and children’s fashions and home decor. The boutique offers luxury brands such as Kendra Scott, Trina Turk and Howler Brothers just to name a few. @coastalclosetportaransas

20/20 Vintage

This downtown shop is full of vintage clothing, jewelry, home decor and even art. The shop, founded by vintage queen Monica Elison, is beloved by locals looking for unique finds. Check out their Instagram for styled shots as inspiration for your next vintage outfit. @2020_vintage

You can find LemonBox Beauty products at H-E-B locations on Staples & Saratoga, Roberts & Alameda, in Calallen and in Portland. Photo via LemonBox Beauty

LemBox Beauty 

LemonBox Beauty is a handcrafted beauty line based in Corpus Christi offering vegan, cruelty-free products using quality ingredients. With everything from lip gloss to body butter, Rochelle Lowery works to provide the highest quality products to the Coastal Bend and can even be found on the shelves of select H-E-B stores. 1316 S. Staples St.

Interested in more ways to celebrate Women’s History Month? Check out HER 20223 for inspiring stories from women in our community.