See Cart'Air Boutique's incredible, one-of-a-kind hats!

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Thursday, May 9, 2024
See Cart'Air Boutique's incredible, one-of-a-kind hats!
Need a hat to celebrate Mother's Day or the Kentucky Derby? Cart'Air Boutique carries an impressive line of beautiful, one-of-a-kind custom hats! 👒

HOUSTON, Texas -- If you're looking for a one-of-a-kind hat in celebration of the Kentucky Derby, Mother's Day or any day you want to feel special, Cart'Air Boutique is the place you want to be.

"When they walk through the door, they definitely start smiling," said Carolyn Land, owner of Cart'Air Boutique. "Their eyes open real wide because of all the different colors, all of the beautiful things that we carry. You walk out of here, and you're looking like somebody."

The northeast Houston store, painted bright pink, carries unique and colorful custom hats of all shapes and sizes, plus gowns, cocktail dresses, jewelry, accessories and more.

Land worked in fashion at department stores for years before she started her own business out of her garage in 1986. She expanded to a strip center in LaMarque, Texas, in 1991 before moving Cart'Air Boutique to its current location on the Eastex Freeway in 1999.

"There's a lot of ladies who think they can't wear a hat," said Land. "But if they come in here, we will definitely fit them with a hat. And when they leave, they are very happy. You've just got to know how to position the hat on your head and feel good about yourself. That's what I do, I feel good about me."

For more on Cart'Air Boutique, visit the shop's Facebook page.