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September 14th, 2018

Happy Birthday Kairy-tate!

Wishing a very stylish celebration to Kairy-tate Barkley—it's her special day.

This month's birthday girl is Kairy-tate Barkley, the owner of French Cuff Boutique, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this month.

Happy birthday, Kairy-tate! We're bringing you a cupcake from Ooh La La to celebrate - what's your favorite flavor?
Velvet Elvis!

Your boutique has grown in the last decade to three locations (Bellaire, Woodway and Town & Country). Describe your customer.
Smart, stylish, open-minded and kind.

What are some of your favorite brands in your stores this fall?
The Great, Ba&sh, Dee Keller, Machete…oh goodness there are so many!!

Favorite fall trend?
Leopard print is classic but it's definitely having a moment this fall. I am all in!

First designer piece you ever splurged on? 
Chanel boots.

Go-to spot for brunch? 
The Dunlavy…best grapefruit mimosas ever!! 

Where do you always take your out of town visitors?
We love when friends and family come see us! We live by Memorial Park so we always love to escort our guests on a walk around the 3-mile loop if they are up for it. 

Best spot for cocktails?
I love the aesthetic at the newly remodeled Benjy’s The Classic on Washington Ave. The new menu is fun and the cocktails are flowing!

Favorite show on Netflix right now? 
Grace and Frankie…their spunk is awesome!

Favorite book you've read lately? 
The Code of the Extraordinary Mind.

How are you celebrating your birthday this year?
A trip to the South of France with my best friend.

How many candles are you blowing out?
46 and every year just keeps getting better and better!

Visit French Cuff's locations in Bellaire, Woodway and Town & Country.

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