Menswear

Matt Bomer Is Tuxedo Perfection at the CFDA Fashion Awards

The Spring native proves menswear doesn't have to be boring.

06/09/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Foundation Room

The Skinny on Shapers vs. Cinchers

Which is the right choice for looking shapely in a fancy dress? It depends what your goals are.

06/07/2017 By Sara Samora

Vampires Suck

Justin Cronin Brings His "Plot Slut" Tendencies to Fox in The Passage Pilot

The vampire drama will draw from a trilogy by a Houston-based writer.

06/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Travel

Rooting Out the 'Real' Mexico in Oaxaca

Mexico's cultural capital offers more than just moles and mezcal—including petrified waterfalls and rarefied ruins.

06/02/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

The Foundation Room

How to Survive Strapless Season

Whatever your size, these three strapless bra options won't let you down.

06/01/2017 By Sara Samora

Style Guide

5 Essential Pieces for Summertime Style

Rompers, linen, espadrilles and more that will keep you looking cool and feeling cooler.

05/31/2017 By Katelyn Kenney

What Am I?

How To Make Your Own Chopped Liver

Want to feel like a million bucks after a workout? Skip the Gatorade in favor of offal.

05/26/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

The Friendly Skies

Take a Cheap Trip to New York with These Southwest Fares

These fall flight deals will let you enjoy the Big Apple during the loveliest time of year—for less.

05/25/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Thrills

Why Do We Have Memorial Day Sales?

Plus, what to buy—other than mattresses—and what to wait on until the real deals arrive.

05/25/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Living Well

Holistic Houston: The Houstonia Guide to Alternative Medicine

A curated guide to alternative medicine in Houston, from acupuncture to aromatherapy and beyond.

05/25/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Candy Mountain

Three Sweet Ways to Celebrate National Candy Month

You'll find everything from vintage treats to global goodies at these sugar stops.

05/25/2017 By Alice Levitt

Alternative Medicine Guide

The Essential Facts About Essential Oils

The practice of using plant-based essential oils to promote healing offers—yes!—real health benefits.

05/25/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Alternative Medicine Guide

If You'd Like to Pull Stuff From Your Ears, Candling Is For You

While not accepted by the medical community, candling can sure be satisfying.

05/25/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Alternative Medicine Guide

Cupping Is Making Its Mark in Houston

This ancient Chinese practice gets the blood circulating.

05/25/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Editor's Note

When a Tale of Torture Is Oddly Relaxing

Reading a novel—no matter how gruesome the plot—is one way to relax during Houston summers.

05/25/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Cheap Thrills

Where to Shop for Sandals on a Budget

Five places to buy a summer's worth of shoes without breaking the bank.

05/24/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

What About Gen-X Orange?

What Color Will Be the Next Millennial Pink?

Six educated guesses, from Greenery to Fran Drescher pink.

05/24/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Shiny things

Blinged-Out Fabergé Eggs Arrive at the HMNS

Take a break from other world news for a refreshingly pleasant Russian surprise at the HMNS.

05/22/2017 By Morgan Kinney