Beauty on a Budget

Why Splurge? 5 Amazing Drugstore Makeups We're Obsessed With

The best lipsticks, mascaras, eyeliners and more for under $12 each.

05/10/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

New In Town

Can Fashion Be Feminist?

Wendi Koletar of design-minded boutique Kick Pleat thinks so.

05/09/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: '60s Mod Makeup

Because when you have short hair there's no better beauty icon than Twiggy.

05/04/2016 By Hala Daher

The Struggle Is Real

How to Shop for a Hair Stylist

Also known as how to survive when your stylist utters the worst words imaginable: "I'm moving out of Texas."

05/03/2016 By Beth Levine

Sorry, Budget

The 6 Houston Stores to Shop in May

From pop-up shops to gift destinations, these are the ultimate places to spend your money this month.

05/02/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Retail

River Oaks District Goes Dallas & Dutch

A spa, a design destination and a major store from up north round out District's next wave of tenants.

04/29/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Elements of Style

Jill Reno: Jewelry Designer, Houstonian, Rock Star

Reno's colorful pieces have quite a fan club: Felicity Huffman, Kristen Bell, Hayden Panettiere and Olivia Munn all have worn them on the red carpet.

04/28/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Home & Design

6 to Watch: These Top Design Trends Will Be Hot in 2017

Fresh from her turn as a Style Spotter at High Point Market, Houston designer Marie Flanigan shares her favorite new looks, from wood to wallpaper.

04/25/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Crusin' Along

Is Your Wardrobe Ready for a Gay Cruise?

Get your group costumes ready: on a gay cruise, the clothes (or lack thereof) make the man.

04/21/2016 By Javier Garza

Made in Houston

Pintuck Invents the All-American Guayabera

Houstonian Julie Shuford has transformed the Latin menswear staple into a versatile look for women.

04/20/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Beauty

Face Off: Sephora vs. Ulta

Which beauty megastore offers more must-have products?

04/18/2016 By Beth Levine

Made in Houston

Eat, Pray, Caftan: How Two Houston Sisters Launched a Brand with Global Style

Mirth makes caftans that evoke relaxation, sourced from and inspired by India.

04/18/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Sharing Economy

The Spring of My Endless Closet

I tried Rent The Runway's Unlimited subscription. Suddenly my life was filled with fancy possibilities.

04/15/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The LBD

The Traveling Black Dress: Lower Melrose Glam Rock Edition

How to make your LBD fierce enough for Hollywood.

04/12/2016 By Beth Muecke

Retail

Where to Live Out Your Embroidered Boho Dreams: Johnny Was

Because yes, you do need a fringed floral kimono.

04/11/2016 By Jamie Smith

Reppin' H-Town

Miranda Lambert Slays the Red Carpet in Hot Pink Pistol Heels

The fashion moment of the night at the Academy of Country Music Awards belonged to Lambert and Houstonian Joyce Echols' 'Come and Take It' heels.

04/04/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Look

Houston Style Setter: Georgeta Teodorescu

The Romanian-born marketing powerhouse on keeping it fresh on those long international flights and how she uses her wardrobe to win business.

03/31/2016 By Jamie Smith

Fashion

Sunshine Daydream: New Fashions for Spring

The best souvenir of a well-traveled life is a style that includes textures, colors and attitudes inspired by every stamp in your passport.

03/31/2016 Styled by Brittany Winter and Hair and Makeup by Shane Mondren

Local Design

Steve Guthrie Is All-In on Houston-Made Fashion

The HCC fashion student turned HCC fashion professor has launched a new line to champion manufacturing in Houston.

03/30/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The LBD

The Traveling Black Dress: Bohemian Paisley Edition

Add some boho chic to your LBD.

03/29/2016 By Beth Muecke