Very Important Parties

Altus Foundation Raises $1 Million at Record-Breaking, Star-Studded Gala

Tyra Banks, pro athletes, acrobatic performers, and a marriage proposal: The city's largest, glitziest gala had it all.

12/13/2018 By Abby Ledoux

I Have One Photo In My Hands...

Tyra Banks Is Just Like Us: She Wants Pappadeaux and More Vietnamese Coffee

She also loves Finn Hall and Dish Society, and she can rap.

12/11/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Woman Crush Wednesday

#WCW: Shanquita Greggs

How one Houstonian turned a DIY hobby into a full-time gig.

11/28/2018 By Jillian Goltzman

Girl Power

House of Harper Launches Quarterly Women's Networking Series

With "Open House," lifestyle blogger Caroline Harper Knapp wants women to connect IRL.

11/27/2018 By Najla Brown

Wish You Were Here

Travis Scott Revives the Magic of AstroWorld for One Nostalgic, Star-Studded Day

La Flame truly put on for the city with his inaugural Astroworld Festival.

11/19/2018 By Abby Ledoux Photography by Brian Kennedy

Bottom's Up

Can a Dallas-Based Gin Win Over Houston?

Zephyr Gin made its official H-Town debut last month at OKRA Charity Saloon.

11/09/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Safer Houston

Crime Stoppers Raises $473,000 and Honors Joanne King Herring at Annual Gala

Guests also heard from Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott and keynote speaker Joanna Coles.

11/08/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Orange You Glad You Came?

37th Annual Orange Show Gala Bolsters Public Art Promotion and Preservation

This year's Dia de Los Muertos-themed gala raised over $400,000 for the arts center.

11/01/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Philanthropy

Home Safe Home Gala Raises $540K to Support Survivors of Domestic Abuse

The 13th annual event drew more than 500 guests to The Revaire.

11/01/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Q&A

Meet the Lifestyle Blogger Who Promotes Modest Fashion

Fatima Aqil's Pakistani-Muslim background sets her apart from other influencers.

10/31/2018 By Laraib Hashmi

James Harden Poured Me Champagne

Chris Paul, James Harden, and Carmelo Anthony Become Mastro's Servers for a Cause

The NBA All-Star and Rocket point guard enlisted A-list friends for his inaugural Celebrity Server Dinner to benefit Houston charities for youth enrichment and homelessness prevention.

10/30/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Ghoulishly Good Deeds

A Spooky Affair Raises $970,000 for Ronald McDonald House Houston

This year's Boo Ball drew more than 700 costumed characters in support of the charity for families of seriously ill children.

10/30/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Melissa Etheridge and Other Breast Cancer Survivors Share Their Stories at Fundraiser

The Grammy-winning musician headlined the 17th annual Nancy Owens Breast Cancer Foundation Luncheon, which raised $100,000 for research.

10/25/2018 By Abby Ledoux

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Costumed Catrines Raise Over $1 Million for Children's Museum

The Día de los Muertos-themed gala was a huge hit.

10/17/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Wardrobe Envy

Hollywood Closet Consultant Divulges Tips and Tricks In New Book

Lisa Adams blessed River Oaks District's Planet Blue with her Closet Design Bible launch party.

10/16/2018 By Najla Brown

Insta Famous

This New Coffee Table Book Features 3 Houston Influencers

LIKEtoKNOW.it: Stories from the Influencers Next Door is like Instagram IRL.

10/15/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Here She Comes...

Sharpen Your Fangs for Galveston's First-Ever Vampire Pageant

Inspired by the Miss American Vampire Contest of 1970, this gothic pageant will fundraise for the Resource Crisis Center of Galveston County.

10/11/2018 By Laura Gillespie

And the Crowds Go Wild

New Orleans–Based Pop Artist Ashley Longshore Storms into Houston

The sassy, outspoken artist/entrepreneur put on quite a show.

10/05/2018 By Clifford Pugh

Out of This World

Scenes from a Space-Age Soirée

Martians and martinis have a moment at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft's cosmic-themed benefit.

09/26/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Woman Crush Wednesday

#WCW: Dionne Christiansen

The multifaceted artist behind Nib and Pixel talks modern calligraphy, being an Aussie transplant, and growing a business that tells love stories.

09/19/2018 By Layne Lynch