The Urbane Savant

4 Sexy Valentine Scents for Your Guy

The gift of scent is a powerful move in a relationship. Choose wisely.

02/05/2015 By Josh Robertson

Retail Therapy

High Style on Hillcroft: Sameera Faridi Design Studio Opens

Fashion Houston's first South Asian designer is breaking down fashion barriers in her new couture studio.

02/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Arbitrary Criticism

Never-Lasting Love

How to get a boyfriend—any boyfriend—by Valentine's Day.

02/04/2015 By Catherine Martin

Clutch City

Slideshow: Complements of the House

When it comes to the perfect gift, opposites attract.

02/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Sweet 15

Someday My Quince Will Come

As this year’s Quinceañera Expo approaches, a pro offers tips and tricks for sweet 15 success.

02/04/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Slideshow

Complements of the House

When it comes to the perfect gift, opposites attract.

02/04/2015

Events

Love Yourself This Valentine's Day

Your inner RuPaul is waiting.

02/03/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The LBD

The Traveling Black Dress: Warhol Edition

Add some pop art to that LBD in your closet.

02/03/2015 By Beth Muecke

Slideshow

Valentine Boot Camp: Local Jewelry for Under $100

Repeat after me: Jewelry is always acceptable.

02/02/2015

Retail Therapy

Cariloha Brings Caribbean Comfort to Rice Village

The luxurious sheets, towels, and clothing at Cariloha have one surprising thing in common.

02/02/2015 By Natalie Harms

Closings

Two Stores Shuttering in Rice Village

An Austin-based boutique says goodbye and another big loss for Kate Spade fans.

01/30/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Urbane Savant

A Gent Knows: Always Be Ready

Conquering life's curveballs? It's in the bag.

01/30/2015 By Josh Robertson

App Fab

Spend Money Smarter with WorthIt

Paying full price is for suckers.

01/29/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Throwback

Dress Like It's 1999

Apparently everything comes back in style. Even overalls.

01/29/2015 By Lucy Spicer

Period Piece

Dressing for Downton Abbey

How to turn a modern warbrobe into an outfit fit for an aristocratic evening

01/28/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Urbane Savant

Joggers Are Running Things

These ain’t your old gym pants.

01/28/2015 By Josh Robertson

Made in Houston

Goodbye Dry Lips, Hello X.Compound

It's the perfect time of year to discover this organic, Houston-made lip balm.

01/27/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Arbitrary Criticism

Gotta Keep It Tight

With a shoe horn and enough Crisco, you can squeeze your body into basically anything.

01/27/2015 By Catherine Martin

applause

The Fabric of Houston? Cotton Highlights Two Local Makers

Hamilton Shirts and Biscuit Home are featured in a new national marketing campaign.

01/26/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

App Fab

Need to Get Glam? There's an App for That

Hiring an in-home stylist is now just as easy as ordering your Uber.

01/26/2015 By Natalie Harms