Aerin Lauder's Beautiful Life

The businesswoman and granddaughter of Estée on fragrances, the perfect hostess gift, and why Instagram is awesome.

12/05/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen


Find That Look Here: Manready Mercantile

Need a tee? Soap? Haircut? Gold axe? Manready Mercantile's 19th Street store has it all, with a classic American bent.

12/05/2014 By Josh Robertson


What's the Color of Texas? Ask Bailey McCarthy

The designer and owner of Biscuit Home has created a Texas-themed palette for Farrow & Ball.

12/04/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen


Chloe Dao Puts Women First

The Houston designer is teaming up with Pratham to support global education for girls.

12/04/2014 By Brittanie Shey

Style in the City

Where to Wear: A Fur Vest

Tiny Boxwood's, the Radio City Rockettes, and more.

12/03/2014 By Natalie Harms


Meet the Not-So-Ugly Christmas Sweater

Merry Christmas, ya filthy animal.



5 Things I Learned From a Shopgirl

It's easy to ignore them, but enlightening if you don't.

12/02/2014 By Natalie Harms


For the Discerning Cowboy: Old Gringo Boots at Pinto Ranch

The Houston-based bootseller debuts a luxe new boot collection.

12/01/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen


The Traveling Black Dress: Fall Color Edition

New ways to accessorize that black dress in your closet

12/01/2014 By Beth Muecke


How to Wrap the Perfect Holiday Gift: a 31-Step Guide

Step 9: Google “Scotch tape delivery.”

11/30/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Gift Guide

Rep Houston This Holiday With These Home-Grown Gifts

Houston-themed merchandise is in—and makes great gifts for loved ones who like to wear their city on their sleeve.

11/30/2014 Photography by Audra Oden By Katharine Shilcutt


Slideshow: Home-Grown Houston Gift Ideas

Houston-themed merchandise is in.



Charming Charlie Plans Global Accessories Empire

Charlie Chanaratsopon is taking the concept to New York, Canada, the Middle East and beyond.

11/26/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen


Digging Leopard's Haute Spots

Nothing perks up basic black like a classic animal print.


Heavens to Etsy

3 Houston Jewelry Makers You Should Know

Unique Etsy finds from Under Her Charms, Distinctively Chic, and Hey, Bernadette!

11/25/2014 By Amy Chien


Tilda Swinton and W Magazine's Surreal Fashion at the Menil

Inspired by the de Menils' house and collection, Swinton and photographer Tim Walker create fashion as art in Houston.

11/25/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen


Ikea Hits the Archives, Releases Awesome Collection

The cheap furniture destination debuts a slew of mid-century marvels.

11/24/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen


Local Designers Proved Themselves at Fashion Houston

Houston designers Chloe Dao and Jio'Zie Reyes delivered on their moment in the spotlight.



The People-Watcher's Guide to Black Friday

On the biggest shopping day of the year, the real fun is watching deal-crazed consumers make fools of themselves.

11/24/2014 By Andrew Husband

We were there

5½ Questions for Trina Turk

The L.A.-based fashion designer shares her thoughts on Houston architecture, her brand’s cult following and Mr Turk.

11/21/2014 By Nadia Michel