Santa, Can You Hear Us?

What Does Houstonia Want for Christmas This Year?

9 things our staff hopes to unwrap next Tuesday morning.

12/19/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Party On

Up Your Holiday Party Hosting Game with Marie Flanigan's Last-Minute Tips

Candles, garlands, and oversized balloons can make all the difference.

12/19/2018 By Kirsten Keller

It's Lit

With Houston's First-Ever DIY Candle Bar, Manready Mercantile Brings its Most Popular Product to the Masses

Located downstairs from the trendy Heights men's store, The Candle Bar is a direct response to female customers' requests.

12/18/2018 By Gabrielle Nicole Pharms

Put a Bow On It

20 Last-Minute Gifts We're Coveting This Holiday Season

It's never too late to make the Nice List.

12/18/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Don We Now Our Gay Apparel

10 'Ugly' Holiday Sweaters You'll Actually Want to Wear

Definitely not ugly, and sometimes not sweaters: We're playing fast and loose with the rules this year.

12/18/2018 By Abby Ledoux

H-Town Pride

Exclusive Air Max 95 Drops Celebrate Houston’s Sneaker Culture

Foot Locker and Nike team up with Maxo Kream and Dallas Keuchel to promote the classic shoe revival for H-Town this holiday season.

12/17/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Fitness Friday

Amanda Kloots Develops Methods That Move You

The former Rockette brought her wildly popular dance and jump rope cardio classes to Houston last week.

12/14/2018 By Najla Brown

Fa La La La La

This Year's Nutcracker Market in Numbers and Photos

The holiday shopping extravaganza saw record attendance in its 38th year.

12/14/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Ladies Who Lunch

20th Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show Nets $370,000 for Child Advocates

Holiday-ready styles and one adoptive family's story of hope were the standout features of this year's Angels of Hope fundraiser.

12/13/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Rainbow Connection

16 Ways to Embrace Coral in 2019

After one long, strange year, Living Coral is supposed to lift our spirits.

12/13/2018 By Abby Ledoux

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

Sunrise, Sunset

Retail News: As One Store Shutters, Another Expands

Goodbye to Elaine Turner and Baanou; hello to Rejuvenation and, soon enough, another Lash Lounge and Bike Barn.

12/11/2018 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

Ball So Hard

The Rockets Take Over Giuseppe Zanotti for P.J. Tucker's Sneaker Launch

James Harden, Chris Paul, Clint Capela and more toast their teammate in River Oaks District.

12/10/2018 By Abby Ledoux

The H-Town Look

Houston Style Setter: Syretta Avent

Meet the Houston blogger bridging food and fashion.

12/10/2018 By Gabrielle Nicole Pharms

Reef-er Madness

Houstonia Reacts: 10 Things We Think of When We See Living Coral, Pantone's 2019 Color of the Year

Pantone: "It's optimistic, joyful, and light-hearted." Us: "It's mom jewelry, lipstick, and Chad's polo shirt."

12/07/2018 By Abby Ledoux

A Different Kind of Gift Guide

10 Ways to Gift an Experience This Holiday Season

Cooking classes: $100. Mastering a new skill: Priceless.

12/07/2018 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Holiday Shear

Do Your Dad-Diligence and Take Your Kid to Bishops This Saturday

To promote spending time together this holiday season, Dove Men+Care and the Midtown Bishops Cuts/Color are offering free haircuts to dads and their kids on December 8.

12/06/2018 By Abby Ledoux

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Meet the Canadian Streetwear Brand That’s Moving to Houston

BIDA’s minimalist athleisure wants to merge comfort, style, and sustainability.

12/05/2018 By Abby Ledoux

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10 Texas-Based Etsy Finds to Nail Your White Elephant

Want to be king or queen of the gift swap? Look no further.

12/04/2018 By Rebekah Kibodeaux