Best Dressed

The Costume Connection is Here to Save Your Theater's Wardrobe

A new arts non-profit collaboration offers small and mid-sized theater companies access to shared costume resources.

04/03/2018 By Holly Beretto

Tulle Makes Everything Prettier

Get an Up-Close Look at the Ballet's Most Treasured Tutus

The "From Stitch to Stage" exhibit gives Houston Ballet-goers a chance to revel at seven of the most fabulous costumes.

02/26/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Spooky Cookie

Bet You Didn't Think to Celebrate Halloween at These Houston Food Businesses

From biscotti to Thai curry night, these eateries are spookier than you expected.

10/24/2017 By Cat Modlin-Jackson

Spooky Scary

5 Vintage Shops to Hit for Halloween

Take a terrifying trip back in time with a vintage costume this Halloween.

10/21/2016 By Alex Meyer

Spooky Scary

Channel the Spirit of the 90s This Halloween: Men's Edition

Every Angela has a Jordan, every Rachel has a Ross.

10/19/2016 By Javier Garza

Spooky Scary

Channel the Spirit of the 90s This Halloween: Ladies Edition

Look at popular culture today and you’ll find a resurgence of 90s faves: Pokémon, Robyn, Hillary Clinton.

10/13/2016 By Javier Garza

Shop Outside the Box

Houston Grand Opera's Costume Sale Will Make Your Closet Sing

Did we hear someone say they were looking for a “Tragic Murder Clown” Halloween costume?

10/04/2016 By Julai Whipple

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

THE LBD

The Traveling Black Dress: Halloween Queen of Hearts Edition

The best costumes start with a little black dress.

10/22/2015 By Beth Muecke

Costume Crunch Time

5 Houston Stores to Haunt for Your Halloween Costume

These vintage, resale and costume shops have everything your Halloween outfit needs.

10/19/2015 By Beth Levine

The Snarkivist

How to Have a Totally Gay Halloween

Thinking about Halloween costumes? You know you better make it work.

10/16/2015 By Javier Garza

Costume Design

The Character of Cloth

Houston Grand Opera teams with Arts Brookfield for an intimate look at the art of costume design

09/28/2015 By Nick Esquer

Opera

From Sketch to Stage

A behind-the-seams look at HGO's costume department

09/24/2015 By Sydney Boyd

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

this is important

Miss USA Needs a Better Costume

Are we going to sit back and let Canada—Canada!— outdo us on flashy costumes?

01/23/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House

October’s Perfect Party

It’s the season of dress-up and, wouldn’t you know it, all of this month’s guests know a thing or two about masquerades.

09/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Halloween in a Hurry

No Costume? No Problem!

Three cool costumes you can DIY today.

10/21/2013 By Sarah Gabbart

Spooktacular Shop

Don't Be Out-Costumed This Halloween

One Heights boutique takes care of all your spider brooch, bat sunglass, and pumpkin headpiece needs.

10/09/2013 By Sarah Gabbart

Unleash Your Inner Superhero

Scenes From Comicpalooza

At the city's premier comics event, the clothes come first.

05/28/2013 By David Yarbrough