Celebrate Curves

11 Honoré Wants to Make Extended Sizing the New Normal in Luxury Fashion

The average American woman is between sizes 16-18. So why aren't more designers cutting above a 10?

05/31/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Name Recognition

Jeweler Delfina Delettrez Fendi—Yes, That Fendi—Is Making Her First Houston Appearance

The Rome-based designer and fourth-generation Fendi heiress will be at The Webster next week.

04/23/2019 By Abby Ledoux

A Real Gem

Celeb-Loved Jordan Alexander Jewelry Launches Houston Showroom

Theresa Bruno, who's designed high-end pieces worn by Oprah and Michelle Obama, is putting down roots—and giving back—in Houston.

04/08/2019 By Abby Ledoux

From Brazil With Love

PatBo Designer Patricia Bonaldi Makes Her First U.S. Appearance at Tootsies

With its feminine frills and tropical elements, PatBo's spring collection finds fans in Texas women.

04/03/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Give Más

Meet the Salvadoran-American Sisters on a Mission with Pam + Mo, a Socially Conscious Brand

A portion of proceeds raised from the culturally-inspired goods help fund art programs for kids in El Salvador.

12/27/2018 By Julia Davila

Runway Report

Edgy Glamour Defines Rocky Boston's Latest Runway

The Houston designer recently presented Rocky in the City II, a more colorful extension of her Utility Glam collection.

11/13/2018 By Julia Davila

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In Tootsies Appearance, MILLY Designer Talks Color, Trends, and Dressing Michelle Obama

This season is all about monochromatic dressing—take it from Michelle Smith, the designer who counts Beyoncé among her fans.

10/26/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Fashion Sense

Runway Houston X Was a Love Letter to the City’s Emerging Talent

With designs from students to seasoned pros, this year's runway was a vibrant one.

10/03/2018 By Julia Davila

Runway Report

Nature Gets Pixelated with Sanaz Ekhlassi's Technibird Collection

The Art Institute of Houston designer presented her vibrant senior collection inspired by hummingbirds and the complicated beauty of nature.

09/11/2018 By Samantha Chavarria

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With 'Born Again' Debut, Frank Rich Co. Seeks the Space Between Streetwear and High Fashion

The Houston designer strives to create pieces with staying power.

09/05/2018 By Julia Davila

Shop Local

A Herd of Bison Is the Houston-Made Brand With Purpose

Kareem Day crafts bespoke garments and moccasins inspired by art, life experiences, and community.

06/06/2018 By Alexandria Williams

Q&A

Rappers and Athletes Are Repping This 23-Year-Old Houston Designer

Meet H-Town native Daze Suave of Yeci Studios.

03/30/2018 By Nandi Howard

Fashion For Good

With Every Handbag, This Houston Designer Hopes to Send a Girl to School

Nigerian girls are far less likely to access education than their male counterparts, a fact Tomide Awe wants to upend—one accessory at a time.

01/23/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Fashion

This Student-Designer's Handbags Have a Special Meaning

For Houston's Kisa Williams, the circular clutch is more than just an accessory.

11/29/2017 By Abby Ledoux

Limited Time Only

Universal Standard's Pop-Up Shop Pairs High Fashion with Plus Sizes

The fashion line's 12-city anniversary road trip heads to Houston this weekend.

10/12/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Fashion

Elaine Turner's New Fall 2017 Collection Steps Outside the Comfort Zone

Elaine encourages her buyers to be themselves this season while taking a bold stance on style.

10/11/2017 By Nandi Howard

God in the Machine

How a Houston Design Shop is Helping A.D. Players Make Bigger, Better and Livelier Theater

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe comes to life with the help of moving, custom-fabricated puppets by Root Lab.

06/14/2017 By Allyson Waller and Cara Maines

Real Talk

What It's Like Watching Khloé Kardashian Steal from Black Culture

"I just want to watch Keeping Up with the Kardashians without constant reminders that your family has cashed in by appropriating marginalized cultures and making them acceptably mainstream."

06/08/2017 By Katricia Lang

Design Issue 2016

20 Try-This-Now Design Tips and Tricks from Houston Pros

Starting with a coat of high gloss paint on those ceilings.

08/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Local Design

Steve Guthrie Is All-In on Houston-Made Fashion

The HCC fashion student turned HCC fashion professor has launched a new line to champion manufacturing in Houston.

03/30/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen