Style

Mad for Madewell

No more playing hard to get: Madewell, maker of our favorite off-duty boyish bohemian wear, has partnered with two of fashion's most visible brands, Net-a-Porter and Nordstrom.  Read

Guitars, Cadillacs:
Rodeo Roundup Playlist

Gone ropin' … It's that time of the year again. Read
Wes Gordon Spring/Summer 2015

Retail Rap Sheet

What’s next … what’s new … on the Dallas retail scene. Meet and Greet Deets on upcoming Stanley Korshak personal appearances: Ashley Pittman will host contemporary fashion designer Carin Rodebjer, a Sweden native, for a trunk show Tuesday, March 24, and designer Wes Gordon (who formerly interned for Oscar de la Renta and Tom Ford) will showcase his Read

Shop the Shoot:
Young, Rich and Blasé

Come get lost in PaperCity‘s February fashion, where “casual excess is the mood of the day.” This month we’re channeling nonchalant extravagance through dramatic expression, color and clothing.

February Fashion 2015

Genius in a Bottle

Alexander Vreeland is keeping his grandmother Diana’s incomparable legacy alive with a luxury fragrance collection.

Capturing Diana Vreeland’s larger-than-life personality in something as compact as a fragrance might seem impossible. After all, the fashion editor (of Harper’s Bazaar, 1937 to 1962, and Vogue, 1962 to 1971) and special consultant at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute led a theatrically unparalleled life. Yet her grandson, Alexander Vreeland, has managed to bottle her Read

Alexander Vreeland at Neiman Marcus NorthPark

Interiors

  • Shop the Shoot:
    Patrick and Lindsey Collins

    Get inspiration from art collectors Lindsey and Patrick Collins’ oh-so-charming 1940s house off Inwood and Lovers

  • Inside the Nest:
    Shelly Rosenberg

    For Shelly Rosenberg, life is a nonstop, dawn-to-dusk swirl of activity that revolves around family — husband Barry,

  • Shop The Shoot:
    Karen Lantz

    Click through the photos to shop items inspired by Architect Karen Lantz’s sustainable, stylish home nestled in th

  • The Goop Pops

    A star-studded affair popped up last week as fashionable Dallasites mingled with Gwyneth Paltrow and Monique Lhuillier t

  • Inside the Nest:
    Ashley Goforth

    Houston interior designer Ashley Goforth goes both ways. Her work straddles the line between ultra-luxe and ultra-livabl

Knoll x Maria Cornejo:
Knoll Luxe’s Latest Collab Revealed

Knoll lovers now have another reason to love Knoll. For 75 years, they've been teaming up with celebrated architects and designers Read

Inside the Nest:
Paloma Contreras

Just ask her 375,000 followers and they will tell you- Paloma's got an eye for style. When it comes to home decor she's a whiz- and has made a name for herself online via the art of calculated curation. Read

Arts

Christie’s Curates Around the World in Andy Days

From Mount Fuji to the Egyptian pyramids, there's nothing quite like a view of the world seen through the eyes of an artist. Read
"Andy Warhol Abroad," two polaroid prints taken by a friend, circa 1979.

Framed: Two Ladies Rule

by Catherine D. Anspon
Imagined Universes + Playing House: Two Ladies Rule If the Guerilla Girls reunited and visited Houston this week, they'd be ecstatic. Especially because of these two shows.  Read

Framed: Surreal in Dallas

by Catherine D. Anspon

If the name Michaël Borremans conjures nothing more than a blank canvas in your art-world lexicon, you’re not alone. Expect that to change Sunday, March 15, when the Dallas Museum of Art mounts the only U.S. showing of the traveling international mid-career survey for Borremans. Co-organized by the DMA and Center for Fine Arts, Brussels Read

Artful Weekend: Dad’s Drawings

by Catherine D. Anspon
This post is dedicated to the memory of my Dad, Harry D. Anspon, and the power of self-taught artists everywhere. Enjoy these felines from his show last summer at G Gallery, Houston. Read
The very "Fat Cat," 2014.

Artful Weekend
Classic to Revolutionary: A Duo of Houston Must-Sees

by Catherine D. Anspon
Artful Weekend, indeed. Our two top stops vary from the ethereal to the extremely avant-garde. Read
At the Station, Wayne Gilbert gets his day. The artist employs surprising materials — human remains.

Artful Weekend:
Hummingbirds, Anyone

by Catherine D. Anspon

Hummingbirds, anyone? It’s a Texas homecoming for former Dallas artist and University of Texas at Dallas grad Raychael Stine, who once worked as Richard Patterson‘s studio assistant and also back in the day devised flower arrangements for the immensely chic Highland Park Village florist Avant Garden. In Houston for her second solo at Art Palace, this Read

Artful Weekend:
Going Down to the Levee

by Catherine D. Anspon
Dallas Power Dealers' Dual New Spaces Like racehorses in the Derby, two Dallas gallerists have pulled ahead of the pack, moving away from the Dragon Street corridor and its environs, while Read

Culture

A Playbook to the Austin
Food & Wine Festival

If I could dream up the perfect vacation, it would look a lot like the Austin Food + Wine Festival. This foodie would happily forgo sandy beaches and palm trees for a weekend of good food and great wine. But for those of you who may need a little push before scheduling your trip to Austin, here's a quick rundown of the fare and festivities kicking off Friday, April 24. Read

Guilt-Free Dining // Scrumptious Sushi // VertsKebap Expands
From Austin

by Roni Proter
Preston Hollow Village thrives with several new openings. Read

Parties

The Masked Ball for Houston Ballet

by Anne Lee Phillips

Dozens of chandeliers, intricate custom-made masks, stunning gowns, exquisite jewelry and world-class art created a beautiful scene at this year’s Houston Ballet Ball. Chairs Melissa and Michael Mithoff and Henry Richardson and Monsour Taghdisi had the Wortham Theater Center’s Grand Foyer entirely transformed by Richard Flowers of The Events Company for The Masked Ball: a Tribute to Romeo and Juliet. Tables were set with mirrors, crystal candelabras and floating candles in lieu Read

Society for the Performing Arts Gala Kickoff Party

by Anne Lee Phillips

More than 100 partygoers marveled at the Wizard of Oz house replica on display at the home of Katherine and Paul Murphy for the kickoff event for the Society for the Performing Arts gala. Gearing up to follow the Yellow Brick Road were additional hosts Kimberly Miller and Ian Fay; gala chairs Linda and Willie Chiang; SPA director June Christensen; and philanthropic friends Karen Turner-Smith, Liz Glanville, and Kathy and George Britton. Save the Read