Fashion

Forget Bell Bottoms: Sexy Bell Tops Are the New Throwback Fashion Sensation — 12 Ways to Wear It Well

Jingle bell, jingle bell, jingle bell rock! Well in this case, sleeve bell rock. This season is bringing a whole “new” trend of funky bell-shaped Read

The bell sleeve can be a bold look in almost any setting.

Stunning Diamond Store Quietly Opens in Houston: When the Gems Are This Flawless, Discretion is a Must

Graff, having famously produced some of the world’s largest flawless diamonds, joins the stream of luxury purveyors who have chosen Houston as their foothold in Read

Graff Carissa diamond necklace, 57.68 total carat weight, price upon request, at Graff Diamonds, Saks Fifth Avenue

A New Christmas Village is Rising in Houston: Snowballs, Trains, Live Actors and Plenty of Shopping

If last year’s inaugural  Christmas Village at Bayou Bend tickled your holiday fancy, the 2016 holiday extravaganza could have you swooning throughout the season. New this Read

by Cameron Bertuzzi

Interiors

Mac Hoak and Fred Perkins, with Sam and Ally.

2016 PaperCity Dallas Design Awards: And the Winners Are…

The second annual PaperCity Dallas Design Awards with Dunhill Partners elicited 232 outstanding entries in 17 categories, with more than 2,000 project images downloaded into Read

History Channel Star Strikes a Blow for Historic Preservation in Texas: Just Tearing Stuff Down Will No Longer Do

Fort Worth-based Brent Hull doesn’t mince words when it comes to preserving the historic integrity of Texas cities. “We need to quit building crap and Read

Soul Man: This Art Phenom Burst Onto the Houston Scene By Listening to His Atlanta Roots (and the Music)

In a still refreshingly raw space on the ground floor of a former mattress factory and one-time brewery in Houston’s EaDo (now the fashion incubator Read

A Powerhouse Texas Artist Examines America Through the Ku Klux Klan — and the Results Are Beyond Haunting

Every once in while, an artist comes along who is both mirror and chronicler of our times. In Depression-era and post-War America, it was Edward Hopper. Read

Vincent Valdez works in his studio.

The Art Whisperer: This Guy’s Paid (Well) To Hang Your Paintings in the Perfect Place

Marley Whistler hangs art. But it’s not just a hammer-and-nail ordeal. He hangs masterful works in the complex salon style, a classic old-money look popular among art collectors and interior designers, to display Read

Marley Whistler has been immersed in the art world from a very young age.

Big Momma’s House: Artist Turns His Grandmother’s Humble Texas Home Into a Historic Wonder

IN A HUMBLE FORT WORTH NEIGHBORHOOD, ARTIST SEDRICK HUCKABY HAS RECLAIMED HIS GRANDMOTHER’S HOUSE. Painter Sedrick Huckaby flies under the radar. He’s a modest, earnest Read

In a chapel-like space within the house, Huckaby's portraits of his aunts. From left, "Jeanette, Net, Nanna"; and "Alice, Prophetess Jones," both painted 2013.

Hillary Clinton as a 19th Century President: An Artist Rewrites History in Houston — With No Trump

While everyone has heard the sensationalized art buzz over Donald Trump being rendered in a portrait in the buff, do you know about the artist who Read

Culture

Society

Houston’s Top Fashion Bloggers, Lilly Lovers and It Girls Celebrate a Hot New Houston Store’s Opening

What: Lilly Paints Houston Soirée Where: Hotel Zaza PC Moment: Fêting the opening of Houston’s first-ever Lilly Pulitzer boutique in Highland Village, the vibrant soiree drew Read

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