The Wild Man: Famed Designer Fearlessly Turns Fashion Into Art — No Wonder Why Taylor Swift and Jagger Both Love Him

Seated on a silver sofa and gazing at a Damien Hirst Spin painting, I am smitten with the L.A. studio of Libertine designer Johnson Hartig. Ten Read

Fashion’s Hot New Name: Madrid Marvel Emerges from the Shadow of Others, Becomes a Force of Her Own

by Addison Anthony

After decades of designing behind the scenes for other big names (Donna Karan, Tory Burch), Mercedes Castillo has emerged to launch her eponymous brand, starting Read

Korean Beauty Takes Over Nordstrom: It’s Candy Land Come to Life

by Brooke Roberts

Korean beauty products are taking over Nordstrom. As part of the department store’s Pop-In@Nordstrom series, the KBeauty pop-up shop includes more than 500 creams, cleansers, Read

Korean Beauty is taking over Nordstrom.


The Best Home, Decor and Antique Stores in Houston: 56 Shops Any Style Setter Should Know

Thanks to a lack of zoning laws and a wildcatter history, in Houston, you can have whatever your heart desires when it comes to a Read

The Flower Woman: Near Fatal Car Accident Cannot Stop the Beauty — a Gutty Romantic Rebound

Ashley Woodson Bailey has a lifelong passion for the mysterious beauty and ephemeral nature of blooms— both wild and cultivated. She spent two decades as a floral designer around the country, including stints Read

Ashley Woodson Bailey creates floral masterpieces.

Extraordinary Everyday People: This Arty Dallas Couple Finds the Special in Normal

Sarah Reyes was hesitant when a friend insisted they attend a Deep Ellum art show featuring photographer Daniel Driensky’s work. Daniel, son of prominent Dallas society photographer Read

Sarah Reyes and Daniel Driensky

Hot Shops and Top Restaurants Get a New Neighbor: Public Art Transforms Fort Worth’s Hottest Development

by Brooke Roberts

Fort Worth’s thriving new mixed-use development WestBend is home to many hot shops and restaurants (HG Sply Co., Pax & Parker, Core Power Yoga, East Read

Photographs from the Amon Carter Museum are on display at WestBend in Fort Worth.

Dallas’ Next Generation Music Star: This Worldly Young Maestro Adjusts to Life in Texas

When Ruth Reinhardt was 6 years old, she took up the violin — simply because her older sister had. “Doesn’t the younger one always want Read

Ruth Reinhardt, here at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, is the Dallas Symphony Orchestra's assistant conductor.

Dallas’ British Force is the Toast of New York: Cheerleaders, Sexy Surfaces and Pop-Culture Illusions Abound

When I last spent time with Richard Patterson, surrounded by his extremely complex and captivating works, it was 2009 in Dallas, when I curated a Read

Houston’s Jazz Church Searches for a Home: Is the City’s Hidden Music Legacy in Danger of Being Lost?

It’s a dark and cold evening, but a group of true believers has gathered for a higher purpose. A diverse crowd of 20 clusters in Read

The Jazz Church of Houston's Tierney Malone



A Haunting $1 Million Houston Night: This Enchanting Ball Goes to the Graveyard

photography Priscilla Dickson, Wilson Parish

Was this a Halloween redux, a Mardi Gras masquerade or did we get the date wrong? The welcome to the Houston Ballet Ball was anything Read

Ballet Ball
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