Style

Kendra Scott Opens Store Four // New Ways To Make You Sweat // More Chic at Highland Park Village

What’s next … what’s new … on the Dallas retail scene. Now Open! Shop sculptures, jewelry, gifts and more at the Brad Oldham Studio Store, a new concept from the famed Dallas artist that recently opened at 1200 Ross Avenue, Suite 180 … Following a successful opening of its NorthPark Center location, women’s workout wear Read

Beauty Tip of the Week:
The Future is Bright

Make the New Year luminous with La Mer’s Illuminating Eye Gel, out this month. A potent concoction featuring La Mer’s Miracle Broth, mineralized ferments and healing powers of the sea, the cooling gel provides hydration and relaxes super-stressed skin. Using your ring finger, blot it in a circular motion all around the eyes — even Read

La Mer Illuminating Eye Gel

What to Pack:
India & Nepal

Climate, customs and clothing – the three C’s to consider when packing for a trip to a faraway place. But while India may seem like a world away (because it is) you only need to remember two C’s to pack well for this trip: Cotton and Cover it up! Here are our his/her packing essentials for India Read

Interiors

Shop the Shoot:
Cathy Echols

photography Jenny Antill Clifton

Click through the photos to shop the style of Houston interior designer Cathy Echols’ glamorous home. To read the entire story from PaperCity’s March 2014 issue, click here.

Inside the Nest:
Ashley Goforth

Houston interior designer, Ashley Goforth goes both ways. Her work straddles between ultra-luxe and ultra-livable. Read

Arts

Framed: The Blockbuster That Came Tumbling Down

by Patricia Mora

Dateline: Mayhem and destruction at the Dallas Contemporary

Loris Gréaud is handsome, dashingly dressed, and widely known for his simultaneous installations at the Louvre and Centre Pompidou in Paris. Read

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. At Moody Gallery, Lisa Ludwig’s “Nests” offer meditations on Mother Nature (through February 14). The exhibition by the very private artist, one of the staples of the gallery’s stable, asks the viewer to slow down, and take in the details, Read

At the Station, Wayne Gilbert gets his day. The artist employs surprising materials — human remains.

Here Comes 2017 (and 2019): Houston, City of Museums

by Catherine D. Anspon

Just when we thought Dallas was stealing all the visual thunder with that city’s ambitious annual Dallas Arts Fair Week, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston today stepped forth with a bold announcement re: the official unveiling of its $450 capital and endowment campaign toward a transformation of the MFAH as we know it. An Read

Menil Drawing Institute

Artful Weekend:
Jewels Await in Denver

by Catherine D. Anspon

A dazzling blockbuster with an intellectual/historical pedigree merits a weekend getaway to the Mile High City, where the Denver Art Museum mounts “Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century,” as the only worldwide venue for a look back at the epoch that defined one of the most extraordinary jewelry maisons of all time. Presented in the Read

Platinum, diamonds and emerald necklace, worn by Countess of Granard. Cartier London, special order, 1932. Photo Vincent Wulveryck, Cartier Collection © Cartier.

Coup d’Etat: Loris Gréaud

by Patricia Mora

Come January, European installationist/illusionist artist Loris Gréaud lands at the Dallas Contemporary in one of the most eagerly watched openings of the international spring season. Patricia Mora chats with the red-hot art star from his studio in the environs of Paris and gets an exclusive look at the most ambitious exhibition ever mounted at the Dallas Contemporary — a beyond-epic Texas debut that also marks the artist’s first American museum show. Entre nous. Read

Loris Gréaud, 2014. Photo GréaudStudio.

Framed: A Preview of Our
Upcoming Cover Story

by Catherine D. Anspon

CAMH director Bill Arning chats en studio with painter/photog the inimitable Marilyn Minter on the occasion of her epic retrospective, which begins its national tour in Houston April 17. What informs the mistress of beautiful excess and the creator of dirty, gritty glamour? Look out for our April issue to discover the secrets of Miz Minter, Read

Photo by Benjamin Fredrickson

Art Chat: Jeffrey Grove

by Catherine D. Anspon

Does Jeffrey Grove have the most unerring eye in Texas? The Dallas Museum of Art’s man at the top of the contemporary curatorial pyramid — officially senior curator of special projects & research — is envied for his ambitious, confident and serenely choreographed installations. What makes the DMA’s chief talent scout tick? Executive editor art Read

Culture

  • BCN Taste & Tradition

    No exaggeration: BCN Taste & Tradition is one of the most exciting fine-dining restaurants to open in this city in

  • Tot Take Out: CaterTots

    Move over, Jessica Seinfeld. There’s a new Sneaky Chef in town — and she delivers to your house. “My son was n

  • Jet Set Dispatch: India and Nepal with Ryan Reitmeyer

    Rug expert and managing partner at Carol Piper Rugs, Ryan Reitmeyer has been traveling to South Asia for years to buy an

  • New Treats at
    Petite Sweets

    Delectable Petite Sweets, known for its pint-size desserts, has us licking our lips over a recent menu addition: an anyt

  • The Proof is in the Pantry

    We want our guests to feel like this is a second home — somewhere they naturally want to go,” says Michael Martensen

National Pie Day: Dessert Gallery’s Sara Brook Shares a Favorite

Not many things can top a fresh-baked pie, especially on National Pie Day; but if baking isn’t your forte, the insane amount of Internet recipes can get a bit (ok, extremely) overwhelming. We were lucky enough to have Houston’s award-winning pastry chef & Dessert Gallery founder, Sara Brook swoop in and save the day with Read

Jet Set Dispatch: India and Nepal with Ryan Reitmeyer

Rug expert and managing partner at Carol Piper Rugs, Ryan Reitmeyer has been traveling to South Asia for years to buy antique rugs, however on his most recent trip he went with a different objective. He and his partner (Piper) are now creating an exclusive line of original rug designs for the shop. We stowed Read

The center of Kathmandu is this octagonal-shaped town "square" with the prayer Stupa in the middle.

Parties

MFAH Capital Campaign Donor Dinner

by Anne Lee Phillips

In celebration of the impressive launch of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s $450 million capital and endowment campaign and new redevelopment program, director Gary Tinterow welcomed donors to a dinner held in Cullinan Hall. The minimalist décor of ghost chairs and glass tables topped with white floral centerpieces and candles, all situated in the Read

Show-Stopping Sampson

Oh my gosh… Usher and Blake Shelton will rock the AT&T Stadium on February 6 at the Unite Forever Gala, the grand finale after a yearlong of events celebrating the 90th Anniversary for The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. We chatted with Jennifer Sampson, President and CEO for UWMD about her thoughts on this milestone Read

Jennifer Sampson, pictured with Troy Aikman and Charlotte Jones Anderson