The Lady Behind Baanou, a Fabulous New(ish) Store in Houston


Nestled at the bend on S. Shepherd (1309 S. Shepherd to be exact) near the heart of River Oaks sits Baanou, a 4 month old store that from the outside resembles a townhome you might find in London. Owner Maryam Afshari wanted to create a space that would make her customers want to come in […]

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From NYFW: Rolando Santana Collection Inspired by Mark Rothko


About Designer Rolando Santana I first became aware of this Mexican-born designer through our own Fashion Houston last year when he presented his ultra-feminine Spring 2014 collection. Myself, as well as many of the audience were smitten by his femininity and beautiful apparel. However, it was not until he was back in town at Elizabeth […]

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BCN…A Taste of Modern Spanish Cuisine

BCN exterior at night

About BCN Restaurant This past Saturday a new restaurant opened in Houston, in this town of great restaurants. What makes this one so special is that it is, with the opening of BCN Taste & Tradition a first Texas taste of modern Spanish cuisine.  The name BCN is taken from the three-letter abbreviation for the city […]

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Damian’s Cucina Italiana Hosts Walk-Around Wine Tasting

Damian Wine special

Wines of San Felice Agricola Damian’s Cucina Italiana owners, Johnny B. Mandola, Bubba Butera and Frankie B. Mandola (yes, they’re all my cousins!) are hosting a Walk Around Tasting with San Felice Agricola Wines on October 7 from 5:30 till 7:30 p.m.  Guests will delight in a variety of wine and antipasto while Francesco Riviera, […]

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Grey Matters…Fall’s Top Neutral Comes in at least 50 Shades?!

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Why We Are Liking Grey This Fall Grey is a color that is hot on everyone’s minds this year and it’s not just about Fashion…..THE Book that is about to become a Movie, could possibly be the designer’s inspiration…..not for me to say?!  Just know that starting last Fall,  Grey has become the growing “neutral […]

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From NYFW: Badgley Mischka 25 Year Celebration Show


For Mark Badgley and James Mischka NYFW was a grand celebration. These guys were there to present their latest collection which brought all of the glam that we are used to but was very special this season as they celebrate their 25 years of doing what they do best, the way they have always done […]

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From NYFW: Nicole Miller Takes You On a Trip To Rio!


About the collection For Nicole Miller’s Spring/Summer 2015 Runway Show it was all about Rio de Janeiro and her great memories from her many trips to that wildly popular Brazilian city over the years. The collection was full of playful silhouettes and enticing floral prints in shades of peach, jade and coral with lots of […]

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DKNY Spring/Summer 2015 Collection…New York Nation


DKNY, Spring/Summer 2015 Collection celebrated the streets of NY as a global melting pot…multi-colored, multi-cultural, multi-tasking .  As the line notes say, “NYC is the world in one-place.” About the DKNY Collection The palette is a vibrant Spring mosaic of Bold Reds, Vibrant Blues, Supersonic Green, Luxe Yellow, Paradise Green and Powder Nude. Tech meets […]

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Warby Parker…Brings Personality to Eyewear


For some people Eyewear is a fashion statement…I am one of those people. After all this site is called My Red Glasses and do you ever see me without them….NO!  I even plan my wardrobe around my glasses….other red touches that make it all pop, for instance, or making sure that what I am wearing […]

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