Our Neighbor is Having a Sample Sale!

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We’ve checked it out and you shouldn’t miss it.  Hunter Bell, newly relocated fashion designer from NYC has relocated to Houston and lucky for us, she’s just down the hall from our office at 2449 South Blvd.  I’ve checked out the offering and there’s many great choices!   Don’t miss it! Related posts: Shopbop Friends […]

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Stilettos are Back

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“90% of men say they love women in stilettos, the other 1% lie”, author unknown;    Image: Shoe Dazzle Stilletos as we have always loved them, are back this season after a couple of years on the back burner of fashion.  For many of us they never truly went away but were slightly pushed aside […]

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Creative Director Peter Copping Has Left Oscar de la Renta

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Image borrowed from Fashioned by Love For the past (less than) two years, Peter Copping has held the title of Creative Director of Oscar de la Renta, and as of yesterday, he’s no longer with the company. He left abruptly saying he had to get back to Europe for personal reasons. Things have certainly been […]

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Houston’s Pondicheri Goes to the Big Apple

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Image: Anita Jaisinghani, the owner of Pondicheri, with her daughter Ajna Jai. Credit Nicole Craine for The New York Times One of Houston’s own, Pondicheri, Indian cafe and bakery, has officially opened its doors in The Big Apple. Houston Chef Anita Jaisinghani, who has earned two James Beard nominations, opened her first NYC restaurant on West […]

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Matte Lips of Summer

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Our newest beauty contributor, Stephanie Joplin If one were to do a quick web search for matte lipstick, it becomes quite clear that every cosmetics line from LA Splash to Lancôme now carry a version of the biggest trend in pout products since fruity glosses were all the rage in the early 2000s. Needless to […]

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Look Your Best in the Heat

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Photo via Fashionista (Models backstage at the Spring 2016 Bottega Veneta show. Photo: Imaxtree) It is HOT out, and sometimes it’s just not worth it to do your hair and makeup in this weather. Well, we stumbled upon the ‘13 Skincare Products That’ll Keep You From Feeling (and Looking) Gross in the Heat‘ via Fashionista, […]

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10 Styling Tips to Beat the Summer Heat

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Source: The Chriselle Factor Temps are well into the high 90s (at least here in Houston they are) and if it were appropriate, I would stay in a swimsuit till September! Sadly, laying by the pool isn’t my day job. It’s Alyssa here chatting with you about my top 10 styling tips for keeping cool […]

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Couture Week 2016

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Dolce & Gabbana Couture Wrap Up, Image c/o Vogue Runway Couture Week has ended with a 4-day extravaganza by Dolce & Gabanna that paid tribute to Sophia Loren and Napoli, Fendi celebrating it 90th year in business with a magnificent show at the newly restored Trevi Fountains that had models dancing on those famous waters, […]

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Yellow: The Must-Have Color of Summer

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Images borrowed from Websta, Pinterest, and Vogue As the summer sun sits in the sky, it beams the one color we can’t get enough of: yellow. From runways to home decor, yellow is having a golden moment. Jillian here today, and we can’t deny that the bright hues have entranced us. When contemplating a go-to […]

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