All posts by Roz Pactor

About Roz Pactor

I am a fashion and marketing consultant and blogger based in Houston, Texas. With more than three decades of experience in fashion retailing that has spanned Foley’s, Neiman Marcus and Bloomingdale’s NYC, I have earned a reputation for delivering expertise, energy and enthusiasm to my roster of clients. I have remained closely connected with designer women’s fashion as well as the misses, teens, men’s and children’s apparel and accessories markets from coast to coast.

University of Houston Salutes Local Retail Innovators at River Oaks Luncheon


University of Houston’s Department of Retailing and Consumer Sciences Seventh Anniversary of it’s Biennial Salute to Retail luncheon was held recently at River Oaks Country Club.   The Biennial luncheon celebrating Retail in our city was held at River Oaks Country Club. This event, put on by U of H’s Department of Retailing and Consumer […]

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The Shop at Bayou Bend Now Open!

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

The Shop at Bayou Bend is now open in the charming cottage by the historic Bayou Bend mansion (previously located in the Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center) at 6003 Memorial Drive. Visitors can browse new merchandise—garden accessories, jewelry, clothing, stationery, and more— at the shop’s beautiful new setting. The Shop at Bayou Bend features unique products at all […]

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The Met Gala….Fashion’s Biggest Night

Blake Lively wearing Versace. Damon Winter:The New York Times

Blake Lively wearing ruby red regal gown from Versace approaching the stairway at the Met as one of the many fashion celebrities of the evening that had to arrive in expanded party buses to allow for their gowns to fit! The first Monday in May, has become known in the fashion world as being synonymous with […]

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Celebrate Mom With These Hand Picked Gift Ideas

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Photo above of Pactor family gals…Mom, Nicole, Crystin, Haylie and Harper (not shown was our precious little sis Harley, who could not be bothered for a photo but I’m sure will demand equal time at a later date!) What a great time it is right now to celebrate all of us……….either the Mom we are, […]

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Judith Leiber Iconic Handbag Designer and Visionary Dies at 97

Iconic handbag designer, Judith Leiber, creator of bags as object d’art, died Saturday at her home, only a few hours after the death of her life partner and collaborator husband, abstract painter, Gerson Leiber feature photo by Andrea Robin, The New York Times For many of us, no special evening ensemble was complete without the […]

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Joan Pillow Shares What’s New In Bridal Trends From Spring 2019 Runways

amsale gown with illusion sleeve

Amsale Aberra, the famed Bridal designer, who is credited with being the visionary that created the dress for the modern bride, and very recently passed away, was a beautiful example of a return to classicism that dominated Bridal’s Spring 2019 Runway Shows Having been fortunate enough to have visited the Bridal Runway Shows a few […]

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Newly Discovered Innovative Product for Your Hair


Davines Hair Assistant Duo Pack Yesterday while filming a segment for the Shop With Heart Card on KHOU at Kuhl-Linscomb I spent much of my down time in the beauty section of that amazing store.  While getting educated on what’s new and innovative in beauty by KL staffers, I was shown a brand new item […]

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ESCAPE’s Celebrity Serve Benefit at Hotel ZaZa

Joan Schnitzer Levy, Steve Tyrell and Gerald Franklin

ESCAPE Resource Center and this fundraising event’s founding chairs, Joan Schnitzer-Levy and Co-Chair, Gerald Franklin, with award winning  song man, Steve Tyrell as their honoree and evening’s entertainment at their annual Celebrity Serve Fundraising Event Joan Schnitzer-Levy did it again! Another fun-filled evening of local celebrities and social set gather at Hotel ZaZa’ Museum District location […]

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The Shop at Bayou Bend Grand Reopening This Week

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

The Shop at Bayou Bend is reopening and relocating, moving from the Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center to the charming cottage by the historic Bayou Bend mansion at 6003 Memorial Drive. Hogg Family items up for bid. The reopening will offer visitors the opportunity to acquire objects associated with the Hogg family. A […]

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