Category Archives: Interview

An Interview with Nicole Pactor Graham….How She Changed Her Life

As many of you may know, my daughter Nicole Pactor Graham has had quite a busy few years. She’s an entrepreneur, working with her hubby Mike, in an Urban Chicken business, The Garden Hen, that does everything from building chicken coops to educating children on the lifecycle of the egg hatching project.  She’s doing all of […]

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Getting Real with a REAL Housewife at Cakewalk Style…

Yesterday Julie and I were tied up at another meeting, so we dropped in to say hello, were off and then sent our fabulous intern, Madeline Molloy, over to Cakewalk Style to interview Kelly Bensimon, known to many as a former “Real Housewife of New York”  and to hear all about her new fragrance, In […]

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A Day in the Life of Roz Pactor…and Her Red Glasses

By: Julie Bortnick, from prosecco to plaid Haven’t you ever wondered what a day in someone else’s life looks like? I know I have, and especially when it’s a fabulous and fashionable person like Roz. From store visits to almost nightly events to good meals and even Felicity, Roz leads a very exciting (and BUSY) […]

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Stop In, Must Visit New Henri Bendels….Open One Week!

Henri Bendels opened in Houston on June 22nd to the public with a fun party that evening that over 300 attended.  However, there was a press review first, where I was fortunate to get to chat with the President of Henri Bendel, Chris Fiore.  He’s relatively new to the company, only a year, but comes […]

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H-Town’s Own Mad Men Connection….Eric Ladin!

For those of you that can remember, as it feels like years since we last saw it, we were all very proud and a little in awe of one of Houston’s former residents and now a very active working actor in L. A., Eric Ladin, who did some cameo roles on Mad Men as Betty’s […]

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Lester Smith + Ellen DeGeneres Dancing for Breast Cancer…Not to Be Missed!

Everyone in Houston knows how passionate philanthropist Lester Smith and his wife, Sue, are about supporting cancer-related causes. Now the nation is about to find out!   Lester has been invited to appear on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” next week to talk with Ellen about his book “You Gotta Dance Like Nobody’s Watching,” which benefits breast […]

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A FRESH approach to Beauty, not just for Earth Week but for all weeks!

I guess it just felt right that I should be chatting with Lev Glazman, co-founder with his wife Alina Roytberg, on Friday at Neiman Marcus about his very popular and ultra-hip collection of bath and body products, known so appropriately as FRESH. There we were going into Earth Week and talking about his natural and […]

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Jeans for EveryBODY!

If you read any women’s media these days, fashion or otherwise, you know that “dressing ALL women” is now the rage! Even high-fashion guru, Tom Ford, got loads of publicity for his Spring ’11 introduction by using his friends as models, just so he could illustrate this point. Women with curves are definitely at the […]

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