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Designed to a "T"
Ayesha Khan | September 5, 2014

It is perhaps one of the greatest ironies in the world of luxury goods that the most preeminent jewelry houses have been historically helmed by men, despite the obvious fact that they mostly cater to women....

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Begin, Again!
Evan Wetmore | September 5, 2014

Joyce Echols
Sexy Texas Glam
Fashionistas often know about quality and artisanship. But for new shoe designer Joyce Echols—whose eponymous line soon bows with a spring/summer collection available at,...

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Body of Work
Tara Seetharam | September 4, 2014

Entrepreneur and former competitive diver Henry “Hank” Richardson, 34, became obsessed with yoga when the activity quelled a lower back injury. He opened a boutique studio that offered yoga and other low-impact fitness classes in Tanglewood in...

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Italian Renaissance
Ayesha Khan | September 4, 2014

At the base of the rolling volcanic Euganean Hills in Italy’s Veneto region lies a seemingly endless reserve of thermal mud (said to have been around since the time of the ancient Romans). Matured for months in a series of bubbling tanks, the...

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Charlize Rising
Amanda Friedman | September 2, 2014

It is difficult to put into words the effect that Charlize Theron imparts when she walks into a room. She doesn’t just enter the space; she completely hypnotizes it, a blond bombshell goddess radiating inner strength, beauty and confidence. This...

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The Hit List: Summer Light
Robin Barr Sussman | August 22, 2014

1. Bradley’s Fine Diner (191 Heights Blvd., 832.831.5939) composes a must-have Caesar salad. The deconstructed plate comes with crisp romaine leaves garnished with capers, chunks of ripe avocado, croutons,...

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The Hit List: Sky’s the Limit
Holly Crawford | August 18, 2014

1. Each of the units in the Finger Companies’ new six-story spread next-door to Whole Foods in Montrose comes with a collapsible grocery cart tucked into a living-room closet. “Residents don’t...

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The Hit List: Weeks Goes Strong!
Robin Barr Sussman | August 7, 2014

1. Del Frisco’s Grille (2800 Kirby Dr., 832.623.6168) has a generous dinner deal for Houston Restaurant Weeks, starting with an appetizer of soup or salad—think blue cheese wedge with chopped...

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House Rules!
By the Editors, with Holly Crawford | August 4, 2014

Some of the most lavish—and lavishly priced—houses to hit the market this year are suburban outliers. In fact, at press time, the Carlton Woods community in The...

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Thais That Bind
John DeMers | Photography by Debora Smail | August 1, 2014

Chef Jett—aka Junnajett Hurapan—has cooked many different ways in 26 years of doing Italian, Greek, French and modern Asian in New York and Houston. But tonight, as the crowd fills his new Songkran Thai Kitchen in...

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Fast Lane
Tara Seetharam | August 1, 2014

The Woodlands natives who make up the now Austin-based band Driver Friendly have Tom Hanks to thank for their first label-backed album. It may seem unlikely, but it’s true.

In 2012, they released a video for their upbeat tune “Messidona,”...

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London Calling
Holly Crawford | August 1, 2014

Fashion designer and Garden Oaks native Andrea Phillips, 28, who lives in London, is having a veritable homecoming with this month’s debut of her women’s clothing line, AG Phillips, at Tootsies. Her Texas roots helped shape the...

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