BALANI Custom Clothiers, specializing in men’s custom clothing, opened its first Texas store on October 1, 2015, in the heart of River Oaks. The 50-year-old company started in Chicago offers clients a personalized shopping experience for custom tailored business wear, formal wear, casual clothing, accessories and now shoes! Keep Reading
Courtney Lindsay and Kale Luhrman opened Control Studios earlier this Summer to bring the classical approach of Pilates to Houston. OG (original) Pilates is based on Joseph Pilates original method called, Contrology which focuses the act of controlling the strength of your body – hence the name of the studio – Control Studios. Keep Reading
Bloom & Bee is the not to be missed restaurant in the Post Oak Hotel. The pink chairs catch your eye the minute you walk into the hotel lobby, enticing you to enjoy a cocktail or even a full meal. If you are not familiar with the Post Oak Hotel, we highly recommend checking it out. Dreamt up by Tilman Fertitta, the hotel was created to be the center of glamour and luxury in Houston and beyond. Keep Reading
Revival Market is a Houston Heights’s craft butcher shop and cafe run by the well known Agricole Hospitality. Established with the intention of serving responsibly sourced food and always have a talented lineup of chefs. Eight Row Flint, a modern ice house with whiskey, beer, tacos, and tequila has been hosting an outdoor cooking series this summer that is wrapping up by bringing back old names. Keep Reading
Every issue we round up the best brunches, bars and snappy hours from around the city! If you haven’t gotten a chance to scroll through our Summer Issue we highly suggest it and hope you get to check out all of these amazing spots this Summer. Keep Reading
Nick Boulle of de Boulle Diamond & Jewelry, will be part of the Rinaldi Racing’s lineup in their #488 Ferrari GT3 race car. The 24-hour endurance race is part of the SRO Blancpain Endurance Cup that features four classes – Pro, Pro-Am, Am and National Cup. Nick recently came in 8th place finish in class at the Le Mans 24 Hour and is excited about his next race. Keep Reading
One of our favorite River Oaks neighborhood restaurants, Relish has recently started serving a delicious and expansive breakfast menu! The naturally lit space is the ideal ambiance for breakfast with friends, an early morning work meeting or quietly enjoying the paper/news on your iPhone solo. Keep Reading
Chef Michael Mina and lifestyle expert Ayesha Curry recently brought their San-Francisco concept restaurant to CityCentre. Mina and Curry first opened International Smoke in San Francisco in 2017 featuring dishes from Mina’s and Curry’s travels and heritage. The San Francisco location was so popular that in just eight months, Mina and Curry opened its doors in Houston.
Houston shopping is a unique mix of big-name luxury and local high-end brands. Summer in Houston is all about color and accessorizing because we’re not about to let the heat stop us from looking chic. Our summer gift guide offers one of our favorite colorful handbags, leather belts, a fresh linen dress and of course, cowboy boots —a year-round staple.
Our gift guide includes home decor from the Asher Gallery at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft – Bold Tulum earrings from Christina Greene – The Western Boots from City Boots – Turquoise bangle from J.Landa Jewelry – Breezy Dresses from Mirth Caftans – Stunning Diamond Bands from Rice Village Diamonds – Wooden Watches from Contemporary Arts Museum Houston – Alligator Belts from Maida’s Belts & Buckles.
The Southern Smoke Foundation was originally founded to raise money for MS; after co-founder Chris Shepard learned of his good friend and former sommelier Antonio Gianola was diagnosed. Since 2015 they have raised $454,000 for the MS Society and added a second cause to their focal point- people in the food and beverage industry affected by Hurricane Harvey. This years event will continue to support both causes.