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River Oaks District Welcomes Veronica Beard

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Sisters-in-law’s Veronica Miele Beard and Veronica Swanson Beard launched Veronica Beard, the brand, in 2010. The had duo set out to put a modern take on iconic pieces and launched with their signature dicky blazer – a blazer with interchangeable faux hooded-second layers. The company now offers over 20 jackets, many of which you can mix and match dickeys with to create blazer full of personality. In the past 9 years the company has grown to offer women pieces to take them from the office, to happy hour, a holiday cocktail party and every occasion between. Keep Reading

Tamara Mellon’s Mobile Closet is Coming To Town

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Years after co-founding Jimmy Choo in 1996, Tamara Mellon is continuing to design shoes and break fashion boundaries. Today that is through her namesake luxury shoe and handbag company. After learning both the in’s and out’s of shoe manufacturing and craftsmanship along with figuring out exactly what makes a woman fall in love with a shoe – Tamara is delivering you quality at a new price. That price doesn’t have the traditional 6x markup many luxury shoe brands have but, a more attainable luxury price. Think $350 – $795.

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Shopping Centers Are No Longer Cookie-Cutter Developments

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Shopping in Houston has always been noteworthy. Expanding far beyond the 3millionsquarefoot mall that opened in 1970, our extraordinary shopping centers have always included restaurants, entertainment venues and other attractions. These distinctive destinations are not only for shoppers, but also for individuals and groups looking for a full day of unique activities.   Keep Reading

River Oaks District Welcomes Avant Garden

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The world-renounced event designer Todd Fiscus has brought his Dallas-based flower boutique in all its glory to The River Oaks District across from Toulouse Café and Bar this month. His dazzling display will occupy an open and bright 2,500 foot showroom with 19-foot ceilings where the beautiful arrangements can be properly admired.  Fiscus pushes the boundaries of conventional conceptions of art with his awe-inspiring and creative works realized through flowers. The boutique draws inspiration from the glitz and glamour of the 1920s injected with a sense of modernity that proves the undeniable link across generations though art and beauty reflected in floral. Keep Reading

MAD Will Ignite All Five of Your Senses

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Over 5 years ago, partners Ignacio Torras and Chef Luis Roger made their mark on the Houston restaurant scene with the concept, BCN (named after the Barcelona airport code). BCN may be quiet and tucked away in Montrose but their newest concept, MAD (after Madrid) is anything but subtle. The avant-garde concept in River Oaks District will transport you out of Houston and straight into Spain. Keep Reading

Contemporary Seafood Hits River Oaks District

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Atlas Restaurant Group, out of Baltimore, have had their eyes set on Houston for quite sometime and this summer landed two prime location in River Oaks District. Loch Bar and Ouzo Bar are standalone restaurants with only a few [key] things in common, great atmosphere, the highest quality seafood and impeccable service. Keep Reading

Moreau Paris Opens Its Second Stateside Location

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Moreau Paris was established in 1882 with the dream of creating luxury leather travel items and leather goods like never before. The original creative team took inspiration from the natural patterns of classic wicker suitcases to create the uniquely minimalistic pattern seen on Moreau’s pieces. Moreau Paris has continued to value luxury from its inception in the days of Napoleon to modern times. The brand’s new Creative Director, Fedor Georges Savchenko, remains true to the brand’s original identity, while reinvigorating the brand with new life and modernity.  Each leather good is created with craftsmanship, knowledge, and French production ensuring the pieces meet the highest standard of quality and luxury. Keep Reading

Embrace 1920’s French Colonial Southeast Asia at Le Colonial

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Le Colonial has been winning over people’s hearts since its opening in River Oaks District in 2016. The two-story space is impeccably designed with large palms, grand ceilings, chic wicker chairs, silk Parisian shades and much more that all make you feel as though you’ve stepped into another era.

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Restaurant Round Up: Houston’s Top New Eateries of 2018

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With 2018 about to come to a close we are going back into the archives to share with you the top restaurants that opened this year! Whether you are in town visiting family or need a refresher this list will keep you full until 2019 comes!  Keep Reading

Luxury Shopping in Houston is Better Than Ever

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Luxury Shopping really took off in Houston in 1970, with the opening of The Galleria Mall and the arrival of Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue. The Galleria was the first covered mall in the citythe original place to see and be seen. Since then, other retail centers across the state have created a massive buzz, not only for their roster of retailers but for the unique shopping experiences offered to customers. From worldwide names in luxury to Texasbred restaurants, Uptown Park and The River Oaks District are changing the face of Houston shopping. Keep Reading

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