From luxe leather bags to clean skincare and chic lounge wear, Houston is full of businesses that are breaking the mold and making a name for themselves. Our winter issue featured our second installment of ‘Take Note,’ a collection of noteworthy brands and initiatives that offer unique experiences and products. Keep Reading
Valentine’s Day is always special no matter how you celebrate! Houston restaurants are pulling out all the stops to make the evening with your loved one, girlfriends or family extra special. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite places to go this V-Day, whether you’re in the mood for romance or a fun night out, we’ll point you in right direction via cupid’s arrow. Keep Reading
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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.
Shopping in Houston has always been noteworthy. Expanding far beyond the 3–million–square–foot 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
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
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
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 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
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.