The fashionable voice behind the lifestyle brand House of Harper shares with us her favorite southern stops
Houstonian Caroline Harper-Knapp spent nearly a decade in fashion as a buyer for Neiman Marcus and Gilt Group. Then in 2014 she started her own online platform, House of Harper, which today draws nearly 100,000 page views a month with its winning blend of style, travel and ... More
Meet two new brands out of Houston, Chris Gramer and Mirth, who keep it in the family
Two new Houston apparel brands are serving up comfort-friendly fashion with a side of sibling rivalry; Chris Gramer, the brainchild of three sisters who left corporate jobs, will launch this fall with a line of structural, draped designs made with super-soft crepe fabric. “Everyone should consider asymmetry,” ... More
A selection of our favorite stores in the ever-expanding River Oaks District
ChopardAs the multi-use development River Oaks District evolves, stores like Chopard continue to fill the retail powerhouse. “Houston has become an epicenter for luxury,” says Ralph Simons, Chopard’s CEO for North America. “We’re thrilled to launch our first boutique in Texas, and we look forward to welcoming ... More
These boutiques are delivering the latest in western-inspired fashion
Lucchese4051 Westheimer Road
There are more than 100 steps that go into making a custom-designed pair of Lucchese’s boots, but the first step to actually owning a pair is making your way to the Texas-based brand’s new Highland Village store.
Designed by Lucchese co-owner Lyn Muse (also of Lyn Muse Interiors ... More
Stock up on cowboy boots and vintage baubles in this southern city
Ann Mashburn 2515 River Oaks Boulevard annmashburn.com This Houston-based boutique contains a highly curated collection of American classics. Think crisp white T-shirts, hand-stitched leather cowboy boots and shirtdresses in an array of colors.
Armenta armentacollection.com Armenta jewelry has more than a 10-year ... More
Music icon and native Houstonian Lyle Lovett is giving away the shirt off his back
He hit the runway for Dillard's department store as a kid, appeared in Robert Altman's 1994 film Prêt-à-Porter, and spent almost two years married to one of the world's most glamorous women, so it comes as no surprise that the inimitable singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett's latest endeavor shows off his stylish ... More