Shopping from catalogs can keep you in fashion and out of the malls.
Up for sale in Dallas, the Shanbaum house boasts a whopping 28,000 square feet and what may be Texas’ most comprehensive collection of sixties and seventies kitsch—along with a $2.75 million price tag.
Whether it’s made of straw or ermine, this is the cowboy hat.
Warm spring days call for giving in to new clothes and a neck-baring hairdo.
Ever since LBJ’s gold Rolex appeared next to his gall bladder scar in news photographs, Texans have been buying the pricey timepieces by the carload.
In the sixties a small company in Medina produced a wooden box decorated with rhinestones. It became a Texas tradition.
Quick! Get out your furs before it gets hot again.
In a glass-and-steel world of Houston skyscrapers, there was nothing like an art deco obelisk or a pink Gothic cathedral until architect Philip Johnson.
Wearing one won’t make you a real live cowboy, but it sure will brand you as a modern Texan.
The long afternoons of the best friend the rich women of Houston have ever had.
Out of Texas’ ragbag history came the patchwork quilt, the product of cold winters, isolated homesteads, empty pocketbooks, and fertile minds.
String the lights, hang the tinsel and the expense. It’s Christmas and the decorated homes of Texans are second to none.
Was the partridge in a pear tree you gave last Christmas not fully appreciated? Our sensational gift ideas will save you this year.
Who’s who, and who’s doing what to whom: a brief guide.
What you won’t see from Dallas designers is lots of froufrou. What you will see is a look tailored for the working woman.
Welcome to Houston, the cutting edge of architecture. The local boys are turning a gentlemen’s profession into a business, the stylish out-of-towners are creating a new aesthetic, and neither group is filled with admiration for the other.
Wait! Don’t buy that gas-slurping motorboat and energy-squandering food processor for Christmas. We modestly propose some thrifty alternatives.
When machine-printed polyester or rayon won’t do, consider the work of Texas’ top textile artists.
When buyers and sellers converge on Dallas’s Apparel Mart for a week-long orgy of fashionable commerce, high style and discriminating taste confront the cold reality of the bottom line.
Welcome to Highland Park, a small town right in the middle of Dallas where the living is easy and time stands still.
There’s no Christmas like a south-of-the-border Christmas, with gift ideas to match.
Where else but the Galleria could you find a lavender lace Western dress, a Persian turquoise necklace, and Texas’ most expensive potato chips?
Texas’ most glamorous mall has all the comforts of home and then some. So why not move in?
Once Texas was a land of fabulous, ornate county courthouses. It still is, but today they’re flamboyant relics in our streamlined urban landscapes.
Whether you have $2 to spend or $25,000, our Christmas gift selections show how to have a wonderfully indulgent holiday.
Architect John Staub, the forgotten genius of River Oaks, transformed a few nondescript Houston streets into Millionaires’ Row.
Houston welcomes a classy Paris fashion designer with a rootin', tootin', ripsnortin' wild West show.
Six Texas artisans are busy putting the craft back in craftsmanship.
She learned the truth about selling cosmetics. Her customers didn’t want to buy products, they wanted to buy dreams.
Holiday gift ideas with a true rustic flavor.
The newest style of manly hatwear.
At the top, a good family helps, clothes help, manners help, the right friends help, but nothing helps like money.
Years ago, kids used to play pioneer with Lincoln Logs. Today grown-ups are playing pioneer—only with real log cabins.
“Plastics,” the man whispered to Dustin Hoffman in ‘The Graduate,’ and plastics—transformed from junk into art—it is.
Now for something completely different: a house that’s not rectangles or squares.
How we learned to stop worrying and love the fifties.
The world is full of monuments to art—but how many can you live in?
Who is Roger Horchow and why is he doing these terrible things to our Christmas budgets?
What do you do when you have more paintings than walls to hang them on?
Fans: lovely to look at, delightful to feel.
When is a wall not a wall? When it's a work of art.
A Texas farmhouse relives those thrilling days of yesteryear.
We walk the line for you—from Matamoros to Juárez—to bring you the best of Mexican shopping.
Texas fashion is not exactly a rags-to-riches story.
We invite you to look our gift guide in the mouth.
From alpha to omega, you can’t tell the sorority girls apart without a scorecard.
Especially for sorority sisters.
If the boot fits, wear it.
Some rugged individuals are called to the carpet.
Splendor in the suburbs.