J.C. Penney is trying desperately to revive its brand after a disastrous stint by former CEO Ron Johnson. Let's revisit some of his biggest missteps.
Denim has never looked or lasted better.
Owner Mark Cuban personally curated the ten finalists from a selection of finalists—and it seems like Mark Cuban may have bad taste in jerseys.
TXDOT, which holds the trademark to the circa-1985 antilittering slogan, has issued over 100 cease-and-desist letters to companies using the slogan since 2000. Somehow, all of these slipped through the cracks.
Q: I was born and raised in Texas and have resided in New York City for the past couple of years. On a recent trip back home, I visited a friend on his ranch in West Texas and was mocked unmercifully for wearing skinny jeans. I will admit that the jeans
Our national shoe always looks good, rugged or gussied up.
Because when you’ve got it, flaunt it.
Scouring the mall for America’s next top model.
They protect you from rain and shine, sure. But they oughta look good too.
Thirty-four years after showing his 1979 Chloé collection at Houston's Neiman Marcus, the designer plans to show his Chanel collection in Dallas in 2014.
The owners of Museum Tower took out a full-page ad in the Dallas Morning News Friday to (sort of) apologize that the new building is so shiny.
Twenty-year-old Jane Aldridge draws 400,000 readers to her style blog, Sea of Shoes, each month; has appeared in Vanity Fair; and once attended a private dinner with Karl Lagerfeld. The secret to her success? That she won’t leave Dallas behind.
Style blogger Jane Aldridge on where she likes to go in Texas to get her goods.
The writer-at-large on the development of West Dallas, Big D’s need for an urban middle class, and what a standout twenty-first-century city looks like.
Dallas’s almost-finished Calatrava bridge may be an emblem of the city’s status. But the smart urban plan for the small neighborhood it leads to says more about the city’s future.
Which fashion type are you? If you live in Houston, read on. Our writer was watching you.
Mickey Rosmarin on selling high-end women's fashion.
The nouvelle stars of Houston society are none other than Becca Cason and Holly Moore, the founders of the hippest, most with-it PR machine in the city.
A strand-by-strand look at the roots of a Texas phenomenon.
Anne Dingus on Lonesome Dove, Chester Rosson on Scott Joplin, Michael Hall on Buddy Holly, Don Graham on Giant, John Morthland on Ornette Coleman, Eileen Schwartz on Greater Tuna, Jennifer Olsen on Conan the Barbarian, and Michael Ennis on the painter of the century.
“We have an unrelenting interest in seeing that the custom is well served.”
The best way to visit the Capitol, the state’s grandest public building, is to take the 45-minute guided tour. But there is much more to see if you know what to look for, and I’m going to tell you precisely that.
Comfort, style, and identity are a few of the reasons why Texans will be forever in blue jeans.
There are countless theories about why Dallas women are so crazy about makeup, but there's something approaching a consensus about the place to buy it. Which is why, against all odds, I found myself at the NorthPark Center Neiman's.
From buckskin to polyester, a look at 166 years of Texas fashion that doesn’t skirt the issues.
Man makes the clothes.
Six heirloom-worthy pieces that really do grow on trees.
For when you need a beautiful shirt that can be removed quickly.
Six variations on the choicest form of jewelry for a cowgirl. Or boy.
The only American ever to design scarves for the exclusive French fashion house Hermès is Kermit Oliver, a 69-year-old postal worker from Waco who lives in a strange and beautiful world all his own.
From rugs to bags to pillows, a little hair never hurt anyone.
How McAllen turned a vacant Walmart into one of the most architecturally imaginative libraries in the country.
The recent renovation to the state's most historic home left some preservationists worried that the changes to the mansion would be too significant.
Take a virtual tour of the new McAllen Public Library, built inside an abandoned Walmart.
The Perrys are expected to move back into the Greek Revival mansion, which was torched by arsonists in 2008, next month.
“The Trinity River is the biggest problem you have in Dallas today,” declared landscape architect George Kessler in his comprehensive plan for the city a century ago. And so it has remained: an undeveloped flood-prone eyesore that requires an extensive system of levees to protect residents and property. On March
Renowned photographer Mario Sorrenti visited Cadillac Ranch with a band of models in December for a spread that ran in the magazine's March issue.
The architects show us what's on their desk.
The blogger shows us what she'll be taking to New York Fashion Week.
Steele, a Colorado native, moved eleven years ago to Austin, where she is now the wig master for the Austin Lyric Opera. She has toured the U.S. and Mexico with the Broadway production of The Lion King and served on the beauty crew of the world premiere of Elton John’s
Houston has always prided itself as a city that barrels forward into the future, and operates without memory, regret or nostalgia. But when developers began messing with the historic River Oaks Shopping Center, Houstonians raised their hackles.
Writer Guy Martin talks to Ted Flato, one half of the visionary architect duo from San Antonio, about the merciless sun, the Texas breeze, and Tommy Lee Jones.
Western-yoke, pearl-snap plaid shirts and straight-fit jeans may currently be trending, but custom-made belt buckles will never go out of style. “It’s an item you can wear every day for the rest of your life, then pass down to the next generation,” says Ingram’s Clint Orms, who has crafted buckles
The two-year-old extension of the famed promenade offers Roman antiquities, Roman delicacies, and plenty of opportunities for roamin’.
Any rodeo fan can don a Stetson, Wranglers, and a pair of Tony Lamas, but the cowboys in the arena are the ones who wear the spurs. “It’s like a knight in his armor,” says Joe Spiller, who’s been handcrafting them for 27 years and owns Spiller Spurs and Bits,
Flower lovers drawn to the Rose Capital of the Nation will find snazzy frocks and spicy guisado de puerco amid the petals and thorns.
Treviño, who has been tattooing for more than twenty years, is the owner of Perfection Tattoo in Austin. He is known for his traditional Japanese designs, which have earned him an extensive client base in the U.S. as well as in Japan, where he travels four times a year. He grew up in
Brian Crumley hopped on a plane to Europe to find the expressive voice he thought he had lost. The photographer spent three months traveling from city to city, soul-searching. Little did he know a purchase of two scarves would forever change his life.
Karim, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1969, has been a master tailor for fifty years. He is the owner of Gassane Tailors, in Austin, and has made custom suits for Bill Clements, Lyndon B. Johnson, and George W. Bush.My father was a tailor and had a big shop in
From her hometown of Lake Jackson to the Big Apple, Kalyn Hemphill, the winner of Models of the Runway, takes it all in stride.