Fashion

The Made in Texas Gift Guide

Nov 20, 2017 By Lauren Smith Ford

Enterprising Texans of all stripes are dreaming up and creating everything from better bicycles and baseball bats to stunning furniture and fashion. We’ve scoured the state to round up 100 Made in Texas gifts (for everyone on your list) that represent the current heyday of Texas creativity.

Pumped-Up Kicks

Aug 14, 2014 By Katy Vine

When throngs of shoe fanatics descend on Houston for the annual Sneaker Summit, it’s the perfect time to understand the sole of a man. And if you happen to be a high school junior named Adam, the goal is finding the right pair of Nike Galaxies for a mere $750.

The Click Clique

Aug 12, 2014 By Francesca Mari

Amber Venz was just a pretty Dallas girl with good taste and a blog, until she figured out something revolutionary: how to make money with every post. Meet the 27-year-old queen of a whole new fashion empire.

Portrait of the Artist as a Postman

Sep 30, 2012 By Jason Sheeler

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.

I Really Do Like Jane Aldridge

Apr 5, 2012 By Jason Sheeler

Jason Sheeler, who wrote about the Dallas-based fashion blogger for the April issue of TEXAS MONTHLY, responds to the sea of controversy unleashed by his profile.

Westheimer, Ho!

Jun 30, 1997 By Mimi Swartz

Accessories for sexual adventurers, columns for your Craftsman bungalow, tasteful tables made from old manhole covers: You can find it all on this reborn Houston strip.

Texas, Paris

Feb 1, 1996 By clotildeluce

Two mythic cultures, one great love affair: How France has taken us to heart.