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After a long journalism career at the Houston Post and Houston Chronicle, Clifford Pugh has discovered the joys of the web in creating a unique news and information site that covers Houston in real time. His claim to journalism fame came at the Vanity Fair Oscar party, when screenwriter Alexander Payne asked him to hold his Oscar while he went to the bathroom.
 

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Fall Fashion Preview

Top designer has a dandy time for fall with a moody boho vibe and a touch of fantasy

By Clifford Pugh

Editor's Note: As the fall fashion season approaches, we look at some of the hot looks that will soon be in stores as shown on the runways of New ...


Neiman's Top Salesperson

After $73 million in sales and 86 Last Calls, Neiman Marcus couture guru goes out on top

By Clifford Pugh

When Sylvia Goldstein joined Neiman Marcus in 1972 , her first sale was a $132 boa. She was thrilled, but was soon destined for bigger and better things. During a 43-year ...


New York Fashion Week

How to get into New York Fashion Week: It's not easy, but here are some options

By Clifford Pugh

Among the questions I get asked the most is, " How can I get into a show at New York Fashion Week?" Even after attending America's premier fashion event twice ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Saks teams with Empire star to examine the future of fashion and fall's hottest trends

By Clifford Pugh

Get ready for fall fashion with the bohemian life, richly textured items, urban couture and the co-star of TV's breakout hit Empire. These are hot upcoming trends, according to ...


METRO's Big Boom

Surprise! METRO gets big boost from free service, but how will it fare now?

By Clifford Pugh

METRO officials are crowing about the big boost in ridership that occurred last week with the advent of new bus service that offers more frequency and better connections. But how ...


Party Watch

Houston's social set unleashes the party spirit with man's best friends at K9s4COPS kickoff

By Clifford Pugh

What: Kick-off Party for "Unleashed." Where: Tasting Room Uptown Park. The 411: After a summer with much of Houston's society set out of town, it seems that everyone's ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Alexander Wang goes to the dark side with black collection — and it shines

By Clifford Pugh

Editor's Note: As the fall fashion season approaches, we look at some of the hot looks that will soon be in stores as shown on the runways of New ...


Remembering Red Duke

Larger than life, Dr. Red Duke remembered as a top surgeon and a real Texas character

By Clifford Pugh

Sadly, they don't make 'em like Red Duke anymore. With his trademark bushy mustache, wire-rimmed glasses, Texas twang and a no-nonsense, down-home personality, Dr. James H. "Red" Duke always ...


Singer Impresses Fallon

Houston singer brings down the house on Jimmy Fallon with fiery gospel hit

By Clifford Pugh

Last week, Houston singer Yolanda Adams brought down the house on NBC's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, when she belted her hit gospel song, "Victory," and earned a ...


Stores Galore

H&M's sophisticated sister brand is headed to Houston luxury shopping center

By Clifford Pugh

With the official opening of the new River Oaks District mixed-used complex less than six weeks away, the luxury center is putting together the final pieces of its retail puzzle ...


Pix Of The Day

Foundation poured for downtown skyscraper but it's not rising until tenants are signed

By Clifford Pugh

All lined up and ready to pour. That was the scene over the weekend as cement trunks stood in several rows along Capitol and Rusk at the site of the ...


High Tech Fashion

High Tech Fashion: Ralph Lauren smartshirt senses your best workout plan

By Clifford Pugh

We've heard of smartphones and smartwatches. How about a smartshirt? Ralph Lauren has unveiled the PoloTech smartshirt, the latest in wearable technology. The black T-shirt with the yellow Polo ...


The Weeknd Comes To H-Town

World's next great pop star picks Houston as the only Texas stop on new concert tour

By Clifford Pugh

The Weeknd is coming to H-Town. The 25-year-old Canadian singer with a cult Internet following amid predictions he will be the world's next big pop star — his  “Can’t ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Lacoste looks to the future by reinventing its past with fun fall clothes

By Clifford Pugh

Editor's Note: As the fall fashion season approaches, we look at some of the hot looks that will soon be in stores as shown on the runways of New ...


Style File

Stylish Houstonian shows how to dress for fall when it's 100 degrees outside

By Clifford Pugh

The Neiman Marcus Trend Report cocktail party and fashion show presented a difficult task for Houston's fashion faithful: How do you dress to view a fall/winter collection when ...


Out Of This World Video

One Direction shows the right stuff in out-of-this-world music video filmed at NASA

By Clifford Pugh

The world's most popular boy band recently snuck into Houston to film an out-of-this world music video — and they proved they have the right stuff. One Direction released a ...


Handbag Heaven

Handbag designer details hot colors, best style advice and biggest fashion mistake

By Clifford Pugh

More than 30 years ago, Joan and Bill Martin came up with the idea of creating sophisticated handbags with Italian flair at reasonable prices (most remain under $400). They picked ...


Points Of Light Celebration

Points of Light 25th anniversary celebration includes Guinness Book of World Records attempt

By Clifford Pugh

After a fall at his home earlier this summer, George H.W. Bush may be down, but he's not out. The former president is recovering well, says his son ...


Fun On Santana Row

Santana Row transforms once-sleepy San Jose into trendy California haven in advance of Super Bowl

By Clifford Pugh

Although San Jose has often been lost in the shadow of its much more glamorous northern California neighbor (San Francisco), its location in the heart of the Silicon Valley now ...


Yigal Does Dallas

Dreamy designer talks surfing, fave movie, edgy Texas women and how art and fashion mix

By Clifford Pugh

Dashing designer Yigal Azrouël always has an air of mystery about him, which shows through in his cutting-edge creations. Born in Israel of French-Moroccan descent, the movie-star handsome 42-year-old ...


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