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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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Interview With An Angel

Interview with an Angel: Victoria's Secret model talks about almost everything — but not Harry

By Clifford Pugh

Victoria Secret's model Sara Sampaio may be wild about Harry, but if she is, she's not saying. In Houston to tout the retailer's new Body by Victoria ...


Bad Pants Stars

Media stars dress up in Bad Pants for a good cause at colorful kickoff party

By Clifford Pugh

It was Bad Pants Day at Texas Children's Hospital Pavilion for Women as a bevy of good-natured Houston media personalities in eye-catching scrubs accessorized in a special way delighted ...


Style File

Houston's most stylish woman engineers eye-catching looks at fashion weeks around the world

By Clifford Pugh

Carrie Colbert has a passion for fashion. The Houston petroleum engineer breaks all the stereotypes about her techy profession with a unique sense of style and a uncanny ability to ...


New Name

Downtown concert venue that hosts roller derby and rock stars is getting a new name

By Clifford Pugh

The downtown concert venue formerly known as Bayou Music Center is getting a new name. Officials from venue owner Live Nation Entertainment announced Tuesday that the technology company Revention has ...


Mad Fashion

Mad Men designer aims for contemporary look with new Black Halo collaboration

By Clifford Pugh

Mad Men may be over but the hit show's much-lauded costume designer isn't finished yet. Janie Bryant, the Emmy-award winner designer who put together all those cool '60s ...


Heart Of Fashion

Houston gets to the Heart of Fashion with runway shows featuring eclectic array of designers

By Clifford Pugh

Plans for Houston's biggest fashion event of the year are taking shape. The inaugural Heart of Fashion, set for November 18-20, aims to combine international style with Texas hospitality ...


Radio Changes

Houston radio station celebrates 25th anniversary with new morning DJs and Hilary Duff

By Clifford Pugh

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, radio station Mix 96.5 has lured a popular Las Vegas trio to Houston as it new morning team and is planning a big concert with ...


Cartier Splendor

Luxury boutique in new River Oaks District gets a jump on competition with early opening date

By Clifford Pugh

Construction is proceeding at a rapid pace at the new River Oaks District with a target date of October 1 for many stores to open. But one luxury boutique can ...


Style File

Stylish attorney beats the heat in cool clothes — and unique bow tie that's a conversation starter

By Clifford Pugh

Even in the dead of summer, attorney Corbett Parker manages to look cool. When the former Bellaire City Council member set a lunch date at Etoile with fashionista Ruchi Mukerjee ...


Prada's Rabbit Trick

Prada's rabbit trick: Two-for-one collection multiplies, with quirky looks for both sexes

By Clifford Pugh

The recent Prada runway show featuring the spring 2016 menswear collection in Milan came with a twist — nearly half the models were women. And while many of the looks are ...


Birkin Controversy

Birkin to Hermès: Take my name off your bag after Texas alligator farm expose; new V'irkin emerges

By Clifford Pugh

After being alerted to cruel slaughtering practices at a Texas alligator farm that supplies skins for Hermès handbags, British singer Jane Birkin has asked the French luxury company to ...


Free Pizza

LeBron James restaurant offers free build-your-own pizza to social media savvy diners

By Clifford Pugh

LeBron James didn't have much luck defeating the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals but he's gotten good reviews in a supporting role in Amy Schumer's ...


Free Bras

Free bras: Victoria's Secret reveals surprise giveaway at Houston-area Pink store

By Clifford Pugh

Underwear as outerwear is a hot trend right now, so you'd expect Victoria's Secret to jump on the bandwagon. Indeed the company known for sexy underwear is launching ...


Richest Houston Families

Houston's richest families: Forbes adds a familiar name to annual list of America's wealthiest

By Clifford Pugh

One of Houston's best known names has appeared on the latest Forbes list of America's Richest Families. The Cullen family lands at No. 163 on the list, with ...


Endless Summer Music

Music and fashion are in the mix as Endless Summer series comes to Houston

By Clifford Pugh

With temps in the high '90s day after day, it seems like an endless summer in Houston. But the folks behind Topshop/Topman aim to provide a little relief. The ...


Top Houston Tourist Attractions

Houston Proud: Top tourism official lists 5 attractions that make Bayou City special

By Clifford Pugh

As senior vice president of tourism for the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau, Jorge Franz's job is to draw more visitors to the Bayou City. But he's ...


Best Houston Hospitals

Houston cancer center is back on top in latest US News rankings of best hospitals

By Clifford Pugh

After slipping in the rankings of the nation's premier cancer hospitals by the slimmest of margins last year, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is back on ...


Designer Favorite

Amal Clooney's favorite designer sets sights on luxe Houston boutique

By Clifford Pugh

French designer Giambattista Valli, whose creations are regularly worn by Amal Clooney as well as fashion-forward stars like Sarah Jessica Parker and Julianne Moore, has his designs set on a ...


Polo Ralph Lauren

Polo Ralph Lauren offers men a lot of stylish ways to dress for any occasion

By Clifford Pugh

Ralph Lauren doesn't just show men how to dress in one specific way, The Polo Ralph Lauren spring/summer 2016 collection, recently unveiled during New York Men's Fashion ...


Celeb Spotting

Houston Texans star gets Seal of approval during wild time at the Houston Zoo

By Clifford Pugh

Arian Foster had a wild time at the Houston Zoo Saturday. The Houston Texans running back got a special behind-the-scenes tour of the Hermann Park attraction with his young son ...


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