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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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Houston in Top 100 on Richest List

Houston's richest: Pipeline billionaire on Forbes list is 100th wealthiest man in the world

By Clifford Pugh

Houston's richest man is now among the 100 wealthiest people in the world. Rich Kinder, the 70-year-old chairman and CEO of Kinder Morgan, jumped 30 spots in the latest ...


Record Breaker

Houston billionaire couple push Breakthrough education with data and community

By Clifford Pugh

What: Breakthrough Houston Keys for Success Luncheon. Where: Junior League of Houston. The 411:  More than 270 guests came out to support Breakthrough Houston, a tuition-free, college-preparatory program for economically ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Ferragamo gets graphic: Bold prints and patchwork patterns vie for attention with sexy sandals

By Clifford Pugh

Maybe it's time to call Salvatore Ferragamo designer Massimiliano Giornetti the "prince of prints." His collection, which debuted in Milan on Sunday, is filled with graphic designs and patchwork ...


Fall Fashion Preview

So sexy! Designers create new ways to wear body-hugging Hervé Léger bandage dress, show curves rule

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — Part of the fun of watching the Hervé Léger runway show every season is observing how designers Max and Lubov Azria come up with so many different ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Rolando Santana's opulent collection conjures up a regal spirit — even down to his models' fingernails

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — After exploring the many moods of artist Mark Rothko for spring, designer Rolando Santana shifted gears dramatically with a highly-embellished fall collection that evokes a regal spirit. He ...


Downton Abbey Season Finale

Downton Abbey superfans get a sneak peek of spectacular season finale — and secrets galore

By Clifford Pugh

Lucky Houston fans of Downton Abbey were in an excited mood earlier this week when they got to watch a sneak preview of the supersized season finale and attend a ...


Farewell to Arturos

Arturo's last weekend draws celebrity crowd who bid fond farewell to fave restaurant

By Clifford Pugh

Even though Arturo's Uptown Italiano Restaurant is closing this weekend, the atmosphere was festive Friday night as Houston notables jammed into the Uptown Park eatery for one last meal ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Welcome to the Prada Funhouse: Crazy colorful collection is a big surprise

By Clifford Pugh

Miuccia Prada never fails to surprise and entertain. While American designers were showing bundled-up looks in muted fall colors on the runways of New York fashion week, the Prada fall ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Ralph Lauren's winter wonderland: Designer puts a new spin on fur with cozy collection

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — Wonder if the frigid weather that has gripped the East Coast this winter sent Ralph Lauren's imagination toward bundled-up clothes? Just about every look in his toasty ...


You Gotta Have Hart

Kevin Hart cannot get enough of Houston: World's most popular comedian throws Bayou City more love

By Clifford Pugh

Watching the Oscar debacle with host Neil Patrick Harris Sunday night, I could only think why don't they let Kevin Hart have a go at it? It would be ...


Fashion Fight

Battle of the luxury titans: Galleria lands hot designer as tussle for top tenants heats up

By Clifford Pugh

Perhaps the most heated tussle going on in Houston retail circles right now pits a veteran mall against a newcomer to the scene in a battle to snare luxury tenants ...


Magic Fashion Moment

Houston designer has a magic New York fashion week moment that's like her own Project Runway

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — Backstage amid the chaos of last-minute preparations for a major runway show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, two Texas designers looked remarkably calm. For Alexa DiBiasio, who calls Houston ...


Cheap Chic

Sexy Jessica Chastain turns heads in a ultra cheap dress at vaunted Oscar VIP party: She went to H&M

By Clifford Pugh

Call it the ultimate in cheap chic. While celebrities attending the exclusive Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Hollywood Sunday wore designer outfits retailing for five figures or more — Jennifer Lopez ...


Best & Worst Oscar fashion

Best & Worst Oscar fashion: It was a safe (and dull) red carpet, but some designs really stood out from the pack

By Clifford Pugh

It wasn't the most interesting year — fashion-wise — at the Oscars, but there was still plenty to talk about.


Fall Fashion Preview

The luxe life at Michael Kors: Opulent comfort clothes — and new movie-star sunglasses, too

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — Michael Kors is one busy guy. During Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, he presented his fall collection, which he labels "opulent restraint," in the morning and provided a backstage look ...


Fashion Week Fun

YouTube sensation: Dancing bar mitzvah teen conquers New York Fashion Week

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — Having conquered the Internet with a video of his bar mitzvah dance, Sam Horowitz has now set his sights on the world of fashion. The Dallas teenager was ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Carmen Marc Valvo's school daze: Designer is mad for plaid with naughty collection

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — For fall, Carmen Marc Valvo has a lot of school spirit. The affable designer, a Texas favorite, is offering up a collection based on "memories of cheering stadium ...


Fall Fashion Preview

With supermodel Naomi Campell, a relaxed Zac Posen has a lot of fashion week fun

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — Zac Posen sure knows how to put on a show. Since he burst on the scene 15 years ago as a young fashion prodigy, Posen has always put ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Michelle Obama's go-to designer targets Best Dressed Houstonians with seductive collection

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — He barely looks old enough to vote. But 32-year-old designer Jason Wu has burst on the fashion scene since first lady Michelle Obama tapped him twice to create ...


Fashion Week Fun

Houston's handbag queen is a hit at NY fashion week — and hot fashion bloggers can't get enough of the fun

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — Since opening her Madison Avenue boutique last year, Elaine Turner has had a lot of reasons to celebrate. The Houston accessories queen has targeted Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week for ...


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