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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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The Match Game

A perfect Match: Sealed envelopes hold the future for Houston medical students — here are some of their amazing stories

By Clifford Pugh

On Friday, Houston medical students found out where they are headed for the next four years to practice their all-important residency. Here are some of their stories.  


Fall Fashion Preview

Kate Spade takes Manhattan with whimsical sophistication that's a little foxy, too

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK —Kate Spade New York creative director Deborah Lloyd loves Manhattan. Her whimsical fall collection looks like something out of the quintessential 1990 New York movie, Metropolitan, in which ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Naeem Khan's 10th anniversary collection aims at the woman who dares to be different

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — To celebrate his 10th year of showing collections at fashion week, Naeem Khan commissioned Miami-based graffiti artist Trek6 to paint a large mural as a backdrop for the ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Catwalk jungle: Christian Siriano has a fierce time with dramatic animal prints

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — While trends come and go, animal prints never go out of style. Designers continually come back to lion, tiger and zebra stripes to punch a wardrobe. For fall ...


The CultureMap Interview

The real countess of Downton Abbey deciphers tea etiquette and secrets of the hit series

By Clifford Pugh

Having 150 cast and crew members running around Highclere Castle doesn't ruffle the lady of the house. While an episode of season six of Downton Abbey was recently being ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Designer touts Houston love, understated glamour and search for world's best fried chicken

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — For fall, Bibhu Mohapatra is into understated glamour. His new collection, unveiled at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, features clean, graphic looks in primary shades of black, white and silver ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Iconic New York designer gets out of dark mood with glam basics for the All-American girl

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — Donna Karan likes to infuse her DKNY line with a New York attitude, but her fall collection seems well-suited for the All-American girl wherever she may aspire to ...


KHOU & CultureMap

Top Houston fashion designers bring a touch of glamour to The Woodlands

By Clifford Pugh

With so much retail activity in The Woodlands right now, Theresa Roemer and a group of residents in the far north Houston suburb decided it was time for some fashion ...


Fall Fashion Preview

The back is where it's at in Marchesa's fantasy-filled "opium dreams" collection

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — Unless you on are the front row at a fashion show, it's often hard to get the full impact of a designer creation. But Marchesa's Georgina ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Tory Burch rocks the casbah: Designer fuses Marrakech sparkle with '70s London boho style

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — It's obvious that Tory Burch is up to something different. Plush Moroccan rugs covered every inch of the floor — and the walls — of the former Park Avenue ...


Pix Of The Day

Faux Zoolander models rule the Valentino runway at Paris Fashion Week

By Clifford Pugh

Our Pix of the Day comes from Paris where Derek Zoolander and Hansel surprised onlookers at the end of the ultra-chic Valentino fall fashion show by walking down the dual ...


Style File

Feminine with an edge: Midriff-baring outfit with classic jewelry is a style-winning combo

By Clifford Pugh

Jodie Eisenhardt loves to mix and match styles, combining fast fashion looks with classic pieces. For a party celebrating the opening of the new Lucchese store in Highland Village, the ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Fashion fave of hip Hollywood starlets, hot designer's fiery collection showcases hottest trends

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — With actresses Lily James,  Zoe Saldana and Olivia Munn recently wearing his designs at red carpet events, Prabal Gurung ranks high on the hip Hollywood style factor. His ...


David Peck Fashion Show

Made in Houston: David Peck's first fashion show in new studio has sexy homegrown attitude

By Clifford Pugh

With an attractive new studio to showcase his designs, David Peck debuted his spring collection for some of this best clients at a luncheon that featured a locally-grown lunch, classic ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Inside Tommy Hilfiger and Dee Ocleppo's $80 million apartment: There's room for Eloise, too

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — This was one fashion week invitation I wasn't going to pass up. Rather than show her fall collection in her studio, as she normally does, handbag designer ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Kate Middleton's favorite designer creates glittery stardust memories on fashion runway

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — Judging from the runway looks at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, a number of designers have Spain on their minds. Among them is British designer Jenny Packham, whose trip to ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Donna Karan gets back to her New York roots with sleek and stylish urban chic collection

By Clifford Pugh

NEW YORK — Perhaps no designer is associated more with New York than Donna Karan. Her namesake premium line is officially called Donna Karan New York and the city initials are ...


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 ...


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