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Heather Staible

Fashion/Style

Writer, social media enthusiast, lover of fashion, food, wine, college sports and interesting people. Published in Women's Wear Daily, The Houston Chronicle, People Magazine, CultureMap.com, USA Today and other national and regional publications.

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Designer Dish

Houston fashion designer goes all Walter Mitty, finds the beauty at your office desk

By Heather Staible

Rome. Bali. Ibiza. Oslo. These are among the destinations designer David Peck would like to stamp on his passport, but his day job keeps getting in the way of international ...


Selena's Dance Party

Selena Gomez brings dance party to Houston rodeo, but where's Justin?

By Heather Staible

The Justin Bieber rumor buzz circulating through the crowd of 73,397 at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo did nothing to diminish the enthusiasm for pop princess Selena Gomez ...


Who needs fashion week?

Project Runway winner shuns New York for Houston, makes costumes sing for daring Houston Grand Opera

By Heather Staible

Chloe Dao has never been one to do the expected. After winning Project Runway in 2006, she didn’t leave Houston for New York to grow her business. Instead, she ...


Supermodel Visits

Sexy ladies in red shine at a supermodel's Houston candle party

By Heather Staible

The holiday spirit was in generous supply Thursday as supermodel and philanthropist Petra Nemcova unveiled her Be The Light line of luxury candles in Houston at a private luncheon hosted ...


Sunny For Spring

Chloe Dao and David Peck add Houston touch to fashion week with breezy collections

By Heather Staible

The third night of Fashion Houston lived up to its name, celebrating two of the city's favorite fashion lights, Chloe Dao and David Peck. Designers Rolando Santana and Yigal ...


Runway Rules

Fashion Houston highlights edgy styles from five dreamy designers

By Heather Staible

It’s just barely started feeling like fall, but the five designers sending collections down the Fashion Houston runway Wednesday night had everyone thinking about spring. Florals, creamy sherbet hues ...


Holiday Shopping Fever

Record crowds swarm Nutcracker Market for intense shopping and cocktails: Candy Cane Lane overflows

By Heather Staible

Despite the bows, bells and blinking lights clogging store aisles in September, everybody in Houston knows the holiday season officially begins with the Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market. The 5,000 ...


Disney Princess No More

Selena Gomez proves she's moved on from Justin Bieber in roarin' concert

By Heather Staible

Between Demi Lovato’s public struggles with drugs and alcohol, and Miley Cyrus’s struggle to keep clothes on and her tongue in her mouth, it’s refreshing to see ...


Bi-Partisan Party

Houston celebrated as a gateway to the world: It's flags, swords and bigwigs for this international gala

By Heather Staible

The national government would be wise to take a few cues from the bi-partisan spirit felt at the Houston Consular Ball. The event celebrated Houston’s Consular Corps, represented by ...


In The Pink

Big-time actors bring laughter and tears to a $500,000 Woodlands charity event

By Heather Staible

What started as a small fundraising event in a private home 13 years ago has become one of The Woodlands' largest and most popular charity events. The Memorial Hermann In ...


Fundraising With the Stars

Marlee Matlin and Henry Winkler rev up charity bidders at Woodlands VIP party

By Heather Staible

Anyone expecting the VIP "In the Pink of Health" kickoff party at the new Morton’s Grille in The Woodlands to be a demure, sedate affair was in for quite ...


Stylish Boutique Opening

New West University fashion and home decor boutique draws stylish opening crowd

By Heather Staible

Fashion retail veteran and interior designer Julie O’Neal combined her two loves into one space, opening Julie Rhodes Fashion & Home Thursday night. The West University boutique is a haven ...


Jewel Shines

Jewel and the Bush family light up the night at Big Brothers Big Sisters Gala

By Heather Staible

The Bush family’s legacy of volunteerism and community service shined brightly Saturday night at the Big Brothers Big Sisters Big Black Tie Ball honoring Maria and Neil Bush. The ...


Best Tressed

Drybar kicks off Houston launch with stylish River Oaks blowout

By Heather Staible

You would be hard-pressed to find a better collective of beautiful coifs than the ones gathered at the home of Janet Gurwitch for the private launch party of Drybar, the ...


Patrons on their toes

A swanky new River Oaks mansion serves as a dream Houston Ballet setting

By Heather Staible

A lavish cocktail party held at the new River Oaks home of Melissa and Michael Mithoff set the stage for an exciting Houston Ballet season celebrating artistic director Stanton Welch ...


Glamour Reigns

Beautiful people, glamorous gowns and luxury rides make the Symphony gala unforgettable

By Heather Staible

Wondering how to throw a blowout centennial bash that people will remember for years to come? Start with the incredible Houston Symphony led by Juanjo Mena and add legendary soprano ...


Channeling Audrey Hepburn

A prominent Houstonian is compared to Audrey Hepburn in a star-studded $650,000 gala

By Heather Staible

The inaugural UNICEF Audrey Hepburn Society Ball celebrating the philanthropic work of Margaret Alkek Williams was an evening of memorable firsts. Not only was Williams honored with the first Audrey ...


Galleria Gets Bold

Extreme makeover: Facing luxury competition, The Galleria goes for a bold new look

By Heather Staible

After years as Houston's premier shopping destination, The Galleria is not giving up without a fight. Faced with competition from a host of nearby mixed use centers aimed at ...


Topshop Comes to H-Town

Move over Zara and H&M: Topshop is headed to Houston

By Heather Staible

A British fashion invasion is set to land in Houston next month. Topshop and Topman departments are coming to Nordstrom in The Galleria, with a wide array of trendy apparel ...


Hot New Store

A major designer's hot, new, less expensive store is moving into Rice Village — and it's a Texas first

By Heather Staible

From Market Street in The Woodlands to the Houston Tanger Outlets, Kate Spade is finding plenty of new Houston places to call home. Now, Kate Spade Saturday, the latest less ...


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