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Heather Staible


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,, USA Today and other national and regional publications.

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All In The Family

Mother-daughter duos and Nanette Lepore rock the runway at Fashion Gene Awards

By Heather Staible

The adorable mother/daughter duos walking the runway at the Recipe for Success Foundation Fashion Gene Awards Wednesday proved beauty and generosity are indeed hereditary traits. Add a fun fizzy ...

Deep In The Heart Of Texas

Mark Chesnutt helps Cattle Baron's Ball rake in record $3 million for American Cancer Society

By Heather Staible

For anyone not sure why we Texans are such a proud bunch, I would suggest attending the Cattle Baron’s Ball, an annual event for the American Cancer Society. The ...

Hoop Dreams

James Harden, Dwight Howard trade jerseys for black-tie, puttin' on the ritz at $3.3 million gala

By Heather Staible

The Memorial Hermann Foundation Circle of Life Gala had all the elements of a high-energy basketball game Saturday at the Hilton Americas. The Houston Rockets were set to wow, the ...

Smelly Astrodome Party

Thousands line up to party in the Astrodome — and get free hot dogs: Smell can't stop the fun

By Heather Staible

There’s nothing worse than throwing a party and nobody showing up. That certainly wasn’t the case for the Astrodome’s 50th birthday celebration Thursday night, which drew more ...

The Food Life

The best Italian dinner ever? Houston's top chefs show off at Sugar Land's ultimate wine and food party

By Heather Staible

The opening night of the Sugar Land Wine and Food Affair was a love letter from Italy, penned by five of Houston's most respected chefs. Luciano Castiello, the official ...

Ariana Grande's Big Bang Rodeo

Girls Night Out: Ariana Grande makes a big bang at first Rodeo; turns NRG into giant dance club

By Heather Staible

If you think Ariana Grande is all hair flips, giggles and auto tune, you are very much mistaken. The 21-year-old former Nickelodeon star has some serious pipes, and unlike the ...

Stop, Shop and Save

Super Bowl of shopping: Houston stores offer amazing sales up to 85 percent off

By Heather Staible

They’ve been saying it since the day after Christmas, but now stores are getting real about sales. As in really deep, blow-it-out, everything-must-go kind of real. From sale tents ...

Weekend Shopping

Houston sorority puts on the ultimate SALE: Try 50 to 75 percent off as 40 top stores pull out all the stops

By Heather Staible

The Tri Delta’s Houston Alumnae Chapter have always been passionate about philanthropy, but when it came time to plan their large scale fundraiser for 2015, they realized it was ...

What's Up Buttercup?

National blow dry bar plans second Houston location for hair-raising experience

By Heather Staible

Drybar is bringing its signature selection of blowouts to the Upper Kirby District, with plans to open a second Houston location in early spring. The buttercup yellow signage announcing the ...

Houston's Hottest Fashion Bloggers

Houston's hottest fashion bloggers reveal their top go-to stores after a Pop Up shopping blitz of inspiration

By Heather Staible

CultureMap’s first-ever Holiday Pop Up Shop gathered 29 of Houston’s best boutiques under roof. It also drew a coterie of style setting fashion bloggers who teamed up with ...

CultureMap Pop Up Shop

A sneak peek of the shopping event of the season: This Holiday Pop Up is full of unique gifts

By Heather Staible

Houston knows its shopping. Between the city's cozy boutiques and grand malls there are a lot of choices, so when it came to curating a selection of retailers for ...

CultureMap Pop Up Shop

Buzzed over Holiday Pop Up Shop lets men in on the action in a serious way: Ditch the khakis!

By Heather Staible

Just because CultureMap’s Holiday Pop Up Shop is awash in women’s apparel, accessories and jewelry, it doesn’t mean the guys are left out. Rye 51, Q Custom ...

Save The Date

Fashion helpers: Holiday Pop Up Shop style stars break down the best sexy, festive looks

By Heather Staible

The holiday season is when even though most devoted Little Black Dress lovers step up their style game, adding sequins, fur, velvet and shine to their party dressing. The roster ...

Galleria Makeover Continues

Another new Galleria store beckons: This one is a trendy designer's sunny Texas dream

By Heather Staible

Trina Turk’s California cool has a new home deep in the heart of Texas. Turk recently opened a sunny spot in The Galleria, bringing her signature mix of colorful ...

Warm Fuzzies

CultureMap Holiday Pop Up Shop retailers get to the heart of gift-giving with thoughtful choices

By Heather Staible

Gifts come in all shapes and sizes and as the holidays approach, so does the search for delightful presents. So we went straight to some of the retailers headlining CultureMap ...

Houston's Sexy Fashion

Pretty with edge: Sexy sky-high thigh slits and beautiful faves make Fashion Houston sing

By Heather Staible

One of Fashion Houston’s strengths is drawing designers that resonate with local fashion audiences. Houston women like pretty, but with a bit of edge or detailing that sets them ...

Fashion Houston 2014

Beyonce fave wows, fashion superhero seduces the crowd, jumps off stage at Fashion Houston's wild night

By Heather Staible

The second night of Fashion Houston was filled with firsts. Rubin Singer unveiled a never-before-seen collection just for the event, Miami-based designer Rene Ruiz brought his collection of shimmering evening ...

Shopping In A Winter Wonderland

Holiday shopping simplifed: CultureMap's first-ever Holiday Pop Up Shop makes gift buying fun

By Heather Staible

Ask most people the gift they would like during the holidays, and it likely involves more time, less stress and an absence of calories consumed at the swirl of parties ...

H&M Wait Finally Ends

H&M's new Galleria store draws a crazed crowd, lured by special event fever: Hundreds line up and wait

By Heather Staible

H&M opened its fourth Houston area store — and more importantly, it's much-anticipated first Inside the Loop store — in The Galleria Thursday, but it was the highly sought after ...

Fashion Forward

Powerhouse husband and wife fashion duo goes gaga over sexy Houston women and ordinary TV stars

By Heather Staible

It’s not just enough for a modern fashion label to create beautiful and thoughtful collections each season, while keeping a careful eye on the ebb and flow of the ...

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