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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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H&M Loves Alexander Wang

H&M snares America's hottest fashion designer to create new collection

By Clifford Pugh

Just when it seemed that H&M had lost a bit of its fashion cachet, the trendy Swedish retailer has pulled off a real coup. The company used the Coachella ...


Designer Interview

Naeem Khan targets fashion-conscious brides with glamorous new wedding gown collection

By Clifford Pugh

Given the lavish nature of his designs, it's no surprise that Naeem Khan has expanded into the bridal business, offering gowns with floral deco ribbon appliqué, geometric crystal beading ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Nanette Lepore aims made-in-the USA fall collection at mother and daughter

By Clifford Pugh

As one of the foremost advocates of clothing made in the New York Garment District, Nanette Lepore centered her fall 2014 collection, presented during Fashion Week, around the local artisans ...


Fab Find

Hublot introduces new World Cup watch for soccer fan who has (almost) everything

By Clifford Pugh

Hublot is celebrating the upcoming World Cup in a big way. The Swiss luxury watchmaker recently introduced the official watch of the soccer championships, which will be held in Rio ...


Designer Interview

Rebecca Taylor talks frankly about dressing for all seasons and perils of plastic surgery

By Clifford Pugh

Seasons may change, but, increasingly, shoppers are looking for clothes that transcend a particular time of year. Rebecca Taylor, the hip New Zealand-born designer whose collections appeal to a young ...


Designer Interview

America's next top designer? Wes Gordon salutes fashion-forward Texas women

By Clifford Pugh

Wes Gordon has a lot to be excited about. The fashion world has taken note of the 27-year-old Atlanta native. He has been nominated in the Council of Fashion Designers ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Zang Toi's decadent fall fashion collection has everyone seeing green

By Clifford Pugh

Zang Toi has a flair for the dramatic. So it's not surprising the Malaysian-born designer combined old Hollywood glamour with a film noir attitude in his fall 2014 collection ...


Fab Find

Tiffany & Co. debuts new jewelry with modern Greek mythology twist

By Clifford Pugh

Following up on it successful relaunch of the Atlas jewelry collection last fall, Tiffany & Co. is introducing several new creations for spring. Among the snazziest new looks are wide cuffs ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Kenneth Cole uses social media to make a point about fall collection

By Clifford Pugh

Known for his socially conscious advertising, Kenneth Cole always strives to stand out from the fashion pack. Before unveiling his fall collection at New York Fashion Week, he delved into ...


Menswear Takeover

Men's Wearhouse gobbles up competitor Jos. A. Bank in $1.8 billion deal

By Clifford Pugh

A fractious battle between two menswear giants reached a truce March 11 when Men's Wearhouse announced it is acquiring rival Jos. A. Bank Clothiers for about $1.8 billion ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Top designers get tough for fall with clothes fit for a warrior princess

By Clifford Pugh

Tory Burch isn't the only designer in a Game of Thrones mood. Top designers are in a "warrior princess" frame of mind for fall, creating tough clothes for the ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Carolina Herrera's glamorous fall collection breaks all fashion rules

By Clifford Pugh

Nobody does glamour like Carolina Herrera, whose collections, though sometimes indistinguishable from season to season, always offer plenty of luxurious looks for her well-heeled clientele.  Take away the sable-trimmed jackets ...


Jared Leto Comes to Dallas

Oscar winner's band teams with Linkin Park for big summer concert

By Clifford Pugh

Jared Leto just won an Oscar for his stunning portrayal of a transgender woman with HIV in Dallas Buyers Club, but his real passion is music. So his Texas fans ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Billy Reid's blanket coverage for stylish men appeals to both sexes

By Clifford Pugh

For a Southern boy, Billy Reid sure does like winter. That's because Reid — who was raised in Louisiana and bases his business in Florence, Alabama, with thriving stores in ...


Hangout Haven

TOMS founder says his first Texas standalone store won't be his last

By Clifford Pugh

Texas native Blake Mycoskie is a man on a mission. The founder of California-based TOMS, the innovative company that shot to success by giving a pair of shoes to a ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Celebrity pals help Elie Tahari come in from cold with fab winter coat collection

By Clifford Pugh

At New York Fashion Week, Joan Rivers, Giuliana Rancic and a trio of Seattle Seahawks (Super Bowl champs Bryan Walters, Walter Thurmond and Phillip Bates) helped designer Elie Tahari celebrate ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Designer Lela Rose pays tribute to world's best restaurant in fall collection

By Clifford Pugh

Designer Lela Rose always finishes her New York Fashion Week runway show just before the noontime hour, so it's no wonder stomachs are usually growling. But hunger pangs were ...


NY Runway Report

Herve Leger's daring new bandage dresses captivate Dallas TV hunk

By Clifford Pugh

You've got to hand it to Lubov and Max Azria. Every fashion season, they come up with new — and often daring — ways to freshen up the iconic Herve Leger ...


Fall Fashion Preview

Christian Siriano returns to elegance in striking fall collection

By Clifford Pugh

Maybe it was the catwalk that looked like a movie set with strategically placed lamp posts. Or perhaps it was the way model Anna Cleveland (daughter of iconic '70s model ...


NY Runway Report

Hot Texas models and rock legend add sizzle to Cesar Galindo's NY Fashion Week show

By Clifford Pugh

Cesar Galindo never forgets his roots. For the debut of his Czar by Cesar Galindo fall collection at New York Fashion Week, the Houston-raised fashion designer looked to the Bayou ...


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