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October 2013 - Houston

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H ere's the buzz on Highland Village. The tony shopping center welcomes Lush — luscious cosmetics handmade from organic fruits and veggies, as well as a fragrant selection of skin and hair care, bath and body products. Next spring, Kate Spade New York moves into the former Fidelity space on Drexel Drive. The 6,500-square-foot flagship will highlight KSNY's full lifestyle brand: handbags, readyto–wear, shoes, eyewear, beauty, home goods and more, as well as a 1,500-square-foot cafe and outdoor courtyard … Online lifestyle boutique BluePrint Modern teams up with ever-so-chic boutique Atrium Ready-To-Wear in River Oaks Shopping Center for a fall pop-up shop experience, October 10 through 12. Don't miss the shopping soirée Thursday, October 10, 6 to 8 pm …The Ralph Lauren boutique, Debra and Mark Grierson and Elena and Gregg Davis host an evening of cocktails and charitable shopping for I Am Waters Foundation in Galleria 1 Thursday, October 3. To attend, send an e-mail to rsvp2@ … Zadok Jewelers has added Goshwara to its collection of fine jewelry. The luxury colored-gemstones incorporate a fun assortment of discs, facets, cabochons and beads … The expanded Cheeky Vintage boutique has debuted an entire room devoted to vintage gowns, plus an exquisite bridal section … Atrium Read-To-Wear showcases Lyn Devon's polished American luxury sportswear October 3 – 4, while sister store Casa de Novia Bridal Couture says "I do" to an Oscar de la Renta trunk show on October 17 – 19 … Joan Pillow Bridal Salon hosts a J. Mendel trunk show October 24 – 26 … Neiman Marcus is hosting a string of PAs this month: Dominique Cohen and his jewels, October 2 -3; Nina Ricci couture designer Peter Coppingon, October 9; Anthony Luciano's designer handbags, October 9; jewelry designer Stephen Dweck, October 10; Chiara Boni's galleria dresses, October 16; jeweler extraordinaire Steven Lagos, October 17; Konstantino's jewels, October 18 -19; and jewelry designer Roberto Coin, October 29 … J. Silver is in the midst of a total makeover, courtesy of design firm Kirby & Company. The elevated aesthetic premieres mid-October, setting the foundation PINKIES UP: TEATIME with Giuseppe Giuseppe Zanotti Recipe for Success' seasonlong Dress for Dinner series kicks off Friday, October 11, with an afternoon of oolong with fabled shoe designer Giuseppe Zanotti at Saks Fifth Avenue on Level One in the Shoe Salon. Overseeing the stiletto-studded afternoon are mother/daughter chair duo Leisa Holland-Nelson and Laura Max Nelson. And, for those especially altruistic underwriters, an intimate dinner with the designer follows at a private home. (Tickets are $50 per person; for more information, contact Marisol Castro 713.520.0043, marisol@recipe4success. org; In anticipation of Zanotti's arrival, Seth Vaughan quizzed the enigmatic Italian. for some major pop-up events with designers ranging from Chan Luu to Alexis Bittar; stay tuned for details … Tootsies also offers a plethora of designer PAs this month: Vincent Peach and his namesake jewelry collection, October 2 – 3; Matthew Campbell Laurenza of MCL jewelry, October 16; Annsley Popov of Presmer (python accessories), October 16 – 17; and Kathy Bracewell of Agate Ranch Marfa jewelry, October 29 … Elizabeth Anthony/Esther Wolf starts the month with the only trunk show in town of the entire Escada collection, October 2 – 4. On October 8, designer Pamella Roland joins the Uptown Park boutique for an evening of cocktails co-hosted by Jereann Chaney and Jo Furr, with a percentage of proceeds benefitting the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Then there's the icing on the EA/EW cake: They now carry handbags by L.A. designer Clare Vivier … Cotton Club Collection welcomes Catherine Bacon and her artisan-inspired collection of women's custom ready-to-wear, October 3 – 5; Sophia Ferero with her mosaic jewelry, October 11 – 12; Toff Reed's fine jewels, October 18 – 19; and designer Suneera's fine jewelry, October 15 – 26 … Stop by More Than You Can Imagine to gaze at the vibrant pendant lighting installation created by New York artist and designer Joe Ginsberg and shop his hand-blown-glass artworks. His Tempo Luxury Home Collection is available for custom order … PaperCity magazine and Settlement Goods & Design invite you to Beyond the Blazer: Fashionable Fridays. Visit the store October 24, 6 to 8 pm, for tips on how to work casual but stylish frocks into your Friday wardrobe. While you're there, check out Settlement's new collections by Anzevino+Susan Sontag, Ali Golden, Drifter and The Portland Collection … Designer PAs continue at Saks Fifth Avenue: men's luxe custom suiting event, October 3 – 5; GQ Magazine authentic denim event, October 3, 6 to 9 pm; Italian shoe composer Giuseppe Zanotti, October 10; and womenswear designer David Meister, October 21… Join accessories and shoes haven Joseph in Highland Village for the Holiday Card Kickoff Party October 24, 10 am to 1 pm. Megan Pruitt Winder Rumor Oaks District Update Three qualities you like in a woman? Spontaneity, sensitivity, strength. Three qualities you dislike? Obstinacy, obstinacy, obstinacy. Should shoes hurt? Just a little bit …Comfort is important, but if you only look at that, then the shoe won't be sensual. If a woman wants to be seductive, she is not afraid of a high heel. Your favorite pair of shoes? My naked feet on the floor at home during the night. What are you feeling for fall? I stopped thinking about shapes and heels. Actually, I feel attracted by new disproportions. Any plans for a Giuseppe Zanotti boutique in Houston? I would love it! River Oaks District Since our recent announcement of the bevy of new retailers and restaurants moving and rumored to be moving into the new 14acre, 650,000-square-foot River Oaks District, we've received news of several more tenants that have signed and maybe signed on the dotted line. Diane von Furstenberg joins the confirmed list of Hermès, Le Bilboquet and Le Colonial restaurants, and iPic Theaters. Added to the highly rumored list of Tom Ford, Cartier, Roberto Cavalli, Dior, Akris, and John Lobb are Scoop NYC, Rolex and Saint Laurent Paris. And still somewhat rumored: Chanel. More next month. Social Whirl It's the busiest of times for the Houston social scene. Thursday, October 3, join PaperCity and Houston Arts Alliance for A Pop-Up Party: Under the Blue Trees. Meet at the Washington Wave parking lot; buses will take you to artist Konstantin Dimopoulos' painted trees. Chaired by Divya and Chris Brown and Kate and Will Stukenberg; PaperCity media sponsor ( … Friday, October 4, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's black-tie Grand Gala Ball salutes "India!" this year. Seated dinner by City Kitchen and live entertainment by David Caceres. Chairmen Windi and David Grimes (713.639.7523; … Saturday, October 5, Aurora Picture Show Award Dinner honors contemporary video artist Bill Viola. Enjoy screenings and a seated dinner by City Kitchen. Chairman Michael Landrum; PaperCity media sponsor (713.868.2101; … Wednesday, October 9, join the Society for the Performing Arts on the Jones Hall Stage for SPA's annual luncheon, with actress/musician Molly Ringwald as guest speaker. Chairs Melissa and Michael Mithoff; honoree Ginni Mithoff (713.632.8103; … Thursday, October 10, the Moores School of Music Society's Rev Up For Moores! Luncheon features student performances at the River Oaks Country Club. Chairman Nancy Strohmer; honorary chairs Kathi and Bill Rovere; honorees Rose Cullen, Kelli Cohen Fein, Susan Krohn, Rob Smith, and Rhonda and Donald Sweeney; PaperCity media sponsor (713.743.1304; … Thursday, October 10, the Texas Contemporary Art Fair kicks off it's third year at the George R. Brown Convention Center with a preview party benefitting Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Get a first look at artworks from more than 70 global, national and local dealers. The fair runs Friday through Sunday, October 11 through 13; PaperCity media sponsor (; txcontemporary. com) … Friday, October 18, Art League Houston Gala celebrates Texas Artist of the Year Rachel Hecker and Texas Patrons of the Year Leigh and Reggie Smith. Don your most artful attire (or black tie) for this evening, when Kermit Oliver receives the Lifetime Achievement Award; PaperCity media sponsor (713.523.9530; … Saturday, October 19, get in touch with your funky side at the Children's Museum of Houston Gala: A Night at Studio 54 at The Corinthian. Big board and live auctions; seated dinner by Jackson and Company. Chairs Liz and Tom Glanville and Kathryn and Ian Fay; PaperCity media sponsor (Emma Ebbs, 713.535.7269; … Wednesday, October 23, the Holiday Shopping Card kicks off with a Jazz and Wine Festival in River Oaks Shopping Center. Get a jump on the shopping season with a 20 percent discount at hundreds of Houston stores; proceeds benefit the Victory Houston branch of the American Cancer Society. Tunes by Gary-Michael Dahl Band; chaired by Betty DuBose and Melissa Hobbs; PaperCity media sponsor (hschouston@; Also Wednesday, October 23, DiverseWorks celebrates style with Fashion Fête: Art of the Runway. Liz Gorman, Tiffany Halik, and Alton LaDay chair the chic evening, which includes a fashion show with Laboratoria, Leap, Settlement and Sloan/Hall paired with accessories by Texas artists; PaperCity media sponsor ( … Saturday, October 26, don your Halloween best (costume, that is) for The Bash: A Halloween Happening at The Corinthian. Enjoy spirits and hors d'oeuvres by Jackson and Company, then dance to tunes by Skyrocket and Disco Expressions. Chairmen Newie and Mark Brinker; benefitting Cerebral Palsy Fund of Easter Seals Greater Houston; PaperCity media sponsor (jbarnes@ H u n te rs c re e k | pri c e u po n r e q u e s t; Friday, November 1, get a taste of Italy with Una Notte in Italia, benefitting Bo's Place. Join co-chairs Diane Caplan and Megan Sutton-Reed and honorary chairs Debbie and Rudy Festari for Festari for Men's annual celebrity men's fashion show, seated dinner, wines and live auction; PaperCity media sponsor properties. discretion. (713.942.8339; … Saturday, November 2, it's the beloved annual Orange Show Gala, themed "Dreamscape," at Heritage Center of Crowne MecoMproperties.coM Plaza Reliant. The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art benefit features a seated dinner, live and silent art auctions and music. Chairs Molly Hipp Hubbard and Holly 713.558.3318 Moore; auction chairs Erica Levit, Lance Rosmarin, Harriet Gertner; PaperCity media sponsor ( Erin Oppenheim luxury utmost

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