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October 2012 - Houston

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Katherine Le Avale, designed by Katherine Le Lanvin Alexander McQueen The Thomas Crown Affair Hermès china KATHERINE LE Fine Jewelry Designer, Avale Katherine Le's jewelry collection, Avale Style Statement: Très casual chic. Have to Have it for Fall: Knee-high boots and chunky sweaters. Labels to Love: Chanel and Lanvin. Valentino Jewels: My own collection, Avale, which is sold at Tootsies. Drink: Perrier. Dine: CityCentre has great restaurants, and my daughter can play in the courtyard. Valued Possessions: My Hermès crocodile Birkin bags. Favorite Houston Home Store: Longoria Collection. Linens: Nancy Koltz and Frette. Magazine: Vogue, Elle and Harper's Bazaar … some gossip magazines, too. Digital: and Stationery: Crane's. Engraved or Monogrammed: Both. Pinterested: Yes. Favorite Fashion Film: The Thomas Crown Affair… wardrobe was so chic in the movie — both of them! China Pattern: Hermès Chain. Attend three runway shows anywhere in world. The designers are: I'd go to Paris for Chanel, Alexander McQueen and Lanvin. Chanel Katherine's Hermès Birkin collection JENNY ANTILL Elin Jackson DANA KANTALIS JENNY ANTILL Danielle Burns Grandmother's brooches Andrew Gn Prada ELIN JACKSON Accessory & Jewelry Buyer at Elizabeth Anthony/Esther Wolf Earlie Hundnall Jr's Quiet Song, 1991 William Pope.L's Eating the Wall Street Journal, The Sculpture Center, New York, 2000 DANIELLE BURNS Chloe Marcie Marc Jacobs Curator, Houston Public Library and Houston Museum of African American Culture Style Statement: My style includes a dynamic range of creativity that I feel like I can get away with for the day. Covet for Fall: Manolo Blahnik suede pointed-toe pump in navy, Chloe Marcie Satchel bag, my grandmother's collection of brooches. Labels To Love: Day — Akris, Marc Jacobs and Boxing Kitten. Night — Herve Leger and Alexander McQueen. Attend: Opening of "Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art" at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston and the Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC) Gala Travel: I plan to visit my family in the UK and check out the Formula 1 Race in Austin in November. Cocktail: Cape Cod. Worth a Visit: My favorite place would have to be the museums. Houston museums have some of the best collections in the country, and all the institutions here bring and organize phenomenal exhibitions. Valued Possession: My father's Omega watch from the 1960s. Manolo Blahnik Favorite Home Store in Houston: Kuhl-Linscomb. Linens: Egyptian cotton. Magazines: Time, Vogue and The New Yorker. Blog: Inspiration: Traveling. It's always great to have a change in scenery. Attend three runway shows anywhere in world. The designers are: Prada, Alexander McQueen and Chanel. Collect: The artist and piece I covet the most is Earlie Hudnall Jr.'s Quiet Song. It was my first art purchase, and years later, I had a chance to work with Earlie on the inaugural show at the African American Library at the Gregory School … It will always a place is my heart. Style Statement: High. Low. Have to Have it for Fall: Françoise Elizée crocodile clutch, Ippolita bangles, Diane von Furstenberg houndstooth shift dress. Labels to Love: Diane von Furstenberg and Rachel Roy. Travel: I'm looking forward to our family trip to Aspen. Attend: Houston Fashion Week in November and Elizabeth Anthony/Esther Wolf's party with Fotini and Paige Gamble on November 14th, hosted by Liz Dinerstein and Nancy Dinerstein, benefitting KIPP. Imbibe: Sauvignon Blanc. Jewelry Faves: Amanda Sterett and Ippolita. Houston Hot Spot: A day at Hermann Park and the Houston Museum of Natural Science with my kids. Magazine: Vogue. Stationery: Vintage prints from Minted. Pinterested: Yes. Inspiration: People watching in NYC. Attend three runway shows anywhere in world. The designers are: Marc Jacobs in New York; John Galliano and Andrew Gn in Paris. Rachel Roy DVF houndstooth shift dress Amanda Sterett Françoise Elizée Hermann Park NYC people watching

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