Fashion from the New Issue: Spring’s Sexy, Streamlined Chic!

CityBook Editors

CALL IT STREAMLINED chic. This spring, the hot looks are streetwise, skintight and color correct.

'Spirit of Spring' on Fashionable Display at CAC Lunch, Featuring Appearance by Alice Temperley

Evan W. Black

MORE THAN 300 fashion-forward Houstonians excitedly gathered for a seasonal and sartorial tradition, the Spirit of Spring luncheon benefiting the Children's Assessment Center. The 22nd annual event was chaired by Lily Schnitzer with honorary chair Ursaline Hamilton, and was held at the Royal Sonesta.

Beloved Artist Creates ‘Jazz Church’ Where All Can Worship Houston's Musical History

Chris Becker

THIS WEEK IS your chance to check out artist, DJ, and historian Tierney Malone’s installation, The Jazz Church of Houston, on view through April 2 at the Houston Museum of African American Culture. It’s a dynamic and meticulous exhibition of vintage photographs, videos and historical ephemera selected and carefully presented to illuminate the profound contributions Houston has made to the art of jazz. It’s also one of Malone’s most personal installations to date.

Duos, Trios and Teams: Clients Get ‘Personalized, Hands-on Service’ at Perdomo Group

Standing left to right: Meghan Johnson, Jill Knowles, Julianna Lind, Beth Stephan, Marla Reade, Galina Saburov, Lil Newman

Seated left to right: Susan Boylan, Julie Sheets, Kim Perdomo, Kim Zander, Tracy Ackley

HOW DID YOUR team form? After ten years as a realtor for a top firm in Houston, Kim Perdomo established a boutique brokerage in 2011. The team grew organically and joined forces with Compass in 2019.

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Clams Casino (photo by Julie Soefer)

ONE OF THE year’s most anticipated restaurants, modern American seafood concept Navy Blue, has dropped anchor in Rice Village, taking the space formerly occupied by Politan Row. Everything points to success — from its buzzy vibe to the big New York chef Jerrod Zifchak, and the quality seafood, of course. Catch our first bite!

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Alanna Flores, Fayez Sarofim, Meredith Flores Barker, Gillian Sarofim

NEARLY 500 BLACK-tie-clad Houstonians turned out to toast the late billionaire-philanthropist Fayez Sarofim, who notably contributed tens of millions to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, at the MFAH’s annual Grand Gala Ball. This year, the event honored Sarofim’s legacy and that of his eponymous foundation, and celebrated the continuance of the family’s generosity, as several of the Sarofims were in attendance.

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