Master Class: Peak Inside this Posh, Neutrals-Savvy Bed, Bath and Closet Reno

Jeff Gremillion

When an oil company honcho and his wife decided to expand and upgrade the master suite in their Memorial Drive manse, the direction to Eklektik Interiors owner and principal designer Kathy Anderson was all about compromise. They wanted opulent but functional. And they wanted a softened, plush vibe, but with a color scheme in which the weight-lifting man of the house would be as comfortable as his fashionista bride. “Definitely not girly-girly,” says Anderson. The result is a rich play of textures and a monochromatic palette of bronze and champagne hues.

These Vivid, 2000s-Inspired Pieces Are So Fetch (Yes We’re Making It a Thing)

Amanda Llanes

Don’t be too upset that the 2000s are already fodder for fashionable nostalgia. Instead, get excited to combine bold and unexpected colors and textures, à la lace-trimmed camis, chunky-soled shoes and men’s looks, too. That’s hot!

‘Culture of Service and Accountability’ Supports Mission of Orion EMS

Gerard O’Brien, President/CEO & Founder, and Sumi Patel, Vice President

HOW DID YOU get where you are today? The EMS industry, quite literally, never stops. Our staff and units are called to serve our community every hour of every day; there are no weekends, holidays, or “days off.” Obviously, the demands of EMS are not for the faint of heart, and we have established a culture of service and accountability that is different than nearly every other organization. Our leadership team sets this culture by exhibiting their passion for this industry daily. Their tireless dedication makes a better experience for our staff when they come to work and for our patients and clients when they call on us to transport their loved ones.

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Masterson's frocks are made from prints fashioned from her nature photographs.

THEY SAY A picture is worth a thousand words, and in the case of artist Libbie Masterson, her storied collection of global and Houston-centric photographs does the talking — on apparel and accessories, that is.

Art for Wear is Masterson’s new fashion line, in which her professional landscape photographs are printed on various fabrics and finished as wearable art, clothing and accessories. Her collection includes an artistic line of women’s dresses, light wraps, tunics, purses and various unisex bags splashed with her iconic photography. Love Houston’s South Boulevard? There’s a dress for that. Always on the move? She has a yoga mat and the backpack of your dreams!

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THROUGHOUT DECEMBER, Levy Park will host a variety of holiday-themed, fun, family-friendly events, including live music, crafty activities for the kids, an outdoor movie night, and of course, an appearance by the chubby guy in a red suit with a beard white as snow. All of the events are free and take place at the Levy Park Event Pavilion.

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