Iconic Brands Team Up for Sartorial Streetwear Collab — Available Only at This Houston Boutique

Julia Davila

THE LONG-AWAITED Adidas x Gucci collection is available at the Gucci boutique in the Galleria, the only spot in Texas to browse and buy the pieces in person.

Petal Pushers: Cute New Flower Shops Bloom

Evan W. Black

IN ONE FELL swoop, Covid turned lives and livelihoods upside-down. For some, the downtime meant exploring new hobbies, and for others, it meant pivoting entire business ideas to suit the new normal. For Chelsea Wrobel, it meant both.

Homaging Its Prohibition-Era History, an Artsy New Age Dawns in Fort Lauderdale

Patrick Magee

AT THE END of the hallway on the ninth floor of Fort Lauderdale’s Hyatt Centric Las Olas hotel, there’s a room that isn’t yours. Yet you have the key. Inside, it takes a second for your eyes to adjust to the darkness while your ears pick up the sounds of “Despacito” performed as a jazz number. You’re inside Nine01, a speakeasy with just two tables and a large wooden bar, homaging Fort Lauderdale’s prohibition-era history as a booze-smuggling port.

Ancient French Wellness Cures Reimagined at Houston’s Escape Spa: The Power of Vichy

Serial entrepreneur and spa visionary LeBrina Jackson

NESTLED IN THE heart of France, the town of Vichy holds a rich history in the world of wellness and hydrotherapy. Acquiring fame for their alkaline springs in the 17th century, the Romans were among the first to recognize the therapeutic benefits of the springs. They established a French spa known as “Vichy,” which still exists today and continues to attract spa-goers from around the world to experience the transformative effects of hydrotherapy.

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Julia Davis, Sophia Cantu, Christiana Reckling, Julia Hotze, Randa McConn

AN INTIMATE GATHERING of around 125 guests toasted the 25th anniversary of Rienzi, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's house of European decorative arts. Beautiful blooms in shades of pink, white and blue, complemented by blue-toile linens, were found all around the verdant grounds, illuminated by simply chic string lights hanging from above.

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Októ will have a lively bar like the one at Doris Metropolitan, pictured here. (photo by Kirsten Gilliam)

AFTER YEARS OF operating solid, Israeli-influenced concepts — Doris Metropolitan on Shepherd, and Badolina and Hamsa in Rice Village — Sof Hospitality is set to debut its latest concept in Montrose Collective this summer. Surprise, this time it’s Mediterranean cuisine!

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