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Country Club Confidential

River Oaks is raging this spring, as the most posh of Houston enclaves readies for one of tennis’ top tourneys. It’s the perfect backdrop for the season’s sporty styles — and for some sexy courtside shenanigans.

Steven Visneau
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Styling by Todd Ramos


Models Raliat Akinlolu, Wade Groux and Haylee Nesmith

for Page Parkes Agency

Grooming by Bianca Linette for Page Parkes Agency

Styling Assistance by Monica Lester

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Valerie and Ellie Cassady at PepperLou Gifts

In West Houston, in a nondescript shopping center at the corner of Memorial and Kirkwood, there's a hidden-gem boutique filled with treasures from all over the country called PepperLou Gifts. It's the brainchild of Ellie Cassady, a joyful 19-year old with different abilities, and her mom, Valerie. This holiday season, the duo has a ton of fun, festive events in the works at their store — which is named after the family's two cats — including plenty of holiday discounts and CDC-friendly ways to shop safely.

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