Fashion Forward

Spring fashion was on full display at a trio of events, beginning with a special appearance by Jonathan Simkhai at Tootsies. A luncheon included an intimate fashion show of the young designer’s feminine frocks. ... Tootsies also welcomed Astros stars Lance McCullers and José Altuve, who hosted a joint fundraising fete for their respective foundations. Accomplished athletes and fashionable friends turned out for the cocktail party, which featured a silent auction and adoptable furry friends courtesy of BARC animal shelter. ... And The Webster toasted its collaboration with Asian mega-store Lane Crawford at a mid-afternoon soiree benefiting Hope Clinic.

Carlos Correa, Daniella Rodriguez, and Joanna and Brad Marks at ‘Astros’
Special

AN INTERVIEW WITH Brad & Joanna Marks, owners of IW Marks Jewelers

What were your biggest challenges of 2020? Our biggest challenge was definitely dealing with the economic shutdowns due to the virus.

Keep Reading Show less

GOV. GREG ABBOTT has announced that all Texas businesses will be able to open 100 percent beginning March 10, adding that mask mandates will be lifted, according to multiple press reports. As a preemptive rebuttal to those concerned his actions are premature and could lead to a new wave of Covid cases, he set a new rule that allows county judges to override his policies if Covid hospitalizations rise above 15 percent capacity.

Keep Reading Show less
People + Places

Photo by Julie Soefer

AS SHE PREPARES to celebrate the 40th anniversary of her namesake gallery, Barbara Davis reflects on her trailblazing career. She's pretty much the Grand Dame of the Houston art world at this point, having weathered many a storm — literal and figurative — and launched the careers of several important artists.

Keep Reading Show less
Art + Entertainment