Spunky and fresh faced, native Houstonian and Page Parkes model Charlotte Stevens may just be fashion’s next It Girl. After graduating from Stratford High in 2015, Stevens struck poses across Texas — including for CityBook’s inaugural issue in 2016 — before spending stints in Paris and Milan. The now New York-based model’s star rose even higher this year, when she appeared in Gucci’s print campaigns and in Fashion Weeks worldwide. And while agents at Page Parkes are somewhat tight-lipped, word is that in 2019, Stevens has even bigger projects afoot.
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.
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.
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.