MILES OF STYLE

MILES OF STYLE

Where to go, who to know…and what to have this fall? Look no further than these top recommendations as the vibrant fall season begins, according to our spectacular Society Texas editorial team who is always on the lookout for the new and different.

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DID SOMEONE SAY BRUNCH?

The Brunch Scarf from August Morgan, who brought you the adorable linen cocktail napkins embroidered with charming quips, is perfect for plenty of other occasions, too. The fan-favorite August Morgan animals are on full parade and toasting the day with Bloody Marys and Sparkling Rosé.

At AugustMorgan.com.

PERFECTLY PETITE

The new power purse is small and colorful, according to Lovard, a Texas-based accessories company from mother and daughter Lee Gunn Falchi (Dallas) and Kate Falchi (Austin), who are the widow and daughter, respectively, of esteemed handbag designer Carlos Falchi. Their collection of iconic handbags made from exotic skins, leathers, and soon-to-launch vegan leathers, as well as jewelry, have been a hit for those who love the high design and approachable price point.

From $300. At ShopLovard.com.

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GO AHEAD, FÊTE

Native Texan and founder Elizabeth Swift Copeland, a Dallasite, planned and coordinated prominent events in Washington D.C. Now, she has founded her own event and catering company, The Fab Fête, that provides delicious handmade cheese soufflés overnighted directly to your doorstep­––then you pop it in the oven.

At TheFabFête.com.

BY THE BOOK

We love that Dallas-based personal style expert Bobbi Schwartz has released Chic Casual Dressing: The Budget Guide, the second book in her Style Essentials series. The first book in the series, Build Your Ultimate Wardrobe, is focused on creating the foundation of an investment wardrobe, while in this latest addition, Schwartz has chosen to spotlight chic, casual dressing.

$9.99. At Amazon.com.

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MARFA? MARVELOUS.

It’s that time again. Time for Chinati Weekend in Marfa. The weekend of open viewing of the permanent collection, special exhibitions, talks, and music is free to the public and has become an international destination. In the more than thirty years since 1987 when Donald Judd created the happening, it has grown to be an essential part of Chinati’s programming and a much-anticipated cultural event for the entire West Texas region. October 7­––9.

At Chinati.org.

SERVING UP FRESHNESS

SusieCakes, a well-known sweets destination in the Brentwood area in Los Angeles, is now serving up tasty goodness in Austin in Westlake. From cakes to pies, cheesecakes, and puddings, there is something happy and mouthwateringly delicious for everyone here.

At SusieCakes.com.

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MAINTAIN THE MAINTENANCE

House Ninja is a concierge service that helps busy Austin homeowners manage all their home maintenance and repairs. From quick fixes to repairs, plumbing, painting, landscaping, and much more. Simply text your personal House Ninja team and they handle it for you…from hiring a professional to managing the work. All for just $29 a month.

At HouseNinja.co.

FANCY THAT

FANCY THAT

Where to go, how to know…and what to have this spring? Look no further than these top recommendations as the restful summer season begins, according to our chic Society Texas editorial team.

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MEXICO? MARVELOUS.

Las Ventanas, a Rosewood Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The property has redefined pampering and luxury in Los Cabos with unparalleled service and unwavering attention to detail. Overlooking the sparkling Sea of Cortez, it is an oasis for anyone who wants a true escape at this serene hideaway.

Prices upon request. At RosewoodHotels.com.

KIMONO CHIC

Ready to conquer the world with just one new fashion item? Consider a kimono  by Kimono Zulu, founded by Houstonian designer Tina Zulu. These fabulous, vintage, kimonos work equally well at home, for Texas cowgirl chic or when dressed-to-the-nines sophistication. Available in both solids and vibrant prints with long and short versions.

Prices upon request. At KimonoZulu.com.

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LUXE STANDARD

Ready for a new accessory to immediately enhance any room in your home? Look no further than the new, sexy UnZipped collection. The refreshing, summery colors such as yellow, aqua, and gray add more oomph to any space, according to ThePillowGoddess.com’s, Deborah Main who has partnered with designer Robin Baron on the made-to-order concept.

From $350. At RobinBaronDesign.com  

ORANGE YOU GLAD?

The new Hermès store on South Congress in Austin, is the third Hermès store in the state and a new market for the brand. We love that Hermès is an artisan-focused brand that will resonate well with Austin due to its large artisan community. The architectural core of the two level store is a gray terrazzo ramp inspired by the skate parks and greenery surrounding the store.

At Hermes.com.

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BOTTOMS UP

Martha Stewart, Baccarat, and Tequila Casa Dragones have teamed up for a new collection of fine glassware that will add panache to any bar. The Martha collection is available at all Baccarat boutiques, Baccarat.com, Martha.com, and NeimanMarcus.com.

Prices vary. For Casa Dragones, visit CasaDragones.com.  

PERFECT FOR ALL SEASONS

The Four Seasons in Houston, a longtime favorite, is like a brand-new hotel thanks to its recent opulent make-over. We love the restaurants on-site, Bandista, Toro Toro, and Bayou & Bottle, along with the revitalizing spa and pool. Plus, we adore the 24-hour Four Seasons Concierge service​ for top recommendations, hard-to-get reservations, and ticket purchases around the city.

At FourSeasons.com.

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POUCH PROOF

Houston-based line, JJ Olivier. With their backgrounds in engineering and business, the duo have created ideal, versatile and chic handbags without sacrificing fashion for function. Selections include the Aline Tote, the Carmalite Crossbody, and the Porter Pouch. The Porter Pouch, shown in full grain Italian leather, is $245.

At JJ Olivier.com.