GLAMOUR GIRL

GLAMOUR GIRL

Houston native-turned Los Angeleno-turned Austinite Kelly Frye is taking the world by storm. Her personal style, complemented with a mane of stunning red hair, has this actor creating a stir while starring in her latest series, Disney’s Secrets of Sulphur Springs. Our Lance Avery Morgan caught up with Frye to learn more about her secrets to success.

My favorite iPhone wake-up song is…Ludovico Einaudi’s Nuvole Bianche. It’s what I like to start my day with, and it was playing when I walked down the aisle at our recent Rothko Chapel wedding. Such a moving song.

Best career advice I’ve received is…shy doesn’t work. Expect the very best out of the situation you’re walking into, and smile. Always pay it forward.

Three qualities that got me where I am today are…joy, a positive outlook, and resilience.

I made my first dollar by…appearing in a Titleist commercial with Sergio Garcia in Houston when I was 16. I earned my SAG card on that job, and it was my first taste of Hollywood and a professional set.

Last thing I binge/marathon watched…Inventing Anna–whoa.

Book that left a lasting impression on me…the book I constantly recommend to people is Patti Smith’s Just Kids. Her writing is absolutely beautiful, and the storytelling about New York in the 80s transported me there with her.

First album I bought was…Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill.

The beauty essential you’d have to pry out of my cold, dry hands is…Koh Gen Do aqua foundation– the best in the game. NARS Pure Radiant Tinted moisturizer for no-makeup days. And you will never see me without fresh sugar rose lip balm.

My style icon is…Audrey Hepburn. Her style is timeless and classic. Present-day, I love what Zendaya has been putting out there. Her style is fun, classic, and bold.

My personal style signifier is…my hair. The red hair got me teased as a child, but it’s my super-power as an adult. For clothing, I love statement shoes and handbags with skinny jeans and a tied-up silk button-down. That’s my go-to day-to-day look.

In my fridge, you will always find…emergency champagne for celebrations. I love anticipating happy moments to celebrate.

If I could compete in an Olympic sport, it would be…figure skating. I was a figure skater growing up, and I would love to have achieved that level. Some of my favorite childhood memories were at the ice rink.

My perfect day would end…watching the sunset over a beautiful vista having sundowners, as they call them, in England with my (British) husband, art advisor Nick Campbell.

[et_pb_flex_gallery gallery_ids=”44956,44957,44959,44960,44961,44962,44963,44955″ show_title_and_caption=”off” disabled_on=”off|off|off” _builder_version=”4.16.1″ caption_font=”||||||||” global_colors_info=”{}”][/et_pb_flex_gallery]
THE SERENDIPITY OF STYLE

THE SERENDIPITY OF STYLE

Dallasite Rhonda Sargent Chambers, the founder of  RSC Show Productions, is well known to be one of the most stylish women in Texas. This Texan shares some of the favorite secrets to her success, as well as sage tips of insight, with our Lance Avery Morgan. 

The best career advice I’ve received is…No one is your competition.

Three qualities that got me where I am today are…Kindness, calmness, and attention to detail.

Change I’d like to see in my industry…Collaborations that are win-win.

How I made my first dollar…as a professional Kim Dawson model.

Last thing I binge/marathon watchedSupernatural on Netflix.

Book that left a lasting impression on meMeditation by Marcus Aurelius.

First album I boughtDreamboat Annie by Heart in 1975.

What every woman should try in her lifetime is…Windsurfing.

One thing I am exceptionally good at that most might not know is… Raising chickens. In high school, I raised Texas State Fair prize-winning roosters and chickens in FFA and 4H.

The beauty essential you’d have to pry out of my cold, dry hands is…Darphin Paris facial cream.

Movie actress’ style I most identify with is…Tilda Swinton.

 

An unforgettable place I’ve traveled is…Taormina, Sicily, but I never tire of going to Rome, either.

 

An artist whose work I would collect is… Mark Herron, a Dallasite. His portraits are beautiful, intriguing, and mysterious.  

My favorite room is…My mom and dad’s kitchen.

In my fridge, you will always find…Avocados. 

On my tombstone, it will sayRhonda Took Me Under Her Wing.

[et_pb_flex_gallery show_title_and_caption=”off” disabled_on=”off|off|off” _builder_version=”4.6.0″ caption_font=”||||||||” gallery_ids=”40184,40176,40183,40182,40181,40180,40179,40178,40177″ hover_enabled=”0″ sticky_enabled=”0″][/et_pb_flex_gallery]
RENAISSANCE WOMAN

RENAISSANCE WOMAN

South Texan-turned-Dallasite Joyce Goss is leading by example. As the executive director of The Goss-Michael Foundation, the Pleasanton native understands the world of philanthropy and art. She’s chaired a zillion galas and is known for her chic style. Here, her longtime pal, Lance Avery Morgan gets up-close and personal with this busy wife, mother, and patron to learn about a few of her favorite things.

Portrait photography by Maxine Heifman

 

The best career advice I’ve received is…Treat everyone with respect.

 

How I made my first dollar…I grew up on a farm in South Texas. One of my first summer jobs included hoeing weeds and moving irrigation pipe. I got a great tan as a bonus.

 

Last thing I binge/marathon watched…Was Schitt’s Creek. It’s beyond hilarious.

 

Book that left a lasting impression on me…To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.

 

First album I bought…With Love, Bobby by Bobby Sherman.

 

My favorite scent I wear is…Frédéric Malle’s Portrait of a Lady.

 

What everyone should try in her lifetime is…Volunteering. It’s one of the best ways to make an impact on the world.

 

One thing I am exceptionally good at that most might not know is…Baton twirling. I was a majorette in high school, and I still have my baton. Every once in awhile, when I am feeling bored or a bit nostalgic, I will bring out my baton and twirl. It’s quite a sight.

 

The beauty essential you’d have to pry out of my cold, dry hands is…YSL’s Touche Éclat highlighter.

 

A celebrity I would prank phone call and what I would ask them is…I would call George Clooney and ask, May I speak with Amal?.

 

My style icon is…Katharine Hepburn. Her style was bold and powerful. She could be glamorous in both high fashion and pantsuits.

 

When it comes to one must-have clothing, one that item I always have to have is…A blazer. Throwing on a blazer makes me feel chic and pulled together. It boosts my confidence when I walk out the door.

 

My perfect day would end by…Having an amazing dinner with my family, followed by a cocktail, and watching the sunset while listening to some fabulous music.

 

 

 

[et_pb_flex_gallery gallery_ids=”36627,37998,37999,38000,38001,38002,38003,38004,38005,38006,38007,38008″ show_title_and_caption=”off” disabled_on=”off|off|off” _builder_version=”4.3.4″ caption_font=”||||||||” hover_enabled=”0″][/et_pb_flex_gallery]