Articles | November, 2013


Race for the Cure

Help fight breast cancer with the 15th annual Komen Austin Race for the Cure.  Statistically, one out of every eight women will get breast cancer in her lifetime. It comes with immense... Read on »



Nov. 16, 8 p.m., ACL Live at the Moody Theater The excitement about Formula 1 has grown to encompass more than just fast cars and foreign money because this singing, songwriting Englishman will be in... Read on »


Happy birthday, Scorpio!

Oct. 23 - Nov. 21  Your month: This easily may be one of your most exhilarating and spiritual months ever. Pay close attention to your three Cs: creativity, curiosity and communication. Your life is... Read on »


The Modern Collection

The runway, the workplace and the weekend all converge in one place. By Jacqui Devaney Feeling the Fashion Week blues? Lucky for us, Nordstrom has concocted a cure. The Modern Collection has answered... Read on »


Why Not Serve Pinot Noir With Turkey This Year?

Sommelier Matt McGinnis shares his selections for your holiday feast. Platter, wine glasses and runner available at Breed & Company, 718 W. 29th St., 512.474.6679; Cheeses compliments of Antonelli’s Cheese Shop, 4220 Duval St., 512.53.9610;... Read on »


Amir Mozafari

Music to our ears. Philanthropist, band manager, bassist, debonair. These are but a few words that come to mind when attempting to describe the irresistible Amir Mozafari. Mozafari, 28, works for C3 Presents, the... Read on »


Open House

Executive director of AIA Austin, Sally Fly, talks Austin architecture and the 2013 AIA Homes Tour.  Sally Fly talks so animatedly about her job as executive director of the Austin chapter of the... Read on »


Define Your Own Success at the Texas Conference for Women

Fifteen can’t-miss speakers, panels and roundtables. Editor’s picks selected by Deborah Hamilton-Lynne On Nov. 19, an amazing group of women will gather for the 14th annual Texas Conference for Women,... Read on »


Home for the Holidays

As long as we’re together, we’re home. By Martha Laura Rivera; Illustration by Sarah Quatrano. One of the most enduring lessons my parents taught my sister, brother and I was that... Read on »


Fill Your Walls With Art for a Worthy Cause

21st annual Art From the Streets show and sale. WHEN: Nov. 9 and 10, noon to 5 p.m. WHERE: Austin Convention Center ABOUT: Art From the Streets is a volunteer-run, Austin-based nonprofit that provides a... Read on »


Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes

Don’t worry; eat happy and healthy. Mindy Kobrin, lifestyle and entertaining expert, encourages adults to get the kids involved in cooking this year’s Thanksgiving meal. What better way to... Read on »


Love Buttered Rum and Creme Brulee, Brown Sugar and Butterscotch?

Spa Django’s buttered-rum treatment is a holiday body ritual not to be missed. Imagine 90 minutes of pure bliss beginning with an application of butter brulee milk to moisturize and soothe the... Read on »


Red Delicious

From cranberry to candy apple, red is the lip color of the season. There’s nothing better than putting a spin on that little black dress with some bold red lips. The... Read on »


Fergus Goes Mid-Century Modern

R.I.P. A.D. Stenger.  My wife thinks I’m nuts. My priorities are completely nonsensical and out of whack. The saddest thing is she’s right. I tend... Read on »


Five Things Not to Miss This Month

Austin’s 22nd Annual Powwow Once a year, people migrate to Sunset Valley to explore traditional American Indian culture by immersing themselves in the nation’s largest one-day powwow. There are... Read on »


Texture Trends

Outerwear chills out with natural furs, organic fibers and urban metallics.                 Black and white woven coat, $129, H&M, available at H&M at... Read on »


Celebrating ‘Thanksgivukkah’

Special recipes guaranteed to combine holiday traditions for a memorable holiday meal. This year, the first night of Hanukkah coincides with Thanksgiving for the first time ever, and the last time for 70,000 years... Read on »


At Home With Camille Styles

You’re cordially invited to master the art of entertaining with Austin’s lifestyle guru.  As you enter the Mediterranean-inspired home of Camille Styles, which she shares with her husband,... Read on »


Kathy Escobedo

Breaking into construction, with a woman’s eye for craftsmanship and detail. In Kathy Escobedo’s world, building a home and maintaining the family is woman’s work. But it... Read on »


Creating Attraction Through Science and Psychology

Get lucky with these seven tips. Creating attraction is not just about pulling the wool over some poor cowboy’s eyes, but rather putting circumstances in your favor while creating the optimal... Read on »