If you’re like us at Curated Texan, there’s always someone on your shopping list who is hard to buy for during the holidays. Look no further than the season’s most glamorous tomes to brighten any home. Our bibliophile Lance Avery Morgan takes the guesswork out of finding the best books of this season from luxe publisher Rizzoli USA.
The Houston SPCA Equine and Rescue Arena was the recent setting for one of the state’s most anticipated Halloween parties for a very worthy cause. Over 400 of the city’s most notable sociables, philanthropists, community leaders, and animal lovers turned out for the annual Howl-O-Ween Ball benefiting the Houston SPCA.
The Native Texan sisters, Lizzie Means Duplantis and Sarah Means, are taking the boot world by storm with their chic creation, Miron Crosby. Already featuring locations in Aspen and Dallas’ Highland Park Village, they are growing their empire and expanding their presence in Texas with a new store in the River Oaks section of Houston, as our stylish Rob Giardinelli learned recently when he caught up with them to learn more about their success.
The JW Marriott Hotel in Austin was the recent setting for an afternoon of fun and fundraising for one of the most anticipated luncheons in the Capital City of the fall. The Helping Hand Home’s 24th annual Champions for Children Awards Luncheon brought out over a thousand sociables and community leaders in an afternoon that featured great friends, touching tributes, and a beloved University of Texas Football alum who was honored for his tireless work for children’s causes.
The Hilton Anatole in Dallas was the recent setting for one of the state’s largest and most well-attended annual luncheons. Over 700 of the city’s most notable philanthropists, sociables, and community leaders turned out for the 27th annual Texas Trailblazers Luncheon, hosted by The Family Place. The afternoon featured touching tributes and words from a cultural icon that those on hand will remember long after the festivities ended.
The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum was the recent setting for one of the Capital City’s longest-running and most beloved Fall social events. The Ronald McDonald House of Central Texas’ 34th Annual Bandana drew several hundred of the city’s most notable sociables and community leaders for a festive night of fun that those fortunate enough to be a part of will not soon forget.
Typically, Four Seasons Private Residences are associated with high-end, luxury living experiences. The Four Seasons Residences Lake Austin, the brand’s first standalone residential offering in Texas, raises that bar. I recently took a tour, some of it was virtual reality to add to the cool factor, and was impressed with what the resort will offer with its expected completion in 2026.
The residence of Houston Philanthropist Tilman Fertitta was the recent setting for a night of great fun and impressive fundraising. A sold-out crowd featuring over 600 of Houston’s most notable sociables, philanthropists, and community leaders turned out for the Houston Police Foundation’s 15th Annual True Blue Gala.
The vibrant Texas fall social season continues full steam ahead as we go directly into November. Below are 10 stellar galas and signature fundraising events we recommend you have on your radar in the Lone Star State between November 1st and November 14th. See you there…
exas style industry business leader Matt Swinney has many irons in his professional fires. These days, his hottest brand is Fashion X Austin, as well as the re-launch of Fashion X Dallas. The events’ array of Style Strutters, who are spotlighted at the fashion events that give back to charity, are always a fan favorite.