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Are you a Bendel Girl??

Wear the Logo Metropolitan Cuff on your wrist and flaunt the cosmopolitan style shared and recognized amongst Bendel Girls everywhere. This designer bracelet is crafted with gold, rose gold or rhodium plated brass and super mod stingray embossed leather in four classic colors.$158

Available at their store in the Galleria or online www.henribendel.com


Art of Fashion


Fall is almost here and you won’t want to miss Neiman’s the book which was created,
photographed and styled entirely by women to help you plan your new wardrobe.


The issue’s celebration of women is in keeping with Neiman Marcus’ “Make Some Noise” brand platform aimed to celebrate bold, modern women who are trailblazing in the fields of fashion, art, food, music and technology. The cover of the book features a collage of all the women who were involved in the production of the publication.



Popsy Jewelry


These double-duty rings, bracelets and necklaces are not just jewelry, they also offer up a discreet design with hidden compartments for lip gloss or solid perfume. The cosmetic portions are removable, so you can refill, replace and swap in and out as desired for instant touch-ups at your fingertips. Added bonus: each piece also has a cleverly concealed mirror within it. $28.50 & up,popsyjewels.com




Houston Philanthrophy


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Alpha Kappa Omega Chapter
Presents 2015 Debutantes
Les Perles de la Saison
(The Pearls of the Season)

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2015 Alpha Kappa Omega Debutantes
Photos by Vicky Pink


On July 12, 2015, twenty talented and beautiful young ladies were presented to society in grand fashion at Houston’s Wortham Center. The ball was an exquisite culmination of a year of extensive training in social graces including etiquette, self esteem, social media and the law and image. A dapper group of intelligent young men served as escorts for the debutantes. The presentation of the debutantes was done by Laura Whitley – Owner of Reel Media Solutions, LLC & a former reporter at KTRK-ABC-12 and Keith Garvin- Anchor/Reporter, KPRC-TV, NBC-2. After the formal presentation, the debutantes and escorts performed a traditional waltz for guests and made formal presentations to their parents. The program proceeded with an Invocation by Dr. Polly Sparks Turner, 20th South Central Regional Director of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the Debutante Challenge, which was given by Dr. Mattelia B. Grays and Ms. Faye B. Bryant, 18th and 21st International Presidents of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. respectively.

The debutantes who were presented were Lela Beal (Greyland Lightfoot – Escort), Baylee Bolden (Xavier Burrell - Escort), Chandler Branch (Kendall Stills- Escort), Victoria Celestine (Lennox Jones - Escort), Keturah Crease (Kourtland Sheppard - Escort), Christine Gooden (Elijah Gooden II - Escort), Chaikerra Guice (Jamal Colvin - Escort), Lauren Harris (Daniel Wilson, Jr. - Escort), Jorian Hunter (Darryl Harris, Jr. - Escort), Kaela McFolling (Cameron West - Escort), Taylor Mitchell (Keilan Sullivan - Escort), Chaya Oliver (Malik Coleman - Escort), Falyn Page (Kyle Guidry - Escort), Lauren Perry (Cameron McGlory - Escort), Amari Prince (Franklin Gans, III - Escort), Caylen Rhine (Rosevelt Matthews, III - Escort), Antonia Spriggins (James Lathan - Escort), Laretta Vital (Dadiran Vital - Escort), Sabra Washington (Devon Cash - Escort) and Mallory Jade Weston (Amir Pink - Escort).

Scholarships were presented to Kaela McFolling and Taylor Mitchell who were both named Miss Cotillion. Christine Gooden was 1st Runner Up and Keturah Crease, 2nd Runner Up. The essay award winner was Falyn Page, with Christine Gooden and Chaya Oliver as 1st and 2nd Runner Up.

This year’s debutante ball was chaired by Mrs. Staci Taylor-Fullmighter and Mrs. Wondy Weston, with the help of a magnificent committee of sorority members and sponsors. Led by President, LaDonna Harris, the Alpha Kappa Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority Inc., which was established in 1928, has realized significant accomplishments that characterize and lend credence to its motto of “Service to All Mankind”. Established in 1908 on the campus of Howard, University in Washington, D.C., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is America’s first Greek-letter organization established by black college women.

by Andrea Bonner, contributing editor, fashion and image consultant


Check our calendar to plan your
social and shopping schedule!

August 10-18

Hatch Chili Festival at Central Market

August 14-16

August 20

August 28

Houston Parks Board Hosts “Bats on the Bayou”
Free event highlights special feature in Watonga Park along
White Oak Bayou Greenway

The Houston Parks Board (HPB), in partnership with the Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD) and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), presents “Bats on the Bayou,” a free event to introduce families to the bat colony living under Watonga Boulevard Bridge and highlight this special feature along White Oak Bayou Greenway. Attendees will learn about bats from the experts, enjoy bat-themed activities and watch the bats emerge for their evening hunt. Ecologist Cullen “Batgirl” Geiselman, Ph.D., an HPB board member; Jed Aplaca, HPARD Natural Resources Manager; and representatives from TPWD and the Houston Area “Bat Team” will share their knowledge about the Mexican free-tailed bat. The Watonga Parkway bat colony along White Oak Bayou Greenway is just one of the many special places being made more accessible through Bayou Greenways 2020, a project that will create a system of 150 miles of parks and hike and bike trails along Houston’s major waterways.


Watonga Park at the Watonga Blvd. Bridge along White Oak Bayou Greenway. (Across the street from the Oak Forest Masonic Lodge at 4721 Watonga Blvd.)

In keeping with the spirit of the Bayou Greenways, attendees are encouraged to bicycle or walk to the event. Limited parking is available at the Oak Forest Masonic Lodge (4721 Watonga Blvd.) and at Watonga Park (4100 Watonga Blvd.)

Friday, Aug. 28. Free family activities provided by the Houston Area Bat Team begin at 6:30 p.m. Bats will emerge around dusk. Attendees are encouraged to bring folding chairs, blankets and bug spray.

(Rain date: Friday, Sept. 18)

Learn more and RSVP at www.houstonparksboard.org.

September 9

Fantasy Football Draft Night
Location: NRG Stadium
Attire: Home Team
Chairmen: Diane Englet and Darayus Pardivala
Commissioner: Bob Allen
Party Notes: Draft your own NFL team, buffet dinner, auction and prizes
Tariff: Tables of 10 starting at $3,000
Contact: 866.366.5274 or info@franciscoandco.com
Benefiting: Boys and Girls Harbor, Inc. whose mission is to
provide healthy, comprehensive care for children and families in crisis.

October 6

HHH Shopping Party at Cheeky Vintage benefitting Theta Charity Antiques Show



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Be sure to mention HHH when you use these businesses!


Andrea Bonner-Fashion and Image Consulting


Kathie Wall Designs/Fine Floral Creations

Fall is just around the corner so if you need a new door swag, wreath or wall basket to welcome the season, give Kathie a call and she will be happy to design a one-of-a-kind treasure just for you. If you have a wreath or door swag which is in need of a facelift, she can do that too! Glass doors? Not to worry-- she has items for them as well. She hangs her swags on heavy-duty, clear plastic suction cups. Or she can also attach a length of ribbon for hanging from an over-the-door wreath hanger. She also creates seasonal and holiday table swags, garlands and centerpieces.

Kathie Wall


Events by Ali

Do you have an upcoming wedding, birthday party, retirement party, baby shower, graduation party or other celebration that you need help planning or just want to hire someone to relieve some of the coordination stress? If the answer is yes, then it is time for you to contact Events by Ali to schedule a free initial consultation. Events by Ali is a new full-service event coordination company that is happy to help with the planning of any event. Ali Valach, the founder of Events by Ali, is a certified wedding planner by the Association of Bridal Consultants but is open to planning events in addition to weddings.


Events by Ali offers reasonable prices and all types of planning packages including full, partial and day-of coordination. Be sure to like Events by Ali on Facebook to learn more about the company and to access the link to the website. Take away the stress when it comes to event planning by contacting Events by Ali!

Be sure to mention HHH when you contact Ali!

Events by Ali

Are you Ready???

Hurricane season has started and here are some HHH tips to
help you be prepared for that unexpected storm.

G’s Small Engine Repair

A portable generator is a must to have when the power goes out.  If you already have one, be sure to get it checked to ensure it is ready to go. For either service or sales, contact G’s Small Engine Repair.

J. R. and his wife Rosemary can provide you with the following:

  • Portable Storm Generators
  • Compressors
  • Welding Machines
  • Nail Guns
  • Pull Starters
  • Batteries
  • Air Filters
  • Carburetors
  • Oil
  • Mufflers
  • Gas Tanks
  • and more...

Another advantage to using G’s  is they offer free pick up and delivery!
They are open Monday thru Friday 7:00am - 4:30pm, and  Saturday 9:00am- 2:00pm.

Be sure to mention HHH when you contact them.

Rosemary and J.R. Gomez
G's Small Engine Sales & Repairs
Cell 832-888-4870
4560 W 34th St Ste A
Houston, Tx 77092


The New Direction For HHH

Let HHH help you achieve your new year’s goals with our lifestyle experts.
Whether you want a new look for you, or your home, a closet redo, event planning, or personal shopping. HHH is proud to offer consulting services to help you create a vision for the vision you want to achieve.

Please contact HHH for that vision you can’t see. We can do it for you.

Contact HHH at houstonhh@gmail.com to be connected to the expert you need.