Occupying the former Borders space in Galleria V, the new two-level Forever 21 will open late this year.
Aerin Lauder launched the AERIN Beauty line last month.
The City Hall Farmers Market kicked back into gear last month featuring more than 35 vendors including farmers’ fresh produce, cheeses, breads, roasted coffees and a variety of prepared meals and food trucks. Wednesdays from 11am until 2pm. City Hall, 901 Bagby, around the Reflection Pool.
Sip, shop, stroll and sing along at the 2012 River Oaks Jazz and Wine Festival at the River Oaks Shopping Center on Thursday, October 25, 5:30-8:30pm. The annual festival will boast the best in shopping, live music by Bubba McNeely and Gary-Michael Dahl Band, wine tasting and an exotic car exhibit.
On October 4, H&M launches a special collaboration with fashion icon and legendary fashion director Anna Dello Russo. An idol of the blogosphere, whose flamboyant outfits are endlessly documented by style photographers, her collection of accessories will feature jewelry, sunglasses, shoes and bags.
Elaine Turner Wraps Wrists in Hope as she supports her mother who is currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer. 100 percent of the proceeds of her pink bracelets will be donated to the Nellie B. Connally Breast Center at MD Anderson Cancer Center the month of October.
best selling authors of The Nanny Diaries, Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus will be at Nordstrom in the Galleria to promote their newest novel, OVER YOU – a young adult novel about one girls’ quest to heal broken hearts all over New York City. The authors have teamed up with Teen Vogue and Estée Lauder to give girls makeovers Saturday, October 6. 8 – 9:30am – Live Trend Show
10am – 2pm – Makeovers and Meet & Greet with the authors.
The Second Annual Skatestock…peace, love, and skateboards will be held Saturday, October 20, at the Lee and Joe Jamail Skatepark, noon-9pm. Skatestock is a one-of-a-kind, FREE grass-roots, all-day event connecting the dots between skateboarding, music, art and science. The event features the music of Something Fierce, Hell City Kings, Sanctus Bellum, Bald Eagle Burger, No Love Less, Pinky Lieder, DJ Brother Roo, Ceeplus Bad Knives and more. Surfing videos will be projected on the ceiling of the World’s Largest Cradle while skaters enjoy carving through it (evening hours). In addition, unique physics experiments will be conducted on the skaters’ velocity and weightlessness.
The 20th Annual TXU Energy Turkey Trot is November 22, with early registration ending November 16. Proceeds benefit Sheltering Arms Senior Services supporting more than 68,00 seniors and caregivers in the Greater Houston Area. Register online: houstonturkeytrot.org or request a paper application at 713.669.5317.
October 18 is the first Annual OktOHBAfest event, to raise funds for Organic/Sustainable Scholarships for in-state university students. The event will be held at the Karbach Brewery. www.OHBAonline.org
The UP Experience – Unique Perspectives from Unique People, an engaging and intellectually stimulating event in its fifth year, brings together 16 of the world’s most extraordinary thought leaders, creators and innovators for one exceptional day, October 25.