On a blazing summer day, a trio of Thomsons stand in a cluster, intently mulling the precise proposed placement of four family-heirloom framed sketches on a wall between the kitchen and living areas of a massive Nichols Hills project. Father, along with daughter and son squint, stand back, lean in, studying with the focus of a surgeon as they chat back and forth.
Emerson’s presence mirrors the style of her pieces - quirky and warm with just the right amount of edge. From printed palazzo pants to tailored urban wear, Emerson is not afraid to delve into unusual designs. Here, we chat with the designer about the soundtracks behind her designs, her love for thrifting, and what to expect from her future collections.
A lot of attention has been paid to eyebrows over the past few years. We have gone from the tiny pencil line of the 80s to the full brow in the 2000s and all the extremes in between. Brows grow in the shape of our orbital bone, creating definition and structure for our eyes and forehead.
Kamala Gamble, farm-to-table chef and owner of Kam’s Kookery, also owns Guilford Gardens, a local Community Supported Agriculture farm. Nestled in the edge of Nichols Hills on the quiet street of Guildford Lane is a bright yellow house, and behind the happy facade of a normal suburban home is a food lover’s oasis.
Summer is in full swing and if you are anything like me, I love to get out of town and enjoy some other climates and sights during this time of the year in Oklahoma! Traveling is one of the best ways to relax, let the stresses of home melt away and create memories with friends and family. Unfortunately with the blink of an eye you are back to the grind.
Track 13 is Oklahoma City’s first true-luxury office building, and the concept is brilliant. Amenities range from the extremely practical to the super-posh, and the entire space is jaw-dropping beautiful. But the spacious building on Northwest 13th, adjacent to the railroad tracks, had to wait many decades for its star turn.
Denmark – land of the Vikings, now ruled by Michelin-starred chefs of “New Nordic Cuisine.” Home of Copenhagen, frequently rated as one of the happiest places on earth - sorry, Disney! Danes invented their own word for how amazing their lives are – hygge - that feeling of coziness that oozes out of every adorable nook and cranny in the country.
Chris Khrais knows how to put together a man’s wardrobe. The couturier of men’s clothing has been selling clothes since 1984, initially working out of the trunk of his car in Tulsa. Now the owner of Pinpoint Resource Fine Wear, Khrais sells pants, jackets, shirts and suits, but he says no outfit is finished without the right hat to go with it. “It completes you,” Khrais explained.
The kind of travel I dreamt of required living in the moment. It couldn't be had by excessive planning or reading other people’s travel blogs or following predetermined itineraries. I wanted to be a traveler, not a tourist. I craved authentic experiences, which only a perfect combination of chance, openness, and spontaneity could bring about.
Inside of Brett and Jessica Nelson’s Oklahoma City home just minutes away from Devon Tower, vibrant art and funky furniture are accompanied with the sound of live acoustics. A few dozen guests gather together, glasses of wine and beer cans in hand, sit back and revel in the sound of uninterrupted melodies.