HOUSTON, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Houstonians love to shop. Houston leads the nation in retail sector job growth and over-indexes the US population in every major consumer category – particularly luxury automotive, travel, fashion and furniture. With those readers in mind, the Houston Chronicle Media Group is launching Style, a premium weekly publication devoted to timely local coverage of fashion, design, beauty, travel, cuisine and luxury lifestyle topics.
The inaugural issue, which publishes Sunday, Nov. 11 in the Houston Chronicle and at chron.com/style, covers the faces, places and social events in Houston from Chronicle lifestyle reporters Lindsay Love, Greg Morago and Joy Sewing, edited by Melissa Aguilar and Jody Schmal. Features include a 20s-inspired fashion spread, a lustlist of chic must-haves and an interview with Christian Louboutin.
"With West Ave, the Galleria, the Rice Village and new boutiques opening in The Woodlands and Sugar Land, Houston is home to some of the finest in luxury shopping in the nation," Chronicle senior editor Melissa Aguilar said. "Style will spotlight the area's trends every week through top-notch reporting and lush photography."
The printed edition will be available only in home delivered copies of the newspaper, Chronicle president John T. O'Loughlin said.
"Style is a premium offering we're making available exclusively to our home delivery customers," O'Loughlin said. "Membership in the Houston Chronicle Media Group comes with privileges, including special access to content, private events and limited offers."
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The Houston Chronicle, the largest newspaper in Texas with the nation's second-highest Sunday total average circulation, has evolved into a multi-media company publishing online and commercial print products, in English and Spanish, reaching specific audiences with unique delivery programs. In addition to the Houston Chronicle's 943,000 daily readers and 1.6 million readers on Sunday, Chron.com, the Chronicle's online site, averages nearly 85 million page views and 11 million unique visitors each month. The Houston Chronicle is owned by the Hearst Corporation.Follow the Chronicle on Twitter at @Houstonchron.
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