About Us

Houston Hip & Haute is a free e-mail newsletter and website designed to serve as an insider’s guide to what is hip, haute and happening in Houston. This insider’s guide provides tips from fashion and style to the latest restaurants and events our city has to offer. Our picks may be new and undiscovered or old favorites some have forgotten. We love to shop in in this city and have discovered many hidden treasures. We hear about it, we see it, we try it, and, if we like it, we send the information on to you, our readers. All Houston Hip & Haute newsletters are delivered through email twice a month.


About Jana Phillips

A native Texan, Jana Laird Phillips has lived in Dallas, Washington DC and has now called Houston home for over 24 years. She has a BBA from Baylor University with a double major in Marketing and Journalism. After graduating, she began her career writing in the energy industry, publishing numerous articles in trade journals. When Jana made Houston her permanent home, she instantly loved the welcoming community that gives the large city its small-town feel. The wonderful businesses, events, arts and charities of Houston inspired Jana to launch Houston Hip & Haute, a lifestyle blog on all things Houston where she remains both the founder and publisher. Jana is proud to be involved with organizations such as the Junior League of Houston, American Red Cross and American Heart Association. In her free time, Jana enjoys shopping at local Houston boutiques, dining at delicious restaurants and visiting museums and galleries. Above all, she loves sharing her new finds with her HHH subscribers!