The Houston Look
Marie Myers, Vice president of internal auditing, Hewlett Packard
Who inspires you?
My dad – he has been a great mentor in my life and someone that I really tend to look up to in many different ways. I think about him every day.
What are some of your hobbies?
Anything from collecting antiques, religious art and icons, to creating funky jewelry from gemstones and pearls to reading
What do you enjoy most?
I really enjoy being around my friends and entertaining in my home. I also enjoy traveling.
What Houstonian has inspired you?
Carolyn Farb. Not only is she wonderfully elegant, but she has made a tremendous impact on this city.
What is your favorite place in Houston?
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. I enjoy nothing more on a Sunday afternoon than to go browse through the new collections and have coffee.
What products do you use to stay beautiful?
I really like the natural products that come out of my country, Australia.
How do you stay healthy?
Working out with my trainer and running up and down the stadium at Rice
What makes you so driven?
I like to be good at whatever I do. I set high standards for myself. I always like to be sure that I gave something my personal best, irrespective of what it is.
Where do you shop?
Saks Fifth Avenue, MaxaMara, Gucci, YSL and Armani
What do you wear?
Dolce & Gabana, Moschino, MaxMara, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Zara and Escada
What can’t you stay away from?
Shoes, shoes, shoes. I am terrible; I cannot even admit to how many pairs I own. I love Jimmy Choos and boots.
What can’t you live without?
My HP Blackberry
What do you most dislike?
What is your favorite place to eat?
Ibiza, The Palm, Aries, Flemmings, Anthony’s, Grotto, Pesce and Arcodoro
What are some of your favorite places to go out?
Going to private parties and dinners, then I like to stop at Zimms or the Wine Bucket