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“Gail Chovan: No Trace of Now Will Remain” at Women & Their Work
The fashion designer-artist appropriates mourning rituals and their materials to make statements in this beautifully morbid show
"...and serves as a point of differentiation from Chovan's boutique designs sold in her shop on South Congress, Blackmail..."

Feb. 23, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

The Making of an Endorsement
"...BILLY'S ON BURNET, BITCHIN' THREADS, BITTER SUGAR, BLACKJACK CLAY, BLACKMAIL BOUTIQUE, BLUE DAHLIA BISTRO, BLUE SKIES FRAME COMPANY, BLUE..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

Big in Japan
Austinites forge a career half a world away.
"...of South by Southwest began quietly at Gail Chovan's Blackmail boutique on South Congress. The store was recovering from..."

May 2, 2003 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

After a Fashion
Stephen goes to a Mega bash and wonders if window dressings can be plagiarized.
"...they have unveiled their new all-black collection ... called "Blackmail." Of course, everyone knows we have our own fabulous..."

Aug. 16, 2002 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Go shopping with our Style Avatar and you just might find yourself having a black Christmas, which, hopefully will not put you in the red!
"...Park, 38th & Lamar, 453-6988), and at La Dolce Boutique (Hwy. 360 at Westlake, 330-0485) in the swank Davenport..."

Dec. 15, 2000 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Shop the Monkey
SoCo boutiques and more
"...Blackmail (M, W, C, J, A, H)..."

Aug. 5, 2005 Features Feature by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Oooh, the fall fashion doin's are doin', what with the Austin appearance of national fashionista Leon Hall, Club DeVille's Fall Fashion Extravaganza, and The Austin Chronicle's own upcoming Drag Ball. Whooo!
"...hostessing, along with Joel Mozersky. Featuring an unprecedented nine boutiques, including Under the Sun, Shiki, and Chimera, the show..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
The Anthony-Nak Fall 2001 Collection raises the bar on local designers.
"...statement against the simple all-white clothes provided by Vylette boutique. For the Downtown segment, conjuring up images of Bianca,..."

May 18, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Your Style Avatar's Swish Alps of the social season loom on the horizon. Time to strap on those designer skis.
"...also the 11th anniversary of meeting Gail Chovan of Blackmail, who instantly became my once and future favorite fashion..."

Sept. 10, 2010 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
In between TV marathons, Stephen Skip-Bos to his Lou all over town at the functions he can still make it to
"...it to be true. Therefore, the fab SoCo landmark boutique Blackmail presents its second annual Little Black Dress Contest...."

Sept. 11, 2009 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Guess who your Style Avatar flitted around town with this week? Check out this first installment about international salon god José Eber's visit to Austin.
"...work of artist Cindy Crowe), Christina Klisanin for her boutique Vylette at Davenport Village, as well as the always..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
"...Klisanin of Vylette; my personal Jesus, Gail Chovan of Blackmail, and her multitalented husband, Evan Voyles; my devoted social..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Where and with whom did Stephen sally forth this Fourth of July? And what else happened in town on this party weekend.
"...Legs Diamond opened their fearless and fabulous new downtown boutique, Lucky Soles (stylishly designed by David James Crawley) on..."

July 8, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Remembering Halston on the 10th anniversary of his death.
"...a wealthy client, he opened the first freestanding Halston boutique on the ground floor of the building he worked..."

April 21, 2000 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
And So(Co) it begins: Your Style Avatar flits through SXSW one daily issue at a time
"...we call it, features quirky, unusual clothing from Creatures Boutique; styling from Wet Salon; noir couture, vintage cowboy boots,..."

March 18, 2011 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

sxsw: Get Your Shop on! No Badge Required!
Style X debuts pop-up shop for 2011
"...event by spending $100 at one of the local boutiques from now until Friday...."

March 17, 2011 Design Post by Anne Harris

After a Fashion
Will our Style Avatar Stephen audition for the new Jerry Hall reality show? We think he should, too. See inside.
"...to me). Dawn Denton for Boudoir Queen (Pink's in-store atelier/boutique) brings her very L.A. approach to restyling vintage clothes,..."

Oct. 29, 2004 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Elbow, elbow, wrist, wrist! You know that our diva style avatar Stephen made the scene (and quite a scene) at the Pride Parade. And what hot li'l purring mama will soon be off the singles list?
"...combine the two themes into black outfits (mine from Blackmail, of course) decked with ropes of silver and gold..."

June 20, 2003 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Follow Style Avatar Stephen as he follows Amy & Christina from Vylette on their fabulous NYC fashion buying trip!
"...goods and furnishings. They also shopped at the stylish boutique Noir, where they posed for photos on a Ninja..."

June 28, 2002 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Austin style is rocking into spring as local fashion steps out -- again -- at the Club DeVille Spring Fashion Extravaganza.
"...Ware's own original accessories and fab shoes from Creatures boutique, her models strutted the catwalk in everything from faux-Pucci..."

May 11, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

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