A Little Bit of History…or How Magid Bernard Captured The Great State of Texas.

Posted in: 25th Anniversary Celebration, Things we love- Apr 14, 2011 No Comments


It was the mid 1980′s and we were still based in our hometown of New Orleans.  We had a great following there, as well as a strong network of stores throughout the North East.  Now, we were hoping to expand into the great state of Texas.

Culturally, Texas had been a “Nirvana” of sorts for fashion designers over the past several decades.  Its affluent, oil-based economy and “formal” lifestyle meant that many Texan women [...]


Merrill Hafner Shines At the Houston Ballet’s Center for Dance Gala Wearing MAGID BERNARD!

Posted in: Fan Mail, Things we love- Apr 13, 2011 No Comments

Anne Graubart, Joe Hafner, Merrill Hafner

Houston’s CultureMap editor, Shelby Hodge, posted a piece about the grand opening of the new Houston Ballet Center for Dance.  Five years in the making, the curtain officially went up on the new Center on Thursday, April 7th with a glamorous fete for mega-doners.

Our dear friend and client, Merrill Hafner was center stage at the opening ceremony, with her husband, Joe Hafner, who is Chairman of the Houston Ballet Board of Directors.  Merrill wore [...]