Brilliant Magazine

Brilliant is a quality lifestyle destination that captures the way Texans affect the world and the way the world affects Texans. Our state is legendary in size and reputation, and Brilliant profiles its radiance based on years as a print publication from 2003... before becoming a digital media platform in 2010. Dynamic in scope and editorially eclectic, we reflect the people, culture and lifestyle of Texans on a grand scale. We also focus on the very best Texas has to offer from the world of tastemakers, trendsetters and creative innovators, covering celebrities, cuisine, interiors, architecture, culture, entertainment and fashion.


A Regal Journey »

Petra. The Red Sea. Mount Nebo. Wadi Rum: From ancient “lost cities” and significant Biblical sites to locations made famous in classics like Lawrence of Arabia and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, you can find them all in Jordan.

Over the last decade, the small kingdom bordering Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Iraq and Saudi Arabia has enjoyed a boom in development and a higher profile on the world stage, thanks in large part to its...


It Had To Be You »

As a little girl, every bride dreams of her fairy tale “I Do.” From the perfect dress to details that make all the difference, Brilliant unveils this year’s matrimonial must-haves. Inspired by two Texas couples whose nuptials define glitz, glam and gusto, our ode to wedded bliss marks the beginnings of happily ever after.

It was a scene worthy of a royal affair as guests flocked to the Highland Park United Methodist Church in Dallas,...


The Bold Standard »

Open the doors to this Spanish-inspired hacienda and any thoughts of conventionality are immediately erased. The manse offers the perfect backdrop to a Hollywood movie scene, complete with a manicured lawn flanked by rows of perfectly trimmed palm trees and a ubiquitous view of the serene Hill Country. Step inside and the entrance foyer oozing with style and sophistication brings the home from cookie-cutter to beyond cool in daring pops of...