Bo’s Place Hearts of Hope Luncheon

Bo’s Place Hearts of Hope Luncheon

02.12

Nearly 700 guests packed the Westin Galleria for the 18th annual Bo’s Place Hearts of Hope luncheon chaired by Giggy and Matt Thanheiser and Paula and Rusty Walter. In light of the grief support organization’s silver anniversary, honorary chairs Lindy and Larry Neuhaus addressed the crowd with a fond remembrance of their son, Laurence Bosworth “Bo” Neuhaus, for Read

Luxe and Famous: Lucchese’s Grand Opening Soirée

02.09

What do socialites, rodeo stars, country musicians and athletes have in common? A love for Lucchese. And they all turned out, in high style, for the grand opening of the gleaming new store in Highland Village. Owners Lyn and John Muse flew in with a crew from Dallas — including daughter Whitney, president Doug Kindy Read

Luxe and Famous: Lucchese’s Grand Opening Soirée
The Masked Ball for Houston Ballet

The Masked Ball for Houston Ballet

02.18
by Anne Lee Phillips

Dozens of chandeliers, intricate custom-made masks, stunning gowns, exquisite jewelry and world-class art created a beautiful scene at this year’s Houston Ballet Ball. Chairs Melissa and Michael Mithoff and Henry Richardson and Monsour Taghdisi had the Wortham Theater Center’s Grand Foyer entirely transformed by Richard Flowers of The Events Company for The Masked Ball: a Tribute to Romeo and Juliet. Tables were set with mirrors, crystal candelabras and floating candles in lieu Read

An Opulent and Enchanting Islamic Gala

01.30
by Anne Lee Phillips

The fourth biennial Arts of the Islamic World Gala set an opulent and enchanting scene. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, was transformed into a vibrant, floral wonderland for the eagerly anticipated event, where female patrons embraced the theme by dressing in striking, colorful caftans. More than $720,000 was raised for the collection, and five important pieces were acquired, Read

An Opulent and Enchanting Islamic Gala
Salman Rushdie at the Inprint Poets & Writers Ball

Salman Rushdie at the Inprint Poets & Writers Ball

02.07
by Anne Lee Phillips

It was an electric literary evening at the Inprint Poets & Writers Ball, thanks in part to the appearance of Man Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie. At the sold-out event, more than 420 guests were treated to salon-style readings from enchanting young writers Nina McConigley, Kimberly Meyer, and Tiphanie Yanique before the seated dinner at the Read

Green is the New Black: Memorial Park Conservancy Gala

02.05
by Anne Lee Phillips

The dress code for the annual Green Gala benefitting Memorial Park Conservancy was boots, no ties, plus anything green — fitting, as the theme was “Lasso your heart for the park,” and the honoree was the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. For nearly 60 years, its trail riders have ridden proudly through the park. Lucchese boots, cowboy hats, fringe and Read

Green is the New Black: Memorial Park Conservancy Gala