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Society / The Seen

DeAndre Hopkins, Beautiful Models and an L.A. Music Star Heat Up This Ice Rink Turned Runway

BY // 09.29.16
photography Emile Browne, Michelle Watson, Dave Rossman, Daniel Ortiz

What: VIP Pre-Show PaperCity Reception at The Webster; Vogue and Simon’s FW 16 Luxe Show at the Galleria

Where: Pre-party at The Webster; The Luxe Show and after-party at the Galleria, atop the ice rink transformed into a chic runway

Who: The Webster PaperCity pre-party hosts Francine Ballard, Estela Cockrell, Blakely Griggs, and Melissa Mithoff; Vogue market stylist Cara Crowley, in from NY; The Webster’s Laure Hériard-Dubreuil and Cedric Aumonier, in from NY; VIPs Becca Cason Thrash, Diane Lokey Farb, Marita FairbanksChris Goins, Alana Highberger, Caroline Brown, Nancy Bihlmaier, Leigh Evans, Jill Bomar, Chris GoinsMargaret Naeve Parker, Liz Glanville, Courtney Hopson, Laura Fondren.

PC Moment: The style set convened at the chic jewel-box that is The Webster, catching up with friends while enjoying urbane bites by A Fare Extraordinaire and sips from Deep Eddy Vodka. Following cocktails, the modern swans took in the invite-only Luxe fashion show at the Galleria from coveted VIP front-row seats. Special guest clotheshorse/Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins made the rounds at the Webster and then appeared on stage at the main event in front of 500 fashionable fans to strut the runway.

Models from Page Parkes sported fall looks from Saks Fifth Avenue, The Webster, John Varvatos, Neiman Marcus, La Perla, and St. John, all of which were available for purchase immediately (embracing the buy now, shop now trend emerging from New York Fashion Week). LA-based singer/beatboxer Butterscotch wowed the audience with her one-woman vocal prowess, while DJ/model/actress Chelsea Leyland spun tunes at the after-party.

Holiday Gifting

  • Loeffler Randall - Shoes
  • Mariquite Masterson
  • Mariquite Masterson
  • Oscar De La Renta - Clutch
  • Asher Gallery
  • Cle Du Peau - Lip Gloss
  • Oscar De La Renta - Earrings
  • Elaine Turner - Felicia Stole in Magenta
  • Wayne Smith
  • Elaine Turner - GiGi Flats
  • Museum of Fine Arts Houston
  • Cotton Club
  • Cotton Club
  • Wayne Smith
  • Loeffler Randall - Clutch
  • Cle Du Peau - Nail Polish
  • Bond No 9 - Candle
  • Bond No 9 - Perfume

Home, chic home.

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