Society / The Seen

A Royal Entrance

New Houston Antiques Mecca Throws Open its Beautiful Doors With an 18th-Century Flourish

BY // 09.24.15
photography Jenny Antill Clifton

What: Opening night for Georgia Brown Home.

Where: Georgia Brown’s new Houston home design and antiques mecca, on the West Alabama decor corridor.

Who: Famille Brown including owners Kristine and Shane Brown, and adorable daughters Raleigh and namesake Georgia, traveling in from L.A.; Houston store team Donna Parker, Chris Clifton, and Saul Pontifes; designers Marie FlaniganCatheryn Wilson and Ben Johnston; artist Maggi Dunwoody, who will be the next headliner at Georgia Brown; neighbors Ruth Gay and David Brown; Lisa and Peter Heinze; chic Lee Williams, who also shops Georgia Brown Aspen with realtor daughter Ashley Williams; and Katie McClure, dishing with Erin Breen.

PC Moment: The evening began and ended with the appearance of an 18th-century Louis XVI-era salon carraige, used to transport the young Miz Browns through the charming mise en scène. Each departing guest received a flacon of the store’s signature scent, named for elder daughter Raleigh.

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