Society / The Seen

The Grand Opening of Houston’s Hottest New Store Draws Fashionable VIPs — and the Party Spills Over to a Private Home

BY // 05.01.16
photography Owen Kolasinski for Billy Farrell Agency

What: The Webster Houston’s Grand Opening Fête

Where: The Webster at The Galleria, followed by dinner at a private home

Who: The Webster co-founder Laure Hériard-Dubreuil and Cedric Aumonier, co-hosts Allison Sarofim and Stuart Parr, Susan Sarofim, fashion designer Adam Lippes, fine jewelry designer Monique Pean, New York artist Aaron Young, interior designer and author Carlos Mota, British model and DJ Harley Viera-Newton, stylist Kate Foley, Lynn Wyatt, Becca Cason Thrash, Francine Ballard, Melissa Mithoff, Phoebe Tudor, Laura Arnold, Elizabeth Young, Christine Goins, Lisa Holthouse, Ceron, W magazine‘s fashion market and accessories director Rickie de Sole, Tome designers Ryan Lobo and Ramon Martin, Vanessa Hong and others.

PC Moment: The Webster has officially opened its newest and first boutique outside of Florida. Webster founder Laure Hériard-Dubreuil flew in from New York to join co-hosts Allison Sarofim and Stuart Parr and a fleet of famed designers, editors, and close friends to celebrate the chic new digs. Guests perused the finest selection of luxury designer brands and contemporary fashion labels — Gucci, Adam LippesDolce & Gabbana, Balenciaga, Christian Dior — to name but a few. The stylish crowd mingled, sipped champagne and enjoyed beats put on by British model and DJ Harley Viera-Newton.

Following the store event, the festivities continued in a private residence, where guests were treated to traditional Mexican fare and live mariachi music. Cognac heiress Hériard-Dubreuil wrapped up the fête with a special toast, mad with 100-year-old Louis XIII de Remy Martin.

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