Society / The Seen

Magazine Party!

Houston Power Players and Style Mavens Turn Out in Force for the Launch of a New PaperCity

BY // 09.10.16
photography Emile Browne, Lizette Belen Soto

What: PaperCity September Issue Launch Party

Where: Bistro Menil

Who: PaperCity editor-in-chief Holly Moore; contributing editors developer Carol Isaak Barden, Ceron, Steven Hempel, and Randy Powers; Bistro Menil’s chef Greg Martin; Menil Collection’s Karen Sumner, Tommy Napier, and Meghan ThrashPhoebe and Bobby Tudor; Linda McReynolds; Renee LewisDiane Lokey FarbSusie Criner; Tina Zulu; Marta Fredricks; Michael Mandola; Kathryn and Jeff Smith; Sarah Gish; chef Monica Pope; developer John Elford; Tom Ford’s Alan May, Dolce & Gabbana’s Bernie Cantu, Van Cleef’s Shamika Johnson; John Lobb’s Abel Elizondo; Saks Fifth Avenue’s Tijuana Harvey; Found’s Ruth Davis with husband Neill; Zadok Jewelers’ Brenna Croom; Elizabeth Anthony’s Jeanne Ruberti; Direct Energy’s Jackie Effenson; John Daugherty Realtors’ John Daugherty and Cherri Fama; Carbonara Group’s Cherri Carbonara; Tootsies’ Fady Armanious; BeDesign’s Adrian Duenas and Marcelo Saenz; Robert Sakowitz; Mac Hoak; Maison Jolie’s Lauren Geiser; BB1’s Calli and Julian Saitowiz; Weidner Hasou’s Deborah Hasou and Genna Weidner; Back Row Home’s Tracey Shingledecker, Kelly O’Donnell and Leighton Hale; The Compound’s Mark Massey, in from Round Top; Blackbird Farm’s Joan and Jerry Herring, in from Fayetteville; gallerists Deborah Colton, Barbara Davis, Cindy Lisica, Paul Middendorf, and Laura Rathe; the Craft Center’s Mary Headrick and Jenny Lynn Weitz; artists Selven O’Keef Jarmon, Mary Margaret Hansen, Christy Karll, and Salle Werner-Vaughn; collector Ken Christie; Sudhoff Properties’ Sarah Sudhoff, Betty Harbourt and Mike Reddell; The Antiquarium’s Roswitha Firth and Amy Holloway; Pride of Persia Rug Co’s Lisa Slappey; and Peska’s Maite Isita.

PC Moment: VIPs celebrated the first ever perfect-bound edition of PaperCity after 22 years of publishing history as a broadsheet. Guests enjoyed sophisticated bites including mini crab cakes, BLTs, and filet crostini, toasted with finger-bowls of Prosecco, and posed for pics in the Smilebooth.

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