Society / The Seen

A Romantic Garden Engulfs a Houston Ballroom

Kid Models, a Fashion Star and Dazzling Jewels Make this Night Magic

BY // 03.01.17

What: KNOWAutism “A Transformational Evening” gala

Where: The Briar Club.

PC Moment: Fashion designer David Peck served as creative director for the third annual benefit that saw the ballroom transformed into a romantic garden with greenery and flowers extending from the stage, to the chandeliers, to tabletops. The evening included a fashion show of youngsters, a video on autism education, and a fashion show of Miles David designs and Van Cleef & Arpels jewels, modeled by local philanthropic women and Page Parkes Texas models. Honorary gala chair Carolyn Farb was joined by co-chairs Tracy and Harry Faulkner and Drs. Alice Mao and Matthew Brams.

Who: KNOWAutism founder Tammy Nguyen and husband Wayne Nguyn, Miya Shay and State Rep. Gene Wu, Wezy and Bobby Dees, Amy and Rob Pierce, Sneha and Nick Merchant, Shamika and Melvin Johnson, Sippi and Ajay Khurana, Chris Cardenas, Judge Theresa Chang and Dr. Peter Chang.

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