Steel Magnolias Hit Up a Preston Center Hotspot for Stylish Shopping: A Mad Hatter’s MomentBY Jane Rozelle // 02.23.16
What: Mad Hatter’s Tea Kickoff shopping soirée
Where: Tootsies Dallas
Who: Mad Hatter’s Tea chair Jocelyn White; honorary chair Connie Carreker; fashion show producer Jan Strimple; Women’s Council of the Dallas Arboretum president Renee Querbes Farren; committee members Andrea Alcorn, Patricia Armstrong, Kay Hammond, Dixie Marshall, and Linda Spina; former Tea chairs Carole Ann Brown, Kim Mathews, Dyan Skelton, Jewel Williams, and Sharon Adams; team Tootsies Nerissa Von Helpenstill and Dustin Holcomb; supporters Debbie McKeever, Barbara Dianis, Karen Dianis, Mary Lee Cox, Charlotte Clifford, Judith Garcia, Brook Schuttler, Karen Settle, and Carole Ann Brown
PC Moment: Stylish shoppers descended on the Preston Center boutique for an evening filled with exciting announcements as they celebrated the kickoff for the Mad Hatter’s Tea. Fashion illustrator Rongrong DeVoe unveiled the fabulous logo, revealing the theme for the spring event: Steel Magnolias. The 28th annual fête benefitting the Women’s Council of the Dallas Arboretum is set for Thursday, April 21.