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March 2015 - Houston

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FASHION THIS SPRING, THREE ART-FILLED EVENINGS, PLUS THREE FÊTES EN PLEIN AIR, ARE THE PERFECT CANVAS TO STAGE YOUR OWN PERFORMANCE ART. HERE, WHAT TO WEAR TO WOW! exhibitionists. OPENING NIGHT FOR "MARILYN MINTER — PRETTY/DIRTY" RETROSPECTIVE When: Friday, April 17, 6:30 pm Where: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Who: Artist Marilyn Minter will be there, as well as the man in charge, exhibition co-curator/CAMH director Bill Arning Mood: Dress down and dirty, but costly. CONTEMPORARY ARTS MUSEUM HOUSTON GALA When: Friday, March 27, 7 pm Where: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Who: Chairmen Lisa and Michael Holt- house, Lucinda and Javier Loya Mood: Perhaps go for a stark, simplistic look to cut down on dressing time; you'll need to be prompt to snag the best works in one of the most competitive and pedigreed art auctions in town. BY JENNY ANTILL CLIFTON AND FRANCINE BALLARD Tom Ford Plexi lipstick bag with gold sequins $3,950, at Neiman Marcus, Cartier Paris Nouvelle Vague ring in 18K rose gold $10,100, at Cartier. Christopher Kane casual blazer $1,705, pages-print shirt $515, knee-patch trouser $785, and sneakers $525 all at Chanel metal organza dress, price upon request, and Chanel metallized crumpled lambskin sandal $1,200, all at the Chanel boutique, Neiman Marcus Larkspur and Hawk bib necklace in rose-gold-washed sterling with faceted white topaz $10,200, at Judith Ann Jewels. Sophia Webster Evangeline sandal $817, at Saks Fifth Avenue, Versace Duchess shift dress $2,245, and patent mule $1,975, both at Versace, Saks Fifth Avenue. Alexander McQueen Silver Derby lace-up shoe $795, at Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tootsies. Honor silk caftan $4,195, at Baanou. Louis Vuitton bold sequin dress, spider lace and velvet knit top, both price upon request, at the Louis Vuitton boutique. Christian Louboutin striped leather pump $945, at Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue. Anya Hindmarch featherweight tote $1,808, at Palladium cuff with 24.24 total carat weight of fancy diamonds $113,850, at Cotton Club. Tom Ford Buckley grosgrain shawl-collar jacket $5,040, cocktail shirt $770, straight-fit jean $570, and cowboy boot $840, all at Neiman Marcus, TIGER BALL: ENCHANTING CHINA When: Thursday, March 12, 7 pm Where: Asia Society Texas Center Museum Houston Who: : Chairmen Anne and Albert Chao, Y. Ping Sun and David W. Leebron Mood: Crouching Tiger has cocktails with The Last Emperor. Jaquet Droz Tigerwatch with Grand Feu enameled dial $30,300, at Tourbillon boutique. Alexander McQueen Kansai kite silk dress $3,145, and Sakura sandal $2,745, both at Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tootsies. Nancy Gonzalez flower-embellished crocodile clutch $2,200, at Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tootsies. John Hardy men's braided dragon-head bracelet $3,400, at Neiman Marcus. Victorian 14K gold bead and tassel drop earrings $6,500, at Past Era Fine Antique Jewelry. Delpozo washed twill blouse with seashell and mother-of-pearl embroidery $11,050, and silk georgette pant $2,500, both at Mastoloni Ice necklace with cultured pearls and 30 carats of black and white diamonds $5,500, 18K white-gold tassel with cultured pearls and diamonds $5,000, both at Thomas Markle. Katie Design full-moon Wish cuff in 14K gold with pavé diamonds $5,850, through Neiman Marcus, Sloan/Hall. Maiyet diamond owl cuff bracelet in 18K gold $55,000, at Elizabeth Anthony. Dolce & Gabbana glam shoulder bag $895, at Neiman Marcus, Tootsies. Samira 13 Tahitian pearl and champagne pavé diamond Evil Eye ring $3,300, at Cotton Club. Clip with diamonds, blue chalcedony, rubies and pink sapphires, price upon request, through Van Cleef & Arpels at Neiman Marcus. Enchanted Lotus Moonlight band in black ceramic, white gold and diamonds $4,000, at De Beers. Valentino seahorse brocade gown $9,900, at the Valentino boutique, Neiman Marcus, Tootsies. David Webb 18K gold dragon brooch with cabochon ruby eye, circa 1960s, $14,800, at Tenenbaum & Co. Continued on page 36 Dior Homme wool jacket with embroidered Optimistic Future print $3,800, and matching trouser $2,000, both at

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