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February 2018- Houston

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GUYS & DOLLS WE HAVE A THEORY ABOUT THIS FÊTE Shelby Hodge goes shopping. Photography Emile C. Brown. W ith blogger Caroline Harper Knapp and man about town Michael Mandola as hosts, Theory's fashion celebration was guaranteed a chic turnout. The cool kids poured in to the Theory boutique at River Oaks District to peruse fall fashion in the season's top colors — aubergine, navy, and brown — as well as basic black and pristine white. Champagne flowed while waiters from neighbor- ing Toulouse offered tastes from the French restau- rant's menu. Theory district manager Lauren Berg, in from L.A., joined store manager James Kelso to welcome guests. WHO: Margaret Matherne, Caroline Starry, Allison Begley, Gail Rubin, Alexandra Bruskoff, Elise and Robert Kandiyoti, Chris Goins, Katherine Barthelme, Layla and Laith Mahood, Russell Janicek, Amy Habben, Calia Pettigrew, Allison Wells, Staci and Quang Henderson, Fernanda Varela, and Melissa McDonnell Lujan. See more Shelby Hodge at Chairs Michael Mandola Caroline Harper Knapp Elise & Robert Kandiyoti Allison Begley, Tonya Riner Gail Rubin Lauren Berg, James Kelso Elizabeth Gregory Katherine Barthelme Valeria Halfon Russell Janicek Caroline Starry 28 THE BIG SCHMOOZE ANOTHER FABULOUS HOME OPENS UP FOR A SPECIAL EVENING. Shelby Hodge is feeling jolly. Photography Kim Coffman. T his party is as much about the fabulous location as it is about the worthy cause — Legacy Community Health's programs and services. Since its inception, Holiday Schmooze has been held in amazing resi- dences. Most recently, Melissa and Michael Mithoff opened the doors of their contemporary River Oaks home, where guests were greeted by a merry Santa Claus, on hand for photo ops with all. Per tradition, Jackson and Company provided the party fare, which included the caterer's famed empanadas and coconut shrimp. Adding to the glam factor of the night, Tenenbaum Jewelers brought in to-die-for David Webb jewels and gifted a lucky raffle winner with a generous gift certificate. CHAIRS: Monsour Taghdisi and Henry Richardson, Greggory and Pat Burk, John and Becca Cason Thrash, and Steve Summers and Glen Gonzalez. MERRYMAKERS: Annie Amante, Don Mafrige Jr., Ginni and Richard Mithoff, Greg Fourticq, John Cone, Kathryn and Jeff Smith, Dominique Sachse and Nick Florescu, Shannon Hall, Mary Ann and David McKeithan, Carolyn and Steve Mafrige, and Derek Warburton. See more Shelby Hodge at Milton Townsend, Chree Boydstun Melissa Mithoff Greg Fourticq John Cone Laura Fondren Courtney Hopson Nick Florescu Dominique Sachse Terry Wayne Jones, Katy Caldwell Jay Jones David & Mary Ann McKeithan Phillip Carrillo Shannon Hall Glen Gonzalez, Henry Richardson Becca Cason Thrash, Monsour Taghdisi

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