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A knockout in a sexy black and white dress: This stylish wiz dresses for her husband not her friends

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Style File Amy Murchison February 2014
Amy Murchison makes fashion waves in dress by Roberto Rodriguez. Photo by © Gary Fountain
Style File Amy Murchison February 2014
While the back of the dress was most interesting, it was a winner front on as well. Photo by © Gary Fountain
24, Texas Children's Holiday Party, December 2012, Dr. Charles Fraser, Hardy Murchison, Amy Murchison
Amy and Hardy Murchison hosted the Texas Children's Hospital Ambassadors party where they presented the check to Dr. Chuck Fraser. Dr. Charles Fraser, Hardy Murchison, Amy Murchison Photo by © John R. Lewis
11 Hardy and Amy Murchison at the Zina Garrison Academy's 20th Anniversary Gala November 2013
Hardy and Amy Murchison at the Zina Garrison Acadamy 20th  anniversary party. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
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Amy and Hardy Murchison were among guests at the Rienzi spring party. Amy Murchison, Hardy Murchison Photo by George Ramirez
Style File Amy Murchison February 2014
Style File Amy Murchison February 2014
24, Texas Children's Holiday Party, December 2012, Dr. Charles Fraser, Hardy Murchison, Amy Murchison
11 Hardy and Amy Murchison at the Zina Garrison Academy's 20th Anniversary Gala November 2013
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Standing out at Lucinda Loya's 50th birthday party amid the chicest of crowds was no easy task. But Amy Murchison was not just a standout, she was a knockout in her black and white cocktail dress by Roberto Rodriguez, pumps by Prada and a sparkling Judith Leiber handbag.

The invitation commanded black and white attire, no color allowed at the party for 160 at Silver Street Studio. So as Amy explained, "Lucinda inspires me to take risks." When the invitation arrived, she headed back to Tootsies where she had seen the dress some weeks prior. "The little black dress from Tootsies!" she told herself. "Perfect!"

  "Many women dress for their friends. I dress for my husband."  

Amy says that she had not shown the dress to her husband so it was a surprise when she stepped out in the figure-flattering frock. "He loved it," she says.

That husband is Hardy Murchison, president and CEO of Encino Energy. Amy says, "Many women dress for their friends. I dress for my husband."

She found her amazing shoes on clearance at Barney's ("I still can't believe I found them there!") and the evening bag was a gift from her parents.

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