« Back to article: Fashion X Houston spotlights city's comeback spirit with runway extravaganza

look from nha khanh at Fashion X Houston
Dresses from the Nha Khanh label, which focuses on "feminine elegance with a modern edge." Photo by Treva Wygle
porcelain teacup
"I wanted the girls to be fierce. I wanted them to be strong," The Porcelain Teacup designer Char Franey says of her models' on-stage attitudes. Photo by Charles Lin
Staci Henderson with Matt Swinney at Fashion X Houston
Staci Henderson was honored as the Style Setter on Friday night. She and Fashion X brand founder Matt Swinney kicked off the second half of the show. Photo by Charles Lin
Chloe Dao Dress at Fashion X Houston
Chloe Dao's collection closed the show. "She's dark, sexy, you want her to break your heart," Dao says of the woman she had in mind for this line. Photo by Charles Lin
house of resource at Fashion X Houston
A dress made of recycled materials from House of Resource by Ruth Waddy. Photo by Charles Lin
Rob Giardinelli, Lance Avery Morgan, Carolyn Farb, Nicholas Phat-Nguyen, Amanda Valentine at Fashion X Houston
Style Setter Carolyn Farb (center) was recognized for her philanthropy on Saturday night. From left, Rob Giardinelli, Lance Avery Morgan, Farb, Nicolas Phat-Nguyen, Amanda Valentine. Photo by Treva Wygle
Alantude at Fashion X Houston
Amethyst was one of the core colors used in Alan Gonzalez's collection, "Eclipse." Photo by Charles Lin
Adrienne yunger at Fashion X Houston
A look from bridal and resort designer Adrienne Yunger.  Photo by Charles Lin
Gunnar Deatherage design at Fashion X Houston
Project Runway alum Gunnar Deatherage presented his collection at Fashion X Houston on Friday night. Photo by Charles Lin
A model for Porcelain Teacup at Fashion X Houston
An Alice-in-Wonderland inspired couture look created by The Porcelain Teacup. Photo by Charles Lin
A look from Staci Henderson's closet and red wig at Fashion X Houston
A look from the closet of Style Setter Staci Henderson.  Photo by Charles Lin
matt swinney takes a selfie at Fashion X Houston
Fashion X brand founder Matt Swinney snaps a selfie with guests. Photo Treva Wygle
roberto cavalli at Fashion X Houston
Roberto Cavalli was one of the River Oaks District retailers to showcase pieces on the runway on Thursday night.  Photo by Charles Lin
CleRenda McGrady at Fashion X Houston
CleRenda McGrady was the emcee for Fashion X Houston on Thursday night.  Photo by Treva Wygle
Alan Gonzalez of Alantude wins the Bernina Fashion Fund award at Fashion X Houston
Alan Gonzalez of Alantude was the Bernina Houston Fashion Fund recipient. Photo by Charles Lin
look from carolyn farb at Fashion X Houston
A look from the closet of Style Setter Carolyn Farb. Photo by Charles Lin
mysterious npn at Fashion X Houston
Designer Mysterious by N.P.N. was among those who showed collections on Saturday night. Photo by Charles Lin
models prep for shows at Fashion X Houston
Behind the scenes of Fashion X Houston as models prep for the runway. Courtesy Photo