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Matt Schaub, Owen Daniels & hottie models heat up the Valentine's love fest at Tootsies

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Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Joanna Hartland, Brad Marks
We vote these two the most romantic at Love's in Fashion benefit for Dec My Room. Joanna Hartland, Brad Marks Photo by © Gary Fountain
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Laurie Schaub, Matt Schaub
The quarterback and his wife make a handsome couple at Love's in Fashion. Laurie Schaub, Matt Schaub Photo by © Gary Fountain
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Angela Merra, Owen Daniels
He's on the 50-yard-line at Tootsies rather than on the playing field. Angela Merra, Owen Daniels Photo by Shelby Hodge
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Michael Plank, Susan Plank
They chaired the event on behalf of the charity that she and their daughter,Kendall, founded. Michael Plank, Susan Plank Photo by © Gary Fountain
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Nick Florescu, Dominique Sachse
These almost-newlyweds cut a chic swath on the catwalk. Nick Florescu, Dominique Sachse Photo by © Gary Fountain
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013. Rudy Festari, Debbie Festari
This duo knows a thing or two about fashions — particularly men's fashion. Think Festari for Men. Rudy Festari, Debbie Festari Photo by © Gary Fountain
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Scott Nyquist, Judy Nyquist
All decked out for a fashionable parade. Scott Nyquist, Judy Nyquist Photo by © Gary Fountain
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Michael Mithoff, Melissa Mithoff
This duo just wants to have fun at Tootsies' "Love's in Fashion" benefit. Michael Mithoff, Melissa Mithoff Photo by © Gary Fountain
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Matt Schaub, Laurie Schaub
The quarterback and his bride earned cheers for their catwalk performance. Matt Schaub, Laurie Schaub Photo by © Gary Fountain
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Lucinda Loya, Javier Loya
Was there ever a more glamorous couple? Lucinda Loya, Javier Loya Photo by © Gary Fountain
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Karen Mayell, Mike Mayell
Celebrating 25 years, they strut their romantic stuff at Tootsies Love's in Fashion. Karen Mayell, Mike Mayell Photo by © Gary Fountain
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Ceron, Dominique Sachse, Todd Fiscus
Getting friendly backstage at Tootsies' Love in Fashion.  Cerón, Dominique Sachse, Todd Fiscus Photo by © Gary Fountain
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Holly Waltrip, Mike Long
The party girl and her beau make a playful splash at Tootsies' Love in Fashion. Holly Waltrip, Mike Long Photo by © Gary Fountain
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Chris Reed, Megan Sutton Reed
A handsome couple on the catwalk at Tootsies' Love in Fashion. Chris Reed, Megan Sutton Reed Photo by © Gary Fountain
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Bethany Hartland, Cal McNair, Hannah McNair
They enjoyed front-row seating at the fashion extravaganza. Bethany Hartland, Cal McNair, Hannah McNair Photo by © Gary Fountain
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Amy Lee, Jim Lee
On the catwalk at Tootsies' Love's in Fashion. Amy Lee, Jim Lee Photo by © Gary Fountain
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Edward Sanchez, Nick Stefanakis, Jenee Stefanakis
Lots of fun folks turned out to view the romantic fashion parade. Edward Sanchez, Nick Stefanakis, Jenee Stefanakis Photo by © Gary Fountain
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, James Dorsett, Laura Bhatia, Bubba McNeely
One of many colorful collections of guests at Tootsies' Love's in Fashion. James Dorsett, Laura Bhatia, Bubba McNeely Photo by © Gary Fountain
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Joanna Hartland, Brad Marks
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Laurie Schaub, Matt Schaub
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Angela Merra, Owen Daniels
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Michael Plank, Susan Plank
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Nick Florescu, Dominique Sachse
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013. Rudy Festari, Debbie Festari
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Scott Nyquist, Judy Nyquist
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Michael Mithoff, Melissa Mithoff
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Matt Schaub, Laurie Schaub
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Lucinda Loya, Javier Loya
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Karen Mayell, Mike Mayell
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Ceron, Dominique Sachse, Todd Fiscus
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Holly Waltrip, Mike Long
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Chris Reed, Megan Sutton Reed
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Bethany Hartland, Cal McNair, Hannah McNair
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Amy Lee, Jim Lee
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, Edward Sanchez, Nick Stefanakis, Jenee Stefanakis
Tootsies Valentine's party, February 2013, James Dorsett, Laura Bhatia, Bubba McNeely

Gridiron romance was in the air at Tootsies for the second annual "Love's in Fashion" runway fete that featured Houston Texans Matt Schaub and wife Laurie on the runway, Owen Daniels and his fiancé, Angela Mecca on the 50-yard-line of seating and Texans' COO Cal McNair and wife Hannah in front row position.

No, this wasn't a pigskin rally. But the crowd's enthusiasm for the loving couples strutting down the catwalk could've matched that of a Reliant Stadium throng.

As many as 200 fashion fans and supporters of the night's beneficiary, Dec My Room, gathered to sip, nibble and cheer on their friends, who stepped out in high style. 

Chaired by Susan and Mike Plank, Dominique Sachse and Nick Florescu, the multi-tiered event began with cocktails, light bites and socializing across the vast expanse of Tootsies, moved to the runway fashion show and then sprinted through West Ave over to Katsuya where the after-party swung into gear.

Among the lovers on parade were soon-to-be-wed Joanna Hartland and Brad Marks, Karen and Mike Mayell having just celebrated their 25th anniversary, Lucinda and Javier Loya, Amy and Jim Lee, Melissa and Michael Mithoff, Holly Waltrip and Mike Long, Debbie and Rudy Festari, Ceron and Todd Fiscus, Judy and Scott Nyquist and Megan Sutton Reed and Chris Reed.

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