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Jewelry designer joins Latin Women's Initiative supporters at kickoff bash

Jewelry designer joins Latin Women's Initiative supporters at kickoff

Houston, Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon, feb 2017, Daisy Mendoza, Michele Leal, Karina Barbieri
Daisy Mendoza, Michele Leal, Karina Barbieri. Photo by © Michelle Watson/Catchlightgroup.com
Houston, Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon, feb 2017, Cyndy Garza Roberts, Yasmine Haddad
Cyndy Garza Roberts, Yasmine Haddad. Photo by © Michelle Watson/Catchlightgroup.com
Houston, Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon, feb 2017, Tootsies Model
Tootsies model. Photo by © Michelle Watson/Catchlightgroup.com
Houston, Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon, feb 2017, Suzanna Brener de Stern, Blair Bentley
Suzanna Brener de Stern, Blair Bentley. Photo by © Michelle Watson/Catchlightgroup.com
Houston, Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon, feb 2017, Sofia Androgue, Claudia Lobao, Michelle Fraga
Sofia Androgue, Claudia Lobao, Michelle Fraga. Photo by © Michelle Watson/Catchlightgroup.com
Houston, Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon, feb 2017, Natalie Fink, Belinda Rowell
Natalie Fink, Belinda Rowell. Photo by © Michelle Watson/Catchlightgroup.com
Houston, Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon, feb 2017, Hector Pena, Lauren Soliz, Sonia Soto, Jose Medrano
Hector Pena, Lauren Soliz, Sonia Soto, Jose Medrano. Photo by © Michelle Watson/Catchlightgroup.com
Houston, Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon, feb 2017, Julie Applewhite, Michele Leal, Susie Molina, Cyndy Garza Roberts
Julie Applewhite, Michele Leal, Susie Molina, Cyndy Garza Roberts. Photo by © Michelle Watson/Catchlightgroup.com
Houston, Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon, feb 2017, Daisy Mendoza, Michele Leal, Karina Barbieri
Houston, Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon, feb 2017, Cyndy Garza Roberts, Yasmine Haddad
Houston, Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon, feb 2017, Tootsies Model
Houston, Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon, feb 2017, Suzanna Brener de Stern, Blair Bentley
Houston, Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon, feb 2017, Sofia Androgue, Claudia Lobao, Michelle Fraga
Houston, Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon, feb 2017, Natalie Fink, Belinda Rowell
Houston, Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon, feb 2017, Hector Pena, Lauren Soliz, Sonia Soto, Jose Medrano
Houston, Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon, feb 2017, Julie Applewhite, Michele Leal, Susie Molina, Cyndy Garza Roberts

What: Kick-off party of the Latin Women's Initiative Fashion Show and Luncheon.

Where: Tootsies at West Ave.

The scoop: Jewelry designer Claudia Lobao, whose celeb clients include Eva Longoria, joined 150 supporters of the Latin Women's Initiative at West Ave retailer Tootsies. Guests sipped margaritas by Palm Bay tequila and enjoyed bites provided by H-E-B while they mingled and shopped.

Latin Women's Initiative president Michele Leal Farah thanked attendees for their support of the non-profit, dedicated to making a difference in the lives of Latin women by providing support to several charitable organizations in our community, while also reminding them to mark their calendars for the 15th annual Fashion Show and Luncheon slotted for May 5 at the Hilton Americas-Houston.

Who: Luncheon committee chairmen Karina Barbieri and Daisy Mendoza, Lisset Garza, Carmina Zamorano, Marilu Garza, Blanca Lopez, Josselyn Perez, Julie Applewhite, Marianelly Noble, Mari Trevino, Gloria Bounds, Diane Englet, Evans Attwell, Sally Lechin, and Sandra Duran Matta.

Also enjoying the evening were 2017 Fashion Show and Luncheon honorary chairs Ericka Bagwell, Patricia Herrera, Micheline Newall, Cyndy Garza Roberts, and Susana Brener de Stern.