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Afternoon tea at Neiman Marcus brings out socialite heavy hitters: Earl Grey and high style?

Afternoon tea at Neiman Marcus brings out the socialite heavy hitters

News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Gina Sauor, Lucy Lewis, Brenda Devore, Carol Sharpe
Gina Sauor, from left, Lucy Lewis, Brenda Devore and Carol Sharpe. Photo by Kim Coffman
NEws, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Maureen Higdon, Kathy Lee
Marueen Higdon, left, and Kathy Lee. Photo by Kim Coffman
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Ginger Hite, Jan Duncan
Ginger Hite, left, and Jan Duncan. Photo by Kim Coffman
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Linda McReynolds, Jenny Elkins
Linda McReynolds, left, and Jenny Elkins. Photo by Kim Coffman
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Nancy Gordon, Cynthia Petrello
Nancy Gordon, left, and Cynthia Petrello. Photo by Kim Coffman
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Mary Maxie, Susan Hansen
Mary Maxie, left, and Susan Hansen. Photo by Kim Coffman
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Becky Cooke, Rebecca Thomas
Becky Cooke, left, and Rebecca Thomas. Photo by Kim Coffman
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Lilly Andress, Claudia Thornton, Carol Sharpe
Lilly Andress, from left, Claudia Thornton and Carol Sharpe. Photo by Kim Coffman
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Alison Jones, Rhonda Jones
Alison Jones, left, and Rhonda Jones. Photo by Kim Coffman
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Sally Dwyer, Deborah Dunkum
Sally Dwyer, left, and Deborah Dunkum. Photo by Kim Coffman
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Billie Selke, Betty Hrncir
Billie Selke, left, and Betty Hrncir. Photo by Kim Coffman
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Stacey Swift, Lucy Lewis, Jeanne Ruberti
Stacey Swify, from left, Lucy Lewis and Jeanne Ruberti. Photo by Kim Coffman
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Gina Sauor, Lucy Lewis, Brenda Devore, Carol Sharpe
NEws, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Maureen Higdon, Kathy Lee
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Ginger Hite, Jan Duncan
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Linda McReynolds, Jenny Elkins
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Nancy Gordon, Cynthia Petrello
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Mary Maxie, Susan Hansen
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Becky Cooke, Rebecca Thomas
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Lilly Andress, Claudia Thornton, Carol Sharpe
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Alison Jones, Rhonda Jones
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Sally Dwyer, Deborah Dunkum
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Billie Selke, Betty Hrncir
News, Shelby, Salvation Army Tea, Feb. 2015, Stacey Swift, Lucy Lewis, Jeanne Ruberti

What: Salvation Army Auxiliary annual spring tea.

Where: Couture salon at Neiman Marcus.

The 411: In advance of the ever-popular Reflections on Style luncheon (April 14 at River Oaks Country Club) benefiting the Salvation Army of Greater Houston, more than 200 supporters toasted — albeit with Earl Grey — the upcoming fundraiser.

Carol Sharpe and Brenda Devore chaired the gathering hosted by Neiman's. The afternoon fete honored long-standing philanthropist Jan Duncan.

Who: Susan Hansen, Lilly Andress, Linda McReynolds, Betty Hrncir, Becky Cooke, Cynthia Petrello, Jenny Elkins, Nancy Gordon, Billie Selkie, Jeanne Ruberti, Stacey Swift, Maureen Higdon and Kathy Lee.