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Gems of motherhood introduced amid dazzling jewels at cocktail party

Gems of motherhood introduced amid dazzling jewels at cocktail party

International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, honorees
 International Mothers's Day Soiree honorees flank founder Ruchi Mukherjee. Photo by Sonya Abid
International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, March 2016, Dominique Sachse, Nicole O'Brien Lassiter, Debbie Festari
Dominique Sachse, Nicole O'Brian Lassiter, Debbie Festari. Photo by Sonya Abid
International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, March 2016, Sami Ahmad, Neelofur Ahmad, Eric Turner, Morne Coetzer
Sami Ahmad, Neelofur Ahmad, Eric Turner, Morne Coetzer. Photo by Sonya Abid
International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, March 2016, Rob Todd, Dinah Lin
Rob Todd, Dinah Lin. Photo by Sonya Abid
International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, March 2016, Staci Henderson, Arend Basile, Donatella Benckenstein, Fred Benckenstein
Staci Henderson, Arend Basile, Donatella Benckenstein, Fred Benckenstein. Photo by Sonya Abid
International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, March 2016, Leyci Garces, Nancy Almodovar, Casey Curry
Leyci Garces, Nancy Almodovar, Casey Curry. Photo by Sonya Abid
International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, Ricki Oberoi, Asra Oberon, Pradeep Rihal, Simran Rihal
Ricki Oberoi, Asra Oberon, Pradeep Rihal, Simran Rihal. Photo by Sonya Abid
International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, March 2016, Jerri Moore, Maha Rasheed Khan
Jerri Moore, Maha Rasheed Khan.  Photo by Sonya Abid
International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, March 2016, Ruchi Mukherjee
International Mothers' Day Soiree founder Ruchi Mukherjee. Photo by Sonya Abid
International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, honorees
International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, March 2016, Dominique Sachse, Nicole O'Brien Lassiter, Debbie Festari
International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, March 2016, Sami Ahmad, Neelofur Ahmad, Eric Turner, Morne Coetzer
International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, March 2016, Rob Todd, Dinah Lin
International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, March 2016, Staci Henderson, Arend Basile, Donatella Benckenstein, Fred Benckenstein
International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, March 2016, Leyci Garces, Nancy Almodovar, Casey Curry
International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, Ricki Oberoi, Asra Oberon, Pradeep Rihal, Simran Rihal
International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, March 2016, Jerri Moore, Maha Rasheed Khan
International Mothers' Day at Bulgari, March 2016, Ruchi Mukherjee

For the fourth consecutive year, the International Mothers' Day Soirée will honor a dozen women representing H-Town's cornucopia of nationalities. The honorees were introduced at a cocktail gathering at Bulgari in the Galleria.

Bulgari's Stephanie Von Stein hosted the chic gathering that focused not only the gems of motherhood but also on the dazzling jewels on display. 

Lights Camera Action LCA Houston International Society News' honcho Ruchi Mukherjee, founder of the Mothers's Day event, introduced the high achievers/super moms.

Taking bows as honorees were KTRK meterologist Casey Curry, Deepi Sidhu, Donatello Benckenstein, Deneice P. Leigh, Irma Brindis, Melinda Spaulding, Dr. Neelofur Ahmad, former Miss Texas Nicole O'Brian Lassiter, Simran Rihal, Dr. Sippi Khurana, Staci Henderson and Dr. Terri Alani.  

The Mothers' Day Soirée saluting these accomplished moms takes place at the new Saks Fifth Avenue on May 5 with a personal appearance by international perfumer Kilian Hennessy.

Guests included Dominique Sachse, Jerri More, Miya Shay, Tony and Howard Tate, Mehrnaz Gill, Debbie Festari,  Dr. Huma Nawab, Arend Basile, and Sharron Melton.

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