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Kate Upton joins stylish Houston A-listers for fab and fashionable fête

Kate Upton joins Houston A-listers for fab and fashionable fête

Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Whitney Crane, Kate Upton, and Courtney Sarofim. Photo by Wilson Parrish
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Fady Armanious and Hallie Vanderhider. Photo by Jenny Antill
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Amy Cole and Kara McCullers. Photo by Jenny Antill
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Phoebe Tudor. Photo by Wilson Parrish
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Rose Cullen. Photo by Wilson Parrish
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Michelle Foutch and Cherie Flores. Photo by Wilson Parrish
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
A model walks the 2019 Bayou Bend Fashion Show. Photo by Jenny Antill
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Adam Lippes; Elyse Lanier; and Stephen Brunelle, GM of Neiman Marcus Houston Galleria. Photo by Jenny Antill
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Adam Lippes fall 2019 collection. Photo by Jenny Antill
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Jennie Segal and Martha Katherine Wade. Photo by Jenny Antill
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Adam Lippes fall 2019 collection. Photo by Jenny Antill
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton
Bayou Bend Fashion Show Luncheon Kate Upton

What: Bayou Bend Fashion Show & Luncheon 2019 presented by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Where: Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

The scoop: More than 160 guests enjoyed the fourth annual Bayou Bend Fashion Show & Luncheon. Visitors gathered at the timeless River Oaks estate for a seated luncheon under a stunning garden tent on the lawn, with décor by The Events Company/Richard Flowers.

Eyes were drawn to the fresh flower wall filled with vibrant roses, tulips, hydrangeas, and ranunculus. Tables were set with light blue linens topped with complementing centerpieces by Stems Custom Floral.

The highlight of the event was a runway show featuring the Adam Lippes Fall 2019 collection, showcasing 42 looks to an audience of museum patrons and fashion enthusiasts. Gary Tinterow made remarks, along with chairman Elyse Lanier and designer Adam Lippes.

City Kitchen catered the luncheon, serving poached Skuna Bay salmon with green mayonnaise; heirloom cherry tomatoes with samphire; avocado with shrimp ravigote served with roasted sweet peppers, capers, and basil vinaigrette; Boston lettuce salad with white asparagus and Hotel du Cap Vinaigrette; and new potato parfait, with creole mustard and dill. For dessert, guests were served a southern pecan ball with vanilla ice cream, toasted pecans, and chocolate sauce.

The 2019 Bayou Bend Fashion Show & Luncheon raised $307,000 for the Bayou Bend operating budget. The Galleria/ Simon Property Group was the principal underwriter and Neiman Marcus served as the retail partner for the event.

Who: Kate Upton, Whitney Crane, Courtney SarofimJennifer Harris, Hallie Vanderhider, Fady ArmaniousCarol Lin, Nancy Abendshein, Cherie Flores, Lindsay Holstead, Adam Lippes, Martha Long, Courtney Sarofim, Mona Sarofim, Rania Daniel, Kelli Kickerillo, Elyse Lanier, Jennie Segal, Marcy Taub Wessel, Rose Cullen, Anne Duncan, Jeanie Kilroy Wilson, Michelle Foutch, Cabrina Owsley, Terry Smith, Eliza Stedman, Laura Wheless, Polly Bowden, Ann Bookout, Kathy Goosen, Cyvia Wolff, Bobbie Nau, Stephanie Tsuru, and Phoebe Tudor.