Fashion Nudges Glass Ceiling

Businesswomen on upward trajectory mix and mingle at chic fashion event

Businesswomen on upward trajectory mix, mingle at fashion event

Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Rebecca Lankford, Hope Ewing Jennifer Roosth
Rebecca Lankford, Hope Ewing, Jennifer Roosth. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16,  Andrea Vessels, Vanessa Leedy
Andrea Vessels, Vanessa Leedy. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Nicole Trevino, Leela Madan, Beverly Barrett
 Nicole Trevino, Leela Madan, Beverly Barrett. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Lisa Gochman, Meagan Thomason
Lisa Gochman, Meagan Thomason. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Debbie Deutser Greenbaum, Mari Wilkins
Debbie Deutser Greenbaum, Mari Wilkins. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Julie Younger Purpich, Magen Pastor
Julie Younger Purpich, Megan Pastor. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Lori Farris, John Mguire
Lori Farris, John Maguire. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Kara Hoffman, Liz Hartwig, Amanda Cotler, Shannon LeMaster
Kara Hoffman, Liz Hartwig, Amanda Cotler, Shannon LeMaster. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Hilary Goynes, Erin Caldwell
Hilary Goynes, Erin Caldwell. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Lisa Morgan, Amanda Coussens
Lisa Morgan, Amanda Coussens. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16,  Kelly Anzilotti, Roz Pactor
Kelly Anzilotti, Roz Pactor. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16,  Mathilde Leary, Trinh Abrell
Mathilde Leary, Trinh Abrell. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Rebecca Lankford, Hope Ewing Jennifer Roosth
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16,  Andrea Vessels, Vanessa Leedy
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Nicole Trevino, Leela Madan, Beverly Barrett
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Lisa Gochman, Meagan Thomason
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Debbie Deutser Greenbaum, Mari Wilkins
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Julie Younger Purpich, Magen Pastor
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Lori Farris, John Mguire
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Kara Hoffman, Liz Hartwig, Amanda Cotler, Shannon LeMaster
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Hilary Goynes, Erin Caldwell
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16, Lisa Morgan, Amanda Coussens
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16,  Kelly Anzilotti, Roz Pactor
Ellevate at Tootsies, 8/16,  Mathilde Leary, Trinh Abrell

What: Ellevate Houston second annual networking/fashion event.

Where: Tootsies in West Ave.

The scoop: Professional women on the way up gathered for an evening featuring high-style office fashions, an up-close-and-personal visit with jewelry designer Rebecca Lankford, and party fare from Caswell Catering and Petite Sweets. 

The program included tributes to the late Mickey Rosmarin offered by Lankford and Jennifer Roosth, Ellevate Houston president; an introduction to the Diaper Foundation by its founder Hope Ewing; and the fashion show narrated by Tootsies' John Maguire and Kyla Phung.

Who: Lori Farris, Megan Pastor, Andrea Vessels, Vanessa Leedy, Lisa Gochman, Debbie Deutser Greenbaum, Julie Younger Purpich, Roz Pactor, Kara Hoffman, Liz Hartwig, and Amanda Cotler.

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