Houston handbag queen launches new apparel line with real-life models at Dress for Success evening
What: Elaine Turner Spring Apparel Collection Launch Party.
Where: Elaine Turner - Rice Village.
The 411: It was a night of fashion fun as Houston-based designer Elaine Turner, known for her extensive collection of trendy handbags and shoes, unveiled her first apparel line at a soiree hosted by Nancy Levicki, co-founder and president of Dress for Success Houston, along with chairs Paige Branam, Lisa Dawn, Roseann Rogers and Clare Sullivan Jackson.
A handful of models, including Levicki and Branam, showed off easy-to-wear separates including kaftan-inspired dresses, tunic tops, chic pajama style pants, and shorts, to more than 50 guests. The summer-friendly pieces, made of cool lightweight fabrics such as silk, georgette and ponte knit, popped in trendy colors of vibrant coral and turquoise, plus chic navy and a playful multi-python print.
Attendees snapped up the apparel with 20 percent of the evening’s sales donated to Dress for Success Houston.
Who: Dress for Success Houston Vice President Lauren Levicki Courville, Caitlin Cortez, Jessica Polvado, Monica Garza, David Harnish, Christina Moreno, Kelley Brege, Mariellen Rigby, Heather Portelance, Sue Hanna, Nikki Rosenberg and Jeanne Warner.