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News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Lynn Wyatt, Shirley McClain, Duchess of York
Lynn Wyatt, Shirley MacLaine, Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Peter Copping, Marjorie Gubelmann
Oscar de la Renta designer Peter Copping, DJ "Mad Marj" Marjorie Gubelmann in Oscar. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Hushang Ansary, Shahla Ansary, Richard Flowers
Hushang Ansary, Shahla Ansary, Richard Flowers. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Peter Copping, Lynn Wyatt
Close to 500 black-tie attired guests sat down for the City Kitchen dinner. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Jim Daniel, Margaret Alkek Williams, Nancy Kinder, Rich Kinder
Jim Daniel, Margaret Alkek Williams, Nancy Kinder, Rich Kinder. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Steve Wyatt, Joyce Echols, Brad Wyatt
Steve Wyatt, Joyce Echols, Brad Wyatt. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Susan Sarofim, Fayez Sarofim
Susan Sarofim, Fayez Sarofim. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Bobby Tudor, Phoebe Tudor
Phoebe Tudor, Bobby Tudor. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Lynn Wyatt, Gary Tinterow
Lynn Wyatt, Gary Tinterow. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Cynthia Petrello, Diane Lokey Farb
Cynthia Petrello, Diane Lokey Farb. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Cal McNair, Hannah McNair, Joanna Marks, Brad Marks
Cal McNair, Hannah McNair, Joanna Marks, Brad Marks. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Danny David, Isabel David
Danny David, Isabel David. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Holly Alvis, Austin Alvis
Holly Alvis, Austin Alvis. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Martha Long, Sean Wade
Martha Long, Sean Wade. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Elton John
Elton John offers good wishes via video and sends his sunglasses for auction. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Nidhika Mehta, Pershant Mehta
Nidhika Mehta, Pershant Mehta. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Lucinda Loya, Javier Loya
Lucinda Loya, Javier Loya. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Todd Forester, Kelli Kickerillo
Todd Forester, Kelli Kickerillo. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Mike Linn, Carol Linn
Mike Linn, Carol Linn. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015,Christopher Gardner, Emily Church, Sultana & Moez Mangalji
Christopher Gardner, Emily Church, Sultana Mangalji, Moez Mangalji. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Shafik Rifaat, Shelby Hodge
The museum decorated with 6,000 yards of black and white silk a la Lynn Wyatt's dining room. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015, Scott McClelland, Soraya McClelland
Scott McClelland, Soraya McClelland. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015,  Brit Elders, Alexandra Kotur, Shirley MacLaine, Jonathan Becker
Lester Smith, Sue Smith, Jo Furr, Jim Furr. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Museum of Fine Arts gala, Oct. 2015,  Brit Elders, Alexandra Kotur, Shirley MacLaine, Jonathan Becker
Brit Elders, CEO of ShirleyMacLaine.com; Alexandra Kotur, Style director for Vogue; Shirley MacLaine, Vanity Fair contributing photograpehr Jonathan Becker. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com