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HOUSTON CHRONICLE: VIP VIEW OF FASHION X HOUSTON

October 18, 2016

http://www.chron.com/life/society/article/VIP-View-Four-insiders-share-behind-the-scenes-9980583.php

By Amber Elliott

(Photo: Rob Giardinelli, Carolyn Farb and Lance Avery Morgan)

Fashion X Houston recognized local design talent and "it" philanthropists last Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

The first time fete named Caroline Knapp, twin sisters Hannah McNair and Joanna Hartland Marks, and Lucinda Loya "Style Setters" for their individual style and dedication to serving the Houston community.

In addition to the Neil Hamil models who models looks from the honorees' own closet, designers Abi Ferrin, Amanda Valentine, Arrogantly Elegant, Becky Hollands, Chavon Shree, Erica Dawn Woodmore, Flawless Honey, Gunnar Deatherage, Shalon B, Chloe Dao, Alantude, Bentley & Lace, Deanna Santiago, VICREN, MANA, Michelle Lesniak, Caycee Black, Korto Momolu, Sonjia Williams, Inclan, TropiCouture, Miles David, Jimmy Burner, SixChel: Sexy Chic Cool Chick, This is Sloane, Rask, Carlos Castillo, Shehla Rana, Daniel Esquivel, Sean Kelly, and Mysterious by NPN sent showstopping ensembles down the runway, too.

Here, four industry insiders including Fashion X founder Matt Swinney, jewelry vendor Cassandra King Polidori, designer Becky Hollands, and host committee member Magen Pastor share their favorite behind-the-scenes snaps from the whirlwind weekend.