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The A Couture Cause launch party — toasting the fifth-annual trend guide — was held at Big Brothers Big Sisters and served as a fundraiser for local nonprofits A Shelter for Cancer Families and Youth Hope Association. … The 2018 Men of Distinction were announed during a chic cocktail event at Tenenbaum Jewelers. Craig Biggio, Rufus Cormier, Jim McIngvale and David Poplack will be honored during an awards lunch in May. … A private shopping event hosted by Carlos Souza and Allison Sarofim at Valentino’s Galleria boutique benefited the MFAH.

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Ancient French Wellness Cures Reimagined at Houston’s Escape Spa: The Power of Vichy

Serial entrepreneur and spa visionary LeBrina Jackson

NESTLED IN THE heart of France, the town of Vichy holds a rich history in the world of wellness and hydrotherapy. Acquiring fame for their alkaline springs in the 17th century, the Romans were among the first to recognize the therapeutic benefits of the springs. They established a French spa known as “Vichy,” which still exists today and continues to attract spa-goers from around the world to experience the transformative effects of hydrotherapy.

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Emily Peterson

THE ARTS OF Healing organization has grown tremendously over the past few years, and this spring, Tootsies hosted a crowd of 300-plus for a charitable style show featuring 20 influential physicians and medical professionals.

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Julia Davis, Sophia Cantu, Christiana Reckling, Julia Hotze, Randa McConn

AN INTIMATE GATHERING of around 125 guests toasted the 25th anniversary of Rienzi, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's house of European decorative arts. Beautiful blooms in shades of pink, white and blue, complemented by blue-toile linens, were found all around the verdant grounds, illuminated by simply chic string lights hanging from above.

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