Clay Walker Headlines Holiday Bash and Grand Re-Opening for Iconic Jewelry Store

Michelle Watson
Clay Walker Headlines Holiday Bash and Grand Re-Opening for Iconic Jewelry Store

Brooke McDonald and Haley Free Bordes

I W MARKS HAS been a Bellaire (and Houston) staple for more than four decades. This month, a festive fete toasted not only the holiday shopping season, but also a stunning renovation.

The jewelry store’s grand reopening party, hosted by owner Brad Marks and his beautiful wife Joanna, featured delicious bites by another H-Town icon, Tony’s restaurant — plus a soundtrack provided by none other than Texas country star Clay Walker, who sang some of his hits a cappella.

Hip-hop violinist and TikTok star Demola also performed as guests perused the baubles and bling while sipping cocktails that featured diamond-shaped cubes courtesy of Fat Ice. Cheers!

Clay Walker with Joanna and Brad Marks

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Diamond-shaped ice by Fat Ice

Laura Michelle, Hannah McNair, Amy Haymond, Joanna Marks, Shaina Park, Alexandra Ochoa and Abigail Venegas

Custom Davidoff cigars

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