I had the pleasure of attending Heart of Fashion, a Vivian Wise Production, in Houston, Texas earlier this week. Vivian and her staff did an incredible job creating quite the atmosphere in an airport hangar. The collections I viewed during Wednesday’s fashion show were beautifully executed articles of clothing and the presentation first-rate. I should have had a snack before attending as the cocktails were flowing! Quite the night, indeed. It concluded with a delightful group at the St. Regis Hotel.
The Austin Opera Serenata Wine Dinner and Auction, held on February 21 at Austin’s Four Seasons Hotel, was a fabulous event. The four course meal was enjoyable, the wine flowed generously, and there was song, dance and, most of all, auctions. The event is fundamentally a wine auction, but the steering committee did a fantastic job of creating a program filled with variety; live music and dancing were new treats. My kudos to all committee members as I know firsthand the amount of work and energy it takes to bring the event to fruition. As an Austin Opera Guild member and supporter of Ausitn Opera, I was particularly pleased with the support of local…