While 2018 Crystal Charity Ball Chair Claire Emanuelson created a true “Celebration in Nouvelle-Orléans” in honor of her hometown’s 300th anniversary and her late mother’s French heritage on Saturday, December 1, at the Hilton Anatole, the 1,500 guests complimented the occasion in designer gowns, exquisite jewels and fundraising for Dallas children’s nonprofits.
Just moving the guests from the reception area featuring Commander’s Palace, the Monteleone’s Carousel Bar and a French Quarter’s courtyard with a fountain was a celebration thanks to New Orleans’ Kinfolk Brass Band parading from the second floor around the first floor into the Chantilly Ballroom all decked out like the Garden District complete with the Booker T. Washington’s singers on stage.
While the post is being polished, check out the polished ones at MySweetCharity Photo Gallery. But be forewarned – because there were just too many, this is just half of ‘me. Part 2 is scheduled for tomorrow.