Highland Park Village was buzzing this morning. Before the luxury shops opened, Equest Women’s Auxiliary Founder Louise Griffeth and President Cara French, Equest CEO Lili Kellogg, Equest Director of Community Engagement Christine Volkmer, Equest Director of Development Sarah Bibelhausen, HPV Chief Marketing Officer Victoria Snee were hosted at Etro by Etro General Manager Melinda Rathke for the 2019 Equest Fashion Show and Luncheon check presentation.
Held in October at Brook Hollow Golf Club, the Equest fundraiser was chaired by Julie Bagley and Julianna LeBlanc with fashions from HPV’s Akris, Carolina Herrera, Etro, Hadleigh’s, Lela Rose, Market and St. John.
The last to arrive was Julianna, who had the Texas-size check boasting $285,000.
Afterward, Louise, Lili and Christine walked over to Bird for a cup of coffee/tea with 2020 Equest Gala Chair Elizabeth Fischer to discuss plans for the annual fundraiser that will be held at the Hyatt Regency on Saturday, April 25.