Ready, Set, Runway!

Posted By Urban Retreat / May, 21, 2012 / Comments comments

The Urban Retreat Team: Edward Sanchez, Phillippe Licausi, Bryan Nguyen, and Kevin Battiste

Edward Sanchez and the Urban Retreat team, Phillippe Licausi, Bryan Nguyen, and Kevin Battiste were on site at the 14th Annual Haute for Hope Celebrity Luncheon and Fashion Show benefiting the Children’s Critical Care Fund on behalf of the children residing at Star of Hope.

Edward Sanchez adds the finishing touches to Gina Gaston's look.

The special fundraiser featured news anchors and personalities from around Houston. Edward and the team ensured that every television and media personality were runway ready and dazzled down the catwalk.


Luncheon guests at the River Oaks Country Club were treated with a fashion show produced by Todd Ramos and emceed by Channel 11’s Greg Hurst and Sunny 99.1’s Dana Tyson. The celebrity models dawned looks from three Uptown Park stores: Elizabeth Anthony/Esther Wolf, BB1 Classics and Lucho.

The lovely celebrity models.

Chairs DeeDee Marsh and Kelli Weinzierl raised nearly $167,000 for the Star of Hope, an organization dedicated to  meeting the needs of homeless men, women and their children.

Channel 11's Shern-Min Chow fabulously strutts down the runway.