Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Written by Party Girl
A red-carpet entrance at the Grand 16 led into A Night of Glamour for the advanced screening of Sex and the City 2, sponsored by Moss Mercedez-Benz. Champagne flowed as glitzy guests nibbled on yummy finger sandwiches (loved the cucumber!), roasted veggies and sweet treats by a la carte. Keeping with the Moroccan theme, petite and precious Janie Domengeaux Bayard stole the show with a beaded red headdress. Trend-setter Julie Calzone, decked out with jewelry from Kiki, sported an eye-catching ring blazoning the apropro “Unhitched.” A decked-out Jean Coluzzi wowed the crowd in a Middle Eastern-inspired magenta frock threaded with gold accents. Also at the glamorous premier were host Sharon Moss, son Cory and daughter-in-law Sarah, tennis pro Chanda Rubin and sis Lashon, a sharp-dressed Chip Jackson and Dr. Jennifer Hightower Jackson, Janie Campbell in a stunning black halter dress, and the always-fashionable artist Hope Hebert. As for the movie, it’s an Abu Dhabi-do!
|Mary Anne Diehl and Laura Williams||Nicole Hamilton and Angie Hargett|
|Emily Foreman Babineaux
and Kristin Fontenot
|Karen Malespin and Joan Legendre|
|Cheryl Evans, Carolyn French
and Jan Risher
|Kathy Randol, Brandy Randol
and Erin Nutter
|Larayne Guidroz, Mary Kelly
and Sharon Moss
|Keisha Billeaud and Jeanne Langlinais|
|Scott Meyers, Chanda Rubin
and Pam Leblanc
|Barbara McCarty and Dr. Curtis Roy|
Dr. Lee Leonard, Vicki Moody and
|Coury and Sarah Moss|
|Sharon Moss and Amanda Bedgood||Adrienne Genovese, Jessica Norris,
Lauren Edmond and Shane Daly
|Dr. Jennifer Hightower Jackson
and Chip Jackson
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