Rex will stop in the 400 block St. Charles Avenue, as part of his route through downtown.
There, the Monarch for Merriment, Mr. James Joseph Reiss III (Monarch of Merriment), will salute his queen Miss Elinor “Ellie”Pitot White will be reviewing the street procession in a stunning ensemble in winter white. Later that evening, Pitot White (the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Bright White) will be dressed in golden and her attendant maids wearing sparkling white.
The eight maids will be sporting a rainbow array of festive colors during the afternoon.
For her day in the sun, her majesty has selected a white bouclé dress suit designed by Suzanne Perron St. Paul. The jacket’s highlight features are the simple collar and hidden closing. Maria Etkind’s white velour felt boater has a brim that is edged with white grosgrain ribbon, with crinoline swirls, loops and swirls. Accessorize her ensemble with white kid gloves and pumps
Miss Pixie Marie Anderson III was born to Mr. & Mrs. William Marvin Anderson III. Yvonne Counce designed the red chenille outfit. Chanel trim appliqué finishes the front and bottom of the jacket and sleeves. Black felt hat featuring a French silk flower, silk ribbon and a black-dotted veil. Black leather shoes and kid gloves complete the look.
Miss Nanine Brent Cowan’s favorite color is coral, the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Robert William Cowan from New Iberia. KVH Designs’ wool two-piece suit features a long-sleeved, fitted, notched-collared jacket with a flared waist. It features coral buttons and a tulip-colored tulip gored skirt. Ms. Etkind also designed the matching straw saucer-shaped straw cap in coral sinamay straw. It’s trimmed with a Swiss straw braided bow and coral and pink stripes. Nude pumps and gloves complete her ensemble.
Miss Malise Dornier Favrot, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Freret Fravot, will appear in a light French blue KVH Design bouclé suit. The fitted jacket has a square collar with self-fabric fringe. French grosgrain ribbon is used to accent the skirt’s hem, sleeves, and front. The Etkind light-blue felt cap features a rounded crown, full brim, and is trimmed in a blue grosgrain, multicolor hand-dyed feathers and a blue ribbon. Accessorize the ensemble with gloves in dove gray and shoes in dove gray.
Miss Vivienne Claire Lapeyre’s choice of design was a magenta St. Paul design. The jacket silhouette has three quarter length sleeves with raglan sleeves. It also features sculpted curve seams. Fringed seams give the jacket dimension. The contrast is Royal blue brim sinamay brim cap with feather flowersMs. Etkind’s sinamay band. The ensemble is completed by matching suede pumps and gloves, perfect for children.
Miss Laine Bernos Lovick (daughter of Robert Grayson Lovick Jr.) will be wearing a Tiffany-blue double-wool crepe KVH designs suit with an extended sleeved, cut-off jacket with a button tab and matching, golden-rimmed buttons. The pencil skirt looks great with the stand-up collared, deep V front. Ms. Etkind designed the narrow-brimmed, asymmetrical turquoise. Blue sinamay straw hat featuring handmade teal and feather flowers. She completes her look by wearing navy shoes and gloves.
Miss Lady Wilder Reynolds will be wearing pale pink, as she is the stepdaughter of Dr. John Rembert Carradine and Mr. Tood Reynolds’ daughter. KVH Designs’ textured tweed suit features an open-neck, long-sleeved jacket with a stand-up collar. The waist is below the pink gold-rimmed buttons. Straight skirt boxPleated edge. Maria Etkind’s Dior-style, sinamay hat features straw swirls in salmon or peach. Nude pumps and gloves complete her outfit.
Miss Adele Vance Reynoir, dressed in a pistachio and green suit by Ms. St. Paul, will attend the Mardi Gras parade. The skirt silhouette and jacket have fringed edges. It features vintage buttons in gold, coral and copper at the front and rear. Maria Etkind’s sinamay hat, in olive green and lemon-lime Dior styles, is trimmed with olive sheer organza flowers. Taupe kid gloves and pumps complete her look.
Miss Katherine Grace prefers a suit in kelly green. “Katie Grace”Walshe, daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Michael Quirk Walshe Jr. The St. Paul creation has flounced sleeve hems and skirt hems. It also features a Peter Pan collar and fringed edging. Maria Etkind’s Maria Etkind downturned brim Velour felt hat is finished with handmade felt and fabric leaves as well as a velvet vintage band. She is dressed in taupe kid gloves and boots made of leather.
The mother-of-the-queen will wear a St. Paul outfit and jacket in a Chanel-inspired tweed of taupe, blue. Raffia braid is used for trimming the empire line of both the sheaths and the hems of the three-quarter-length, sleeved jacket. The Etkind hat, which is taupe straw, features coordinating buntalstraw swirls. Gray suede pumps complete the look. Dove gray gloves and gloves for children are also available.
Mrs. Reiss, wife of the monarch will wear a scarlet suit. The jacket has a V neck lapel, peplum and is fitted with a peplum. The jacket looks great paired with a pencil-skinned short skirt. The House of MacGregor of Dallas designed a gray Milan straw cap with red confetti accents. It features a lambskin trim and coque feather puffs. Accessorize her look with matching shoes and gloves.
The royal box is also available. The dukes of the realm will accompany maids to tonight’s imperial reception. They are Messrs. Falvey Jerome Fox III; son of Mr. Fox Jr. and Ms. Adair Friedrichs Fox; Moylan Feild Gomila III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gomila Jr.; Karl Ernst Hoefer Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Hoefer; Christopher Michael Lane, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Merrick Lane; Douglas Wharton LeClercq, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Theodore LeClercq; William Halpin Nalty II, son of Mr. Donald James Nalty Jr. and Mrs. James Lynn Nichols; Thomas Martin Stall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Ellender Stall; and Hutson Patrick Sumrall, son of Dr. and Mrs. William David Sumrall.
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The following members will be present at the committee: Robert S. Boh Jr., Walter F. Becker Jr., and Murray A. Calhoun.
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