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Austin VIPs host empowering event at Antone's in the name of kindness

Austin VIPs host empowering event at Antone's in the name of kindness

Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Alex Williamson Genevieve Padalecki Jennifer Kassell Nicole Trunfio Melinda Garvey Andra Liemandt
Alex Williamson, Genevieve Padalecki, Jennifer Kassell, Nicole Trunfio, Melinda Garvey, and Andra Liemandt joined in a panel discussion. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs I'll Build You Up Buttercup
Bumble and Understated Leather's new limited-edition "I'll Build You Up Buttercup" tee. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Lauren Petrowski Ali Marszalkowski Allee Bennett Erica Brennes
Lauren Petrowski, Ali Marszalkowski, Allee Bennett, Erica Brennes. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Pamela Edmonds Roslynn Castillo
Pamela Edmonds and Roslynn Castillo of Understated Leather. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Alex Williamson Genevieve Padalecki
Alex Williamson and Genevieve Padalecki. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Nicole Trunfio Melinda Garvey
Nicole Trunfio. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Kimberley Skinner Janet Torres
Kimberley Skinner and Janet Torres. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Sandy Molinare Genevieve Padalecki
Sandy Molinare and Genevieve Padalecki. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Sara Reinhardt Laura Craddick Amanda Tatom Stephanie O’Neill
Sara Reinhardt, Laura Craddick, Amanda Tatom, Stephanie O'Neill. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Elana Schulman
Elana Schulman tries on an Understated Leather jacket. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Tareen Alam Emily Wright Justin Balanon
Tareen Alam, Emily Wright, Justin Balanon. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Melody Afkami Amber Diamond
Melody Afkami and Amber Diamond. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Paige Casey Lauren Petrowski
Paige Casey and Lauren Petrowski. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs The Mrs.
The Mrs. performing. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Stacy Scarsella Bevin Ashen-Brenner Jane Black
Stacy Scarsella, Bevin Ashen-Brenner, Jane Black. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Amy Luck Alejandra Esperon
Amy Luck, Alejandra Esperon. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Marni Eth Brigitte Sharp Ana Davidson
Marni Eth, Bridgitte Sharp, Ana Davidson Photo by Shelley Neuman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Alex Williamson Genevieve Padalecki Jennifer Kassell Nicole Trunfio Melinda Garvey Andra Liemandt
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs I'll Build You Up Buttercup
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Lauren Petrowski Ali Marszalkowski Allee Bennett Erica Brennes
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Pamela Edmonds Roslynn Castillo
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Alex Williamson Genevieve Padalecki
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Nicole Trunfio Melinda Garvey
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Kimberley Skinner Janet Torres
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Sandy Molinare Genevieve Padalecki
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Sara Reinhardt Laura Craddick Amanda Tatom Stephanie O’Neill
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Elana Schulman
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Tareen Alam Emily Wright Justin Balanon
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Melody Afkami Amber Diamond
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Paige Casey Lauren Petrowski
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs The Mrs.
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Stacy Scarsella Bevin Ashen-Brenner Jane Black
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Amy Luck Alejandra Esperon
Bumble Understated Leather The Kindness Campaign VIP Event at Antone's Upstairs Marni Eth Brigitte Sharp Ana Davidson

What: Bumble, Understated Leather, and The Kindness Campaign VIP Launch

Where: Antone's Upstairs

The lowdown: On January 24, Bumble and Understated Leather hosted a VIP event at Antone's Upstairs for the launch of their newest collaboration — an exclusive, limited edition T-shirt with 100 percent of the proceeds benefitting The Kindness Campaign.

The event featured an intimate discussion on female empowerment and entrepreneurship with Alex Williamson, head of brand at Bumble; Nicole Trunfio of ETCH AND TRUNFIO Universe; Genevieve Padalecki of Now & Gen; Jennifer Kassell of Understated Leather; Melinda Garvey of Austin Woman and On The Dot Woman; and Andra Liemandt of The Kindess Campaign and The Mrs.

Cocktails in hand, attendees mixed and mingled while trying on leather jackets from Understated Leather — and their new "I'll Build You Up Buttercup" shirts, which are designed to raise awareness about the Kindness Campaign. In addition to the panel discussion, guests were treated to a performance by The Mrs.

Who: Alex Williamson, Genevieve Padalecki, Nicole Trufino, Lauren Petrowski, Ali Marszalkowski, Allee Bennett, Erica Brennes, Pamela Edmonds, Roslynn Castillo, Melinda Garvey, Andra Liemandt, Kimberley Skinner, Janet Torres, Amanda Tatom, Stephanie O'Neill, Tareen Alam, Emily Wright, and Justin Balanon.