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Eugene Sepulveda and Steven Tomlinson Austin
Steven Tomlinson and Eugene Sepulveda. Photo by Michael Thad Carter Courtesy of The Salonniere
Houston, I Am Waters Luncheon_May 2015, Ronda Gray, Delyn Tyson, Bobbi Topfer
Bobbi Topfer, right, is one of Austin's top hostesses. Photo by Fulton Davenport/PWL Studio
Austin Photo Set: influentials_Carla McDonald_feb 2013
Carla McDonald, founder of The Salonniere, graciously gave her "seat" to another guest. Photo by Jessica Pages