MONIQUE LHUILLIER ANNOUNCED AS 2019 FASHION DESIGNER

MACK, JACK, & MCCONAUGHEY ANNOUNCES MONIQUE LHUILLIER AS 2019 FEATURED DESIGNER Neiman Marcus Returns as Official Presenting Partner for Annual Benefit Event April 26, 2019

AUSTIN, TX (JANUARY 8, 2019) – Mack, Jack & McConaughey (MJ&M) announced today that renowned fashion designer, Monique Lhuillier will showcase her Fall 2019 ready-to-wear collection exclusive MJ&M Fashion Show and luncheon at the Hilton in Austin, Texas on Friday, April 26th. The show is hosted by Sally Brown, Amy Ingram and Camila Alves McConaughey with presenting partner, Neiman Marcus.

“We are excited to have Monique Lhuillier as part of our 2019 Fashion Show,” said Camila Alves McConaughey. “It’s a brand that embodies glamour and timeless fashion. The show will be stunning.”

Monique Lhuillier is internationally recognized as one of America’s foremost designers. Established in 1996 by Monique Lhuillier and her husband, Tom Bugbee, the company is considered one of the leading fashion houses in design, quality and creativity. With a passion for creating collections that are both feminine and modern, Monique Lhuillier continues to design ready-to-wear, accessories and bridal collections that are luxurious, chic and true to her aesthetic. Monique’s signature design sensibility has led to the launch of licensed products including Monique Lhuillier & Pottery Barn Kids, fur, fine jewelry, ML Monique Lhuillier diffusion line of dresses, home fragrance and the Monique Lhuillier x Pottery Barn home collection transforming the company into a luxury lifestyle brand. Monique Lhuillier products are distributed through Monique Lhuillier stores, premium department stores and specialty stores throughout the world.

Monique Lhuillier designs capture the essence of sophisticated luxury by provoking femininity, allure and glamour that have made her renowned in the world of design, and as a global lifestyle brand. Monique’s innate sense of style is prevalent throughout her ready-to-wear, accessories, home and bridal collections. Monique Lhuillier remains a red carpet favorite amongst Hollywood’s elite and her couture bridal gowns continue to be coveted by women all over the globe.

Monique Lhuillier said, “I am thrilled to be included in the 2019 Mack, Jack & McConaughey event. We are so proud to support their mission to empower kids and save lives. The event has a reputation of bringing together the best in music, fashion and philanthropy and we can’t wait to be a part of the 2019 success.”

“We are proud to once again partner with MJ&M, and to bring Monique Lhuillier’s collection to the capital city," said Chris Hendel, Vice President, General Manager of Neiman Marcus Austin. "We know our guests will embrace the opportunity to shop Monique’s elegant designs.”

The fashion event host committee includes: Jenny Aghamalian, Fayruz Benyousef, Leslie Bollier, Kelly Reitan Brynteson, Ellen Burt, Jennifer Carnes, Laura Craddick, Jamie Chandlee, Katie Jaffe, Anna Hansen, Andra Liemandt, Cassandra King, Tracey Marshall, Jenny Mason, Donna Malouf, Natalie Noble, Shonnery Pettit, Amber Scanio, Lesli Smith, Angela Smogur, Venus Strawn, Wendy Topfer, Leslie Ward.

This spring marks the seventh year of the Mack, Jack & McConaughey event, which has resulted in over $10 million raised since the benefit’s launch in 2013. During the event, thousands of guests enjoy two full days of activities benefiting charities working to empower kids through advanced education, health and wellness. The MJ&M two-day event will kick off on Thursday, April 25, with a gala and concert headlined by Chris Stapleton at ACL Live at the Moody Theater. On April 26, MJ&M will continue with a golf tournament, featuring celebrities and talent from all over the country and an exclusive fashion show and luncheon. The evening will wrap up at ACL Live at the Moody Theater with the Jack Ingram & Friends concert presented by H-E-B. Funds raised at MJ&M 2019 will support CureDuchenne, Dell Children’s Medical Center, HeartGift, just keep livin Foundation, and The Rise School of Austin.

For more information about Designer Monique Lhuillier , visit https://moniquelhuillier.com/.

For more information about Mack, Jack & McConaughey or to register to attend the fashion event, visit https://mackjackandmcconaughey.com/ or call 512-236-1001.

ABOUT MACK, JACK & MCCONAUGHEY: Mack, Jack & McConaughey (MJ&M), the joint fundraising effort of legendary football coach Mack Brown, ACM award-winning recording artist Jack Ingram, and Academy Award®-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, is a two-day event filled with music, golf, fashion, and fun. Previous MJ&M gala headliners include Dixie Chicks, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, Kacey Musgraves, Toby Keith, John Mellencamp, and Sheryl Crow. The gala is followed by a jam-packed day with a golf tournament held simultaneously with a once-in-a-lifetime fashion show that has previously featured Alice + Olivia, Jason Wu, Veronica Beard, MILLY, Badgley Mischka, and Lela Rose. The day concludes back at ACL Live for a singer-songwriter lineup of talent unmatched by any other event. Jimmy Kimmel previously hosted the evening event, and past performers include Kris Kristofferson, Little Big Town, Eric Church, Jamey Johnson, Lyle Lovett, and dozens of the biggest names in music.