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April 22, 2023

BRYAN, TX (March 30, 2023) – The Stella Hotel, a Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel, is proud to announce Laura Ashley, one of the world's best-loved home and lifestyle brands, as the presenting sponsor for its Annual Tea Party on Saturday, April 22 from 1 pm – 3 pm.

Guests will enjoy afternoon tea, hors d'oeuvres from Campfire Restaurant, and boutique shopping experiences while celebrating Laura Ashley's 70th Anniversary and the brand's iconic prints.

Highlights of the event include:

  • Guests will experience a private tea lounge inside Hershel’s and a mini exhibition/pop-up archive celebrating Laura Ashley’s 70th Anniversary and rich history in design.
  • Be the first in Texas to see the Laura Ashley Jeep Grand Wagoneer, a newly restored 1987 vehicle with custom interiors including Laura Ashley fabrics. A study in Laura Ashley's iconic prints and nostalgia, the Wagoneer has been re-envisioned by Southern hospitality and lifestyle expert Jennifer Satterfield of @GrowingUpTexas, who will also be in attendance.
  • Artisans and creators Brazos Brim Hat Bar, Beaded Blondes, and others will come together to celebrate following in the brand founder Laura Ashley’s footsteps rooted in entrepreneurial ambition and traditional values of quality and originality.

For tickets and information, please visit

About Laura Ashley

Established in London in 1953, Laura Ashley is one of the world’s best-loved fashion and home furnishings brands. Currently, Laura Ashley offers a complete range of lifestyle products, including home furnishings and accessories, women’s sleepwear and accessories, children's apparel, and hospitality experiences. For additional information, visit Laura Ashley, Inc., a master licensee of LAIPH (a Gordon Brothers company), is based in Fort Mill, SC.

About Gordon Brothers

Since 1903, Gordon Brothers ( has helped lenders, operating executives, advisors, and investors move forward through change. The firm brings a powerful combination of expertise and capital to clients, developing customized solutions on an integrated or standalone basis across four services areas: valuations, dispositions, operations, and investments. Whether to fuel growth or facilitate strategic consolidation, Gordon Brothers partners with companies in the retail, commercial and industrial sectors to put assets to their highest and best use. Gordon Brothers conducts more than $70 billion worth of dispositions and appraisals annually. Gordon Brothers is headquartered in Boston, with over 30 offices across five continents.

About The Stella Hotel

Inspired by the stars and the singular spirit of Texas, The Stella Hotel offers stylish comfort and sophistication. Located in Bryan-College Station, The Stella sits adjacent to Traditions Club and Community, and serves as the center point of Lake Walk. At The Stella, guests are invited to gather at Campfire, a place to enjoy southern hospitality and authentic Texas cuisine. Experience vast views of the Texas sky from our own backyard or cozy up at our own speakeasy-style bar, Hershel’s, for a nightcap. From summer concerts on the lawn to seasonally inspired cuisine, everything exudes the warmth and cherished traditions of Texas.

About Noble House Hotels & Resorts

Privately held Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd. was founded in 1979 by the owner and chairman Patrick R. Colee. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Noble House owns and manages a luxury and upscale portfolio of 25 captivating hotel properties, over 50 restaurants, bars, and lounges, the Napa Valley Wine Train, and a collection of spas, marinas, and private residences throughout the U.S. and Canada. Built upon a philosophy emphasizing location, distinction, and soul, Noble House Hotels & Resorts dedicates itself to creating and managing exceptional properties that celebrate their surrounding destinations. For more information, visit

About Autograph Collection Hotels

Autograph Collection Hotels advocates for the original, championing the individuality of each of its 200+ independent hotels located in the most desirable destinations across more than 30 countries and territories. Each hotel is a product of passion and a personal realization of its individual founder’s vision, making each hotel singular and special: Exactly Like Nothing Else. Hand-selected for their inherent craft and distinct perspectives on design and hospitality, Autograph Collection hotels offer rich immersive moments that leave a lasting imprint. For more information, please visit, and explore our social media channels on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook to be inspired by immersive moments that are #ExactlyLikeNothingElse. Autograph Collection Hotels is proud to participate in

Marriott Bonvoy, the global travel program from Marriott International. The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, exclusive experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including free nights and Elite status recognition.

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Media Contact:
Michael Satterfield
Satterfield Group, LLC.

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