The Desert Foundation Auxiliary held its annual Desert Ball at The Phoenician on Dec. 22. Families and friends gathered to celebrate the 12 young women from Scottsdale, Paradise Valley and Carefree who were presented to the community. The debutantes wore traditional long white gowns.
Angelic Grove created the décor, which featured soft neutrals with a touch of turquoise and chandeliers of greenery and candlelight. Floral bouquets included hydrangeas splashed with pink and black roses and a touch of greenery added with a combination of orchids.
In addition to the presentation, guests enjoyed dinner and dancing to the music of The Hamptons.
Wendy Arendt chaired the evening, with Gina Forster as her co-chair. Thomas Reahard presented the debutantes.
PHOTOS BY COLLEEN KATZ PICTURES IN PIXEL/COURTESY DESERT FOUNDATION AUXILIARY