Gown, $6,700, by Valentino at Neiman Marcus; earrings, $9,430, by Piranesi at Zadok Jewelers.

Beyond the Pale

This season, neutrals are anything but plain, especially paired with definitely-not-basic black. Step lively into springtime — and the gloriously reborn Omni Houston, reveling in its redo post-Harvey.

Gown, $6,700, by Valentino at Neiman Marcus; earrings, $9,430, by Piranesi at Zadok Jewelers.

Gown, $6,700, by Valentino at Neiman Marcus; earrings, $9,430, by Piranesi at Zadok Jewelers.

Blouse, skirt, jacket and shoes, all by Coach1941; drop earrings, $7,100, by H. Stearn, feather diamond ring, $5,500, by Stephen Webster, and rose gold and brown diamond bangle, $62,200, by Pomellato, all at Zadok Jewelers.

Blouse, skirt, jacket and shoes, all by Coach1941; drop earrings, $7,100, by H. Stearn, feather diamond ring, $5,500, by Stephen Webster, and rose gold and brown diamond bangle, $62,200, by Pomellato, all at Zadok Jewelers.

Jacket and pants, both at Michael Kors; black lace bodysuit, $395, by Jonathan Simkhai at Saks Fifth Avenue; raffia platform sandals, $850, by Prada at Saks Fifth Avenue; yellow gold oval drop earrings, $1,625, by Zadok Jewelers.

Jacket and pants, both at Michael Kors; black lace bodysuit, $395, by Jonathan Simkhai at Saks Fifth Avenue; raffia platform sandals, $850, by Prada at Saks Fifth Avenue; yellow gold oval drop earrings, $1,625, by Zadok Jewelers.

Suit, $3,100, by Christian Dior at Neiman Marcus; bustier, $465, by Jonathan Simkhai at Saks Fifth Avenue; scarf, $300, by Sophia Cashmere at Neiman Marcus; earrings, bracelet, necklace and ring, all by Pomellato at Zadok Jewelers.

Suit, $3,100, by Christian Dior at Neiman Marcus; bustier, $465, by Jonathan Simkhai at Saks Fifth Avenue; scarf, $300, by Sophia Cashmere at Neiman Marcus; earrings, bracelet, necklace and ring, all by Pomellato at Zadok Jewelers.

Crochet hoodie and pants, both by Brunello Cucinelli; earrings, $1,200, yellow-gold bracelets, $1,200 each, and ring, $7,700, by Tacori, all at Zadok Jewelers.

Crochet hoodie and pants, both by Brunello Cucinelli; earrings, $1,200, yellow-gold bracelets, $1,200 each, and ring, $7,700, by Tacori, all at Zadok Jewelers.

Leather corset, $3,075, leather peplum moto jacket, $4,825, and pants, all by Alexander McQueen at Saks Fifth Avenue; earrings, $7,100, by H. Stearn at Zadok Jewelers.

Leather corset, $3,075, leather peplum moto jacket, $4,825, and pants, all by Alexander McQueen at Saks Fifth Avenue; earrings, $7,100, by H. Stearn at Zadok Jewelers.

Midi dress, $2,050, by Tom Ford at Neiman Marcus; purse, $1,790, by Alexander McQueen at Saks Fifth Avenue; rose gold ring, $22,100, by Pomellato; earrings, $3,950, and necklace, $29,000, both by Roberto Coin, all at Zadok Jewelers.

Midi dress, $2,050, by Tom Ford at Neiman Marcus; purse, $1,790, by Alexander McQueen at Saks Fifth Avenue; rose gold ring, $22,100, by Pomellato; earrings, $3,950, and necklace, $29,000,
both by Roberto Coin,
all at Zadok Jewelers.

Dress, $1,995, by Stella McCartney at Saks Fifth Avenue; ring, $4,950, bracelet, $55,260, and yellow gold necklace with mixed diamonds, $189,500, all by Zadok Jewelers.

Dress, $1,995, by Stella McCartney at Saks Fifth Avenue; ring, $4,950, bracelet, $55,260, and yellow gold necklace with mixed diamonds, $189,500, all by Zadok Jewelers.

Photos by Steven Visneau

Styling by Todd Ramos

Hair & Makeup by Wendy Martin for Page Parkes

Model Lindsey Cochran for Page Parkes