From the Fall Issue: Houston Ballet’s Cool New Couple Shines in Sexy Seasonal Style

Beckanne Sisk, originally from Longview, and her handsome fiancé, native Virginian Chase O’Connell, have just debuted as principal dancers at Houston Ballet. The city’s newest stars shine bright in fall’s hottest fashion trends. Styling by Todd Ramos; Hair and makeup by Darcie Teasley


MILITARY MOOD Efficaciousness, durability and sleek army green were spotted on this season’s runways.

On her: Top, vest, trousers and shoes, all by Michael Kors. On him: Jacket, $548, by Frame, and pants, $190, by G-Star at Saks Fifth Avenue.

BOLD COLOR Who says bright shades are reserved for spring and summer? From “Barbiecore” pink to orange and royal blue, pick a hue and do you this fall. 

On him: Sweater set, pants and belt, all by Versace; shoes, $1,090, by Balenciaga at Neiman Marcus. On her: Dress, $2,195, by Balmain, and shoes, $1,795, by YSL, both at Saks Fifth Avenue.

SPORTY SPICE Fashion is upping its game with athletic-themed details big and small, from racing stripes to soccer scarves and motocross gloves.  

On him: Suit and tee, both by Gucci; shoes, $790, by Alexander McQueen at Saks Fifth Avenue. On her: Coat, tights and shoes, all by Gucci; earrings, $17,450, necklace, $700,000, diamond-wrap band, $69,500, and cocktail ring, $21,250, all at Valobra Master Jewelers.

LEATHER REPORT Worn-in and edgy is this season’s forecast! Biker-style silhouettes are big, but expect slick and supple head-to-toe looks, too. 

On her: Tee, jacket, mini skirt, belt and jewelry, all by Versace. On him: Shirt, $898, by Frame at Saks Fifth Avenue.

PUNK PREP Tartan and tweed get a gritty makeover for fall, incorporating chains, studs and knits to achieve the full Y2K effect.

On her: Suit, tights, shoes and jewelry, all by Chanel. On him: Sweatshirt, $340, by MCQ, jacket, $2,595, by Dolce & Gabbana, jeans, $298, by John Elliott, and shoes, $690, by Alexander McQueen, all at Saks Fifth Avenue.

GO DEEP Donning classic, autumnal shades of red — like maroon and burgundy is a surefire way to make a statement. 

On him: Shirt, $825, by Versace, shoes, by Prada, and pants, by YSL, all at Saks Fifth Avenue. On her: Dress, tights, coat, bag and shoes, all by Michael Kors, with mosaic diamond earrings, $15,250, vintage chevron-link necklace, $15,200, by Tiffany & Co., spiral ring, $13,750, and oval ring, $13,500, all at Lesley Ann Jewels.

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