The ‘CityBook’ Fall Fashion Spread: Very Valentino, Gloriously Gucci and the Legends of the Fall

JUST IN TIME for CityBook's fifth anniversary and a fabulously full fall calendar, fashion's most glamorous houses are shaking off the austerity of darker days and serving up sensational seasonal style.


Dress, by Cesar Galindo, shoes, $775, by Louboutin at Neiman Marcus and earrings, $45,000, bangle, $35,000 at Valobra Jewelers.

Tuxedo jacket, by Gucci; ring, $9,500 and bracelet, $19,500 at Valobra Jewelers.

Gown and shoes, both by Valentino, and earrings, $21,000, ring, $7,000 at Zadok Jewelers.

Turtleneck and pants by Valentino, shoes, $1,050, by Dior, at Saks.

Jacket, pants, bodysuit, bracelets, necklace and belt, all by Chanel.

Jacket, turtleneck and pants, all by Michael Kors Collection.

Dress and pants, both by Stella McCartney and earrings, $12,500, necklace, $6,000, at Deutsch Fine Jewelry.

Blouse, by Stella McCartney and earrings, $28,500, ring, $7,500 at Valobra Jewelers.

Dress, by Dior and earrings, $7,950, necklace, $85,000, cocktail ring, $16,000 at Valobra Jewelers.

Dress and shoes, both by Michael Kors Collection, earrings, $71,4000, bracelet, $69,000, bangle, $35,000, snake ring, $4,250, cocktail ring, $7,400 at Valobra Jewelers.

Blazer, $1,375, Shirt, $396, and scarf, $365, all by Etro, at M Penner.

Dress, by Oscar de la Renta and black bangle, by Sylva & Cie, $23,250, yellow gold bangle, by Arman Sarkisyan, $36,500, green jade bangle, by Sylva & Cie, $24,375, diamond flower cuff, by Arman Sarkisyan, $10,850, gray diamond, by Sylva & Cie, $13,125, snake cuff, by Arman Sarkisyan, $8,750, earrings, by Arman Sarkisyan, $10,125, and ring, $12,250, by Sylva & Cie all at Lesley Ann Jewelers.

Photos by Ashkan Roayaee

Styling by Todd Ramos

Art Direction by Patrick Magee

Hair and Makeup by Edward Sanchez

Shot on Location at Blossom Houston Hotel

Models: Khay Pope for Wallflower Management and Richard Hester for Neal Hamil Agency.

Fashion assistant: Greta Connolly

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