Dare to Bare? CityBook’s Revealing Holiday Shoot Combines Fashion, Fragrance and Fabulous Jewels

CALL IT NAKED ambition. This holiday, Houston's top jewelers tout baubles beautiful enough to pair with the season's most festive fashions — or with nothing but a luxurious fragrance from centuries-old Parisian perfumer House of Creed, which just opened a Galleria boutique.



Cardigan, $6,195, and dress, $820, both by Dries Van Noten at Saks Fifth Avenue; Kashmir earrings, $4,500, Kashmir collar necklace, $65,000, Kashmir bracelet, $55,000, and Kashmir ring, $4,200, all by Sutra at Zadok Jewelers.

Dress, $2,845, by Dolce & Gabbana at Neiman Marcus. Dangle earrings, $15,500, multistrand diamond necklace, $39,500, dome cocktail ring, $35,000, brown and white cocktail ring, $19,750, diamond bracelet with black rope, $7,500, and double sword bracelet, $9,950, all at Valobra Master Jewelers.

Jacket, $1,695, by Corneliani ID, pants, $498, by Zanella, all at Neiman Marcus; Spirit of Big Bang watch, $46,200, by Hublot.

Dress, $1,995, by Talbot Runhof at Saks Fifth Avenue. Rose gold drop earrings, $10,800, chain-link bangle, $6,250, hexagonal link bracelet, $6,175, all by Lesley Ann Jewels; diamond-drop choker, $13,650, cognac diamond cage ring, $7,350, cognac diamond bracelet, $7,075, and rose gold diamond double ring, $11,825, all by Norman Covan at Lesley Ann Jewels.

Millésime Impérial, $430 for 100 milliliters, citrusy and rich and offered in a metallic gold bottle, is an opulent fragrance, with its salty-sweet mix of bergamot, green mandarin, lemon, sandalwood and iris. Yellow gold handmade twist-link necklace, $4,750, and bracelet, $7,890, at Tenenbaum Jewelers. Model: Johnathan Calton for Neal Hamil

Dress, $1,090, by Chiara Boni at Neiman Marcus. Rubellite pendant, $24,500, rubellite, pearl and diamond earrings, price upon request, Burmese ruby ring, $65,000, ruby and diamond bracelet, $49,800, all at Tenenbaum Jewelers.

Styling by Todd Ramos

Hair & Makeup by Edward Sanchez

Art Direction by Patrick Magee

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