From the Holiday Issue: The City’s Best Baubles Shimmer at La Colombe d’Or Shoot

Steven Visneau
From the Holiday Issue: The City’s Best Baubles Shimmer at La Colombe d’Or Shoot

Gown, $2,995, by Koltson at Neiman Marcus, with jewelry, all at Cotton Club.

THERE MAY BE no more chic and resplendent a setting in Houston than famed La Colombe d’Or hotel, now celebrating its 100th anniversary. As a backdrop for holiday gowns and glittering statement pieces from the city’s best jewelers, it positively glows.


Jacket and jewelry, all by Chanel.

Dress, by Oscar de la Renta, with diamond feather bangle bracelet, $16,425, and diamond feather earrings, $56,000, both by Sutra Jewels at Zadok Jewelers.

Sweater and skirt, both by Valentino; with cocktail ring, oval link chain and mother of pearl and topaz charm, all by Doves by Doron Paloma, at Bella Madre Jewelry; diamond hoops, by Bella Madre, Terry Roi et Moi ring, by My Story, and stack ring, by Urbaetis, all at Bella Madre Jewelry.

Gown, by Armani, with bangle bracelet, link bracelet, diamond rings and hoops, all by Zadok Collection at Zadok Jewelers.

Pink tourmaline and diamond earrings, $17,500, and mixed sapphire necklace, $24,500, both at Valobra Master Jewelers.

King gold pavé Spirit of Big Bang watch, $24,600, by Hublot.

Earrings, necklace, bracelets and ring, all at Elizabeth Anthony.

Dress, by Gucci, with onyx earrings, $18,200, signature stacking bangle, $11,500, pavé bangle, $9,350, pyramid cuff with diamonds, $7,450, X Marks the Spot ring, $3,300, all by deBoulle Collection at deBoulle.

Blouse and skirt, by Versace, with white and black diamond earrings, $42,000, diamond link necklace, $25,800, and diamond cuff, $25,000, all at Valobra Master Jewelers.

Styling by Todd Ramos

Art Direction by Patrick Magee

Hair and Makeup by Edward Sanchez for Arched Beauty

Models Carmen Sienna Saumell and Le’neisha White

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