Downtown’s chic new C. Baldwin hotel — sure to be the talk of the town this fall — is all about fierce females. It’s designed and run by them; it’s even named after the unsung ‘mother of Houston,’ Charlotte Baldwin Allen. There’s no better backdrop for this season’s bold looks for strong women!
Dress, $225, and trench, $325, both by Michael Kors; bullet necklace, $24,375, opal necklace, $6,250, and earrings, $91,250, all by Sylva & Cie, pendant necklace, $15,500, by Norman Covan, and ring, $10,200, by Joon Han, all at Lesley Ann Jewels
Jersey t-shirt, $68, jean, $125, and faux fur coat, $450, all by Michael Kors; earrings, $8,950, by Stephen Webster at Zadok Jewelers.
Crepe scarf, $2,350, tweed jacket, $5,400, and coat, $9,200, all by Chanel; pearl earrings, $18,000, ring, $9,800, and necklaces, from $16,500, all by Mikimoto at Zadok Jewelers.
Gown, $2,800, by Kimora Lee Simmons; cuffs, from $16,260, earrings, $4,790, and pearl necklace, $65,000, by Mikimoto, all at Zadok Jewelers; shoes, by Tom Ford at Neiman Marcus.
Floral fil coupé cocktail dress, $4,990, by Oscar de la Renta; bracelet, $14,175, necklace, $13,750, and rings, $37,400 and $9,475, all at Lesley Ann Jewels; shoes, $750, by Christian Dior at Neiman Marcus.
Mohair cardigan, $4,950, by Brunello Cucinelli at 713.622.1090; earrings, $2,500, and ring, $4,100, both by Pasquale Bruni at Zadok Jewelers.
Signature shearling coat, $2,650, by Coach; earrings, $2,750, and ring, $1,870, both by Marco Bicego at Zadok Jewelers.
Jacket, $1,100, and trousers, $695, both by Kimora Lee Simmons; earrings, $82,500, and ring, $9,890, at Zadok Jewelers.
Silk turtleneck top, $1,100, double-window GG diagonal asymmetric cape, $4,800, and felt hat, $1,090, all by Gucci; earrings, $85,000, and ring, $25,625, both at Lesley Ann Jewels.
Necklace, $7,200, by Chanel.
Gown, $7,900, by Valentino, and shoes, $395, by Sophia Webster, both at Neiman Marcus; necklace, $21,755, bracelet, $5,107, earrings, $8,199, and ring, $3,841, all at Jianna Jewelers.
Photos by Samantha Jane Beatty
Styling by Todd Ramos
Hair & Makeup by Edward Sanchez
Models Gabriella Flowers for Page Parkes and Gabriella Pawelek for Neal Hamil