In the hopeful last days of a year that can't end too soon, the Yuletide sparkles anew — with festive frocks, and beautiful, giftable bling from Houston's finest jewelers. Photos by Steven Visneau, styling by Todd Ramos, hair and makeup by Edward Sanchez for Edward Sanchez Cosmetics, model Melani Colic for Wallflower Management, shot on location at the Omni Houston Hotel.
Choker, $39,175, at Deutsch Houston
Dress, $5,400, by Ralph and Russo at Saks Fifth Avenue; earrings, $47,645, and necklace, $72,210, by Vander Dys Collection, and bracelet, $17,590, by Charles Krypell, all at Vander Dys Fine Jewelers.
Dress, $3,500, by Alexander McQueen at Tootsies; necklace, $59,600, bracelet, $28,750, and earrings, $30,965, by Vander Dys Collection, all at Vander Dys Fine Jewelers.
Dress, $4,990, by Alexander McQueen at Tootsies; necklaces, ring, bracelet and earrings, at Lesley Ann Jewels.
Big Bang One Click pink-sapphire watch, $69,000, at Hublot; butterfly ring, $6,000, at Valobra Master Jewelers; boots, $815, at Saks Fifth Avenue.
Dress, by Versace; gold beaded cuff, $34,000, diamond-wave cuff bracelet set, $45,000, earrings, $3,750, knuckle ring, $5,500, amethyst ring, $7,850, and diamond-burst necklace, price upon request, all at Valobra Master Jewelers.
Blouse and skirt, by Valentino; and bracelet, $2,900, necklace, $9,000, earrings, $7,350, and ring, $4,875, all at Deutsch Houston.
Boots, $695, by Mavette, dress, $725, by LIE by Lee Chung Chung, cuffs, from $8,755, stacked ring $9,490, and starburst ring $7,755 all by Todd Reed Jewelry, all at Cotton Club.
Jacket, skirt and top, all by Chanel; earrings, necklace, bracelets and rings, all at Tenenbaum Jewelers.
Heels, $895, by Aquazzura at Tootsies; and ring, $19,000, at Zadok Jewelers.