Houston Boutiques Take Springtime’s Vibrant Hues and Jewel Tones to the Edge

Jhane Hoang
Houston Boutiques Take Springtime’s Vibrant Hues and Jewel Tones to the Edge

THIS SPRING, TAKE the season’s vibrant hues and jewel tones to the edge.

Jeweled top, by Gucci; tights, $8, by Amazon; vintage earrings, by Yves Saint Laurent at DesignVault; oval-link bracelets, from $4,750, by Rudolf Friedmann at Deutsch Fine Jewelry.

Gown, $1,290, by Badgley Mischka at Tootsies, with vintage jewelry, by Yves Saint Laurent at DesignVault.

Top, by Giorgio Armani, with tights, $8, by Amazon.

Beaded dress, by Oscar de la Renta, with accessories, stylist’s own.

Rhinestone bodysuit, $650, by Bronx and Banco at Tootsies, with vintage necklaces, by Yves Saint Laurent at DesignVault.

Silver gown, $3,850, by Gaurav Gupta at Neiman Marcus; diamond earrings, $8,000, elongated cocktail ring, $10,800, snake cocktail ring, $4,250, chain-link diamond band, $2,300, diamond estate bracelet, $150,000, all at Valobra Master Jewelers.

Vintage blazer and crystal shorts, by Nue Studio, and jewelry, all at DesignVault.

Scarf, by Paco Rabone at Design Vault; skirt and bracelet, both by Chanel; ring, by Gucci; jacket, stylist’s own.

Gown, by Valentino; boots, $1,690, by Valentino at Tootsies; black-gold diamond-leaf earrings, $21,000, at Valobra Master Jewelers.

Staud dress from Tootsies and a YSL necklace from DesignVault.

Photography by Jhane Hoang

Styling by Angelique Gioldasis

Art Direction by Patrick Magee

Model Kenna Skye

Hair and Makeup by Hannah Breshears

Photography Assistant Sarah de la Rosa

Digital Tech David Cole

Wardrobe Assistant Erin Hector

Photographed on location at The Park HTX

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