Spring Fashion

Storybook Looks Are In This Spring

Thanks to whimsical frills, dreamy pastels, and lush florals, this season's ultra-feminine looks are all about romance. Add some edge with bold accessories and piles of jewels, and fashion is officially in bloom.

Edited by Abby Ledoux Photography by Cody Bess Styled by Leslie Rivas Kelly March 25, 2019 Published in the April 2019 issue of Houstonia Magazine

Mysterious by NPN gown ($4,500). Jennifer Behr chandelier earrings, $650, Tootsies.

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Monique Lhuillier tulle gown with cape ($4,390) and Iradj Moini double drop ear clips ($875), Tootsies. Zadok-designed fancy yellow diamond bracelet ($92,500), Zadok Jewelers.

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Marchesa midi gown ($3,995), Tootsies. Sash as headband from Galvan London jumpsuit ($1,195), The Webster.

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Lela Rose ruffle-front dress ($2,490), Neiman Marcus. Rebecca de Ravenel crystal earrings ($425), The Webster. Pasquale Bruni amethyst violet pavé floral necklace ($48,250) and Sutra amethyst ring ($6,000), Zadok Jewelers.

Beauty: Nars Liquid Blush ($30), Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Eye Shadow Palette ($53) and Gilded Goddess Kit Highlighter ($107), and Marc Jacobs  Under(cover) Perfecting Coconut Face Primer ($44), Sephora. R+Co Magic Wand Brow Gel ($20). MAC Eyeliner ($18), MAC Cosmetics.

Hair: Mr. Smith High Hold Hairspray ($37) and Dry Shampoo ($37). R+Co Wall Street Strong Hold Gel ($28), Park Ave Blow Out Balm ($29), and Dallas Thickening Spray ($30).

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Badgley Mischka jumpsuit ($595) and Rebecca Minkoff embossed circle bag ($268), Neiman Marcus. Gigi Burris hat ($1,000), The Webster. Oscar de la Renta pavé crystal flower necklace ($1,190), Tootsies. Melissa Braniff Athena coin necklace ($12,200), Zadok-designed opal and pavé diamond drop earrings ($20,850), and nine-row pavé diamond ring ($11,500), Zadok Jewelers.

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Monique Lhuillier organza ball gown ($7,995), Givenchy leather mules ($950), and Saint Laurent palladium and crystal earrings ($1,995), Neiman Marcus. Zadok-designed tanzanite three-stone ring ($9,500) and sapphire and pear-shaped diamond ring ($8,925), Zadok Jewelers.

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Mysterious by NPN
Neiman Marcus
The Webster
Zadok Jewelers


Mercer Botanic Gardens


Abby Ledoux


Monica Fuentes
Amy Kinkead


Laura Persons for The Campbell Agency


Cody Bess


Leslie Rivas Kelly

Stylist Assistant

Tanesha Seafous

Hair and Makeup

Bianca Linette

Hair Flowers

Plants n’ Petals

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