Spring Fashion 2020: True Colors

This season’s freshest looks are positively bursting with color.

Edited by Abby Ledoux April 1, 2020 Published in the April 2020 issue of Houstonia Magazine

ON A FINE SPRING DAY AT PRESENT COMPANY in Montrose, one thing's for certain: There’s no gray area. Spring’s playful silhouettes come in every color of the rainbow, from rich jewel tones to Day-Glo neon to flirty sherbet hues. Thanks to vibrant color-blocking and monochromatic ensembles, getting dressed has never been more fun.

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Valentino Puff-Sleeve Dress ($2,980), Neiman Marcus. ATP Atelier Wrap Sandals ($300), The Webster. Ippolita Hoop Earrings ($1,395), Hammered Gold Small Bangle ($895), and Hammered Gold Bangles ($1,295 each), Zadok Jewelers.

Image: Cody Bess

Rachel Comey Blazer ($550), Shopbop. Vintage Button-Down ($65), Cheeky Vintage. Rachel Comey Pants ($450), Kick Pleat. Alison Lou Jelly Hoops ($125), Tootsies. Ippolita Bastille Necklace ($4,995) and Chain Bracelet ($2,995), Zadok Collection. Large Pink Sapphire Band ($7,560) and Mini Pink Sapphire Band ($4,830), Zadok Jewelers.

Image: Cody Bess 

Alexanderwang.t Button-Down ($475), Shopbop. Nylon Cargo Pants ($395), Tibi. Gianvito Rossi Mules ($695), The Webster. Sunglasses ($120), Transparent Sunglasses. Alison Lou Jelly Hoops ($145), Tootsies.

Image: Cody Bess

Flame Dress ($2,395), Stella McCartney. Cyndi Sunglasses ($60), Transparent Sunglasses. Ippolita Wide Band Bangle ($2,495), Hammered Gold Bangles ($1,295 each), and Turquoise Earrings ($1,095), Zadok Jewelers. Elizabeth Cole Barrette ($80 for set of eight), Tootsies. Gucci Leather Heels ($590), Saks Fifth Avenue.

Image: Cody Bess

Rachel Comey Top ($425), Kick Pleat. Joon Han Chalcedony and Opal Earrings ($9,450), and Chalcedony and Spinel Ring ($16,200), Lesley Ann Jewels. Zadok Collection Large Pink Sapphire Band ($7,560), Multicolored Sapphire Band ($4,050), Mini Pink Sapphire Band ($4,830), Blue Sapphire Band ($5,160), and Mini Blue Sapphire Bands ($925 each), Zadok Jewelers.

Image: Cody Bess

Adam Lippes Shirred Back Dress ($1,290), Shopbop. Chloe Mini Shoulder Bag ($1,450), Neiman Marcus. Metallic Angelica Heels ($995), Gianvito Rossi. Ippolita Hoop Earrings ($1,395), Wide Band Bangle ($2,495), and Pomellato Amethyst Ring ($3,200), Zadok Jewelers.

Image: Cody Bess

Bottega Veneta Orange Woven Cassette Bag ($1,900), Tootsies. Gianvito Rossi Yellow Mules ($695) and Fendi Mini Blue Baguette ($1,980), The Webster. Valentino "V" Bag ($1,995) and Gucci Pink Leather Heels ($590), Saks Fifth Avenue.

Image: Cody Bess

Alberta Ferretti Pongee Dress ($3,590), Elizabeth Anthony. Fay Andrada Earrings ($230), Tootsies.

Image: Cody Bess


Cheeky Vintage

2134 Richmond Ave. (Montrose). 713-533-1121.

Elizabeth Anthony

1180 Uptown Park Blvd. (Uptown). 713-622-1331. 

Kick Pleat

2565 Kirby Dr. (River Oaks). 713-528-1112.

Lesley Ann Jewels

4721 Westheimer Rd. (Uptown). 713-871-1074. 

Neiman Marcus

2600 Post Oak Blvd. (The Galleria). 713-621-7100.

Saks Fifth Avenue

5175 Westheimer Rd. (The Galleria). 713-627-0500.


Online only. 

Stella McCartney

4444 Westheimer Rd. #B130 (River Oaks District). 346-201-3010. 

The Webster

5045 Westheimer Rd. (The Galleria). 713-840-1477.


2601 Westheimer Rd. (River Oaks). 713-629-9990.

Transparent Sunglasses

Online only. 

Zadok Jewelers

1749 Post Oak Blvd. (Uptown). 713-960-8950.


Shot on location at Present Company, 1318 Westheimer Rd. 


Abby Ledoux


Monica Fuentes and Amy Kinkead


Jordin Williams for Neal Hamil Agency


Cody Bess


Mallory Schlau

Stylist Assistant

Natalie Galerne


Bryan Doty, Cutloose Hair

Hair Assistant

Megan Cejka


Alondra Sublett, Makeabella

Makeup Assistant

Estina Ariza


Samantha Dorisca

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