Luxurious fashions for Valentine's Day [Pictures]
Symbols of love aren't confined to pink hearts. They can take the tone of yellow diamonds, sapphires, rubies and more shades that shine -- and set our passions afire.
--John-John Williams IV
Also see: Baltimore Valentine's Day Guide
About the shoot: Photographed by Lloyd Fox, The Baltimore Sun, at Renaissance Fine Arts, 1848 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville. merrittgallery-renaissancefinearts.com. Model: Lillyan Peter; hair: Brian Oliver; makeup: Leah Sarah Bassett, all of T.H.E. Artist Agency. Styling by John-John Williams IV, The Baltimore Sun. Styling Assistance: L'Oreal Thompson, The Baltimore Sun.
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Sue Wong gown
Sue Wong gown, Neiman Marcus, $750. Nora pearl necklace, $17,250 and earrings, $13,545; Logos gold bracelets, $3,000 and $2,750; all from Smyth Jewelers. Tourmaline ring, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $3,345. Fluted gold frame, JLP Fine Art & Custom Framing Galleries, $220.