Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Oscar de la Renta’s Blue Velvet Gown - Museum of Fine Arts Houston - Essay

Oscar de la Renta, Custom Evening Ensemble,2001, silk taffeta
and silk satin,courtesy of Oscar de la Renta Archive (worn by Mica
Ertegun to an event celebrating her 40th wedding anniversary 
to Ahmet Ertegun, 2001). © Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
"Unseemly pantie lines visible through ill-fitting garments are all it takes for me to call up Diana Vreeland’s pronouncement that fashion must be intoxicating release from the world’s banality."

Friday, December 1, 2017

My Louisiana Brothers’ Cajun Food, T-Coons Restaurant, Billeauds Meat and Grocery, Billeaud's Too, Billeauds No. 3 - David Billeaud, Billy Billeaud


"...substantial media coverage through the years, but a high point was when Calvin Trillin mentioned Billy's Boudin Links in "The New Yorker" mag..."