Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Oscar de la Renta’s Blue Velvet Gown - The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta - 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..."

(Virginia Billeaud Anderson - BoudinandBourbon.com attended the media preview of The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. She met André Leon Talley who guest-curated the exhibition along with co-curator Cindi Strauss. And asked Alex Bolen, CEO of Oscar de la Renta, a few questions.)

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..."