The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents "The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta" closing day

Oscar de la Renta
Oscar de la Renta with models wearing evening looks during the finale of his spring 1996 fashion show. Photo courtesy of Oscar de la Renta LLC

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents "The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta," an exhibition celebrating the illustrious life and six-decade career of the influential fashion designer. Presented in collaboration with Oscar de la Renta, LLC, the exhibition draws from de la Renta’s corporate and personal archives, the archives of the French label Pierre Balmain, private lenders, and the costume collection of the MFAH to present some 90 ensembles designed by the late couturier.

"The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta" is curated by André Leon Talley, former American editor-at-large for Vogue magazine and lifelong friend of the designer, in collaboration with Cindi Strauss, Sara and Bill Morgan Curator of Decorative Arts, Craft and Design at the MFAH, with assistance by fashion historians Molly Sorkin and Jennifer Park. The exhibition showcases a historic overview of Mr. de la Renta’s design work, highlighting recurring themes such as the significant influences of Spain, Russia, China, and the garden on his designs. Daywear, eveningwear, and bridal will be featured.

Event Details


1.28.18 | 12:15 pm


Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005