Oscar Season

Autumn in Houston always brings a return to elegance. But never more so than this fall, as the MFAH readies its show celebrating Oscar de la Renta. The season’s new dresses, including those from the late master designer’s own house, channel his spirit, with touches of refined sensuality, swaths of vibrant color and, most of all, odes to the garden.

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Photos by Julie Soefer


Styling by Kate Stukenberg

Model Savannah Barker

Hair and makeup by Tonya Riner

Photo assistance by Dylan Aguilar

Styling assistance by Maddie Burnett and Greta Connolly

Shot on location at the River Oaks home of Ruth and Neill Davis, proprietors of Found for the Home

AT TOP: Multi-tendril embroidered silk faille gown, $15,490, by Oscar de la Renta at Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tootsies; earrings, $560, by J.W Anderson at Forty Five Ten; sandals, $2,575, by Versace Vitellino at the Versace boutique; emerald, diamond and sapphire ring, price  upon request, by Kwiat Vintage Collection at Deutsch & Deutsch. 

Jacket, $12,720, by Alexander McQueen at Tootsies; rose-cut diamond oval pendant earrings, price upon request, by Signed Fred Leighton at Deutsch & Deutsch.
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