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  1. Reel Fashion

    Delight in memorable films about the world of fashion! This series is inspired by the exhibition The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta.

  2. Inside Fashion Fusion: An Interview

    Apr 22, 2019 - These fashion pieces are reflections of art pieces. I can let my imagination stretch beyond the world of fashion into wearable art. What was it like to see your clothing on the runway at past Fashion Fusion events? The Fashion Fusion competition challenges student designers from the award-winning fashion program at Houston Community College to create original, contemporary designs based on MFAH exhibitions. Do you feel like you grew as a designer from your experience with Fashion Fusion? KB: Yes. A wonderful thing about Fashion Fusion is that there are simply no creative limitations.

  3. Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography

     Información en español sobre la exposición Explore the rich and varied history of fashion photography through Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography. The exhibition surveys the gradual recognition of fashion photography as an art form. Icons of Style showcases a diverse view of fashion and fashion photography—from elegant portraits made in the early 20th century to the trendsetting fashions of Beyoncé, David Bowie, James Harden, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Jones,

  4. ”Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography” Opens in June at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

    Apr 24, 2019 - fashion photography through the exhibition Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography. The 1980s and '90s saw the rise of supermodels who revolutionized fashion and fashion photography. Today, fashion and fashion photography are influenced by an increasingly global culture and the inclusive landscape of social media.

  5. Virtual Fashion Fusion | Antiquities to Modern Art

    Fashion Fusion is back, virtual, and fabulous as ever! The MFAH and Houston Community College team up for an innovative, reimagined fashion event this year. Via Facebook Live / Thursday, May 6, 2021 Watch the video Fashion Fusion, an annual MFAH/HCC collaboration, challenges student designers from the award-winning HCC fashion program to create original, contemporary designs. “Fashion Fusion VI: Antiquities to Modern Art” is inspired by works of art in the Museum’s collections.

  6. Art-Inspired Outfits for Your Next Virtual Happy Hour

    May 16, 2020 - Houston fashion/lifestyle blogger and photographer Jessica Perez (IG: @hydrangeasandcoffee) pulled from her image archives to re-create three looks for your next virtual happy hour, all inspired by fashion-related works from the Get inspiration from a classic like George Hoyningen-Huené’s Miss Koopman, Fashion and get dressed up in your favorite summer-style evening attire.    2) Can’t decide on a look? Let Alex Kayser’s Electronic Fashion Show lead the way.     3) Guys, we’ve got you covered! Dress up those slacks with a form-fitting blazer, taking an Art Guys page from Business Savvy.

  7. The Characters of Kenwood: Daphne Guinness

    Jun 27, 2012 - That’s thanks to fashion icon Daphne Guinness, the great-great-granddaughter of Edward Cecil Guinness.  Last time we introduced you to Mary, Countess Howe, whose elegant portrait by Thomas Gainsborough depicts fashion trends of the 18th century. The name Guinness may first have become famous because of the world-renowned brewery, but today the name might be just as recognizable to fashion aficionados as it is to beer drinkers.

  8. Photography at the Nexus of Music and Fashion

    Jun 24, 2019 - Individual musicians also had an outsize impact on clothing trends, like those launched by Madonna and David Bowie—who sang about fashion in their respective songs “Vogue” and “Fashion.” These photographs are among more than 200 featured in the exhibition Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography. Postwar to Punk In the postwar years, fashion and music underwent vast changes and became increasingly intertwined.

  9. Inspired by Oscar! See the winning looks from Fashion Fusion

    Jan 24, 2018 - The MFAH has once again teamed up with Houston Community College’s award-winning fashion program for the annual Fashion Fusion event! For the fourth annual Fashion Fusion, The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta inspired the students’ stunning gowns, which were organized into the same four categories as the exhibition. A competition that culminates in a live runway show and judging at the Museum, Fashion Fusion encourages students and alumni to create garments centered around the art on view in an MFAH exhibition.

  10. Explore the Art of Mid-20th Century Millinery in “Hats Off”

    Jul 12, 2020 - The Curatorial Process For Hats Off, I pulled heavily from archival material at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Hats and hair accessories designed by renowned American fashion designer Halston are on view now in Hats Off: Halston Hats from the Masterson Collection. He viewed his hats as sculptures, and of his time at Bergdorf Goodman, he said, “sculpting hats taught me how to think about fashion in three dimensions.”