The gentleman of fashion
« Walk like if you are three men walking behind you »
Oscar de la Renta, one of the most influent designer of the last half century, died at 82. He begin his career with other fashion icons, like his mentor, Cristobal Balenciaga. After Lanvin where he assisted Antonio Castillo, he established his company in 1965. He made his debut as a couture designer with collections for Pierre Balmain, in Paris. Oscar de la Renta dressed First ladies and Hollywood stars with his dress romantic and elegant. Recently, he made the weeding dress of Alma Alamuddin wore to wed George Clooney in Venice. His creations feel women beautiful. Earlier this month, Oscar de la Renta announced the new artistic director, Peter Copping (ex artistic director of Nina Ricci).
“Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.”