Mr. de la Renta became a household name in the intersecting worlds of New York – the worlds of power and money — as a tastemaker, a couturier not only to socialites but also to celebrities. He was a presence at galas, but his influence touched powerful men and their wives (in de la Renta dresses of course).
Oscar de la Renta, respected fashion career began in 1950s passing at age 82 Oct 20,2014. De la Renta achieved fame in two distinct realms as couturier to socialites and as a red-carpet king.
His 2015 Spring collection hit all of Oscar’s signature marks: feminine, unfailingly polished, lush with colour and youthful spirit. De la Renta found inspiration in the outdoors, setting the scene with oversize gingham in pink, baby blue, or black, before launching into florals and to die for lace. We take a look at his last collection and the past 50 years of his immaculate career.