October 22, 2014

Brand Spotlight: Oscar de la Renta

"But what you don't know is that that sweater is not just blue, it's not turquoise. It's not lapis. It's actually cerulean. And you're also blithely unaware of the fact that in 2002, Oscar de la Renta did a collection of cerulean gowns." -Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly in The Devil Wears Prada

Oscar de la Renta, world-renowned designer passed away on Monday October 20th in his home in Kent, Connecticut from complications from cancer at the age of 82. Gaining fame in the 1960s after dressing First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. Mentored by Cristóbal Balenciaga, founder of Balenciaga fashion house, and employee of Lanvin and Balmain, before beginning his own fashion house, Oscar de la Renta is leaving behind a legacy.
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