Oscar de la Renta: His Legendary World of Style

Andre Leon Talley Adam Kuehl Paula Wallace Anna Wintour Julia Reed

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Oscar de la Renta: His Legendary World of Style

Oscar de la Renta His Legendary World of Style A sumptuous monograph tracing the life and legacy of fashion luminary Oscar de la Renta In October one of the fashion world s champions Oscar de la Renta passed away a great loss brightened by

  • Title: Oscar de la Renta: His Legendary World of Style
  • Author: Andre Leon Talley Adam Kuehl Paula Wallace Anna Wintour Julia Reed
  • ISBN: 9780847847174
  • Page: 168
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A sumptuous monograph tracing the life and legacy of fashion luminary Oscar de la Renta In October 2014 one of the fashion world s champions, Oscar de la Renta, passed away, a great loss brightened by the innumerable successes of his half century reign The acclaimed fashion designer dressed first ladies from Kennedy to Obama, and celebrities from Beyonc to Sarah JessicA sumptuous monograph tracing the life and legacy of fashion luminary Oscar de la Renta In October 2014 one of the fashion world s champions, Oscar de la Renta, passed away, a great loss brightened by the innumerable successes of his half century reign The acclaimed fashion designer dressed first ladies from Kennedy to Obama, and celebrities from Beyonc to Sarah Jessica Parker Renowned for his unique charm, impeccable taste, and original lifestyle, he married the highest standards of French couture with the ultimate motivation that women must look and feel beautiful In this intimate volume, longtime editor and friend Andr Leon Talley recounts de la Renta s journey through nearly 70 iconic dresses, mainly made for private clients, accompanied by fascinating stories of the exquisite craftsmanship and the legendary friends that brought each gown to life Born in the Dominican Republic in 1932, de la Renta left for Madrid at nineteen to study art, where he rose to prominence as a sketch artist for newspapers and fashion houses From his apprenticeship under Crist bal Balenciaga to his eponymous collections, the designer s simple lines elevated with a flamenco dancer s flourish reflect his deep connection to his roots and his commitment to transcendence through beautiful garments.

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    One thought on “Oscar de la Renta: His Legendary World of Style

    1. Kelli on said:

      I took my then six year old and another friend and her daughter to the Oscar de la Renta: His Legendary World of Style exhibit at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Both the girls, my friend, and I were really taken by the artistry of Mr. De la Renta's creations, the history of the clothing, the craftsmanship, and the attention to detail. My daughter actually requested this coffee table book for Christmas which I thought was a hoot and my mother bought it for her. It is really a beautiful b [...]

    2. Isabel on said:

      I finished this a while ago, but I just put it in. I read this mostly for the dresses, but the "essays" by the people who knew Oscar are good too. The pictures are great, and so are the dresses that he made! RIP Oscar.

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