Honoring Oscar de la Renta

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Colette Pechekhonova models in Oscsr de la Renta’s fall collection in 2001.

Amani Bright, 3ten Editor

From the first ladies to the leading ladies of the big screen, Oscar de la Renta has designed  his signature pieces for a wide range of people. The famous fashion designer passed away  at 82 on October 20th. Though his recent death, his legacy will live on through his  creative designer Peter Copping.

“They want to look pretty,” Givhan says. “And his clothes were not these sort of experimental garments where, you know, sleeves or armholes were optional. And he wasn’t sort of this guy who made fashion all about him. You could really tell that the work  was there to make women look and feel their best.”

Givhan joins Inskeep to reflect on de la Renta’s legacy.

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