Remembering Oscar de la Renta

One of the fashion industries most beloved, Dominican-American fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, passed yesterday at the age of 82.  I will always remember Oscar for saying:

Oscar de la Renta youth

“If you want to establish an international presence you can’t do so from New York. You need the consecration of Paris.”

Always choosing to show his collection at New York Fashion Week, I’ll never know if that comment was flippant.  Acknowledging him as a true master of style, I believe there’s some value in his words.

Enjoy looks we love from his last collection as Creative Director, the Oscar de la Renta SS 2015 show.  He will be missed…
Oscar Leila Nda

Burundian born, Brussels model Leila Nda

Oscar Maria Borges

Angolan model Maria Borges

Oscar Karlie Kloss

Top model, Karlie Klos

Oscar Blanca Padilla

Spanish model Blanca Padilla

Oscar Leomie Anderson

British model, Leomie Anderson

The Moral Outrage of Vivienne Westwood

For Vivienne Westwood mens SS15 presentation in Milan, it was all about the moral high ground.  Protests about pig farms courtesy of the new doc Pig Business, the unjust incarceration of Native American activist Leonard Peltier and another of Vivienne’s platforms for climate change awareness:

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