historiful:


"We have to celebrate all that women have achieved in such a short period of time. This is the most exciting time to be dressing a woman. Never before has a woman been so in control of her destiny. My inspiration is always the anonymous woman on the street, the woman with a busy, full life. I think about her needs and what she will want to wear. My role as a designer has always been to design clothes that address a woman’s life and make her feel beautiful - that is what continues to inspire me creatively…”
Oscar de la Renta, in an undated interview with Vivian Chen

Designer Oscar de la Renta (1932-2014), working with American débutante Beatrice Lodge, c. 1956.

historiful:

"We have to celebrate all that women have achieved in such a short period of time. This is the most exciting time to be dressing a woman. Never before has a woman been so in control of her destiny. My inspiration is always the anonymous woman on the street, the woman with a busy, full life. I think about her needs and what she will want to wear. My role as a designer has always been to design clothes that address a woman’s life and make her feel beautiful - that is what continues to inspire me creatively…”

Oscar de la Renta, in an undated interview with Vivian Chen

Designer Oscar de la Renta (1932-2014), working with American débutante Beatrice Lodge, c. 1956.

The great thing about fashion is that it always looks forward

Oscar de la Renta.

 We have lost one of the heads of fashion, we have lost Oscar de la Renta

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