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Oscar de la Renta spring 2015 collection: The designer sends flowers

The vibe of the Oscar de la Renta

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Inspiration: A lush, flower-trimmed runway opening was as fragrant as spring and it seemed clear that de la Renta went to the garden for inspiration at his spring 2015 show which was presented Tuesday in his midtown showroom.

The vibe:  As fresh as a daisy -- in fact one dress was embroidered with daisies -- but it wasn’t only about florals. Lush petal pink and Wedgewood blue oversized...

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Oscar de la Renta Fall 2014: Tale of two pretties

A model walks the runway at the Oscar

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Inspiration:  The designer didn’t spell it out but there was a clear edge to the collection divided into two beautifully executed parts  — swanky but slightly toughed up daywear and glam, frothy looks for evening.  The former was new for de la Renta, modern and a breakout from a more conservative ladies-who-lunch looks…think a studded leather suit that clung to every curve.


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Jason Wu moves uptown

A model wears a design by Jason Wu

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Jason Wu has shown his collection downtown for the past few seasons but this time around he moved on up to Park Avenue to present his beautifully tailored, cohesive collection of sportswear and evening looks. The irony of course, is that Wu, who famously dressed Michelle Obama for the inaugural ball twice, showed on Friday, in the very space where Oscar de la Renta, the go-to first lady guy for...

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Oscar de la Renta: Oscar wild!

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta watches as

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Perhaps the last thing you expect to see at an Oscar de la Renta runway is rubberized clothing – latex actually – but it was the first. A red latex tank, with a navy wool blazer and ivory pencil skirt – zoomed out onto de la Renta’s runway (Karlie Kloss wearing it). Youthful, fun (for goodness sakes, the models had neon streaks in their beehives!!) and supremely chic it heralded a beautiful, relevant...

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