Oscar de la Renta Set to Close MBFWA 2016

Oscar de la Renta

Decadent fashion house Oscar de la Renta is set to close Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia on May 20 with its summer 2016 collection. The house is one of the first international luxury brands to present at MBFWA alongside Australia’s top fashion labels.

The New York based label is known for its opulent haute couture and ornate accessories ranging from eyewear to women’s shoes. CEO of Oscar de la Renta, Alex Bolen, says, “we are very excited to partner with IMG and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia for our first show in Sydney. We look forward to bringing the world of Oscar de la Renta to stylish Australians.”

It only seems appropriate to look back on the enchanting creations from Oscar de la Renta in honour of the big announcement! We’ve found our favourite moments and creations since the fashion house was established in 1965.

Sarah Jessica Parker at the 2014 MET Gala. This dress is certainly one for the archives! The brand’s namesake is adorned across the train of the dress which channels vintage Grace Kelly with the addition of white gloves and simple bodice.

Amal Alamuddin’s wedding to George Clooney 2014. When human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin married actor George Clooney, there was one thing everyone was waiting for: to see her dress. Oscar de la Renta designed a dress that had it all in class, style and the enduring charm of a classic bridal ensemble.

Jackie Kennedy wears Oscar de la Renta. The Kennedy family carried with them an image of immaculate style and charisma while being the First Family of America in the early 1960s. Jackie Kennedy was a first lady whom may still look at for her trademark, chic style often accompanied by her famous three-strand pearl necklace. It’s hard to go past this Oscar de la Renta creations as one of her best choices.

Princess Diana wears white in 1990. Often noted as the ultimate woman of style, Princess Diana of Wales donned a strapless white de la Renta dress in 1990 paired with a pearl choker and clutch.

The Balmain Years From 1993-2002. Oscar de la Renta himself was in control of the Haute Couture collection at Balmain. The gowns were everything you would expect: filled with glamour and opulence.

See more details on the event at MBFWA here MBFashionWeek.com.

Images via news.com.au, vogue.com, elleuk.com, marieclaire.co.uk & Pinterest




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