Oscar de la Renta

Oscar de la Renta

By André Leon Talley, preface by Paula Wallace, foreword by Anna Wintour

The life and legacy of fashion icon Oscar de la Renta is traced in this sumptuous monograph, which contains photographs of nearly seventy iconic dresses included in the 2015 SCAD Museum of Art show of the same name. The acclaimed fashion designer dressed first ladies from Jacqueline Kennedy to Michelle Obama, and celebrities from Beyoncé to Sarah Jessica Parker. Renowned for his unique charm, impeccable taste, and original lifestyle, he married the highest standards of French couture with the ultimate motivation that women must look and feel beautiful. 

Through intimate essays, editor and de la Renta confidant Talley shares some of the fascinating stories of the exquisite craftsmanship and the legendary friends that brought each gown to life.