Friday, July 5, 2013

Clintons to Host a Reception for Oscar de la Renta in Little Rock

While in Little Rock on Monday for the dedication of the children's library in her name, Hillary Clinton and family will stop by the Clinton Presidential Center where an exhibition of Oscar de la Renta's designs has been running since May 18.  The Clintons will be hosting a reception in de la Renta's honor at the center according to the New York Daily News.


Now - December 1, 2013

This original exhibit, curated especially for the Clinton Center, tells the story of the designer’s life, career, and impact on the fashion world through his original designs and features more than 30 of his iconic creations. This exhibit will trace de la Renta’s fashion evolution and inspiration from the Dominican Republic, Spain, France, and, finally, the United States. From both the red carpet and the runway, it features designs worn by Laura Bush, Jessica Chastain, Hillary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, Jennifer Garner, Anne Hathaway, Sarah Jessica Parker, Nancy Reagan, and Taylor Swift. The dress that actress Carey Mulligan wore on the May 2013 issue of Vogue is also prominently featured. Couture pieces featured include evening ensembles from Oscar de la Renta for Pierre Balmain

Oscar de la Renta: American Icon

May 18 - December 1, 2013
This seminal fashion exhibition celebrates the world-renowned work and inspiring life of designer Oscar de la Renta. The exhibit will feature more than 30 of his iconic creations worn by leading arbiters of style, from First Ladies to Hollywood's brightest stars.

In the 1960s, Dominican-born Oscar de la Renta moved to the United States, where he launched his signature ready-to-wear label and quickly became known as a leading figure in international fashion design. Oscar de la Renta's award-winning career spans five decades and he continues to produce an exceptional body of work - a testament to his enduring creative vision.