For the uptown girl, Oscar de la Renta always pleases. This luxurious, and thorough collection is sure to be a hit with the social butterflies of New York. And probably some Hollywood royalty.
It started off with wide trouser looks belted with luxurious knits. Tulip skirts and billowy sleeves created volume; elaborate collars created depth. Fur trim, vests, stoles and Chewbacca boots added lux. These early looks were a bit ho hum, except for a gold and black houndstooth shift dress that caught my eye. The palette was neutral with blacks and browns until evening emerged; signature Oscar ruffled full skirts and streamlined floral print gowns and moody velvet column dresses were aplenty. Beading was creative and showed up on necklines and in patterns. A couple of bright fuchsia and violet frocks lit up the runway.
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