Óscar Arístides Renta Fiallo (22 July 1932 – 20 October 2014), known professionally as Oscar de la Renta, was a Dominican fashion designer. Born in Santo Domingo, he was trained by Cristóbal Balenciaga and Antonio del Castillo; he became internationally known in the 1960s as one of the couturiers to dress Jacqueline Kennedy. An award-winning designer, he worked for Lanvin and Balmain.
For spring/summer 2014, haute couture beauty was as arresting as ever, with glittery eyes and spiky hair at Chanel, scarlet lips and bare skin at Dior and youthful prettiness ar Valentino. At Schiaparelli, idiosyncrasy was key, with feather-strewn hair, pastel brows and clouds of candyfloss curls all on show as part of the army of extraordinary model beauties. (Source: Vogue UK) Continue reading