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Oscar de la Renta RTW Spring 2019

Fashion today, or a faction of it, at least, is obsessed with reality — clothes for “real life” that reflect changing lifestyles, casualization, diversity, etc. — in the interests of relevancy and sound business. That’s fashion reality.
Then there’s life’s broader reality. Today is September 11th. In the midst of typical New York Fashion Week activity, it was moving to open the show-notes folder at Oscar de la Renta and on one side find an almost-blank sheet of paper with a single sentence printed above a small American flag: “Today we remember those we lost on 9/11 and honor those who rebuilt our city.”
There’s no appropriate transition, so on to the show, which was staged on the roof terrace at Spring Studios. Backstage, Laura Kim noted that as she and Fernando Garcia started mulling their design process for spring, they were also making their summer plans. Usually they travel together, but this time went their separate ways: he, to India, and she, to Como, Italy, Marrakech and Croatia. Upon their returns, they compiled various ideas from their sojourns into a baseline of notice-me ease.
“It’s a very nomadic collection,” Garcia said.
That meant relaxed shapes done up with decorative elements and controlled exotica — fringing, tassels, embroideries and

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