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Oscar de la Renta RTW Fall 2019

Last spring, Oscar de la Renta’s Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia explored various Mediterranean cultures as inspiration for their collection. They found the material too rich to leave, and continued for fall, focusing on Morocco and Spain. What interested them most was the mix of cultures in southern Spain, so for their set, they commissioned a series of colonnade arches inspired by the Grand Mosque of Córdoba in Andalusia. (Apart from setting the mood, the set sent another message as well: the Oscar camp is willing to spend a few bucks on show production.)
The designers developed the theme into an impressive, focused collection. Unlike for spring, when they took a few too many side trips, here they worked a few key motifs — a palette of rich, earthy hues; decorative effects such as embroideries and fringing; carpet-inspired fabrics — in a deft application of the Mediterranean melting-pot theme.
Turns out, a different sort of cultural coalescence mattered almost as much as the one that inspired them — one crossing generations and lifestyles. One sensed Kim and Garcia allowing themselves to be more themselves than they have in the past, relaxing the house aesthetic while remaining respectful to the founder’s vision and purpose. Oscar often said

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