Category Archives: Denning & Fourcade

Oscar de la Renta: New York c1980’s

Posted November 6, 2014. Filed in Denning & Fourcade, Opulence, Oscar de la Renta, Vincent Fourcade

As Oscar de la Renta’s career skyrocketed in the 1970’s so did his lifestyle. Sometime around 1980 he and his then-wife, the late Françoise de Langlade, traded up from their previous apartment, which I featured in Oscar de la Renta: New York, c1970’s, to this much grander apartment overlooking Central Park on the Upper East […]

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Au Revoir, Oscar

Posted October 22, 2014. Filed in Denning & Fourcade, Oscar de la Renta

As with so many, my heart sank upon hearing the news that Oscar de la Renta, the doyen of American fashion, passed away at the age of 82. With verve, wit, candor, style and grace the impeccable gentleman from Santo Domingo made a splash on American soil with his glamorous fashions that become the envy […]

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