In honor of Oscar de la Renta receiving the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Founder's Award in Honor of Eleanor Lambert this coming weekend, we take a look back at some of his early designs.
De la Renta's graphic use of color, pattern, and embellishment made his designs wildly popular in the 1960s, and remain many of the most iconic elements of the period.
Left to Right: Bettina Lauer, 1965, photographed by Irving Penn; Marisa Mell, Vogue 1967, photographed by Bert Stern; Wilhelmina , Vogue 1965, photographed Irvining Penn.
Left to Right: Benedetta, Vogue 1967, photographed by Irving Penn; Kaftan and Pants for Jane Darby, Vogue 1967, photographed by Irving Penn; Long coat, Vogue 1967, photographed by Irving Penn.
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