Even though he was born in the Dominican Republic, Oscar de la Renta (1932 -2014) considered himself an American Designer…as his business and success came to life in the United States.
In the film after the exhibit, Oscar said that it gave him joy to make women feel beautiful. Which is refreshing when some fashions today seem to do the opposite.
André Leon Talley says Oscar was The Master at Bows (and ruffles).
There were dresses worn by celebrities on the red carpet…just a few here…more in the show.