Posts Tagged: Oscar de la Renta

Oscar de la Renta for Lee Jofa Sameera wallpaper cropped via Quintessence-1 copy The Story Behind the Style: Oscar de la Renta for Lee Jofa

It always seems to come down to the story behind the style. Without that, there is no substance, no narrative, no authenticity. It is why I am always digging to find that backstory for you, to experience, inspire and inform. For my own home, I may have a vague vision in my head, but as I am not a designer, it frequently takes me a while to find exactly what I want.…
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Lalique’s New Fashionable Edge

In my enthusiasm, I posted yesterday instead of my usual middle of the week installment and rather than leave you hanging until Friday, I thought I would offer a little eye candy to carry you through. I only shared a few pieces on Monday from the new Lalique jewelry collection.…
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My Day at Oscar – the Furs

It all began with the furs. The new collection at Richards was the ultimate temptation. In fabulous spring colors and fun wearable styles, it beckoned me every time I passed by. I think I tried on every coat or jacket in my size – on numerous occasions!…
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My Day at Oscar – the Accessories

You may not have realized how many coordinated collections there are under the Oscar umbrella. It makes adding to the look so easy and fun – supplement with as little or as much as you like – the layering is key.…
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My Day at Oscar – the Collection

Who doesn’t love Oscar? Oscar de la Renta is one of only a few designers who consistently delivers timeless elegant fashion statements season after season. Over the years, I have been lucky enough to score a few pieces on sale which have remained treasured mainstays in my wardrobe.  …
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Coming Soon

I lost my fight against time yesterday and just couldn’t manage to get it all done. There is a bit more from fashion week to come  – Michael Kors, a look at the lounges at the Lincoln Center outpost and a very special inside peek at the oh-so-chic collections of Oscar de la Renta.…
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Holiday House Party – Some Enchanted Evening

A group of us were invited by the lovely Marsha at Splenderosa to an imaginary holiday party. It is a dressy, formal affair at another blogger’s brand new house with “live music, carolers, a lavish buffet, champagne passed around by waiters in tuxedos” etc.…
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Behind the Scenes at Kravet

I’ve always been fascinated by textile design. So you can imagine how thrilled I was to have the opportunity, with my colleagues at Blogfest, to be invited by Kravet to visit their offices. It would take all week to reprise the incredible wealth of information I garnered from my visit but I wanted to share at least a little of this amazingly inspiring day.…
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