For His Resort 2014 Collection, Oscar Resorts To Florals

For his Resort 2014 collection, designer Oscar de la Renta found all florals as inspiration.  Alex Bolen, his son-in-law + CEO, questioned this point of inspiration as being all wrong for December delivery, but ODLR dismissed the question at his showroom this morning, by saying ‘ I love the idea of flowers.  Women don’t buy clothes for a specific time. If you love something, you buy it.’ – and who can argue with that?  However, I think his inspiration stifled his collection from being a complete success with only the five looks below, in my opinion, as being the most interesting. 

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Unfortunately, most of the looks looked as if they were designed for an older customer with too long hemlines + already seen ODLR silhouettes, as the looks below.  

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(photos: Steve Eichner)

However, that being said, ODLR is still a designer I respect + will always adore.

(via WWD)

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