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Oscar de la Renta Spring 2016- Top 15 Looks I Love

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Peter Copping had the eye of a phenomenal painter in his colours play at Oscar de la Renta Spring 2016 show and the leitmotif was the deep, dark kind of a red carnation.

“Apparently,” said Copping before the show, “they used to throw red carnations into the ring after a bull fight.”  That explains why carnation prints were present on the creations as well as some dresses that reminded you of a carnation’s silhouette.

Copping was also inspired by the paintings surrounding bullfighting that he admired at the Hispanic Society of Harlem and he used every bit of colour from the pale blue of a matador suit painted by Goya, to the exact shade of yellow Francis Bacon used in a bullfighting scene, to “the colors of peasant wool embroidery on popular Spanish postcards,” said Copping.

The models had a natural, no-make up beauty, some of them wore a matte red lipstick and their hair was brushed into ponytails.

The show was an unblemished work of art.

 

Oscar de la Renta Spring  ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring  ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring  ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring  ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring  ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring  ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring  ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring  ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring  ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring  ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring  ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring  ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring  ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring  ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring  ready-to-wear

Oscar de la Renta Spring ready-to-wear

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