Oscar de la Renta Spring 2012

My favorite look at Oscar de la Renta was this deceptively simple tiered white dress accentuated with a humble red ribbon tied on the wrist. Many of the other models boasted chandelier earrings or ropes of necklaces and bangles, but for this dress such extravagance was unnecessary. It evoked a dozen different influences and emotions in me; I thought of French expatriates who wore red ribbons around their neck following the French Revolution in memory of those lost, I recalled John Waterhouse paintings with flowing haired vixens soulfully staring at you through the canvas, and I longed for a pastoral landscape to lose myself in...View more pictures I took Oscar de la Renta Spring 2012 here.


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