Designer Oscar de la Renta was the epitome of the American dream. The Dominican immigrant studied French couture before coming to America to launch his career in ready-to-wear fashion. Oscar de la Renta has clothed remarkable womenfrom first ladies to celebrity starletsfor over half a century in pieces that beautifully blend femininity and practicality. Each of Oscar de la Renta’s designs interprets old-fashioned elegance in a modern way. Following de la Renta’s death at age 82 in 2014, Peter Copping took over as Creative Director of the brand.