NEW YORK — Friendly as he has been with Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton over the years, Oscar de la Renta will be making his first trip to Little Rock, Ark., Monday for what should be an eventful night.
Two private planes are lined up to fly in the designer with his family and friends to the William J. Clinton Presidential Center for the opening night party of the retrospective exhibit “Oscar de la Renta: American Icon.” The exhibition will detail his life, career and impact on the fashion world with 30 of his designs as well as photographs and video interviews. From his boyhood days in the Dominican Republic to his years spent working in Spain, Paris and eventually the U.S., visitors will get a play-by-play look at how de la Renta’s career has evolved over more than five decades.
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