By  on October 24, 2008

MADRID — Oscar de la Renta wrapped up a five-day run here Thursday, officially inaugurating his 10th store and picking up a lifetime achievement award from Telva, Spain’s most prestigious fashion magazine.

In his flower-filled suite at the Hotel Ritz, de la Renta reminisced about Madrid in the Fifties, where he began his career sketching for EISA, Balenciaga’s haute couture shop (named after the late designer’s mother). “I lived not far from here and the cheapest breakfast in those days was at a small cafeteria in the Prado Museum,” de la Renta recalled.

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