Oscar de la Renta is tapping into his love of gardening — and those who have been taken by pictures of his luxurious homes on Pinterest — to promote his latest book, “The Style, Inspiration and Life of Oscar de la Renta.”
The oversize red-canvas-bound book, featuring an image from de la Renta’s time at Balmain on the cover, will be available for preorder Friday on oscardelarenta.com and will ship in March. The book highlights archive images, the designer’s personal photos, fashion editorials, and pictures of his friends and muses as well as his homes and gardens. There are quotes about de la Renta from Hillary Rodham Clinton, Sarah Jessica Parker, Oprah Winfrey and Taylor Swift, and a forward penned by Anna Wintour.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"