RE- BLOG: Oscar de la Renta’s Expert Advice on Finding the Perfect Wedding Dress

A man who oozed elegance, and created gowns which were truly flattering of the female figure, such a sad loss of a beautiful designer, Martha Stewart pays tribute to Oscar de la Renta in the article below.

For half a century, Oscar de la Renta enchanted the fashionable set with his elegant, smart, always-gorgeous ready-to-wear line. No surprise then that his keen eye for the intersection between classic design and of-the-moment style would translate so beautifully to his bridal collection, which he started in spring 2006. Chic brides were smitten—Amal Alamuddin, Kate Bosworth, Amanda Peet, and Katherine Heigl all donned his pretty frocks for their nuptials—and so are we. Here, we look back on the day the charming Dominican-born designer gave us a tour of his atelier and told us about choosing the perfect dress, why a veil and train add allure, and the importance of asking your mother along when you go gown shopping.

“When you find ‘the dress,’ you’ll know,” the legendary designer has said of picking out a gown for the big day. “If you don’t feel an instant chemistry when you look in the mirror, don’t buy it!”

Click here to view the Martha Stewart Gallery of Brides who worn Oscar de la Renta – http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/377254/brides-wearing-oscar-de-la-renta-wedding-dresses

Click the link below for the full article
Oscar de la Renta’s Expert Advice on Finding the Perfect Wedding Dress – Fashion & Beauty – Martha Stewart Weddings.

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A modern twist on an Asian-style dress

A Brides Magazine Wedding Dress of the Day: A busy print and dramatic plunge make this Eastern Asian-style dress arresting.

I’m totally in love with this modern use of Oriental print and dress style

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