Classic American, New York storied house Oscar De La Renta has joined Fashion Week Australia organizers IMG and presenting sponsor Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia for a blow out line up on the upcoming May 2016 resort shows in Sydney, Australia.
ODLR presented at MBFWA by Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi, has been announced as the week’s closing show to take place on May 20 on the Runway at Carriageworks.
The label will show it’s spring/summer 2016 collection that previously appeared on the runway at New York Fashion Week in September 2015 and although ODLR is under the creative direction of Peter Copping appointed to the company’s helm in 2014 after the lost of it’s namesake founder, the show will be represented in Sydney by Executive Vice President, Eliza Bolen who will act as the company’s Australian face.
Oscar De La Renta is a power luxury brand known at times to partner with notable charities and stage fashion shows in exotic places such as Mexico City, Lake Tahoe, and Miami. This will make ODLR’s debut on the Australian Market making it one of the first international luxury brands to present alongside Australian’s top talent.
The show is being produced in part by Destination New South Wales.