"Oscar completely understands who he is and who he is dressing...He's never tried to be avant-garde or difficult. He just does really good clothes, never overtly sexy but attractive, colorful and feminine." Anna Wintour
Oscar de la Renta is one of the most celebrated and famed fashion designers and couturiers in the world—a renaissance man of American fashion. Born in the Dominican Republic, he has played a central role in the fashion scene for over forty years and has dressed everyone in the celebrity world. Brimming with images from Oscar de la Renta's personal albums and iconic fashion photography, this beautifully updated volume of the 2002 edition of 'Oscar de la Renta: The Style, Inspiration, and Life of Oscar de la Renta' gives an inside view of the designer's creative inspirations and private world. Renowned fashion writer Sarah Mower chronicles the story of this always relevant and beloved luminary—from the beginning of his storied career through today—a man whose artistic, generous spirit transcends his fashion creations.