Oscar de la Renta | Designer Profile

Oscar de la Renta
Who is the 82-year-old “Guru of Glamour” that designs some of the most classically bridal wedding dresses in the market today? None other than Oscar de la Renta. His decadent wedding gowns are made of all the best things in bridal fashion: flattering silhouettes, luxurious fabrics and beautiful craftsmanship.



De la Renta’s designs have been a mainstay on the red carpet for decades, but he has also dressed celebrity brides such as Katherine Heigl, Kate Bosworth (who wore not only one, but two of his designs on her wedding day) and presidential daughter Jenna Bush Hager. Even Anna Wintour’s new daughter-in-law Elizabeth Cordry chose Oscar de la Renta for her summer 2014 wedding.

After designing bridal looks privately for years, Oscar de la Renta’s bridal line was launched in 2006 and quickly became one of the most sought-out labels by traditional brides in the salon. The wedding dresses de la Renta designs are enduring classics with a touch of nostalgia, made with modern materials and shapes.



Textured ornamentation and layering figures highly and adds luxury to the dresses without distracting. The wedding dresses are refined and minimal, but far from simple. The effortless looks allow the addition of dazzling jewellery and accessories to balance them.


Oscar de la Renta’s classic old-world craftsmanship combines with just a hint of current trends to create a timeless wedding day look for today’s sophisticated bride. Instead of glitzy embellishment, light Chantilly lace appliques and embroidered floral accents extend down onto the skirt in many styles, appearing often in the 2014 and 2015 collections.



The designer creates gowns for almost any body type, including fitted mermaid styles, ball gowns and flattering A-lines. Playful shorter wedding dresses or a hint of blue or pink color are perfect for more experimental brides. Oscar de la Renta’s wedding dresses are sure to make you feel like a woman, not just a princess, no matter which style or length you choose.

If you are a bride who seeks quality and understated glamour with a touch of trend, the legendary Oscar de la Renta may be the bridal designer for you. His wedding dresses satisfy the desire to be a traditional brides with a romantic wedding day look, without compromising on style. Perfect for the modern princess bride!



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